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What does Microneedling do? | Why you need this treatment

Curious about why there is now a trend for having tiny needles poked into your skin? A lot of people have heard about microneedling but what does it really do? How do you know if microneedling is a treatment that would truly benefit your skin? Here are some reasons why it may be the perfect treatment you need to get healthy, glowing, ageless skin. 

Really though…what does microneedling do?

Microneedling is a procedure during which tiny needles are used to create controlled micro injuries to the skin in order to produce collagen and elastin. What does collagen do for your skin? Collagen is an essential protein that provides elasticity to your skin. It helps your skin appear more youthful, vibrant and glowing. Collagen isn’t just good for your skin though. It’s also extremely beneficial for your hair and nails, gut health, brain health, and weight loss. The tiny needles that are used during the treatment serve to create small micro-channels which allow your skin to absorb creams and serums more effectively into the dermis (the thick layer of living tissue below the epidermis which forms the true skin, containing blood capillaries, nerve endings, sweat glands, hair follicles, and other structures). After the treatment a hyaluronic acid is applied to the skin as well. Post treatment you will have a thicker dermis and your skin will be toner, tighter and have an improved color to it.

Why do people get Microneedling?

People who receive this treatment have many different skin issues such as:

  • Melasma
  • Sun Damage
  • Acne Pitting
  • Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation
  • Fine lines
  • Acne scarring
  • Pigmentation
  • Wrinkles
  • Stretch marks
  • Texture

How many treatments of microneedling do you need?

For microneedling you will need four to six treatments on average in order to see maximum results. Treatments are spaced four to six weeks apart while you are receiving treatment.

Microneedling Benefits

Here are some of the benefits:

  • Rejuvenates the skin
  • Improved quality and texture of your skin
  • Treats scars
  • Reduces wrinkles

If you are interested in giving Microneedling a try be sure to give us a call today at 1-800-851-0969 or click here to schedule your complimentary consultation so we can talk with you about your specific skin issues and see if this treatment is right for you!

Louis J. Silberman is the CEO and Co-Founder of National Laser Institute, the pioneer of the medical aesthetics training industry and one of the largest educators in the country.