How to use a derma roller and what are the benefits

views

Derma rolling is the process of rolling small needles on the skin that create small holes to force the wound healing process on the skin. The goal of using a derma roller is to enable faster blood circulation and collagen production. So, derma rolling is similar, in theory, to micro-needling.

How to use a derma roller

Before you start using a derma roller, you need to know the different types that are available and understand their uses. You can choose a derma roller depending on the number of needles, the broader the derma roller the more the number of needles and the broader the surface it can cover. Derma rollers also vary depending on the length of the needle, most of them are usually from 0.25mm to 1.0mm. Use those with smaller lengths for sensitive areas or those with thin skin. Also, you can choose your derma roller depending on the length and size of the handle.

After you choose your derma roller, here are steps on how to use it.

  • Use a gentle cleanser to wash your face and let it air dry.
  • Apply a numbing cream if you are using a derma roller with needles longer than 1.0mm.
  • Use 70% isopropyl alcohol to disinfect your derma roller.
  • Roll it.
  • Rinse your face then disinfect your derma roller before putting it away.

Benefits 

Derma rolling has a handful of benefits to the skin, most of which are visible. Here are some of the most common benefits of using a derma roller.

Scar reduction 

Derma rollers are great for reducing scars. The needling process helps in the production of collagen.

Wrinkles and fine lines

As you age, the ability of your skin to produce collagen reduces, resulting in wrinkling and the creation of fine lines. Derma rolling helps to increase blood flow and the production of collagen which in turn helps tighten the skin. When the skin tightens fine lines and wrinkles start to disappear.

Product absorption 

Derma rolling also helps in product absorption since it punctures the skin creating small pores. Such that, when you apply products on the skin derma rolling helps push the product into the skin.

Shrinking pores

Collagen plays a huge role in creating a young appearance on the skin. When more collagen is produced during derma rolling it blocks pores on the skin and smoothens the surface.

Sun damage

While derma rolling helps rejuvenate the skin from inside out, it also helps to repair damage from the sun. What’s more, using a derma roller will boost the absorption of topical treatment products which goes a long way to speeding up the healing process.

Hair loss

If you have a hair loss problem, derma rolling can also help alleviate it. The increased blood flow caused by derma rolling can help stimulate the scalp. This also helps in the production of hormones that aid the growth of hair size and follicles. In addition, it will help boost the absorption of topical products used as a treatment for hair regrowth.

Share this
Tags

Must Read

Who Are The Top Manufacturers For Animal Health Pharmaceuticals?

The animal health pharmaceutical industry is a vital component of global healthcare, responsible for producing medications, vaccines, and other products that ensure the health...

Decoding Slot Symbols: Understanding Wilds, Scatters, and Multipliers

Slot machines are not only about spinning reels and matching symbols; they also feature special symbols that can significantly impact gameplay and increase your...

The Mystery of Scatter Symbols: Your Gateway to Free Spins

In the world of online slots, symbols play a pivotal role in determining the outcome of the game. Among these symbols, the scatter symbol...

Must-read

How Was Beer Made in the 18TH Century?

Imagine you're a brewer in the 18th century, tasked with turning simple ingredients into a satisfying pint. You'd start with barley, soaking and germinating it before drying it in a kiln to preserve essential enzymes. Next, you'd mash the malted barley in hot water to extract the sugars, setting the stage for fermentation. Boiling the wort with hops would add...

Adolphus Busch: The Visionary Behind Beer Powerhouse Anheuser-Busch

Adolphus Busch was born on July 10, 1839, in Kastel, Germany, and later immigrated to the United States in 1857. His journey to becoming a brewing magnate began when he joined the E. Anheuser & Co. brewery in St. Louis, Missouri, which was owned by his father-in-law, Eberhard Anheuser. With a keen business acumen and innovative spirit, Busch quickly...

The Story Behind the Famous “King of Beers” Slogan for Budweiser

Budweiser is a prominent name in the beer industry, known for its iconic slogan "King of Beers." This slogan has an interesting history that reflects the brand's journey in the United States. German immigrant Adolphus Busch arrived in the country in 1857 and later married Lilly Anheuser. He began working at his father-in-law's brewery, which would eventually become Anheuser-Busch. By...

Recent articles

More like this