Category: Skin Care Academy

Skin Needling Lesson 7: Sample Experience

This is an example of skin needling done at home. It is intended for informational purposes only. You results may vary. Pre Treatment Linda is unhappy with her stomach after having her last baby a few years ago. The skin…

Skin Needling Lesson 6: Procedure and Recovery

The needling procedure is more or less straightforward. Follow the directions of your needling tool. Make sure to sterilize your skin and work area by wiping it down with alcohol. Pull the skin taut as you needle to ensure penetration.…

Skin Needling Lesson 5: Skin Preparation

Needling with no use of topical actives before or after the treatment is called “dry needling.” Most people want to get the most from their needling treatments and will use skin care products with active ingredients before and after needling.…

Skin Needling Lesson 3: Needling Techniques

Percutaneous Collagen Induction with Needle Rollers or Stamps – Basic skin needling is also called Percutaneous Collagen Induction(PCI) or, less commonly, Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT). The needle length needs to be at least .5 mm, but 1.0mm and 1.5mm are…

Skin Needling Lesson 2: Risks and Sterilization

Risks No aggressive skin resurfacing technique is without risk and drawbacks. Needling is somewhat painful, and there is often some pinpoint bleeding. Bleeding should be minor but can be disconcerting for some people who don’t like the sight of blood…

Chemical Peels Lesson 4: Side Effects and Complications

All forms of strong exfoliation like peels and microdermabrasion, as well as any product that contains alpha hydroxy acids, cause your skin to become photosensitive. This means that it burns and discolors easier with sun exposure. The duration and intensity…