Dermapen Skin Needling – How does Dermapen work?

What is Dermapen Skin Needling?
Dermapen is our No.1 Anti-Ageing treatment and uses advanced skin needling technology, to stimulate collagen production and skin cell renewal – resulting in smoother and more youthful looking skin.

Erase your skin’s past with our most popular anti-ageing treatment. Dermapen uses advanced skin needling technology to stimulate the production of collagen, creating smoother, healthier skin. It reduces acne scarring, stretch marks, fine lines, pigmentation, enlarged pores, blackheads and scarring with less down time and better results than ever before.

Dermapen Skin Needling is a popular and innovative anti-aging and scar improvement procedures designed to rejuvenate the skin. As the name suggests, Dermapen is a small, pen-like tool which delivers multiple tiny punctures to the skin. While it’s small in stature the Dermapen is big on results! Micro needling devices are proven to be an effective treatment for reducing wrinkles and fine lines, treating acne scars, improving skin texture, minimising pores and providing overall rejuvenation of the skin.

Dermapen is Ideal for
The result is a skin resurfacing effect which also improves many skin conditions such as:
redness from rosacea and acne scarring,
rough skin texture,
uneven skin tone,
enlarged pores,
fine lines and wrinkles,
loss of elasticity

How does Dermapen work?
Suitable for all skin types, the Dermapen works at a precise needle depth, rapidly penetrating the skin to produce tiny micro punctures. This technique stimulates the skin’s natural healing process to produce the two proteins needed for supple, smooth and youthful skin – collagen and elastin. But don’t worry if you are needle-phobic, the microneedles contained within the Dermapen are so tiny you won’t see them.

Dermapen provides incredible anti-ageing, scarring and skin rejuvenation results due to its patented micro needling technology.

The Dermapen is a small, pen-like device containing many tiny needles. They vibrate and penetrate the skin at extremely high speed, creating 1296 tiny micro channels in the skin every second. By creating these micro-injuries, the skin’s natural healing process is activated, stimulating new collagen and elastin production.

How effective is Dermapen?
The Dermapen treatment is a natural, mechanical process which works effectively without the use of chemicals for noticeable results. Skin is clearer, firmer and more toned with less fine lines, wrinkles, redness and visible scarring after a series of Dermapen treatments.

Is micro needling good for your skin?
Skin needling stimulates collagen, helping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, improve skin tone and refine pores. Acne scarring and redness will also benefit from micro needling, as well as improving overall skin texture and quality. A Dermapen treatment generates new collagen for smoother, firmer skin. The process also helps the skin to better absorb your skincare products for ongoing healthier skin.

What are the side effects?
Possible side effects including slight swelling, temporary discomfort, minor redness, possible, bruising, dryness and light flaking.

Is Dermapen good for acne?
Dermapen is not the ideal treatment if you have active breakouts although is ideal once you have cleared your skin, this treatment can help improve the appearance of acne scarring. In the same way that the Dermapen improves the appearance of ageing through increased collagen and elastin production these also help to reduce and rebuild acne scars.

Is Dermapen Skin Needling safe?
There are no chemicals or ingredients used that sensitive skin may react to, it is a mechanical procedure which stimulates the skin’s natural healing process through collagen induction therapy. Dermapen Skin Needling is considered safe for all skin types as it doesn’t use any products or active ingreditents this treatment stimulates your bodies natural healing process and requires little to no downtime post treatment. However is not recommended in conjunction with some acne medications or If you have psoriasis, eczema, open wounds or active cystic acne, keloid scarring or if you are pregnant.

How painful is this treatment?
Dermapen treatments can cause some discomfort. Although numbing cream is used for many other skin needling treatments, the vibrating effect of the Dermapen interrupts the pain receptors in the skin which makes numbing cream unnecessary. The Dermapen isn’t rolled or dragged across the skin like a dermal roller, so the microscopic punctures it makes are clean, direct and cause little to no pain because there is no tearing of the epidermal layers.

How many treatments will I need?
Everyone’s skin is different, and the Dermapen treats a range of skin concerns so the number of micro needling treatments needed will vary from person to person. We recommend repeating your Dermapen treatments every 4-6 weeks until you achieve your desired results. For scar reduction an average of three to six treatments are normally recommended with lasting results commonly seen six treatments.

What will my skin look like straight after my treatments?
Directly after a treatment your skin may appear flushed, with slight redness and possible mild swelling. Depending on the intensity of the treatment you may also experience light flaking. The majority of the redness and swelling should subside within 24 hours with the average healing process being two to five days.

How can I maximise results
Skin needling and Radio Frequency (RF) are skin treatments usually performed separately to induce new collagen production. We recommend combining Dermapen Skin Needling and RF Skin Tightening together in a single treatment to maximise their effects. RF treatments work by generating heat which also stimulates new collagen production, so by combining the two you can get even more effective results even faster.

How long do Dermapen results last?
Everyone’s skin is different. Generally, you should see the Dermapen beginning to work as your skin starts to heal within four to seven days after your first treatment. Within four to six weeks you are ready for your next session where the positive results will then begin to become cumulative as your skin’s natural ability to produce collagen is stimulated. Another benefit of Dermapen treatments is that the renewed skin is better able to absorb the nutrients from your skincare products, so they work more efficiently and cost-effectively for ongoing results.

After care instructions
Your Clear Skincare therapist will provide post-treatment instructions and recommend home-care products to continue your treatment at home.

Immediately After Treatment
Your skin may feel hot for up to 24 hours post treatment. You may experience slight swelling and puffiness particularly around the eyes. Drink plenty of water to keep hydrated. Your skin should be kept dry for 6 hours post-treatment.

1-3 Days
Redness should subside. Possible tenderness and peeling or flaking may begin to occur. Swelling should start to subside. Gently wash with cool water and Clear Skincare Gel Cleanser. Apply Clear Skincare Copper Peptide Serum to aid the healing process.

5-7 Days
Continue use of recommended Clear Skincare products with active ingredients. Wait two weeks before proceeding with any other treatments. Avoid sun exposure.