Microneedling is a treatment in which small micro-damages are made in the skin with a pen. These damages are closed by our skin with collagen. Collagen is a protein that occurs naturally in our skin, it ensures that our skin is nice and firm and smooth.

Contra/indications

Sometimes a Microneedling treatment may absolutely not be applied or only with the agreement of a GP. The treatment should not be used in the following indications.

  • Irritated skin
  • In case of a home infection or fungal infection
  • Active acne
  • Active rosacea (recognizable by the red bumps)
  • On eczema spots
  • Psoriasis (this is due to Koebner Syndrome, an outbreak of psoriasis after skin damage)
  • Actinic keratoses (dry, rough patches from sun damage)
  • (skin) cancer (also in remission)
  • Open wounds or sores (including cold sores)
  • Customers with blood clotting problems
  • Raised warts and moles must be spared
  • in diabetes
  • When using immune-suppressing drugs, ask for approval from your doctor.
  • Treating clients who are infected with the HIV virus is not recommended.

After treatment

  • Explains to the customer that they will have to pay for the next few hours due to bacteria transfer must be prevented from touching the face with hands.
  • During the 24 hours, avoid: sauna, swimming, sun (bed) and sports (bacteria and sweating).
  • Do not take a bath within 24 hours, shower only (bathwater contains a lot of bacteria)
  • 24 hours wash the treated area with water only.

When do you choose Microneedling?

Microneedling is a wonderful treatment and is used for:

  • skin aging / wrinkles
  • scars
  • coarse pores
  • pigmentation

With raised scars, the treatment is slightly different, then the scar can be treated every 2 weeks