Pilaten will not help with acne scars (please see our information on Derma Roller and Scar Removal Gel).
DO NOT wear makeup or sunscreen immediately after treatment because they will absorb deeply into your skin through the micro-punctures/micro-channels from the micro-needles. It is best to wait 24 hr for your micro-channels to close up or for your skin to calm down before applying makeup or sunscreen. It is only recommended that you use topical ointments or serums which are specifically designed for use with the Derma Roller (ie. Hyaluronic Acid Essence, Scar
Derma Rolling will not remove the bags under your eyes, but you can use it to treat wrinkles around your eyes. Use with light pressure only. Do not attempt another treatment until full recovery. NEVER use 1.0 mm needles or longer!
The Derma Roller won’t be 100% effective on cellulite. It breaks down and renews collagen fibers. Cellulite is a fatty tissue. It has nothing to do with collagen. The collagen will have a slight plumping effect on the affected area, but we recommend exercise in conjunction with use of the Derma Roller.
This depends on how much pressure you use on the Derma Roller. Most people reported mild pricking sensation, but the majority of people have no problem with the pain. If you have very sensitive skin, you can apply a numbing cream before treatment.
The best products are Vitamin C Serum, Copper Peptide Serum, Vitamin E, Hyaluronic Acid Serum, Scar Removal Gel or a collagen cream. They help boost collagen production.
With proper handling, each roller head should last 6-7 months with weekly use for 0.5mm. It is highly recommended to treat your skin once or twice per month with 0.75 to 1.0mm. Therefore your roller should last at least 1 year.
If you are a Beginner, it is EXTREMELY important to AVOID using 1.5 mm or longer needles on your face. They are for body treatment or for professional usage. Use 0.25 mm for boosting the absorption of topical products. Use 0.5 mm for mild wrinkles, scarring and sun damage. Use 0.75 mm for fine lines, mild scarring, hyper-pigmentation marks. Use 1.0 mm for deep winkles, deep scars, hyper-pigmentation marks, stretch marks and chicken pox
Skin needling with the 0.3mm Derma Roller head can treat sensitive areas that other treatments have to avoid, such as below the eyes, the neck and the back of hands.
Multiple treatments are necessary to achieve significant improvement. Treatment effects are cumulative. All skin is different so we can’t give a definite time frame. Usually you will see results each week as the skin changes due to collagen regeneration. 2 to 6 months are required for deep scars and wrinkles.