Microneedling (Derma Roller)
DERMA ROLLER FOR SKIN FRESHNESS
Derma roller is a medical device based on microneedle technology that stimulates the collagen in the skin, a key component of skin tissue. The micro needles on the derma roller penetrate the skin to start the renewal process. These tiny needles help to regenerate skin cells, boost collagen production and restore skin’s freshness.
It is one of the latest cosmetic technologies and is safe and effective in treating skin problems such as acne, wrinkles, blackheads, dark spots, and many others. It is also suitable for all skin types. You may also have dermarollers at home as a part of your skincare routine.
There are different derma roller types, various in the length of the needles or material. The most common derma rolling needles are stainless steel needles and titanium needles. Usually, titanium needles are preferable since they are stronger and more effective.
On the other hand, the preference for the length of the needles depends on the skin condition desired to be treated. While longer needles treat deeper layers of the skin, shorter ones treat more of the surface.
Using microneedle rollers is a practical way of restoring and renewing skin conditions. Still, getting a doctor’s consultation is essential to learn how to use the rollers, what type to use, and the frequency of usage.
Derma roller treatment can be used for many purposes, such as;
- Stimulating hair growth
- Preventing hair loss
- Treating stretch marks
- Anti-aging treatments
- Treating acne scars
CANDIDATES FOR DERMA ROLLER TECHNIQUE
Anyone with specific skin problems is considered a candidate for the derma roller treatment.
- Those who are suffering from acne problems.
- Young people who are suffering from dark circles.
- Older people who suffer from wrinkles and sagging skin.
- Those who are suffering from dark spots.
Although the treatment is applicable to most people, there are some cases in which they cannot use derma rollers: Those who went through the laser hair removal process. Those with a particular skin disease, such as; eczema. Those with active pimples. People with active pimples should treat them first, then use the derma rollers to treat the effects of pimples.
How often should you do microneedling?
The frequency of microneedling treatments depends on the individual’s skin condition and the depth of the microneedling treatment. In general, it is recommended to wait 4-6 weeks between treatments.
What does microneedling do?
Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, creates tiny micro-injuries in the skin that stimulate the body’s natural healing response and the production of collagen and elastin. This can improve skin texture, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and enhance overall skin health.
What to put on skin after microneedling?
After microneedling, it is recommended to use a gentle, non-irritating moisturizer and sunscreen to protect the skin and promote healing. Avoid using harsh or active skincare products, such as retinol or acids, for a few days after treatment.
When to wash face after microneedling?
It is recommended to wait at least 24 hours before washing your face after microneedling. Use a gentle cleanser and avoid using hot water or rubbing the skin too vigorously.
Is microneedling permanent?
Microneedling results are not permanent, but they can be long-lasting with proper skincare and maintenance. Regular treatments and good skincare habits can help prolong the effects of microneedling.
What does microneedling do for your face?
Microneedling can improve the texture and tone of the skin, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and improve the overall health of the skin. It can also help reduce the appearance of scars and hyperpigmentation.
What to expect after microneedling?
After microneedling, the skin may be red and slightly swollen for a few days. Some people may also experience mild flaking or peeling as the skin heals. It is important to protect the skin from the sun and avoid using harsh skincare products during the healing process.
Can you wear makeup after microneedling?
It is recommended to avoid wearing makeup for at least 24 hours after microneedling to allow the skin to heal. Once the skin has fully healed, makeup can be worn as usual.
Does microneedling help acne scars?
Microneedling can help improve the appearance of acne scars by stimulating collagen production and improving skin texture. It may take multiple treatments to achieve the desired results.
How long does microneedling take to heal?
The healing time after microneedling depends on the depth of the treatment and individual skin sensitivity. In general, the skin can take 2-7 days to fully heal after microneedling. It is important to follow proper aftercare instructions to promote healing and avoid complications.
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