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Microneedling has become a revolutionary procedure in the field of dermatology, offering a non-invasive solution to various skin concerns.

Microneedling is a cutting-edge cosmetic procedure that harnesses the power of controlled micro-injuries to stimulate the skin’s natural healing response. By using fine, sterile needles ranging in depth from 0.5 to 2.5 millimetres, microneedling creates tiny punctures on the skin’s surface. This process triggers a cascade of regenerative processes, including collagen production, elastin synthesis, and enhanced cellular turnover. The result is smoother, firmer, and more youthful-looking skin.

Microneedling and the PRP vampire facial are two popular treatments used to rejuvenate the skin, but they differ in their approach and key components. Here’s a breakdown of how they work:

Microneedling primarily relies on the mechanical stimulation of the skin through controlled micro-injuries. The procedure involves using a device with fine needles to create tiny punctures in the skin’s surface. These micro-injuries trigger the skin’s natural healing response, stimulating collagen and elastin production. As a result, microneedling helps improve skin texture, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and enhance overall skin tone.

To enhance the benefits of microneedling, various serums can be used in conjunction with the treatment

The CLINICCARE Glow serum cocktail contains a mixture of anti-pigmentation, hydrating, firming, tightening and antioxidant ingredients to eliminate uneven skin tone (such as age spots, melasma and sun damage), and to restore moisture and firmness caused by the degradation of native hyaluronic acid and collagen fibers.

The CLINICCARE REFRESH serum cocktail contains a mixture of skin rejuvenating, hydrating, firming, soothing and antioxidant ingredients to restore moisture and firmness caused by the degradation of native hyaluronic acid and collagen fibers.

The EGF TIGHT serum by CLINICCARE has a mixture of skin rejuvenating, hydrating, firming, tightening and antioxidant ingredients to restore moisture and firmness caused by the degradation of native hyaluronic acid and collagen fibers.

The PRP vampire facial combines microneedling with the application of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) derived from the patient’s blood. PRP is obtained by drawing a small amount of blood and then processing it to separate the platelet-rich plasma from other components. Platelets contain growth factors that play a crucial role in tissue repair and regeneration.

Microneedling caters to a wide range of individuals seeking to address various skin concerns. It is particularly beneficial for those with acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone, enlarged pores, and mild sagging. Additionally, individuals aiming to improve the overall texture and appearance of their skin can benefit from microneedling. However, it is essential to consult with our Pharmacist Independent Prescriber to determine if microneedling is suitable for your specific skin type and condition.

Microneedling serves multiple purposes in the realm of skincare. Firstly, it stimulates collagen production, which is crucial for maintaining skin elasticity and firmness. Additionally, microneedling helps to improve the texture and tone of the skin, reducing the appearance of scars, hyperpigmentation, and stretch marks. Moreover, microneedling enhances the absorption and effectiveness of topical skincare products, allowing them to penetrate deeper into the skin.

The administration of microneedling requires precision and expertise. Before the procedure begins, the skin is thoroughly cleansed to ensure optimal results. A numbing cream may be applied to minimize any discomfort. The pharmacist then gently rolls a microneedling device across the treatment area, creating controlled micro-injuries. The depth of the needles and the number of passes depend on the individual’s skin condition and desired outcome. After the treatment, a soothing serum or mask is applied to aid in skin healing and recovery.

As with any cosmetic procedure, microneedling carries a few potential side effects, although they are generally mild and temporary. These may include redness, mild swelling, and sensitivity in the treated area. However, these effects typically subside within a few days, and proper aftercare can help minimize any discomfort or complications. It is crucial to follow post-treatment instructions provided by our Pharmacist Independent Prescriber, which may include avoiding direct sun exposure and harsh skincare products during the recovery period.

Microneedling offers a lot of advantages that contribute to its growing popularity. Firstly, it stimulates collagen and elastin production, resulting in improved skin elasticity and firmness. Additionally, it helps to reduce the appearance of acne scars, hyperpigmentation, and stretch marks, leading to a more even and radiant complexion. Moreover, microneedling enhances the absorption and efficacy of topical skincare products, maximizing their benefits. Furthermore, microneedling is suitable for various skin types and can be performed on different areas of the body, providing versatility and flexibility in treatment options.

DermaPharm Aesthetics; a Pharmacist Independent Prescriber led aesthetics clinic is one clinic that provides above mentioned treatment in the UK, with locations in Stockton and Hartlepool. The Stockton location is at 4 Alford Lane TS190QP, while our Hartlepool clinic is at Catcote Rd, Hartlepool TS25 2LS. Our pharmacist will guide you through the treatment process and customize a treatment plan that addresses your specific concerns. Choosing a well-established clinic like DermaPharm Aesthetics is a great way to ensure you receive a safe and effective treatment.

Treatment time30 – 45 minutes
PainNone to minimal discomfort
Results24 – 72 hours
Results durationPermanent
PriceFrom £60