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Saskatoon Spa helps heal self-harm scars

Saskatoon companyprovides free services to help people suffering fromself-harm.

He said Shereen Magnus, owner of SKN Medical Spa, offers microneedle treatments to remove scars from self-inflicted injuries.

She said this was important to her.

"This actually grew out of my own personal experience of self-harm, growing up as a teenager and understanding the struggles of overcoming that challenge." 14}

She said she was able to overcome the difficulties but was left with visible scars.

She "did her own work on the inside, but it left a scratch and she didn't know how to fix it," Magnus said.

Microneedles use small, sterile needles to pierce the skin, creating small wounds and allowing the skin to heal in a less traumatic manner.

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"There's still a little bit of that scar, but it can be pretty minimal."

Magnus said part of the reason she pursued a career in medical spas was due to her self-confidence and her battle with acne.

She promoted the service on Instagram. He said he got his information from word of mouth.

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so , it takes a little time to be brave and participate. "

Magnus said he is also affiliated with Evolve Counseling for those in need of that assistance.

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Shannon Hurley is a counselor and co-owner of Evolve Counselling. She said the treatment is powerful and helps people regain their confidence.

"Self-harm is a big problem. It's not uncommon. It happens quite often. And Some people do some work to manage their self-harm, but then after remembering a time when they were going through something with trauma, anxiety, or depression.

She said people are ashamed of their scars and hide them behind their clothes.

"For a lot of people, that's a huge confidence boost. A lot of people don't reach out. A lot of people don't talk about it, but it happens every day."

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Magnus I am so grateful to be able to provide this service and help people heal.

"It's really impactful. I actually had someone bring my daughter and I could see the love they had for her, the pain in their eyes, the love they had for each other.


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"It was such an honor to see and experience it. See how hopeful she is, how confident she is with her booking of times.

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