You MUST NOT pick, scratch or use any exfoliant (gentle exfoliation may be allowed after 3-5 days) as this may damage the new skin and introduce bacteria leading to skin infections. Avoid using any skincare that contains AHA, Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid or Retinoic Acid (eg Retin A) for 3-5 days.
When can I exfoliate after microneedling?
Please do not scrub your skin or use any exfoliating or glycolic acid containing cleansers. Avoid make up for at least 12 hours.
Can I exfoliate peeling skin after microneedling?
You may be tempted to “speed along” the peeling process by picking at the peeling skin or physically exfoliating it. This should not be done. At best, it will slow the healing process. At worst, it will slow the healing process and lead to a skin infection or acne outbreak.
How do you get rid of dead skin after microneedling?
Peeling and flaking of the treatment area may occur three to five days after microneedling as a result of increased skin cell turnover. Avoid picking and scratching at your skin. Instead, use a gentle moisturizer to help combat dry skin.
How long does it take for pores to close after microneedling?
The initial skin tightening and pore reduction can be seen immediately after treatment. However, you won’t see your final microneedling results until four to six weeks after your anti-aging treatment.
Can I exfoliate before microneedling?
Exfoliate — It is very important to not over exfoliate before receiving this treatment, but it is needed to see best results. We recommend receiving an exfoliating treatment from us such as dermaplaning before your microneedling service.
Can I use Vitamin C serum after microneedling?
Retinol A and vitamin C serum should be avoided for the first 48 hours, minimum, after microneedling. Once 2 full days have passed, you might want to gradually add products back into your daily beauty routine instead of doing your usual regimen, especially if you use products that have strong anti-aging formulas.
Why does my skin look worse after microneedling?
While it can work wonders at improving acne scars, microneedling can actually spread bacteria in the skin, making breakouts worse. Pin point bleeding isn’t uncommon. According to Dr. Shafran, it’s normal for there to be some pinpoint bleeding on the skin from having the needles inserted into the skin.
Can microneedling ruin your skin?
Skin damage is a risk that commonly occurs with microneedling devices. The damage may include bleeding, bruising, redness, tightness, itching and peeling, and these typically go away without any treatment after a few days or weeks.
How long after microneedling can I get Dermaplane?
However, after microneedling, it is advised that you should wait at least 24 hours before applying any treatments, as the skin can be incredibly sensitive.
How often should I microneedle my face?
As a general rule of thumb, microneedling treatment can be safely done about once a month or every 4 to 6 weeks.
Should you moisturize after microneedling?
First Few Days: Continue gentle cleansing and moisturizing over the next few days. Avoid scrubbing, rubbing, or using exfoliants for 1 week. Apply sunscreen daily and you can use makeup if needed starting the day after treatment.
Why is my skin darker after microneedling?
Can Micro Needling Cause Hyper-Pigmentation? Discoloration caused by skin needling is rare, but can occur if the needle depth is 1.5 mm or deeper, and the procedure is done too frequently. This negligence can cause irritation in the skin which can be one possible cause to post inflammatory hyper-pigmentation.
How do you maximize Microneedling results?
Skin that is well-cared for and in good condition will gain the best results. We recommend you have a good skincare routine established at least 2 weeks before commencing a course of micro-needling. Cleansing, toning and moisturizing morning and night with a good sunscreen used daily would be the absolute minimum.
How do you know if Microneedling is working?
One week following treatment: Most of our patients will notice improvements in their skin just one short week after treatment. Initial results usually include improved skin tone, a reduction in acne visibility, and improved skin texture.
How do I get the best results from Microneedling?
STIMULATE – In the days following your Rejuvapen treatment, and as the skin starts to regenerate, collagen-stimulating peptides are ideal to maximize the effects of the stimulation already started by the microneedling. MAKEUP – We recommend you do not apply makeup for 24 to 72 hours after the procedure.