​Radio-Frequency Skin Tightening

by Lisa Young

CEO at Studio 8 Beauty


What is Radio-Frequency skin tightening ?

Radio-frequency skin tightening is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that uses radio waves to stimulate collagen production in the skin. The result is a smoother, tighter, and more youthful appearance.

This procedure is becoming increasingly popular due to its many benefits, including:

    • It reduces wrinkles and fine lines.
    • Gives an Improved skin texture.
    • Creates a lifted & tightened appearance on the skin.

Moreover, radio-frequency is enjoyable and quick. It is therefore the perfect treatment for time-constrained clients, especially as it can be fitted into a lunch break.


Radio-Frequency after treatment


How does Radio frequency work ?

Radiofrequency (RF) skin uses radiofrequency energy to heat and tighten the skin. It works by delivering RF energy to the deep layers of the skin causing the collagen fibres to contract and tighten. This gives an immediate tightening effect. In addition, there is a double benefit, as it tricks the skin into its natural healing process, producing more collagen.



What to expect from a radio-frequency facial or radio-frequency body treatment

  1. The treatment area is cleansed. A contact gel is then applied to give the tool slip & glide and to aid with conductivity.
  2. A handheld device emitting radiofrequency waves is applied to the skin. The device heats the underlying tissue, causing collagen fibres to contract and tighten. This stimulates the production of new collagen and elastin.
  3. The device is moved around the treatment area gradually heating the skin to a temperature that triggers collagen remodelling and skin tightening. For safety, our radio frequency systems have an alert system to indicate that the skin has heated sufficiently to trigger a healing response and indicate if the skin is getting too warm.
  4. The procedure typically lasts between 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the size of the treatment area.
  5. After the treatment, the conductive gel is removed. It is usual for the skin to appear slightly red, but this will usually subside within 10 minutes to a few hours.



Why have radio frequency ?


RF skin tightening is a safe and effective way to improve the appearance of sagging skin, wrinkles, and fine lines. It can be used on various parts of the body, including the face, neck, arms, thighs, and abdomen.
The radio waves used in radio frequency treatments have been used in medicine for decades and have been proven safe for human use. Additionally, the treatment is performed by trained professionals with experience in the procedure, further minimising the risk of complications.


One of the main benefits of radiofrequency skin tightening is that it is a non-invasive procedure. This means there is no need for incisions or injections, and the recovery time is minimal. Unlike surgical facelifts, which require a long recovery period, radio-frequency skin tightening allows Clients to return to their daily routine immediately after treatment.


Another benefit of radio frequency skin tightening is that it is painless. Patients often describe the sensation as a warm massage, making it a relaxing and enjoyable experience. Unlike other cosmetic procedures where you can feel the treatment, such as chemical peels or micro-needling, radio frequency skin tightening is comfortable and soothing.

Long-lasting results

In addition to being safe and non-invasive, radio-frequency skin tightening has long-lasting results. Collagen production is stimulated during the treatment, and this collagen continues to grow and strengthen after the procedure. This means that radio frequency skin tightening results can last between 18 months to 2 years with ocassional top up but most clients enjoy the treatment so much they cannot wait to have a regular treatment or as a treat every few months.


Radio frequency skin tightening is also a versatile procedure. It can be used on multiple areas of the body, including the face, neck, arms, abdomen, and thighs. This makes it an excellent choice for individuals looking to improve the appearance of sagging skin on different parts of their bodies. It can also be combined with other treatments, such as CACI skin needling & skin peels, to supercharge results and treat skin health.


Finally, radio frequency skin tightening is an affordable option for individuals looking for an effective cosmetic procedure that doesn’t break the bank. Compared to surgical facelifts, which can cost tens of thousands of dollars, radio-frequency skin tightening is a more affordable option that can deliver similar results.


Radio-Frequency Treatment


How many Treatments will I need ?

Whilst you can see the results after one treatment, most Clients require several treatments to achieve optimal results, and the effects can last up to a year or more. We recommend six treatments 2 – 4 weeks apart for best results with occasional top-ups.



Do I need to do anything at home to help with the results ?

We highly recommend professional skin care to improve general skin health and aid results. Hydrated skin assists the process of radio frequency and, consequently, results. We also recommend good skin care with active ingredients to promote a healthy complexion and help reduce the damage caused by free radical damage. Please ask our skin therapists for more details or read one of our articles on AlumierMD & skin health.



How soon before you will see the results of radio frequency?

Results with radio frequency are progressive, but you will notice that your skin will immediately feel tighter and more contoured. 1 session can smooth fine lines.

In summary, radio frequency skin tightening is a non-invasive, safe, affordable cosmetic procedure that delivers long-lasting results. It is an excellent option for Clients looking to improve the appearance of sagging skin, reduce wrinkles and fine lines, and achieve a more youthful and lifted appearance. With its many benefits, it’s no wonder that radio frequency skin tightening is becoming an increasingly popular choice among individuals looking to improve their appearance.

Think of all those benefits without surgery or downtime. Who wouldn’t want radio frequency in their life?




How can I book a consultation for Radio-Frequency Skin Tightening ?

Book online at https://studio8beauty.zenoti.com/webstoreNew/services or call the salon on 023 92 380 691

Studio 8 Beauty 1000 Lakeside Cosham Portsmouth PO6 3EN.

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