FAQ

 

MICRO-NEEDLING

• THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROCEDURE?

The little holes from the needles create micro channels that allow skincare products, such as FILLMED NCTF 135HA(菲洛嘉动能素) to penetrate the layers of skin to deliver active ingredients with specific characteristics.
As a bunch of micro injuries which makes skin healing, stimulating collagen and elastin production. This process plumps skin and improves the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, scars and pores.

• HOW IS THE PROCEDURE PERFORMED?

First, aesthetic medical expert applies a numbing cream to the patient’s skin.
Next, the practitioner will gently use the Microneedling Pen to penetrate surface of the skin in different directions to create tiny holes in the skin’s surface. 
The whole process takes normally around 80 minutes depending on the extension of the treated area, and despite it involves needles, it is painless although it may be a bit uncomfortable. Some redness can be expected for up to a couple days afterward, because of the dermal stimulation. However, it subsides once the healing begins and the skin results of a more glowing, supple. To get visible and effective results, you will need more than one treatment to regularly build collagen and elastin. Therefore, results are cumulative.

• WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MICRONEEDLING?

  • Stimulates collagen and elastin creation

  • Improves the appearance of scars and stretch marks

  • Reduces pore size

  • Favours the penetration of active ingredients

  • Has a firming and rejuvenating effect

  • Improves skin wrinkles and fine expression lines

  • Stimulates hair growth and prevents hair loss

• WHAT PRODUCTS SHOULD I CHOOSE TO COMBINE WITH MY TREATMENTS? 

It's necessary and recommended to use a serum with Micro-needling. It acts as a buffer between the needles and your skin, and even increases the absorption. Whether your issue is general aging, hyperpigmentation, dryness, or dullness, even hair loss, there's a serum to fix it. We offer different serums to use with micro-needling in order to bring the best possible results. Consult and discuss with your provider before the treatment. Serum price starts from $30 per treatment.

• HOW MANY TREATMENTS ARE RECOMMENDED?

4 to 6 treatments delivered on a monthly basis is recommended for most clients depending on desired results and skin area. 
After first course of treatment, perform this procedure every 2 to 3 months as a maintenance.

• HOW TO PREPARE FOR MY TREATMENT?

  1. Prepare your skin 2 weeks prior with AHA's, Vitamin A, Vitamin C in the lead up to your treatment and cease use of Retinol 12 hours before your treatment. 

  2. Stop any blood thinners, anti-imflammatory medications, omega-oils, vitamin B, E for 1 week prior to minimise the risk of bruising. 

  3. You can combine micro-needling with other skin treatments such as chemical peels, make sure you consult with your skin expert before the treatment to achieve the best result and avoid any possible side effects. 

• POST TREATMENT CARE?

  1. Your provider will recommend a tailored post treatment skincare solution for you to ensure healing reaches its full potential and you reach your optimal results.

  2. Avoid excessive exercise in the first 24 hours.

  3. Cease strong facial cleanser. Wait 3 - 5 days before applying any active ingredients, acids, scrubs and strong or perfumed skincare products. Please check with therapist if not sure. 

  4. Avoid prolonged sun exposure for at least 7 days and remember always wear an SPF when exposing your skin to the sun.

 

SKIN BOOSTER

• THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROCEDURE?

Skinboosters introduce hyaluronic acid deep into your skin. Hyaluronic acid draws water to the skin and this enhance deep skin hydration from within, vastly improving skin texture, firmness and elasticity and radiance. At the same time, skinbooster regenerate collagen in the skin and reverses signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles.

• HOW IS THE PROCEDURE PERFORMED?

First, aesthetic medical expert applies a numbing cream to the patient’s skin.
Next, the practitioner will use DermaShine® Pro to deliver essential vitamins nutrients such as vitamin C and hyaluronic acid into dermis. Sometimes manual injection applies with certain products, and may used in some areas such as eye areas. 
The whole process takes normally around 80 minutes depending on the extension of the treated area, and despite it involves needles, it is painless although it may be a bit uncomfortable. Some redness can be expected for up to 1-2 days afterward, because of the dermal stimulation. However, it subsides once the healing begins and the skin results of a more glowing, supple. To get visible and effective results, you will need more than one treatment to deliver nutrients into your skin. Therefore, results are cumulative.

• WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF SKINBOOSTER?

  • Improved skin hydration

  • Smoother and firmer skin

  • Improved in fine lines and wrinkles

  • Brighter and more luminous skin

  • Reduced depth of acne scars

  • Smaller pores

  • Reduced pigmentation

• WHAT IS PRP? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

A more severe version of the treatment is now called “the vampire facial treatment” quite trendy between celebrities nowadays. The procedure involves a professional using skinbooster injector to inject the patient’s face with her own PRP ( platelet-rich plasma) to better stimulate collagen and elastin growth. Once the plasma is in, it begins to do its work of rejuvenating your entire face, tightening wrinkled areas, and smoothing the overall look. It’s able to do that because PRP’s essential chemical components stimulate collagen growth. For someone with sensitive skin, PRP is the best option for them as there’s no chance for an allergic reaction because the plasma comes from your own body.

