Microcurrent - A personal fitness trainer for your face.
Are you looking for that toned, contoured, and glowing effect without painful and invasive procedures and zero downtime?
Then microcurrent facials might be the answer for you.
A little zip, zap and voila - instant facelift!
Ok, maybe it’s not that easy, but spa facial microcurrent treatments and at-home devices have come a long way and can provide some fantastic results without the heavy price tag.
What is microcurrent treatment, and how does it work?
Microcurrent has been around since the 1970s and was used in physiotherapy treatments for pain relief and helping with facial paralysis for conditions such as Bell’s Palsy. When microcurrent is used on clients in esthetic treatments, it is known as the non-surgical facelift by smoothing, toning and lifting the facial muscles under the skin.
Microcurrent is a low-voltage electricity that stimulates ATP (adenosine triphosphate), a coenzyme used to deliver energy within our body. When ATP is activated, it helps retrain your muscles, stimulate cell growth, boost collagen production, minimize wrinkles, fine lines, give a plumping effect, decrease pigmentation and uneven skin tone.
Consider it as a workout for your face without the heavy lifting or breaking a sweat!
Is microcurrent safe for any skin type?
Microcurrent is safe and effective for all skin types and can even help reduce acne scarring of the skin. However, it is good to note that microcurrent should not be on your face should you have any open sores or acne breakouts. Instead, wait for the skin to heal first before treatment.
What is the best age to start using microcurrent technology?
Anyone can start using microcurrent technology as early as their late 20s as preventative facial care. Women begin to lose elasticity in their skin as early as their 30’s and 40’s with an increase of collagen loss in the first five years of menopause.
Prevention of ageing skin begins with a good skincare routine, including daily sun protection. These energetic facial treatments can stimulate collagen production, leaving the skin with a plump and radiant appearance.
What is the difference between microcurrent facials at the spa and personal at-home devices?
Microcurrent can be a great addition to your facial treatment with your aesthetician. The professional devices are more powerful than at-home devices, but both will require consistency to see effective results.
At-home devices are compact, one-time investments that can be used at your convenience. However, this requires more commitment to your skincare regime. These at-home units are lower in voltage but still pack a little punch for significant results.
How long before I see results, and are they permanent?
Professional treatments can require once-a-week sessions for up to 12 weeks, depending on how your skin and facial muscles respond to the microcurrent.
At-home devices can take up to 60 days before you reach the desired results. In addition, because these are lower in voltage than a professional microcurrent device, it requires a little more dedication. For the first 60 days, the routine consists of five times a week for five to fifteen minutes a day. Afterwards, maintenance can be five minutes a day, just a few times a week.
Microcurrent provides excellent lift, tone, contour and immediate radiant glow, but it’s a cumulative process, and with any part of your skincare routine, consistency is vital. The more consistent you are with using the device, the better the results.
Just as regular exercise helps our physical fitness, so do microcurrent treatments. So, no the results aren’t permanent after the first initial treatments, but frequent use will maintain your results. Should you stop using it for any period, you can simply start again.
Now let’s talk at-home face trainers!
So how do we lift that droopy skin, minimize those fine lines, and contour those cheekbones and jawline?
Let’s face it (see what we did there) - not everyone has the time or the financial commitment required for some of those pricey spa treatments. So at Loshen & Crem our favourite at-home devices are the tried and true NuFACE brand, FDA and aesthetician approved to deliver professional results in the comfort and convenience of your home.
You literally hold the power in your hand to a brand NuFACE.
How do I use the NuFACE toning devices at home?
First, always start with a freshly cleansed face to remove any dirt or oil on the skin’s surface, as this will block the conductivity of the microcurrent.
NuFACE Prep-N-Glow dual-sided cloths remove makeup and impurities, while the micro-dots provide gentle exfoliation. In addition, it is enriched with hydrating hyaluronic acid as well as skin-protecting antioxidants and minerals - for beautifully refreshed, radiant-looking skin.
Next, prepare your skin with one of NuFACE skin primers or activators for optimum hydration. Priming your skin is a critical step as a conductor for the microcurrent to penetrate your skin and muscle tissue. You may feel a little tingling sensation, but if it stings and feels more like a shock than a tingle, it’s an indicator to apply more primer or activator.
A lightweight, velvety gel that hydrates, plumps, and protects against dehydration while activating your microcurrent devices.
NuFACE Gel Primer ensures optimal conductivity during NuFACE microcurrent treatment. Hyaluronic Acid and Phytomoist Complex revitalize and replenish dry skin. The lightweight and velvety texture glides effortlessly across skin and absorbs quickly after treatment to reveal a flawless finish. Use with NuFACE microcurrent devices or anytime your skin needs a moisture boost.
NuFACE Hydrating Aqua Gel Powered by its trademarked IonPlex™, this lightweight activator gel conducts your microcurrent and delivers a thirst-quenching hit of hydration and a skin-cushioning bounce. A powerfully clean combination of hyaluronic acid and glacial water leaves skin feeling soft and looking vibrant for up to 24 hours.
NuFACE Firming Brightening Silk Creme This luxurious, serum-crème activator is powered by NuFACE Ionplex™ and 8-Phyto active ingredients to conduct your microcurrent while locking in moisture for up to 48 hours and nourishing the skin to promote a firmer and brighter complexion after one single treatment. Formulated to be clean and ionized for optimal performance, this FDA-cleared Microcurrent Activator is uniquely designed to supercharge your NuFACE results.
Now, for the real zingers! NuFACE has affordable options for everyone looking to start using microcurrents to minimize lines, tone sagginess, reduce puffiness, and maximize healthy-looking skin.
It’s time for your NuFACE
NUFACE FIX® is a powerful Microcurrent Skincare duo in limited-edition Ice. that instantly targets the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes, lips, & forehead within 3 minutes
NuFACE Mini Facial Toning Device - A petite microcurrent facial toning device that helps improve facial contour, tone, and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
NuFace Trinity Pro and Trinity Pro All-In-One is an advanced microcurrent facial toning device that helps improve facial contour, tone, and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The Trinity Pro All-In-One comes with LED and ELE attachments for more targeted results.
The ENGAGE Clinical Study was an independent study that evaluated the efficacy of the NuFACE Trinity® device with Facial Trainer attachment to improve facial contour, skin tone and wrinkle reduction.
85% of users experienced improved facial contour*
80% of users reported their skin felt smoother*
77% of users reported their face looked more toned*
Now, more than ever, it is easier to go beneath the surface of your skin and give yourself that extra lift that is pain-free and has no recovery time. But, of course, you’ll leave people wondering.
It’s your NuFACE.