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What is Microneedling?

Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that involves the use multiple fine needles to create controlled micro-injuries on the skin’s surface. These micro-injuries stimulate the body’s natural wound healing process, leading to the production of collagen and elastin. Collagen and elastin are essential proteins that contribute to the skin’s firmness, elasticity, and overall health. As the skin heals from these micro-injuries, it becomes rejuvenated, with improved texture, reduced fine lines and a more even tone.


Benefits of Microneedling

Microneedling offers a range of benefits and is commonly used to address various skin conditions:

  • Dull Skin: It effectively rejuvenates tired and lacklustre skin, combating the initial signs of ageing and promoting a refreshed complexion.
  • Wrinkles: Microneedling stimulates collagen production, visibly reducing fine lines and wrinkles on the face, contributing to a smoother and more youthful appearance.
  • Scarring: It can improve scars from acne and chickenpox, smoothing out uneven textures for a more even skin surface.
  • Pigmentation: Microneedling helps fade dark patches, such as those caused by sun damage or ageing, contributing to a more even and radiant skin tone.
  • Thin Skin and Enlarged Pores: Microneedling can thicken the skin and reduce pore size by improving the skin structure.
  • Skin Laxity: It promotes skin tightening and firmness.
  • Stretch Marks: Can improve the appearance of stretch marks.
  • Compatibility: Particularly beneficial for individuals with darker skin tones, as microneedling does not involve peels or lasers that may pose pigmentation concerns.

How does Microneedling work?

Microneedling uses the processes of controlled injury and wound healing to produce positive changes in the skin. The fine needles used in the procedure create micro-injuries on the skin’s surface, initiating a cascade of biological responses. One key aspect is the activation of the body’s natural wound-healing mechanism, triggering the release of growth factors and cytokines. These signalling molecules stimulate fibroblasts, the cells responsible for collagen and elastin synthesis, leading to increased production of these structural proteins.

As the skin heals from the microneedling-induced injuries, the increased production of collagen and elastin results in improved skin texture, reduced fine lines and enhanced structural integrity. Additionally, the micro-channels created facilitate the penetration of serums applied to the skin, delivering the product directly into the deeper layers of the dermis.

On a cellular level, microneedling creates controlled inflammation, prompting immune cells to remove damaged tissue and stimulate the synthesis of new, healthier skin cells. This intricate interaction of cellular responses delivers clinically proven results, making it a scientifically grounded approach for skin rejuvenation and improvement.

The Treatment Process

  • Cleansing: The skin is thoroughly cleansed to remove any makeup, oils, or debris.
  • Numbing (optional): A topical numbing cream may be applied to minimise any potential discomfort during the procedure, especially if deeper microneedling is planned.
  • Serum Application: A serum tailored to your specific skin type and concerns will be applied.
  • Microneedling Device: A microneedling device equipped with fine, sterile needles is carefully applied to the skin. This device creates controlled micro-injuries, initiating the body’s natural healing response.
  • Post-Procedure Care: After the microneedling session, a soothing mask will be applied to calm the skin and enhance the healing process.
  • Recovery: There is typically minimal downtime, with the skin appearing slightly red or flushed immediately after the procedure. Any redness or swelling usually subsides within 24-48 hours.
  • Collagen Induction: As the healing process begins, the body produces new collagen and elastin to repair and rejuvenate the treated area.
  • Results: Over the following weeks, the skin continues to improve as collagen production increases, leading to enhanced texture, reduced fine lines and an overall rejuvenated appearance.

It’s important to note that the specifics of the procedure, including needle depth and the number of sessions, may vary based on individual skin concerns and the desired outcome. This can be discussed at a consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

For best results and depending on skin concerns, 4-6 treatments 4 weeks apart.

Initial results will be visible within a week of treatment, with continued improvement over time as collagen production is stimulated, with full results at 1-2 weeks following final treatment.

The duration of the effects varies from person to person and depends on the original skin concern being treated, as well as other lifestyle factors. However, results from microneedling are usually long-lasting with some results, such as on scarring, being permanent.

While side effects are generally mild and temporary, like any medical procedure, there are potential risks. These will be discussed during your consultation.

The treatment is minimally invasive, however does involve the use of needles penetrating the skin. A topical numbing cream may be applied to ensure your comfort.

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