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Microneedling: Which Needle Length and Material Is Best?

Microneedling: Which Needle Length and Material Is Best?

When it comes to microneedling, whether it's being done with a derma roller, derma stamp or derma pen, the length of the needle and the material of the needle is very important. Which Needle Length Is Best? This really depends on the area you are treating and your goals. For example, if you are microneedling to diminish wrinkles on your face, then a shorter needle length (perhaps 0.5mm) would be...

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Microneedling for Hair Loss

Microneedling for Hair Loss

Microneedling has shown efficacy in restoring lost hair in those who are beginning to bald. Evidence shows that it works well in treating androgenic alopecia (male pattern baldness), and there is also evidence that it can work on those suffering from alopecia areata (a condition where a person's hair falls out in small patches due to the immune system attacking the hair follicles). Whilst the mechanism for this is not...

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Microneedling: A Health and Safety Guide

Microneedling: A Health and Safety Guide

Microneedling has long been proven as a safe method of skin rejuvenation if done correctly. It is important to follow the instructions carefully, allow your skin time to heal in between treatments, and also not combine microneedling with any other intense treatments such as acid peels. In fact, you should wait at least 8 weeks after an intensive topical treatment (e.g. acid peel, laser etc) and microneedling. Furthermore, microneedling should be avoided...

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Microneedling for Hyperpigmentation and Hypopigmentation

Microneedling for Hyperpigmentation and Hypopigmentation

Pigmentation, in this case, refers to the colour of a person's skin. Hyperpigmentation is where the skin appears darker than normal (too much melanin), and hypopigmentation is where the skin appears lighter than normal (lacking in melanin). Both skin conditions can be treated by microneedling. Microneedling for Hyperpigmentation Because microneedling causes skin cell regeneration, there is reason to believe that it can help with hyperpigmentation. This is mostly backed up by personal...

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