Microneedling is a skin treatment that is becoming increasingly popular, but not everyone knows what it is or why it works. Microneedling is a procedure that uses tiny needles to create many micro injuries in the skin. The body then heals these injuries and produces new collagen, which helps your skin look firmer and less wrinkled. For this reason, microneedling has become an effective tool in both medical and cosmetic treatments.

Cosmetic Microneedling

Cosmetic microneedling is typically done with a needle size between 0.2mm to 0.3mm, it is used to help improve the appearance of scars, fine lines, hyperpigmentation and over all luminosity of the skin. It works by creating tiny micro-channels in your skin which trigger your body to produce more collagen and elastin. It also increases the effectiveness of your serums and moisturizers as they penetrate your skin more easily. For example, our microneedle roller can be used to help you get the most out the ingredients in your serums because you have created a pathway for them to penetrate the epidermis, this means that you will see faster results! There is no down time and no bleeding with this needle depth and it is FDA approved for at home use.

Medical Microneedling

Medical microneedling is done with a needle size of 0.5 mm to 2.5mm, this treatment is used to treat deep acne scars, stretch marks, melasma, hyperpigmentation and acne. This procedur should be done by aprofessional and is best to be followed by a growth factor or PRP for best results. This type of microneeling does involve some pinpointbleeding and 2-3 days of redness and irritation. After the healing time you will have smoother, brighter and tighter skin. Micro-needling has become popular in the last decade and is used by many dermatologists, estheticians and spa professionals. This treatment can be done on all skin types including those with sensitive skin. If you’re looking for a way to achieve younger looking skin without surgery or expensive treatments, give micro-needling a try!


Did you know that there are two types of microneedling? You're probably familiar with cosmetic microneedling, which we'll cover in this article. Medical microneedling is different than cosmetic because it uses larger needles and is often done under a professional supervision. While both applications can be effective tools for skin rejuvenation and anti-aging, their purposes differ slightly.

There is a big difference in aesthetic results when doing the different variations of microneedling

There is a big difference in aesthetic results when doing the different variations of microneedling. Cosmetic microneedling uses a smaller needle, which will not give you any bruising or bleeding. This makes it ideal for at home maintance.

Medical microneedling uses a larger needle, making it more effective at stimulating collagen production and increasing blood flow to the skin. This can help with deeper scarring or stretch marks by improving skin’s overall appearance and giving it more elasticity.


Microneedling is growing in popularity and it's not hard to see why. It's a safe, effective procedure that can give you the results you want without having to go under the knife. However, it's important for clients to know that there are many different types of microneedling tools, needle sizes and quality of the tools as well. Visit a professional to see what is the best option for you and what will work best for your skin concerns.

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