What is Microneedling ?
A dermaroller is a titanium device that is rolled manually over the skin to create thousands of tiny microchannels allowing product absorption by up to 80% vs topical application which only provides 7-10%. This wonderful treatment is now available here at Studio 8 Beauty.
The effect of the micro channels caused by the roller also triggers the body’s healing process which Increases collagen and strengthens the skin resulting in:
- Younger looking skin
Microneedling is great for:
- Uneven skin texture
- Acne Scarring
- Large Pores
- Lines & Wrinkles
- Loss of Volume
- Dull Skin
- Some rosacea can be treated
Classic & deluxe treatments are available including skin needling with CO2 mask & active ingredients such as retinol, hyraluronic acid & oligiopeptide as well as the addition of LED. Please ask for a FREE consultation to discuss your needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does it hurt?
No. Microneedling is carried out with fine grade needles which enter the skin very quickly and painlessly. The treatment is quite comfortable & relaxing.
How will my skin look after the treatment?
You will notice an immediate difference to the skin which will appear fuller and plumper. In most cases the skin should appear clear and calm due to the treatment protocol that we use.
Rarely, but for some Clients, the skin may appear a little more flushed immediately after the treatment and for a short time afterwards.
Do I need to prepare my skin for treatment?
- Do not wax 36/72 hours pre treatment
- No sun exposure 2 weeks prior
TIP – Advanced treatments are an investment in your skin. We highly recommend that you book a skin chat in advance of your treatment to discuss products that will prepare your skin in readiness for your treatment. Our expert skincare professionals can recommended professional products that will work in correlation with your treatment and ensure optimal results with least risk of down time
Is there any Aftercare?
Yes, correct aftercare should be followed after treatment to maximise results.
- No heat 24/48 hours only warm water to gently cleanse.
- Do not Wax 36/72hours post treatment.
- No excessive exercise for 24 hours.
- Minimum Spf 30 48 hours post treatment but ideally always to preserve results.
- We recommend applying only our recommended professional.
- No swimming 48/72 hours as chlorine can dry the skin and because of the risk of infection.
- Mineral make up only 12-24 hours post treatment.
- Always ensure your hands are clean before applying products to avoid infection.
- No sun exposure 2weeks before/after treatment.
TIP – Advanced treatments are an investment in your skin. We highly recommend that you book a skin chat in advance of your treatment to discuss products that will prepare your skin in readiness for your treatment and that you can use post treatment to enhance results. Our expert skincare professionals can recommended professional products that will work in correlation with your treatment and ensure optimal results with the least risk of down time are achieved.
Is there any down time?
No, you can resume normal activities straight after subject to aftercare.
How often do I require Microneedling ?
This treatment can be used as a one off treatment for a special occasion and will last up to 7 days. For Clients seeking optimal results a course of 6 is recommended with regular maintenance.