Hello, I’m Your Epidermis

Your epidermis varies in thickness from 0.05 mm on the eyelids to 0.8 ± 1.5 mm on the soles and palms.

It’s amazing to think that your skin is jam-packed full of millions of cells and is still only about 1-2 pages of paper thick! The epidermis acts as a renewable protective guardian for your body, with complete keratinocyte turnover about every 28 days (although this process can reach up to forty days in older skin). Consisting of 4 horizontal layers (with a 5th on hands and feet), each layer represents differing stages of cell activity and keratin maturation.

This article was written by Pia Kynoch

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FAQs: derma CIT Pen Treatments

How does Collagen Induction Therapy work?

The concept of Collagen Induction (CIT) is based on the skin’s own ability to repair itself. Treatments with the derma CIT Pen allow for controlled induction of the skin’s self-repair process by creating precise, micro injuries in the skin which creates and stimulates the release of growth factors to trigger the production of new collagen & elastin.

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