SCAR REDUCTION TREATMENTS

At Vita Felice, we believe in skin care services that are specifically catered to your skin. We work with you to understand your needs so you can look and feel your absolute, glowing best! We have a handful of treatments that target and fade scarring on the face and body. We’ll get you looking and feeling smooth again.

Please book an initial Advanced Facial, which includes a free consultation. We will discuss your concerns and goals, answer any questions you have, and customize your treatment plan.

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LED LIGHT THERAPY (New!)

An award-winning and Health Canada approved LED device, the CellumaPro LED Light device LED Light Therapy is a relaxing, non-invasive treatment that is applied using a low-level LED light. Theapplication of non-UV, low-level light energy to the body reduces oxidative stress, stimulates cellular energy production, increases circulation and production of collagen and elastin, accelerates tissue repair, decreases wrinkles and inflammation, improves skin tone, wrinkles, texture and clarity, kills acne-causing bacteria, and much more. This treatment can reduce the appearance of scars by producing more collagen and elastin. At Vita Felice, we offer clients light therapy treatments for the relief of acne, post-cosmetic treatment discomfort, and as an anti-aging solution.
*We offer this treatment in a package or as an add-on. It’s best to do LED Light Therapy twice a week for a period of 8-12 weeks. It also serves as an excellent add-on, particularly after Microneedling.

45 mins| $60
*Only available for package or add on
*Add on 30 Min | $30

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TREATMENT BOOSTER

This service can be added to any skin treatment other than Microneedling to accelerate benefit for all skin types. It increases exfoliation, restores keratinization and barrier function while reducing redness and soothing.

 

15 mins | $20
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Only available as an add on

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MICRONEEDLING

Microneedling is a fantastic & innovative way to achieve smoother, firmer skin and to invigorate your skin’s natural glow and colour. This method can reduce the appearance of scars, including scars from acne, injuries, surgeries, burns, laser, bad tattoos, stretch marks, and other skin issues. Microneedling treats the specific scar tissue and not only smooths the skin, but also improves mobility of the skin. At Vita Felice, we proudly use the Eclipse MicroPen, a top-of-the-line device approved by Health Canada and AnteAGE microneedling solution, with stem cell growth factor and cytokines.
*This treatment includes a 15 minutes LED Light Therapy for greater results.
Tip: Add another 15 minutes LED Light Therapy for the best results.
Tip: Schedule LED Light Therapy in the following days.

1.5 hours | $350+
* Consultation is mandatory before booking this session. Please book consultation

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CHEMICAL PEEL ( Coming Soon )

Chemical peels can greatly reduce the appearance of scarring and hyperpigmentation. Our chemical peel exfoliating agent soaks into the skin and works in a gentle, controlled way, stimulating regeneration. Our treatment promotes a bright, even skin tone and improves surface texture, while reducing hyperpigmentation, acne scarring, and other scarring.

Time | Cost
* Consultation is mandatory before booking this session. Please book consultation

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Are skin care services right for me?

If you wish to improve any skin condition, our skin care services are a great option for you! Since we offer a variety of products and modalities to make a difference, we’ll find the best-suited methods to achieve your goals! We choose the products, that give us the results effectively with safe ingredients.

A doctor’s note is required if:

– You take blood thinners as per doctor: Your note must have the doctor’s
approval for the procedure.
– You had surgery of any kind over the past six months or will have surgery
within the next six months.
– You are on diabetic medication.
– You are on autoimmune medication.
– You have taken chemotherapy in the last 12 months.
– You have cancer.

This service is NOT recommended for those with:

– Blood disorders
– Autoimmune diseases
– Diabetes
– Viral infections
– Epilepsy
– Pacemakers or major heart problems
– An organ transplant
– A tendency towards keloid scars (Microneedling)
– Seborrheic dermatitis
– Skin conditions such as psoriasis
– Have used Accutane in the last 12 months
– Allergies to anaesthetics (Lidocaine) or nickel (Microneedling)
– Allergies to any ingredients in the products
– Allergies to aspirin (for salicylic acid treatments)
– Blood thinning medication and/or supplements
– Photo sensitive medication (LED)
– Steroid injections (LED)
– Pregnant or nursing

*If any of these apply, you must contact us before scheduling an appointment.

You cannot receive treatment if you are:

– Are under the age of 16 (parental consent is required for clients under
19 years of age).
– Under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
– With active MRSA.
– Have active tuberculosis.
– Have a viral infection.

 

Pre-Care

– Avoid alcohol 12 hours before your appointment.
– Do not wax or have electrolysis for 3 days before your appointment.
– Do not shave for 24 hours before your appointment.
– Avoid tanning or direct sun exposure 14 days prior and after your appointment.
– Discontinue Retin-A, Retinol or other anti-ageing creams or serums containing acids 3 days prior to your appointment.
– Consult with us if you book any chemical peels, microneedling, laser treatments, Botox, any injections with another clinic 2-4 weeks prior and after your appointment.
– Consult with us if you have used Accutane in the last 6 months prior to your appointment. Microneedling (in addition to the above)
– Discontinue Retin-A or similar products 2 weeks prior to your appointment.
– Avoid any anticoagulants and blood thinning medications or supplements for at least 1 week prior to your appointment unless it is per doctor’s instruction. If it is, doctor’s note is required.
– Do not schedule your appointment until 6 months after the last Accutane.

