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What is Mesotherapy?

Ready to give your clients fresh and youthful glowing skin without surgery? Mesotherapy is a non-surgical skin treatment that involves using tiny needles to inject into the skin’s surface. This technique was initially developed in 1952 by French doctor Michael Pistor to relieve pain. Since then, Mesotherapy has been used as a skin rejuvenation treatment to inject vitamins, hormones, and enzymes into the skin. 

Sometimes referred to as “the red-carpet facial”, Mesotherapy helps to promote the production of elastin and collagen in your skin leading to improved skin tone, elasticity, hydration, and firmness. As a non-surgical treatment, Mesotherapy can:

  • Improve fine lines and wrinkles
  • Lighten pigmented skin
  • Reduce the appearance of age spots
  • Help remove excess fat on the face
  • Tighten loose skin on the body and face
  • Improve hydration while levelling out skin tone
  • Reduce the appearance of cellulite
  • Treat hair conditions like alopecia, hair fall and hair loss.

While the results achieved from a Mesotherapy treatment will vary from person to person, the hydrated and glowing skin can last for three to four months. For ideal results, a series of Mesotherapy treatments will help stimulate your collagen so you maintain a healthy, radiant glow.

Are There Any Side Effects of Mesotherapy?

As a walk-in, walk-out skin treatment, Mesotherapy involves minimal downtime. Some people get some bruising after the procedure, which may last for a few days. A concealer will camouflage this. Slight swelling after Mesotherapy can occur. You can avoid this by not drinking alcohol and avoiding aspirin, ibuprofen, and fish oil supplements for a few days before and after your treatment. Read on to find out about how Mesotherapy can treat the face, body and hair while finding out how you can enrol in a mesotherapy training course.

What is Mesotherapy for the Face?

The desire for youthful, healthy, and glowing skin seems a never-ending quest. But with so many different types of treatments for the face available, it can be hard to know which one is the best. Mesotherapy for the face and neck is a rejuvenating skin treatment that targets the lower layers of the skin. 

Before mesotherapy treatment for the face, you’ll have a consultation that will include a skin analysis and inform you of any potential side effects. Next, you’ll have numbing cream applied to the treatment areas. Once these areas are numb, you’ll receive multiple facial injections using micro-needles. Mesotherapy for the face is a popular treatment because it stimulates fibroblasts to produce new elastin and collagen — this process results in a healthy, more youthful complexion. While Mesotherapy can’t replace volume loss in your face, it can prolong the life of any dermal filler treatments you’ve had. 

Mesotherapy can also improve:

  • Hydration levels of the skin
  • Plumpness of dry, dehydrated lips
  • The appearance of the lower mouth area.

What is Mesotherapy for Hair?

Mesotherapy hair treatment is a non-surgical procedure used to reduce hair loss and improve the condition of existing hair while increasing the rate of hair growth. Using fine needles, microinjections in the scalp deliver active ingredients and nutrients to the hair follicles. 

What are the benefits of Mesotherapy for hair loss?

2016 clinical study found that mesotherapy hair treatments used with minoxidil improved hair loss in up to 54% of women. Some of the benefits of Mesotherapy include:

Delivering treatment directly to the dermis layer

Mesotherapy can deliver active substances precisely and accurately by targeting hair follicles and the scalp.

Stimulating hair follicles

Each of your hair follicles has a sebaceous gland responsible for keeping your scalp nourished and moisturised. By stimulating hair follicles, Mesotherapy triggers keratinocytes’ growth factors, which improve hair growth and regrowth.

Reducing scalp inflammation

Mesotherapy can also treat common scalp conditions like dandruff, psoriasis, and folliculitis.

Restoring normal pH levels

If your scalp has varying pH levels, hair follicles may get clogged with dirt, oil, and grime. Mesotherapy for hair restores pH levels, exfoliating your scalp to have a healthy, smooth scalp.

Discharges lymphatic toxins

Mesotherapy for the scalp treats hair loss or hair thinning problems by boosting toxin discharges from the body. This minimally invasive treatment also helps improve the condition of your hair.


Learn all about Mesotherapy for hair loss at our Mesotherapy blended training course.

Does Mesotherapy Work for Cellulite?

Mesotherapy effectively reduces cellulite, treats stretch marks, firms sagging and ageing skin, and promotes weight loss. This treatment uses a variety of natural extracts, amino acids, vitamins, and pharmaceuticals. Once injected, the cells cannot store fat, and your metabolic rate will increase. Mesotherapy for cellulite is effective in the following areas:

  • Bottom
  • Double chin
  • Love handles
  • Thighs

How to Get a Mesotherapy Certification?

CPD Institute of Australia is a Registered Training Organisation and an industry leader in cosmetic and injectables training for clinical professionals. Led by some of the most highly regarded instructors within the industry, we take a personalised approach to learning. We offer online and blended mesotherapy certification courses with small classes and hands-on, practical exercises. Our comprehensive training ensures you’ll be able to incorporate your new skills into your practice immediately. Please find out more about our online Mesotherapy course here. 

Our 1-day Mesotherapy course is held in Cheltenham, Victoria. Specifically designed for Doctors, Dentists, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Endorsed Enrolled Nurses, you’ll learn about:

  • Contraindications and complications
  •  Depth of injections
  • History of Mesotherapy
  • Indications in aesthetics
  • Injection techniques
  • Mesotherapy gun and injection techniques

CPD Online Courses

Are you a Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, or Endorsed Enrolled Nurse who wants to work autonomously under the supervision of a GP? We offer a range of blended and online courses that have been specially designed for medical professionals:

All CPD courses are designed to help you get enhanced practical experience delivered ethically and informedly. Got questions about our online or blended courses? Contact us today.

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