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Digital Subscriptions > Healthy Magazine > June/July 2019 > MICRONEEDLING


Can rolling tiny needles all over your skin really diminish hard-to-fade pigmentation and deep acne scars?

Should I try it?

Words Laura Potter. Photographs Shutterstock, iStock

It’s a dermatological treatment with various names – microneedling, dermarolling, derma-stamping or collagen induction therapy – and it dates from 1995. It was invented as a way of encouraging wound-healing in scarred skin by puncturing it repeatedly with sterilized microneedles. In 2006, Dr Desmond Fernandes developed the first microneedling product, called a dermaroller. This device looks like a tiny paint roller covered in little needles, 0.5-3mm in length. These are pushed over your face and neck to create controlled punctures, which force your skin to repair itself. It sounds scary, but in fact it’s gentle enough to be used around your delicate eye area.

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