If you would like a patch test prior to your service, please book a consultation first. We will provide you with the products; you’ll then have to arrange a test with a dermatologist or allergist.

Failure to follow the pre-care instructions may cause increased sensitivity, discomfort, bleeding, scarring or infection.

Post-Care & What to Expect

24 hours following procedure: Stay cool, avoid sauna and exercises.
– Always apply sunscreen under the sun (unless UV index is 2 or below).
Microneedling:
– Clean your mobile phone, eyeglasses, sunglasses, bed linens or anything
that touches your treated area.
– Always wash your hands before touching the treated area.
First 6 hours: Apply hyaluronic Acid (HA) serum in the after-care kit
provided a couple of times.
At 6 hours after procedure: You may wash the treated area with very mild
cleanser followed by HA serum and 100% squalane oil provided in the after-
care kit. Continue applying HA serum and squalene oil periodically.
– Use clean towel or tissue and pat dry after washing.
After 24 hours: Use AnteAGE serum and accelerator system provided twice a day.
– Apply a sunscreen of broad-spectrum SPF 30 or higher, free of dye,
fragrance, paraben, whenever you are under the sun (unless UV indicator is 2 or lower).
– You can wear makeup after 24 hours. Please be sure to use new applicators
or clean fingers, and use a mineral based makeup, one that does not contain
any oils.
– Avoid applying any skincare products containing active ingredients such as
retinols (vitamin A’s), glycolic acid, salicylic acid for 72 hours.

 

What to expect in the healing process (Microneedling)

– You may experience redness and swelling between one to three days.
– You may experience itching, burning and possible breakouts.
– You may experience flakiness of the skin.
– You may start seeing results within days and your skin continues to improve up to 12 months with series of treatments.

Failure to follow the post-care instructions may cause increased sensitivity, discomfort orinfection.

 

 

MICRONEEDLING FAQ

What is Microneedling?

Microneedling is an innovative way to treat many skin issues, including: fine lines and wrinkles; stretch marks; large pores; hyper- and hypo-pigmentation; age spots; dark under-eye circles; scars from acne, surgery, burns, tattoos (body, face, scalp), or other traumas.

How does it work?

Microneedling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy or CIT) gently induces controlled micro-injuries to the skin, which triggers the skin’s natural repair process, resulting in production of collagen and elastin.

What device do you use at Vita Felice?

Vita Felice proudly uses the Eclipse MicroPen because it offers a very safe and effective way to improved skin quality without the use of lasers or heat. This top-tier device is one of the very few products of its kind approved by Health Canada.

What areas of the body can microneedling be performed on?

We can use the Eclipse MicroPen to treat all parts of your body including scalp, not just your face and neck. We can restore youthful beauty to your décolleté, hands, arms, legs, back, abdomen, and scalp.

What can I expect during my treatment?

We use a sterile single-use applicator attached to the Eclipse MicroPen. After numbing your skin, a technician applies a thin layer of microneedling stem cell solution, hyaluronic acid (HA) serum or saline solution to your skin and selects a personalized pen setting to match the specific needs of your skin and condition. The pen glides across your skin in a gentle motion to treat the area of your choosing.

Does it hurt?

Since we use a numbing agent, you shouldn’t feel pain. However, pain tolerance varies from one individual to another. You may still experience some discomfort; some people describe it as a lightly abrasive feeling like that of sandpaper, while others feel nothing. The layer of HA serum or saline solution helps the Eclipse MicroPen glide smoothly and makes the treatment efficient and less irritating.

How long does it take?

Depending on the size of the area you’re having treated, it can take as little as 15 minutes and up to 30 minutes after numbing. Numbing can take up to 30 minutes.

Is there any downtime?

Right after the treatment, your skin will be bright red, but it will go away fairly quickly. The redness usually lasts 1-3 days. Some clients heal completely within 24 hours. Other than redness, you might experience swelling and flakiness before getting smooth and soft skin. You can speed things along by using the skincare products recommended by your technician. We recommend for our clients to go home and relax after the procedure, and avoid sweating for 3 days.

Can I wear makeup after the service?

Please avoid make-up for the 24 hours post procedure. After that, you can wear make-up but we recommend mineral based products and use of clean applicators.

When will the results be visible?

Once the redness fades, you’ll see a difference as the skin begins to adopt a glow. Visible changes to the skin develop over the course of several weeks. Skin can continue to improve up to 12 months after the treatment.

How many treatments do I need?

It truly depends on your skin’s condition and treatment needs. Some people will only need one treatment, but for most, 3-6 treatments with 4-6 week breaks in between each, provides the best results. For clients with more significant skin-care concerns, such as burn scars, it is recommended to receive 6-8 sessions. In many cases, we recommend other services to combine for the best results. After the consultation, we will create your custom plans.

Is there anything I need to prepare?

Please come to the service without make-up. For body treatment, please wear something loose and clean. For facial treatments, please change your pillowcase before going to bed.

Is a consultation necessary?

Yes, microneedling is advanced treatment even though less invasive when compared to a
few other advanced treatments in the market. In order to achieve the best results, we require consultation before booking microneedling session. This ensures that your skin is prepared to take this service.