• 3 treatments in 1 session. Each can be performed separately, but when done together they work
synergistically to give the ultimate skin rejuvenation, improving and evening out skin colour and
texture as well as tightening and lifting areas on the face and neck.
The three treatments are:
1. Skin rejuvenation using IPL (intense pulsed light) and RF (radio frequency) This will treat
abnormal pigment in the skin ie brown pigment and red pigment
2. Skin tightening using the Refirme applicator (uses pulsed infrared light and bipolar radio
frequency). This will stimulate new collagen production as well as having an immediate effect
on contracting collagen and tightening the skin.
3. Sublative RF (uses bipolar radio frequency). This will improve skin texture by stimulating
collagen – reduces fine lines, acne scars and tightens the skin. The dermis is heated and
treated with minimal impact on the skin’s surface. This means maximum effect on collagen and
elastin stimulation and minimum surface disruption and downtime.
What are the results of a Triniti treatment?
• Less brown and red pigment in the skin- a more even colour.
• Some subtle lifting and tightening of the skin.
• Improved skin texture – smoother skin, finer pores, reduction in acne scarring.
How many Treatments are required?
At least 3 treatments will give the best results. Reduced pigment in the skin is seen soon after each
treatment. Collagen stimulation continues for weeks to months after each treatment, when best
results are seen. Each treatment gives further benefits and maintenance treatments are a good
idea. After a series of Triniti treatments, we assess the skin. There may be further benefits to
focusing a little closer on pigment or perhaps on texture, depending on the condition of the skin.
The Triniti treatment, and each of its components, will have a positive impact not only on the
appearance of the skin, but will also improve the health and resilience of the skin. The skin is in a
much healthier state after a course of treatments.
What can I expect during a Triniti treatment at Shine ?
• Initial consultation and patch test to assess suitability of the treatment. This is done at least 24
hours before the first treatment. The procedure is discussed and consent forms are signed.
• “Pre” photos are taken of the face and neck for comparison at the completion of the course of
• Numbing cream is applied to the skin prior to the first treatment.
• First treatment is skin rejuvenation using IPL and RF. This will take about 20 minutes and feels
like a rubber band flicking on the skin. It is accompanied by a flash of light and you will be
wearing protective eye shields.
• Second treatment is with the Refirme skin tightening applicator. The head is passed over the
areas on the face and neck where lifting and tightening are needed. Typical areas are the neck,
jowls and around the eyes. This is completely painless. We apply a second application of
numbing cream under the gel to prepare for the final treatment.
• Final treatment in the Triniti series is the Sublative RF. The skin is again numb from the second
layer of anaesthetic cream so there is very little to feel during the treatment. The head of the
applicator passes over the face and/neck firing columns of RF energy through the skin in a
matrix pattern. There is sparing of normal skin between the treated skin. Healing occurs rapidly
with collagen stimulation and an overall improvement in skin texture. We can focus on areas of
the face that have more lines eg around the mouth or on the lower cheeks. We can also focus
treatments on areas of acne scarring.
How will I look after the Triniti treatment?
Immediately following the treatment, there will be a little swelling of the skin. There will be red
squares in a matrix pattern from the Sublative RF. There may also be a little darkening of any
brown pigment from the IPL component. The face will feel hot for 1-2 hours after the treatment and
cool packs will soothe the skin. The skin is intact, there is no oozing from the skin as is the case
with a Fraxel laser treatment. Before leaving the clinic, your therapist will apply soothing and
moisturising post laser cream, B5 gel and sunscreen. We recommend the same products for home
care in the first week after the treatment. We have found it also of benefit to take a nutritional
supplement called Collagen Pro. This product contains important nutrients to assist in healing and
collagen production. You may only use gentle cleansers and moisturisers for the next 2 weeks. You
must not apply topical vitamin A or AHA’s to the skin during this time. Sun protection is essential.
By the next day, any swelling has generally settled. The pink matrix-shaped squares are still seen
and pigment may appear darker.
Over the next few days, the tiny pin point dots of the matrix will fade and then flake off. Pigment
areas will also dry and lift off leaving clearer skin. It is essential not to pick at the skin. Allow the
process to happen naturally. Over the following weeks to months, new collagen will be produced in
the skin, further improving its appearance.
Repeating the Triniti treatment three times will give the best results. Collagen production will be
boosted further with each session and ultimately the skin will be smoother. We recommend
repeating each session every 4-6 weeks and following up with a further maintenance treatment
every 6-12 months.
When can I go back to work after a Triniti Treatment?
Generally, the first Triniti session will see the most reaction. There will be some swelling and
redness of the skin for 1-2 days. When this settles, mineral makeup can be applied to cover the
fine matrix dots and darker pigment. For most people, a treatment can be performed on Friday and
then they can return to Work by Monday.
It is important to come back for a consultation about 4 weeks after your last treatment. This gives
us a chance to assess the skin and take post treatment photos. We need to make sure you’ve had
the best possible outcome. There may be a benefit in having a few more IPL/RF treatments if there
has been a lot of pigment present. The skin can be further refined with Sublative RF-working on
problem areas such as acne scarring. Or there may simply need to be a plan for maintenance.
Great skin now and into the future!
It is important to be aware that keeping our skin in the best shape requires ongoing attention. Skin
ageing doesn’t stop and sun damage inflicted in our youth comes back to haunt us forever! We
need to have a plan to get our skin into the best possible shape and then to keep it there. Triniti is
an excellent ” all in one ” treatment to suit most skin types and most of us over the age of 35 will
see observable benefits.