Modern Essentials Med Spa: Renew & Relax
The M.E. Facial
$60 - $120
This facial is completely customized for each clients individual skincare needs & concerns, with the use of fruit enzymes/peels, our Aesthetician will discuss & put together a treatment plan specific for your skincare goals.
Call for special pricing.
The intelligent, non-invasive alternative to liposuction. Experience body contouring, cellulite reduction & skin tightening through low level lasers with No pain, No needles and No downtime. 8 treatments required for maximum results.
This is the UlTIMATE facial treatment. It deeply cleanses, exfoliates, extracts & HYDRATES, leaving your skin glowing from the inside out. It is a non-invasive resurfacing treatment, with no downtime and instant results. Perfect for a special event.
Organic Spray Tanning
Infinity Sun Airbrush Tanning is perfect for any occasion or just an every day natural tan. Choose between three levels of bronze. Each tan is customized & sprayed by hand to meet your personal tan expectations.
This noninvasive, skin resurfacing treatment gently exfoliates or polishes away the top layer of dead skin cells, while stimulating collagen growth, to reveal healthy new skin that looks and feels smoother.
Buy a package of 3 Collagen Induction Therapy treatments and receive $90 off!
Champagne Peel & Cranberry Facial with Deb $92
Complimentary cranberry hand & foot treatment with every one hour or longer massage session with Judith (must mention this special).
Microdermabrasion with chocolate enzyme mask with Kelly $125
Rejuvapen Collagen Induction Therapy
$300 per treatment
3 or 4 treatments recommended for maximum results.
What You Need to Know to Get
Healthy Rejuvenated Skin
Microneedling is a clean and safe way to rejuvenate your skin and improve the look of imperfections and scarring. This non-ablative treatment uses tiny micro stainless-steel needles to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin in your skin. As a result, new skin tissue replaces old damaged skin which reduces the appearance of many common skin concerns.
Micro-needling with serums including growth factors, vitamins, and hyaluronic acid available to help you get flawless and healthy-looking skin.
While medical microneedling doesn’t have a lengthy downtime compared to other skin treatments, it still requires careful aftercare to keep your skin healthy.
To get the most out of your treatment, follow the tips and instructions below.
The Benefits of Microneedling
Before thinking about the aftercare, you may want to know more about what microneedling can do for you.
Improved fine lines and wrinkles
Reduced appearance of scars (including acne scars)
Softened stretch marks
Lightened hyperpigmentation such as sun and age spots
Smoother and firmer skin
Evened out skin tone; and
A youthful glow.
What to Expect During a Microneedling Procedure?
A regular microneedling procedure usually takes about 60-75 minutes. About 30 minutes before the procedure, we will apply a topical anesthetic cream to endure you stay comfortable throughout the treatment.
The microneedling process itself takes approximately 30-45 minutes, though the time will vary depending on the area being treated.
After the procedure, we will apply a serum or calming treatment to help your skin heal. To recover from the treatment, your skin will produce collagen and elastin (that would have otherwise not been created) that will result in a healthier, younger and fresher appearance.
We can not Microneedling if you have the following Contraindications
Pregnant or Nursing
Rosacea, Eczema, Psoriasis
Autoimmune disease including Lupus
Herpes Simplex (cold sores outbreak)
Heart or vascular disease
Blood disorder or on a blood thinner
Keloid Scars (raised scars)
Cancer & recently had radiation treatments
Have used Accutane in the last 12 months or other acne topical creams that will make skin sensitive.
Schedule a consultation to see if you are a good candidate for Microneedling or another service that will be beneficial to get healthy radiant skin.
Caffeine, alcohol, smoking and advil should be avoided the day of your appointment. Caffeine, alcohol and Advil thin the blood and cause excess bleeding during the treatment process, which can affect the healing for Microneedling.
Post-Treatment and Side Effects: How to Care for Your Regenerating Skin
Immediately after treatment, your skin will feel warm and tight. It will also be pink or mildly red as if you were out in the sun for a while. The redness and warm feeling should subside after a few hours. But for some patients, it can take a day or two for these side effects to go away completely. For others, it may take up to a week before the redness has completely subsided. If this happens, you may use a cooling face mask to reduce the redness, heat, and inflammation.
Since microneedling creates minuscule “wounds” in your skin, you cannot continue with your regular skin care routine immediately after treatment. Instead, you will have to follow specific post microneedling aftercare instructions which we will provide you at the end of your treatment.
1: Cleansing Your Skin
For the first 72 hours following your microneedling treatment, only clean your face with lukewarm water (not hot or cold) and a gentle cleanser Gently Clean. Always make sure to clean your hands before washing your face and touching the treated skin.
Gently dry your skin with a clean towel (lightly dab the water away) and do not use any powered cleansing brushes for at least a week after your treatment.
2: The Importance of Hydration and Specialized Serums
Since your skin will feel drier than usual, you can hydrate and restore your skin’s balance with a serum containing hyaluronic acid as well.
Using moisturizers with ceramides and spritzing hydrating water sprays whenever your skin feels dry can also help soothe your skin.
Remember, of course, to drink plenty of water to hydrate and to help heal your skin faster.
3: Making the Most of Your Skin’s Regeneration
Since microneedling stimulates collagen growth, you can make the most of this regeneration process with collagen-stimulating peptides. These can maximize the collagen stimulation that is occurring from the microneedling treatment.