• WHAT SKINBOOSTER PRODUCTS ARE AVAILABLE IN CDS? 

There are many brands available on the market, with careful and professional investigation, our experienced Cosmetic Nurse selected these most popular, well performed products to suit different skin concerns. 

  • Restylane Vital 

  • Cytocare 532 

  • FILLMED NCTF 135HA 

  • Rejuran Heal (Recovery) 

  • Rejuran Eye 

  • INNO-TDS Restructurer 


Please contact for prices and deals, our professional will suggest the best option for your skin concerns. 

• HOW MANY TREATMENTS ARE RECOMMENDED?

For best results, 3 treatments received every 2-3 weeks is recommended as the first course. Thereafter, you can look at maintenance of your skin's hyaluronic acid and collagen levels every 3 or 6 months.

• HOW TO PREPARE FOR MY TREATMENT?

  1. Prepare your skin 2 weeks prior with AHA's, Vitamin A, Vitamin C in the lead up to your treatment and cease use of Retinol 12 hours before your treatment. 

  2. Stop any blood thinners, anti-imflammatory medications, omega-oils, vitamin B, E for 1 week prior to minimise the risk of bruising. 

  3. You can combine skinbooster with other skin treatments such as chemical peels, make sure you consult with your skin expert before the treatment to achieve the best result and avoid any possible side effects. 

• POST TREATMENT CARE?

  1. Your provider will recommend a tailored post treatment skincare solution for you to ensure healing reaches its full potential and you reach your optimal results.

  2. You will need to provide your skin sufficient hydration for the first 3-5 days with hydrating masks, serums and recovery cream. 

  3. Avoid excessive exercise in the first 24 hours.

  4. Cease strong facial cleanser. Wait 3 - 5 days before applying any active ingredients, acids, scrubs and strong or perfumed skincare products. Please check with therapist if not sure. 

  5. Avoid prolonged sun exposure for at least 7 days and remember always wear an SPF when exposing your skin to the sun.

 

CHEMICAL PEELS

• WHAT IS A CHEMICAL PEEL?

Chemical peels consist of acids such as glycolic acids, lactic acids and salicylic acids to exfoliate the top layers of skin in order to remove dead and dull skin, pigmentation, comedones (acne, blackheads and whiteheads), and this allows newer and smoother skin to be revealed. Some acids also reduce inflammation and can be used to treat acne prone skin.

• HOW IS THE PROCEDURE PERFORMED?

  • Step 1: The face is cleaned

  • Step 2: The chemical is applied to the skin

  • Step 3: The chemical peel is neutralised to terminate the chemical peel

【 Important: We highly recommend a facial before any chemical peel to maximise the result. 】

• WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CHEMICAL PEELS?

  • Removal of blackheads and whiteheads 

  • Unclog pores

  • Reduce acne severity and recurrence

  • Reduce the appearance of dark marks from acne

  • Even skin tone

  • Brighter and smoother skin

• I HAVE BREAKOUTS AFTER PEELS, CAN I CONTINUE?

Some people might experience breakouts after the first 1 or 2 peels which is absolutely normal. Sometimes even if your skin appears healthy on the surface you can have underlying bacteria and pigmentation that has not come up yet. Peels accelerate your cell turnover, it is normal to have a purging phase when you first start treating the skin. It is important to continue the treatment and soon you can see improvements!

• HOW MANY TREATMENTS ARE RECOMMENDED?

  • Chemical peels requires multiple treatments for optimal results and is not a once-off procedure. 

  • We recommend 4 to 6 treatments every fortnight for most clients depending on desired results and current skin health. 

• HOW TO PREPARE FOR MY TREATMENT?

  1. Prepare your skin 2 weeks prior with AHA's, Vitamin A, Vitamin C in the lead up to your treatment and cease use of Retinol 12 hours before your treatment. 

  2. Stop any blood thinners, anti-imflammatory medications, omega-oils, vitamin B, E for 1 week prior to minimise the risk of bruising. 

  3. You can combine chemical peels with other skin treatments, make sure you consult with your skin expert before the treatment to achieve the best result and avoid any possible side effects. 

• POST TREATMENT CARE?

  1. Your provider will recommend a tailored post treatment skincare solution for you to ensure healing reaches its full potential and you reach your optimal results.

  2. You might experience some dryness after peels, use hydrating masks, serums and recovery cream to keep your skin moisturised. 

  3. Cease strong facial cleanser. Wait 3 - 5 days before applying any active ingredients, acids, scrubs and strong or perfumed skincare products. Please check with therapist if not sure. 

  4. Avoid prolonged sun exposure for at least 3 days and remember always wear an SPF when exposing your skin to the sun.