Radio Frequency & Sonic
We’d all love to drink from the fountain of youth and bask in our 20s forever, but no one is immune from the aging process. But that doesn’t mean you’re out of options. One of the most effective options on the market? Radio frequency (RF) technology.
Efficient and noninvasive, RF is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that smooths wrinkles, boosts collagen (aka the building blocks of strong, healthy skin) and is particularly effective when it comes to extra-delicate skin, such as the area around the eyes. Easy to use at home, RF requires zip-zero downtime while providing long-lasting results.
Why we chose RF
- One of the most effective non-invasive anti-aging treatments
- Requires no downtime or surgery
- Stimulates collagen production
- Provides immediate and long-term results
- Reduces wrinkles
- Softens fine lines–especially around the eyes, nose to mouth
- Increases dermal volume
- Promotes fat cell reduction
- Visibly lifts skin
How RF technology works
The term “radio frequency”(also known as radio waves) might bring to mind microwaves or transistor radios, but it’s not as complicated as it sounds. Essentially, RF is at the lowest end of the electromagnetic energy spectrum,
meaning it will have relatively low penetration depth that’s safe for human bodies.
RF heats skin tissue until it reaches an optimal temperature of 38-44 degrees Celsius (100-110 Fahrenheit). This enables radio waves to penetrate the deeper skin layers where it can stimulate the production of collagen and elastin fibres.
With any home tool, you can control the temperature, exposure time and treatment zones. With the optimal temperature, devices are able to penetrate tissue anywhere from 1mm to 4mm deep, depending on the polar range (more
on that in a moment).
For fully visible benefits, RF must be used on a regular basis. The collagen renewal process really kicks in after a few weeks, and it’s then that you should start to see dramatic improvements in terms of skin texture, elasticity, tone and structure.
What are the benefits?
Skin tightening, collagen rejuvenation, cellulite and fat reduction. It also works especially well for volume loss.
Who’s it for?
RF is suitable for all ages and complexions.
Where do you use it?
RF can be applied on the face, as well as upper and lower abs, inner and outer thighs and upper arms.
And how often?
Three to four times a week, depending on the program outlined by your device of choice.
Does it work?
Yes! Studies have shown results can last for up to two years.
Are there any side effects?
RF does not have many side effects, though occasionally, women have reported mild redness or swelling in the treated area.
Any safety precautions?
Be careful with the temperature setting. If it’s too hot, you could experience blistering and bruising. It is not suitable for people with rosacea, broken blood vessels or capillaries.
As with most aesthetic treatments, we don't recommend it for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
What about post-treatment instructions?
It’s best to avoid sunlight, tanning, hot baths or showers, waxing, threading – or anything that can heat or aggravate recently treated skin, which has already been exposed to high heat and needs time to recover.