If you’re a needle-phobe, bare with. During a microneedling treatment, the aesthetician will create punctures in the skin (very tiny, FYI), using super fine needles (0.5 – 2 millimeters in diameter). This process triggers the skin’s healing process – production of collagen and elastin – enter, plumped up skin. Once these punctures are made, applied products can penetrate more deeply into the skin, so the likes of hyaluronic acid can get further beneath the skin’s surface, and really get to work on fixing skin woes.
If you’re yet to start loving your skin, you should try microneedling
Fine lines, hyperpigmentation, acne scars: our skin has a lot to answer for sometimes. These are the little details that make ‘us’ us, but if you’re trying to hide, or ‘correct’, we do know a treatment that will help you to fall in love with your skin once more. Microneedling, the clue is in the name, uses micro-needles to puncture the skin. Don’t panic, it’s a minimally invasive treatment with visible results. So, if your skin’s proving problematic (and you’re not set on embracing it), here’s what’s involved.
By Rachel Spedding