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Microneedling Needle Gauge (FAQ)

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– 0.20mm Dermaroller – Sensitive Skin.
– 0.25mm Dermaroller – Serum Absorption.
– 0.5mm Dermaroller – Erase Wrinkles.
– 0.75mm Dermaroller – Reduce Acne Scars.
– 1.0mm Dermaroller – Hair Growth.
– 1.5mm – Reduce Stretch Marks.

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1What size needle is best for microneedling?

A needle length of 1.5 to 2 mm is usually used for treating acne and other scars as a routine. When microneedling is used as a treatment for ageing skin and wrinkles, the needle length of 0.5 mm or 1.0 mm is usually recommended.

2What is the difference between 12 and 36 needle microneedling?

The 12 needle cartridges are more popular and are suitable for all skin conditions, including fine lines and deep wrinkles, stretch marks, cellulite, pigmentation, burn scars, and post acne scars. 36 Needle Cartridges are more invasive and suitable for treating scars, large pores, and deep wrinkles.

Working with these needles can be more painful. When mixed with clear, Hyaluronic Acid-based serums, Needles 9, 24, and 36 are all suitable for Microneedling.

Nano-needles are very thin (0.15mm in length and thickness of hair). They produce nano channels that are used to treat epidermis’ upper layers. We only use nano needles for BB Glow. Since titanium dioxide is present in BB ampoule, we are unable to deliver the pigment to the skin’s deeper layers. Titanium dioxides are supposed to provide sun protection, but they should not be introduced into the dermis to prevent skin discoloration and irritation.

3Are thinner needles better for microneedling?

The smaller the needle, the more often you are able to do the treatment. If you’re really looking to rev up your results, you may want to consider adding in additional skin care treatments between your microneedling sessions. 0.20 – 0.30mm: Can be used on daily or every second day on the same skin area.

4What depth do you use for microneedling?

2.5 – 4mm

5Can I use 0.5 mm derma roller everyday?

Derma Roller 1.5 and 2.0mm – The numbing cream will be used daily on the same skin area. Long needles can be used on the same skin area for a week. On the same skin area, a 0.75mm long needle can be used every second week. On the same skin area, 1 mm can be used every four weeks.

6Can you use 36 pin microneedling on face?

The 12 pin is recommended for the face, while the 36 pin is more suitable for body.

7Can I use 1.5 mm derma roller on my face?

Medical microneedling needles have a length of 0.5 millimeters on the face, neck, and chest, or 1.5mm – 2.5mm on the body. These needles are longer, and they penetrate the epidermis and the dermis’ depths (depending on the length of the needles).

This results in a skin healing process being initiated. In the dermis, collagen and elastin production is stimulated.

Any needles longer than 0.5 millimeters is likely to be painful, will need numbing cream, and an elevated risk of infection. They are often carried out with specific, medical grade equipment.

8Can you do too much microneedling?

Microneedling is Too Often Failure to do so will delay healing, inflammation, inflammation, and slow results, which we don’t want to do to our skin. Collagen is already present in the skin up to a month after microneedling, so be patient.

If you’re using a derma roller, you’ll want to wait at least two weeks for your skin to recover. For longer needle lengths, you should give your skin a rest, but you shouldn’t even be using large needle sizes at home (1mm+) because they can be more difficult if not handled by a specialist.

Needless are not rolled into skin and are rolled onto skin instead, so the micro-hole it creates tend to be wider shaped cones, which is why giving two weeks between each session is preferable.

9Can I use 1mm derma roller on face?

The micro-needles on dermarollers are so tiny that it is impossible to cause any scarring on the face. However, it is not recommended to use needle lengths 1mm and above when doing microneedling at home, because these are supposed to be administered by medical professionals.

A 0.1mm dermaroller is the most suitable length to start as it will increase the penetration of other skincare products and collagen without the harmful effects of potential scarring, and will not result in any downtime.

10Can microneedling ruin your skin?

Skin damage is a risk that is typical of microneedling machines. The harm may include bleeding, bruising, redness, itching, and peeling, and these will usually go away without any medication after a few days or weeks.

When cosmetics or other skin care products such as moisturizers and sunscreen are used, dark or light spots on the skin, lines on the face, a rash of cold sores, swollen lymph nodes, and infection are all typical risks.

Be aware that microneedling does not always result in the desired aesthetic appearance, and it may take more than one procedure to achieve the desired results.

11Can I use 1.5 mm derma roller on my scalp?

Most microneedling devices for the face feature smaller needles (between 0.2 mm – 0.5 mm), but the scalp can handle a bit of a longer point. A 1.5 mm needle is standard for scalp rolling, since this size can better penetrate through hair and scalp buildup.

12Does deeper microneedling work better?

“There’s no therapeutic benefit to going deeper than needed.” Some doctors may have less pressure or fewer passes—anywhere from two to six passes per area. “Once the areas are even bleeding and red, the treatment is done,” says Dr. Emer.

To speed healing, post-treatment, a customised serum, and cooling mask are used to help calm the skin, and some doctors recommend patients to red LED lights.

“You’ll be left looking a little red and have some pinpoint scabs,” says Dr. Emer. Skin will settle down and look prettier within a week, according to RealSelf Tip: Before your microneedling procedure about how to pretreat your skin, consult with your dermatologist. “I find that many underestimate the importance of skincare in both pre- and post-procedure regimens,” says Dr. Eugene Nowak, a dermatologic surgeon in Chula Vista, California. “You’ll definitely get maximum results by using medical-grade and prescription-strength skincare to prepare skin prior to the procedure, provide it with essential nutrients during recovery, and shield it from further damage.”

13Is microneedling better deeper?

Despite needling at a depth of 1.5mm, a Schwartz and Laaf report found that new collagen only occurs in the first 0.6mm if the skin, not the other. Dr. Setterfield also did case studies, which revealed a.

14How many passes should you do for microneedling?

This will vary greatly depending on what you’re treating, but you should be able to start with three sessions. If you’re looking for things like deep scarring, you may need up to six or even eight sessions.

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