Tuesday, 21 December 2021 13:30

Skin Deep

Written by   Robert Manzo

Microneedling and microinfusion techniques are often confused with regard to how each are optimized for the highest efficacy when used for the purposes of skin improvement and introducing active compounds into skin. These procedures can be technique sensitive as well. Understanding skin anatomy and physiology are critical in maximizing the effects of the procedures. Multiple clinical studies have been done in laboratories with specific and proprietary combinations of ingredients and techniques, which have identified an optimized approach to microneedling and microinfusion.

There are many microneedling devices on the market today, including manual microneedling, automated microneedling, scanning microneedling, microneedling with radiofrequency, and several more. Microneedling can be performed with or without the addition of serums for a variety of intended purposes. Microinfusion techniques are somewhat limited when it comes to the device itself, with several brand and generic equivalents available.

Microinfusion technique can vary, but it is essentially a stamping technique that requires an infusion liquid of some type, which can include a placebo (sterilized saline solution), serums, serums with neuromuscular inhibitors, dermal fillers, topical anesthetics like lidocaine, and other skin-enhancing injectables.

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Robert ManzoRobert Manzo’s patented and proprietary cosmetic chemistry and product formulations are the result of over 25 years in the skin care development profession. He has conducted clinical research and developed specialized skin care products and techniques in Europe, the United States, South America, and Asia, affording him an expansive knowledge base to achieve personalized solutions for Skinprint’s clients. Manzo has published articles on skin chemistry and the role of antibacterial and anti-inflammatory ingredients on skin and is a standing member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and the American Chemical Society. skinprint.com

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