Microneedling FAQs

What is microneedling and how does it work?

- Microneedling is a procedure that involves using tiny needles to create controlled micro-injuries on the skin, stimulating collagen production.

Is microneedling painful?

- Most people experience minimal discomfort during microneedling treatments.

How long does it take to see results from microneedling?

- Visible improvements can usually be noticed within a few days to weeks after the initial treatment.

Can microneedling help reduce acne scars?

- Yes, microneedling can effectively diminish the appearance of acne scars over time.

Are there any side effects of microneedling?

- Temporary redness and mild swelling are common side effects, but they typically subside within a few days.

How many sessions of microneedling are needed for optimal results?

- The number of sessions required varies depending on individual needs, but typically 3-6 treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart are recommended.

Can microneedling be performed on all skin types?

- Yes, microneedling is safe for all skin types and tones.

Is there any downtime after a microneedling treatment?

- There may be some downtime with minor peeling or flaking, but it usually lasts only a couple of days.

Can I apply makeup immediately after a microneedling session?

- It's best to wait at least 24 hours before applying makeup to allow the skin to heal properly.

Are the results of microneedling permanent?

- While the initial results may fade over time due to natural aging processes, maintaining proper skincare can help prolong the benefits of microneedling.