"What is microcurrent???"
This is a question I hear frequently when I suggest this treatment to my clients. Definition of microcurrent : a low level of electricity that mimics the body's own electrical impulses and increases circulation and ATP within the skin. In other words, using an external source of energy (microcurrent technology) under 400Ua, we are able to replenish ATP (adenosine triphosphate, aka energy) in our cells that diminish over time. According to David Suzuki, an expert in microcurrent technology, our ATP can diminish up to 50% by the time we reach age 60. Hence, we are really running out of energy as we age!
With depleted ATP, our cells do not have as much energy to function at their highest capability, thus we see our skin age. Microcurrent not only aids in replenishing our ATP, but it also increases both lymph & blood circulation as well as improves muscle memory.
The overall results with microcurrent treatments are: lifted, firmer muscles using muscle re-education techniques and smoother, softer, more hydrated skin from iontophoresis (product penetration). (Before & After Pic)
An effective, safe, non-invasive way to improve skin tone and texture with no down time? That's why I recommend microcurrent to my clients as an age management treatment. It offers immediate results while remaining a relaxing, comfortable treatment.
For best results, a series of 6-12, twice a week, is recommended to jump start that ATP production and improve muscle memory. Then remaining on a program of once a month treatment.
Karli Stewart is a Licensed Master Esthetician & Licensed Massage Practioner and owns Mode Skin Care & Esthetics in Olympia, WA. She is also a National Educator for Bio-Therapeutic in Seattle, WA.