It is a cosmetic procedure that involves pricking the skin with tiny, sterilized needles. The small wounds cause your body to make more collagen and elastin, which heal your skin and help you look younger. You might also hear it called collagen Induction Therapy.
Microneedling may help with issues like:
First, you’ll get a numbing cream smoothed onto your face so you can’t feel the needle pricks. Then the Esthetician will move a pen shaped tool with tiny needles around your face. The needles make small cuts in your skin, which causes a bit of bleeding. The goal of the procedure is to start your body’s healing process by sending collagen and elastin to patch up the tiny injuries. Collagen helps fill in and smooth out wrinkles. Most people get microneedling on the face, but it can also done on other parts of the body, such as your stomach or thighs. Most people need 4-6 treatments to see a difference.
Patients are advised to avoid the following activities and practices for at least 2 days post-procedure: