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Microneedling for Acne Scars: What to know about the procedure Nobody likes acne, and what’s even worse than an unwanted pimple are the scars that they leave behind. There are treatments available but some can be rather expensive and results can vary depending on the person and their skin type and sensitivity. This is especially true for those with deeper acne scars. In most cases, over the counter creams and medications may not have the lasting effect that they desire. If you’re looking for a new alternative, microneedling can be...

Hyaluronic Acid Serum and creams have been rising in popularity and are becoming a regular part of many women’s skincare routines all over the world. However if you are unfamiliar with the product, then the name itself may seem pretty intimidating. Rest assured, there is nothing to fear. In this post we want to explain exactly what Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is and what it does to your skin. First of all, it’s natural, not a trend. That’s right! Hyaluronic Acid is a natural substance that is already present in our...

Microneedling using a derma roller can transform your skin but with the help of powerful topical products, surely your skin can improve big time.You can quickly improve your fine lines & wrinkles acne scars and stretch marks within four weeks when you incorporate it with topical products.  As we all know topical products can enhance great results on the skin when using a derma roller. But remember you must make sure these products are non-comedogenic, non-irritating, non-toxic or even water based. Also, make sure that you are not hyper sensitive...

Microneedling creates thousands of micro channels in the top layer of the skin called epidermis. Through skin remodelling process, your wrinkles, scars and stretch marks will gradually disappear with microneedling. Remodeling is a process that slowly restores old scar tissues with new tissues. Dermarollers can remarkably improve acne scarring together with non-keloidal scars. Microneedling results depends on the type of skin disorder, the severity of your skin condition and the number of microneedling therapy. You will more likely to experience initial benefits by the 3rd or 4th session depending on...

A lot of derma roller users were confused about how often to use the derma roller as well as deciding the correct needle size. Some suggested that you need to derma roll daily to see great results. This is absolutely wrong as it can result to prolonged redness, irritation and inflammation. Performing derma roller treatment on a daily basis together with the wrong needle size can in fact produce undesirable results. So, how often you really need to use a derma roller and how to choose the right needle size?0.5mm...

Derma Rolling is another word for collagen induction therapy. It can boost collagen production that can actually reduce the appearance of wrinkles, scars and stretch marks. Along with these are some anti-aging benefits without damaging your skin structure. Derma rolling can also improve the effectiveness of your cream or serums and improve your skin tremendously. Despite these benefits, there are some common mistakes we should avoid in using Derma Roller. 1. Using a Derma Roller with AcneBy boosting the absorption and efficacy of your topical acne treatment products can be...

Jojoba Oil is packed with almost all the vitamins and minerals which are essential to the health of the skin and face. Normally, it does not have any harmful impact and can be used by those who are having sensitive skin without worrying for any allergic reaction. What is Jojoba Oil? Jojoba oil is a melted type of vegetable wax and found in the seeds or nuts of jojoba plant. Jojoba plant is an evergreen woody shrub plant that grows in hot areas such as desert areas of California, Arizon...

Enlarged open pores on face can make your skin look aged and unhealthy. They can also increase other skin care problems, such as acne and blackheads, especially for people with oily skin.  A lot of people end up using products or treatments for large pores instead of minimizing it resulting to making it worse. So What Causes Large Pores? Sun Exposure – Too much exposure to the sun may lead to having large pores as it damages the skin collagen, thereby shrinking the skin’s elasticity. Age Factors – The open...

The woman's body undergo a lot of changes during pregnancy and one of the major physical change is the appearance of stretchmarks. These long stripes that differ in hue which appears to be dirty on the stomach is commonly due to the sudden expanding of the uterus because of the growing baby. Then the collagen of the skin tends to split and that's when stretchmarks appear. These stretchmarks could also appear on the thighs, hips, breasts, lower back or upper arm. In the beginning of its appearance, it may be...

Also known as collagen induction therapy, microneedling involves using fine needles to create hundreds of tiny, invisible wounds in the top layer of skin using a device called Derma Roller. "The micro-injuries you create stimulates the body's natural wound healing processes, resulting in cell turnover and increased collagen and elastin production, therefore reversing as well as preventing signs of aging," says board certified dermatologist and RealSelf contributor Sejal Shah, MD. Nowadays, microneedling has become hugely popular among skincare fanatics and called the next big thing in anti-aging. So what are the benefits...