Skin can often lose its radiance and freshness and look tired and grey, especially when the pressures and demands of a busy life impact negatively on your vitality. Hyperpigmentation, sunspots, crepey skin, and other nasties can all settle in, particularly when your skin’s not in peak condition.
In the past, if you wanted a brighter, fresher, complexion dermatologists would recommend a course of Glycolic peels or even harsher chemical peels, or a course of microdermabrasion treatments.
While Glycolic can be useful in encouraging cell turnover, if you have sensitive or easily irritated skin then it is not wise to have Glycolic peels. Chemical peels carry a risk since they work by burning and irritating the skins surface layer, which can actually cause further damage, since they weaken the skins intrinsic structure. Microdermabrasion, though effective at freshening up a complexion has its downsides too, since the treatment does not produce lasting results and can at best, only provide a temporary boost to your skin.
Dermaroller, is the latest treatment to hit the market that is targeted at helping to boost a jaded complexion, among other things. Big in the US and now hitting UK shores, the treatment is starting to be offered by more and more UK beauty salons and it can really help to put the life back into a greying, uneven, skin tone.
Angelina Jolie is apparently a big fan of the treatment, and let’s face it, with AJ’s flawless complexion, it’s easy to see why Dermarolling is growing in popularity daily.
The Dermaroller itself, is an ingenious little device that contains hundreds of micro needles that have been strategically placed to stimulate the skin below the epidermis, causing new collagen and elastin to form and old imperfections to be shed.
The procedure can be performed in under an hour and downtime is minimal – as is discomfort – as the area to be treated is first numbed with an anaesthetic cream. Dermaroller treatment is perfectly safe and uses the skin’s natural healing process to rejuvenate itself. The procedure will not cause scarring, or burning, and carries none of the possible risks that can be associated with invasive cosmetic surgery procedures, harsh lasers, or abrasive chemical peels.
The salon that you receive your Dermaroller treatment from will provide you with a brand new, hermetically sealed device for each treatment session, making the process perfectly safe and hygienic, with absolutely no risk at all of cross infection.
Don’t expect miracles after just one session though, Dermaroller treatments work best when performed in a series, over time, although many people have reported that even after one treatment they have experienced a much clearer, brighter, and fresher complexion.
After a course of at least six treatments though you will start to see a marked improvement in your skins radiance and a lot of Dermaroller clients often report that it is at this stage that they start to feel more confident without make-up so you can look forward to forgoing that foundation.
Serious problems such as acne scarring and more severe pigmentation problems can be treated with success too, although it will take longer to see an improvement here, depending on the severity of the problem. Dermaroller treatment is a great way to get the kind of skin that you drool over in those glossy magazines, at no risk, and at mimimal cost, and it’s set to be one of the hottest beauty trends of 2014 too.