Acne is one of the most popular skin conditions affecting up to 50 million people a year. These red, raised pimples, blackheads, and whiteouts may have been your worst enemy in your teen years. But even if your acne is long gone, you might still have scarring that prevents you have from having beautiful skin.
Microneedling is one of the best ways to diminish acne scarring for clear, smooth, and even-toned skin. At Shantique Med Spa, we provide microneedling to patients in Torrance, California who want to say goodbye to acne scars and address a variety of other skin concerns.
What it does
Bright, dewy skin is at the core of beauty. But if you have molten indents from years of acne breakouts, it might seem impossible to get a clear complexion again.
At the core of microneedling, lies the dermaroller — a small handheld device that contains about a hundred microscopic needles ranging from 1-2.5 millimeters. Shahinaz Soliman, MD rolls the dermaroller across your skin, gently pricking it to improve collagen and elastin.
Microneedling administers tiny micro-injuries to your dermis. As a result, your skin ramps up its collagen production to heal them. The new collagen smooths your skin, filling in fine lines and scars, while also providing you with a plumper, more radiant complexion.
More youthful skin
Diminishing acne scars is one of the best benefits of microneedling, but it’s not the only. Microneedling is one of the best beauty treatments to turn back the clock on your appearance.
That’s why beauty experts and celebrities around the world continue to turn to microneedling for noticeably younger skin.
The secret to microneedling lies in your body’s natural healing powers. Your skin is rebuilt from the inside out as it regenerates a fresh, smooth, and softer top layer.
Some of the skin concerns it improves are:
- Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
- Sun damage
- Minimizes pores
- Improves acne
- Reduces rosacea
- Improved skin texture
You’ll notice an improvement in your skin after the first treatment, but you might need 2-3 treatments to get the results you’re looking for. Treatments can be spaced about a month apart to give the skin time to heal and reveal your full results. Your friends and family might notice your skin has a warm, healthy glow.
Less expensive than laser
Microneedling is a great option for those looking for beautiful results at a cost-effective price. While laser resurfacing can minimize scars, it is generally four times the cost of microneedling.
Microneedling is safe to use on all skin types and has minimal downtime. Most patients experience just mild redness that often resides in 1-2 days. Laser, on the other hand, can take 1-2 weeks before patients are healed, making it a harder option for those who cannot take off work.
It might be tempting to buy an at-home dermaroller to save some cash. However, we suggest you leave microneedling up to our skin care experts for several reasons.
Microneedling at home is often riskier than you might think because no santization measures are taken. Without proper sanitation, you could microneedle bacteria into your skin making it prone to problems. You also pose the risk of causing tiny microtears in your skin which can worsen your scars and overall skin texture.
The needles found in at-home dermarollers are several times smaller than the ones we use, making the treatment much less effective. When you microneedle at home, you risk making your acne scars and skin conditions worse. Our skin care technicians are skilled in the proper technique to noticeably improve your skin, which makes it worth every extra dollar.
Say goodbye to acne scars today and schedule your microneedling appointment. Call 310-530-7244 or book online.