If you have taken the plunge and invested in an at-home skin needling device, you need to make sure you apply the right products afterwards otherwise, you are likely to be disappointed by the results. Whether you want to get rid of dark spots or fine lines, these are the serums we recommend you apply after every treatment.
To Target Uneven Pigmentation
Skin needling isn’t just a technique to help plump collagen; by creating a gateway to the lower layers of the skin, melanin-suppressing serums can get to work much quicker. Try pressing the Swisscode Pure Kiribirth into the skin after each treatment to brighten and correct areas of uneven tone. It contains a specialist ingredient known as Kiribirth, a derivative of red seaweed, to control excessive pigment production while also providing the cells with enough nourishment to keep them functioning at their optimum level.
To Repair and Smooth
The act of puncturing the surface layers of the skin naturally kick-starts collagen and elastin production, as the fibroblasts get to work sealing these openings before any irritants can penetrate the surface. The added benefit of this boost is that sunken or deflated areas of the face regain some of their lost volume. Help the process along even more by using an antioxidant serum packed with Vitamin C like the Agera Mag C Peptide Serum which works wonders after a treatment, and on the days before and after for continued rejuvenation.
To Hydrate and Plump
For most skin needling users, it’s basic things like moisture and balance that feel most comfortable after a treatment. Look for serums that contain high levels of Hyaluronic Acid like the Sesderma Hidraderm Hyal Liposomal Serum which uses three different types of Hyaluronic Acid to nourish and plump the skin at every layer. It also has a low concentration of Retinol, to help boost the skin’s natural renewal processes, so prepare yourself for all those ‘you look amazing!’ comments the next day.
To Tackle Uneven Texture and Breakouts
We couldn’t do a post-skin needling serum round-up without including something from Genuine Dermaroller. Their Lipopeptide & Vitamin A Serum is specifically designed for skin that has just been needled and contains a number of regenerating ingredients to help the cells recover and improve more efficiently, taking care of textural issues and breakouts (although you should never needle your skin during an active acne flare-up) in one go.
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