How does skin micro-needling work?

Skin micro-needling devices work by creating tiny micro-injuries in your skin using a series of micro-needles. As the needles enter your skin, they create miniscule channels for cosmeceutical products and water to be drawn deeper into the dermis. This boosts your skin’s hydration. At the same time, your body will respond to these micro-injuries by [...]

How does skin micro-needling work?2017-04-17T12:01:35+01:00

What is the Dermapen?

The Dermapen is a handheld fractional micro-needling device. It looks like a pen, but has a single-use tip containing 12 micro-needles that can be adjusted to different speeds and depths depending on where on your face we’re using the Dermapen. The fragile skin under your eyes, for example, would need a shallower depth needle that [...]

What is the Dermapen?2017-04-17T12:00:30+01:00

How soon should I see results?

You may begin to notice changes to your skin approximately a week after your treatment, but the full results will be evident after six to eight weeks.

How soon should I see results?2017-04-17T11:59:52+01:00

How long should the results last?

You should see the results from your skin-needling treatment for months afterwards. You may need a course of several treatments to best address problems such as acne scarring or hyperpigmentation, but we will discuss this with you at your initial consultation. Every person is different. After your initial treatment sessions are complete, you may want [...]

How long should the results last?2017-04-17T11:59:27+01:00

Are there any side effects?

The side effects of a skin-needling treatment are mild and self-correcting. The most common side effects are redness, stinging, itching and skin tightness for 24 to 48 hours post-treatment, after which the symptoms should subside without intervention.

Are there any side effects?2017-04-17T11:59:00+01:00

Will I need to take time off after my treatment?

Although most people find they can carry on with their day as usual, you may want to arrange your treatment for a day when you can go make-up free or take some downtime in case your skin looks red for 24 to 48 hours afterwards.

Will I need to take time off after my treatment?2017-04-17T11:58:35+01:00

Do I need to avoid any activities after the treatment or follow a specific aftercare regime?

After any treatment, we’ll give you detailed aftercare instructions that relate to your procedure, so you know what to do and what to expect. Generally speaking, after a skin-needling treatment, we will recommend that you: Avoid sun exposure for three to five days Don’t wear make-up or sunscreen for 24 hours after your appointment

Do I need to avoid any activities after the treatment or follow a specific aftercare regime?2017-04-17T11:58:06+01:00

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