Frequently Asked Questions
Does Microneedling hurt?
In terms of pain, it is a generally tolerable treatment that lasts for 20-30 min. A numbing cream is applied before the procedure begins, making the process more comfortable depending upon an individual’s pain tolerance.
Is there any downtime?
Microneedling has no significant downtime! There is some redness that can take a couple of days to go away, but that is about it.
Is it safe for people with active acne?
In the case of active acne or cystic acne, that specific area with acne is avoided. If you have severe acne, it’s best to book a consultation session beforehand.
Can Microneedling be added to a facial?
No, Microneedling cannot be added to any other facial service.
Is Microneedling recommended for those with compromised skin barrier?
No, if the skin barrier is compromised, Microneedling is not recommended. It is best to restore your skin barrier + revisit this treatment later.
Results, when will I see any?
You will see results within 4-6 weeks depending on your body's cell turnover. During this time, your body will produce collagen + elastin, revealing younger, healthier skin.
How many sessions are needed to get rid of acne scarring?
It is recommended to have a series of sessions to see results. Generally, 3-4 sessions are recommended + in case of deeper scarring, you may need 3-6 treatment sessions.
It’s best to schedule your treatments 4-6 weeks apart, to fully restore your skin.