The handheld tool is covered in teeny needles – around 0.5mm in length – that rotate across the skin, creating very tiny punctures to the surface. These micro-injuries increase blood flow, and the production of collagen and elastin (for ‘healing’ the injuries), which makes for tighter, plumper skin. And a more even complexion.Book microneedling here
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Despite its Victorian-torture-device aesthetic, ‘dermarolling’ is a conversation topic that keeps popping up in our office, and on Instagram. From Kim K’s vampire facial, to the rise in microneedling treatments, it seems we’re all seeking that radiant glow invasive procedures offer. So, what can you expect from an at-home dermaroller and, more importantly, is it going to hurt?
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