November 13 2019
Ultrasonic literally translates to sound waves beyond the upper limit of human hearing. For the non-scientists among us, it’s probably most familiar as the mechanism OB-GYNs use to get a glimpse of still-developing babies in the uterus.
So why are we using it on our faces?
Basically, ultrasonic waves act like crunches for your face. High-frequency sound waves stimulate collagen (aka the protein that gives skin elasticity and firmness) by working their way deep into your face, past the top layers of the epidermis and facial muscles. This sets off a healing reaction, and your skin gets a mini lift.
Ultrasonic technology also breaks down the particles in serums, allowing them to penetrate deeper into skin, along with providing an immediate after-glow due to the temporary boost in circulation.
Unlike lasers, radiofrequency, microcurrents, and other noninvasive skin treatment modalities, ultrasound can bypass the superficial layer of the skin and produce its effect solely in the deeper layers where it is required.
Ultrasonic Waves are For Everyone
Acne? Ultrasonic waves can kill bacteria and increase cell turnover.
Rosacea? Ultrasound facials can reduce swelling and redness.
Wrinkles? Ultrasonic wave deposits focused ultrasound energy below the surface of the skin to stimulate the body's creation of new collagen.
Ultrasonic waves help improve elasticity and vibrance of skin. Everyone can benefit from improved overall skin health and increased collagen production.
Will I see results right away?
You’ll definitely notice an after-glow immediately, since the high-frequency waves stimulate blood circulation. However, with any of these non-invasive at-home treatments, your body's cells are stimulated to ultimately increase natural collagen production. It may take some time for the collagen to kick into gear.
As with anything, consistent and regular use is key!