- What is Microneedling and what does it help against?
- What happens with a Microneedling treatment?
- Dermaroller or Microneedling Pen – what’s the difference?
- What do you have to consider before and after Microneedling treatment?
- How much is the treatment?
- How fast do you see successes?
What is Microneedling and what does it help against?
Microneedling is considered a miracle cure for skin problems of any kind. This is because the injuries stimulate wound healing and blood circulation. The skin renews, releasing collagen and elastin. This provides the anti-aging effect – the skin appears firmer and smoother, the complexion clearer, wrinkles should disappear.
Due to the stimulated skin renewal, Microneedling can be effective not only on the face but also on other parts of the body such as stretch marks or pigmentation disorders.
So you can remove stretch marks if they bother you
At the same time, Microneedling is recommended for all skin problems, such as acne scars or redness. The treatment aims to refine the pores and improve the overall appearance of the skin.
What happens with a Microneedling treatment?
- First, the face is cleaned.
- A light anesthetic cream is applied.
- Once the cream is absorbed, the Microneedling Pen is gradually held to the desired skin areas. The needles penetrate electrically controlled, but are not moved, so that the injury arises only vertically. The depth of the needlesticks is adapted to the needs and skin types.
- After the treatment, the skin is supplied with care products.
- The Microneedling treatment lasts around 30 to 45 minutes.
Dermaroller or Microneedling Pen – what’s the difference?
Microneedling first gained popularity with the Derma Scooter. The needles were rolled over a roller over and into the skin.
Meanwhile, this technique is largely replaced by a Microneedling pen. This penetrates vertically vibrating in the skin layers, but is much gentler, since no movement takes place – the epidermis is thus not torn open and less badly injured.
What do you have to consider before and after Microneedling treatment?
- Treatments may cause minimal bleeding. Therefore, no blood-thinning medication should be taken beforehand.
- Do not take cytostatic drugs.
- Do not treat the skin with a scrub before treatment.
- Do not apply cortisone preparations.
- At best, the skin should be moisturized a week before and ready for treatment. The product should be free from additives.
- There must be no skin diseases, acute fever, inflammation or bacterial infections. For very dry and sensitive skin, caution is required.
Natural cosmetics without microplastics: There is no plastic in these products
- Often nursing serums, creams or masks are applied immediately after treatment.
- UV protection is particularly important – otherwise, pigment spots may form. The SPF should be at least 30.
- Avoid strong sunlight.
- Do not use scrubs or toiletries with additives or fragrances.
- Do not use strong anti-inflammatory drugs or cytotoxic drugs.
- The first days after the treatment you should not swim, go to a solarium or a sauna.
How much is the treatment?
A Microneedling treatment costs around The cost of a Microneedling treatment start at one hundred euros, but can vary significantly depending on the dermatologist or cosmetic studios. The scooter can meanwhile be ordered home, which experts advise against due to poor hygiene and said major injuries.
In some cases, the health insurance company covers the costs for microneedling – this can be the case, for example, with burn scars.
How fast do you see successes?
Finest needles penetrate the skin layers – this does not leave a trace. However, immediately after the Microneedling the skin reacts first with redness and swelling. First effects on the skin should be visible a few days after the first treatment . The skin renewal and associated anti-wrinkle effect takes more time. Several treatments are recommended at least two weeks apart, depending on the effect desired. The wrinkles reduce after about three months.