How does Dermal Rolling / Microneedling Work?

Dermal rolling(also known as microneedling) is a skin treatment that involves creating tiny micro-injuries on the skin’s surface using a handheld device with hundreds of tiny needles.

  • You roll the derma roller over your skin, causing tiny punctures.
  • These micro-injuries stimulate the skin’s natural healing response.
  • The skin responds by increasing blood flow to the area and producing collagen and elastin.
  • Collagen and elastin provide structure and elasticity to the skin.

Who is Dermal Rolling / Microneedling recommended for?

This process is recommended for patients with the following skin concerns:

  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles
  • Acne Scars
  • Hyperpigmentation

What are the Optimal Results?

  • Improved Skin Texture & Thickness: By stimulating collagen production, skin is more resilient
  • Enhanced Product Absorption: Tiny punctures created by derma rollers allow skincare products to penetrate deeper, maximizing their effectiveness
  • Reduced Scarring & Discoloration: Can improve the appearance of acne scars & uneven skin tone
  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles reduction: May lead to smoother skin texture & diminished wrinkles

Considerations before Treatment

  • Sanitization: Always sterilize the derma roller
  • Needle Size: Start with a small needle (around 0.25mm) and apply light pressure, especially if you have sensitive skin.
  • Numbing Cream: Apply this in sensitive areas
  • Avoid Broken Skin: Do not use derma rollers on broken or damaged skin. Wounds should be fully healed.

Importance of Cosmeceuticals in Derma Roller & Microneedling Treatments

Enhanced Product Absorption:

After the microneedles create tiny punctures on your skin’s surface, skincare products—both from professional treatments and at-home routines—can penetrate deeper into the layers of your skin.

This enhanced absorption allows the products to work more effectively.