MICRO - CURRENT
History of Micro Current
As we've said in the EMS paragraph, records also show that in 46 A.D. the Mesopotamian physician Scribonius Largus prescribed the “Seashore Treatment” for patients who suffered from acute pain.
For the treatment the patient placed a foot on a species of fish which used mild electricity as defence (the electric eel) and the other foot on wet sand thus completing the electric circuit.
In 1830 discovered that injured tissue in the human body discharged electricity and since that discovery, over 120 years ago, many experiments with Micro-Current have been done to validate his findings.
However, it was the accidental discovery of a physician treating Bell’s palsy patients for paralysis that lead Micro-Current to become integrated into the aesthetic field.
He noticed that the face of his patients were smoother and they appeared much younger looking after treatments.
Micro-Current was later introduced to the beauty industry as a non-surgical alternative and with today’s technology Micro-Current can effectively improve the over all health & appearance of the client’s skin while fighting the battle of aging non-invasively often referred to as ‘non-surgical’ facelift.
What actually is Micro Current?
Micro-Current is an exact
amount of electricity that mirrors the body's own natural current and
works in harmony with the body's electrical system.
It is so slight
that it would take one million Micro-Current machines to light a 40 watt
light bulb and therefore perfectly sub-sensory.
Micro-Current is the process of a gentle ‘re-education’ of the fine facial muscles by stimulating them with very small amounts of electricity.
impulses trigger a chemical reaction at a cellular level to increase the
effectiveness of how our bodies use ATP Adenosine triphosphate a protein that is referred
to as ‘The Energy of Life’.
Micro-Current mimics the electrical signals from the brain to the message centre of the muscle, the Tendon.
This action stimulates the Tendon therefore aiding in strengthening the muscles by bringing more definition to the face and by reproducing the body’s own biological current we can re-establish muscle memory naturally.
How does Micro Current work?
Micro-Current works on
expression aging by causing the muscles to flex and relax which is an
effective method of ‘re-educating’, strengthening, firming and
toning slack, sagging muscles.
improves blood flow and increases the supply of vital nutrients to the
muscle tissue and individual muscle fibers improving the tone and
By improving blood circulation the overall health, function and appearance of the skin is greatly enhanced.
For muscles to contract
they need energy,
which comes from ATP Adenosine triphosphate.
ATP is the only energy source that muscles have to power their activity and these muscle fibers store only a limited supply of ATP.
increasing the supply
of ATP, the main energy storage and transfer molecule in the cell, to
these muscle fibers Micro-Current plays a crucial role in cell
metabolism and n plumping up
those slack muscles.
Micro-Current also enhances Fibroblast Activity (Collagen) and Protein Synthesis (Elastin) because of the increased activity of ATP.
Skin with fine lines or wrinkles, sagging muscles or lost elasticity is simply damaged.
Micro-Current has the ability to restore the lost energy to the tissue and thereby turn back the hands of time on all of us.
The facial muscles and skin are being given a workout that stimulates Collagen and Elastin production, which are known to be two essential proteins needed for the skin to remain youthful and glowing.
A Micro-Current 'facial' is in essence a non-surgical facelift!
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Studies conducted by Emil Y Chi, PhD, director of Washington’s Department of Pathology at the University of Washington using Micro-Current resulted in a
- 14% increase in production of natural collagen
- 48% increase in natural elastin
- 38% increase in blood circulation.
Micro Current Benefits
• Extremely effective in Lymphatic Drainage restoring natural processes
• Gently stimulates facial muscles, firming & toning due to smooth contraction of muscle fibre
• Increases skin hydration by infusing solutions into blemishes, scar tissue, pigmentation marks & stretch marks
• Smooths & refines folds in facial skin (frown & laugh lines)
• Strengthens skin texture & natural elasticity
• Closes dilated pores
• Reduces puffiness & dark circles around the eyes
• Assists collagen production to prevent the skin from getting thinner & looser
• Increases nourishment & oxygen to skin tissues
• No adverse side effects completely painless
• Tones the jaw, cheeks, eyes, neck & chin
• See a visible improvement after the first treatment
• Calms inflammation/oedema
• Helps in firming the dermal tissue
• Excess fluid & toxins are removed by stimulation of the lymphatic system
• Rejuvenation of the skin tissue