4: Avoiding Irritants and Makeup
Do not wear makeup for 24 to 72 hours following your microneedling treatment so you can allow your skin to breathe and recover. Also, do not use a makeup brush at this time—especially a dirty one.
When it is safe to use a makeup brush again, make sure only to use clean ones as contaminated brushes can cause skin irritation and infections.
Your skin is sensitive and healing during this rejuvenation process, so avoid using any products that could irritate it or clog your pores.
5: Protecting your Skin from The Sun
Immediately after your treatment, you should only use chemical-free topical lotions. It is best, therefore, to avoid the sun altogether. If you must go out in the sun, you will need to apply a use a broad-spectrum UVA/UVB SPF 25 or higher sunscreen. A sunhat could also be used if you are going to be outside for a few short moments.
These measures should not only for after your treatment but should also as part of your regular day-to-day skin care routine, to protect your skin from premature aging.
6: No Need for Exfoliation
While your skin is healing, do not use any abrasive products like exfoliators and alcohol-based toners. While it may be tempting to exfoliate your skin, you must remember that it is healing and regenerating. You should only apply products that help soothe and heal the skin during this time.
What to Avoid After A Microneedling Treatment
Along with changing your skin care routine after a microneedling treatment, you must also avoid the following:
72 hours after treatment
Sweating, exercise, and vigorous activities that cause sweating; and,
One week after treatment
Powered cleansing brushes;
Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids;
Retinol (Vitamin A);
Vitamin C (low-pH formula) scrubs; and,
Anything perceived as “active” skincare.
Even on regular days, it’s important to treat your skin gently with products that are effective but not damaging to your skin. When you are healing, however, you must show additional care and be extra to get optimal results from your treatment.
Microneedling is a minimally-invasive skin rejuvenation treatment that can effectively treat your skin concerns. It remains of course that like all skin treatments it requires proper aftercare.
Swedish: A relaxing, light pressure massage, perfect for achieving a peaceful feeling of both body & mind.
30 min., $50
60 min., $70
90 min., $100
Therapeutic: A deeper, more firm massage, that is great for relieving stressed, overworked muscles & fatigued muscles.
30 min., $60
60 min., $80
90 min., $130
Prenatal: A relaxing massage using techniques adapted to the specific needs of the mother-to-be, during the second & third trimester.
30 min., $60
60 min., $90
90 min., $130
Sports: A firmer, deep pressure massage, coupled with stretching.
60 min., $95
90 min., $135
Hot Stone: A heat based, light touch, full body massage. Smooth, perfectly heated basalt stones are integrated into this massage & placed on key tension areas of the body. The warmth & energy from the hot stones melt stiff muscles into submission.
60 min., $95
90 min., $120
Ayurvedic: A rejuvenating massage that uses Ayurvedic principles & techniques. Using essential oils to both stimulate and/or relax the mind & body. This massage focuses on the scalp, face, neck, shoulders lower legs & feet.
60 min., $85
Deep Tissue: A deep pressure massage that is excellent for treatment of restricted, chronically fatigued & tight muscles.
30 min., $60
60 min., $90
90 min., $130
$45 or $35 add on.
WHAT IS DERMAPLANING?
Dermaplaning is a physical exfoliation that utilizes a specialized instrument designed to scrape away accumulated dead skin cells and vellous hair (peach fuzz).
It is a comfortable, relaxing procedure that can be combined with other services to improve their efficacy.
With this exciting technique, you will notice improvement in the tone and texture of your skin right away!
Fast, affordable and no downtime makes this the perfect treatment.
This unique approach removes dead skin cells and vellous hair revealing newer, younger skin. Dermaplaning also stimulates the production of fresh, young skin cells, while helping your skin to breathe easier. Active ingredients in skin care products can penetrate into the deeper layers resulting in healthier skin.
Treatments are gentle and take very little time so are ideal for your busy lifestyle. With no downtime, you’ll return to your favorite activities right away.
Perfect before a social event. Look better in pictures. Makeup glides on easily for a more natural look. Improves the health of your skin.
Bikini: $35 and up
Brazilian: $65 and up
Our Aesthetician offers a full selection of body & facial waxing, as well as several types of waxes for all skin types, to create the most comfortable experience possible.
Brow Tinting: Give your brows just a hint of color or go for a more dramatic look! Define and enhances.
Lash Tinting: Enhance & Darken your lashes with a safe & natural vegetable dye. Great for those with light lashes.
Relax With Us
Modern Essentials Med Spa is a unique, private oasis of calm in Hockessin that focuses on offering a wide selection of therapeutic, relaxing treatments. Modern Essentials Med Spa was formed from the idea that corrective and calming treatments need to be performed in a nurturing, warm, and inviting space in order to truly be effective.
Our approach combine licensed expertise with an authentic spa-care experience to make the largest health benefit impact possible. We’re in the business of improving quality of life which means that our customer-service policy is really a friend and relationship building policy. We believe we offer the perfect marriage that appeals to both men and women seeking goal-oriented procedures while enjoying the powerful benefits of relaxation and stress reduction. Nurture your body and soothe your mind with any of our therapeutic treatments.
We whole heartedly believe quality products used during treatments and at home are a huge part of getting the results that you desire. We proudly use Glo Beauty, Dermalogica, A Natural Difference, Biotone, Rejuvapen and HydraFacialMD.