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Dermaroller Therapy | How It Works

The dermaroller creates thousands of tiny puncture wounds to the skin which induces the release of growth factors that stimulate the production of new collagen and elastin. Creating dermal damage without removal of the healthy epidermis, as with other resurfacing techniques, means the healing time is rapid and does not cause any comparable discomfort.

Imagine now that on a typical roller, there are 200 needles. If when using the dermaroller the skin is rolled six times (back and forth in three directions), this is over a thousand needle entries, all of which will act to stimulate new collagen fibres. It is not difficult to see that over time, this will act to massively increase the thickness, suppleness and general condition of the skin in these areas.

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In addition to stimulating collagen growth, micro needling also create channels through which any substance applied to the skins surface (know as topical application) can be absorbed far more easily. It is, after all, the skins job to keep things out and piercing this shield works well in breaking down that barrier for a limited time.

What this means is any topical application used actually reaches the areas it is intended for. This accurate and minimally invasive microneedle penetration through the epidermis allows for much higher absorption of anti-ageing topicals like AHA, vitamin A and C serums.

Similarly, if the dermaroller is used in conjunction with a hair loss treatment (of topically applied lotion) the effectiveness of the gel, cream or liquid is massively boosted. Considering the cost of hair loss reduction treatments, the dermaroller represents a superb way to reduce these costs whilst still enhancing results.


The dermarollers work on the thinned dermal layer which is what the stretch marks are, the precisely spaced pricks of the needles causes minute trauma to the top few layers of skin, this tricks the skin into producing collagen, and with the penetration of Vitamin C Serum, the damaged cells will be eliminated and can, over time, be replaced by silky smooth brand new skin cells.

Dermarollers stimulate this natural process of skin rejuvenation and skin healing. The dermal layers are caused to increase in thickness as well causing stretch marks to fade away, and eventually disappear altogether.

Everybody will see remarkable results in stretch mark appearance with the appropriate application of dermaroller treatments. However, results will vary from individual to individual, depending on many factors. The time it takes, and the efficacy of dermarollers to eliminate stretch marks will depend upon the frequency of treatments, and most importantly your choice of serum or cellulite product. You should see a noticeable result within a week of the first treatment.

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Stretch marks will continue to dissipate for up to a year's time with dermaroller treatments. They will become barely noticeable after a few months, and for many users the stretch marks will disappear completely with the appropriate application of dermaroller treatmens and Vitamin C Serum.


Wrinkles are a direct sign of the skin's natural aging process, they can be induced and amplified by sun damage, smoking, poor hydration, facial muscles and facial expressions.

There are two major types of wrinkles:

Fine lines occurring on the face, and deep wrinkles or furrows mostly occurring on the neck. Most Wrinkle treatments are generally more successful on fine lines, while deep wrinkles and furrows may require a more aggressive treatment.

Although dermarollers work on wrinkles of all kinds all over the body, most of us are looking to cure the most noticeable wrinkles on our faces.

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Wrinkles have two main causes:

  • Free Radicals on our skin cells
  • Aging process and our skin's inability to regenerate (divide)

The problem with human skin biology is that the immortal reproductive cells become adult differentiated cells that lose their ability to regenerate (divide and proliferate).

Free radicals:

Wrinkles can be induced, or greatly amplified by free radicals in our skin. They are like little molecular assassins that in our bodies have the sole mission of damaging and even killing healthy skin cells. Free radicals are the by-product of many natural body chemical reactions and cannot be avoided 100%. Environmental stressors like ultraviolet light, smoking, bad nutrition, allergens, can all increase the number of free radicals damaging our skin.

The point is: Free radicals cause wrinkles by attacking and damaging healthy skin cells.

Free radicals also attack , in our lower dermal layers, a connective tissue called collagen. Collagen is an integral part of healthy skin and gives our skin strength, and elasticity. Free radicals will attack collagen, causing it to split and tear, causing our skin to sink down, and:


Dermaroller treatments in conjunction with the application of Vitamin C Serum is an extremely powerful weapon against BOTH types and BOTH causes of wrinkles. The Vitamin C Serum stimulates new skin cell production. It eliminates damaged skin cells, and replaces them with newly regenerated skin cells.

"The Dermaroller is Much Better than Botox"

Botox treats the symptoms of wrinkles, and offers a temporary solution whereas dermarollers with Vitamin C Serum fights wrinkles at the source, offering an effective long term solution.

All of us will develop wrinkles as we age. Dermarollers are astonishingly effective at treating this most common type of wrinkle - the "age wrinkle".

The dermaroller acts in two primary ways for treating wrinkles:

Collagen production from skin needling firms and tightens up the skin in delicate areas reducing, and eliminating fine lines and wrinkles. The dermaroller opens up micro channels in the skin to dramatically magnify the penetration factor of your favorite skin anti-aging serum.

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By profoundly enhancing the delivery of free radicals, micro-nutrients, micro-collagen, vitamins, and moisture into the skin, it combats wrinkles at the source, effectively making dermarollers with anti aging serum more of a long term cure for wrinkles rather than simply an effective treatment.

On its own, dermaroller treatments can be an effective therapy for wrinkles. Combined with a good anti-aging serum, dermarollers become an incredibly effective alternative to a surgical facelift.

The best dermaroller to buy for treating facial wrinkles is the 1mm or 1.5mm needle lenght. Once wrinkles have appeared, there is no better way than a good serum in conjunction with a dermaroller treatment to evaporate wrinkles.


Scarring is our skins natural way of repairing itself. Think of a scar as a patch, made up of scar tissue, and not new normal new skin cells. The dermaroller in conjuction with a Vitamin C Serum, will disrupt the normal skin cycle and cause scar tissue to be removed. It tricks old skin cells into dividing and creating new skin cells and thus eliminating scars.

The inadequate ability to generate new skin cells in the aging body is responsible for the process of scar production. This is also true for wrinkles and stretch marks.

Scar Formation: Scars are the abnormal skin tissue that is deposited after a wound is healed. Scar tissue does not consist of new living skin cells, but consists of a patchwork of collagen fibers, and other proteins that plug the gap in the skin surface to replace the normal skin tissue and act as an effective barrier to infection and foreign particles entering our bodies. Scar tissue, although functional, does not look like normal smooth skin, and can be unsightly and embarrassing.

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The vast majority of different types of scar tissue can be effectively treated with a Dermaroller. There are rare and irregular scars caused from the overproduction of collagen known as "hypertrophic" and "keloid" scars. These scars should not be treated with dermarollers because they already have too much collagen, and dermaroller treatment can stimulate and increase the amount of collagen.


The micro needling process of removing scars re-sets and enhances the natural healing process which created the collagen skin patch in the first place. Combined with a Vitamin C Serum, dermarollers will cause the skin to destroy scar tissue, and replace it with brand new skin cells - eliminating scars. Also, thinner areas of the skin are thickened, simultaneously reducing appearance of scars.

Tiny micro needles cause mini-trauma to the skin and the skin is then tricked into the reparation process. This means your skin begins producing new collagen. The secret is when dermarolling is combined with a Vitamin C Serum, the collagen production is combined with new skin cell generation and scar tissue is destroyed.

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The dermaroller will start to fade scars after just a few treatments and you will see the scar discoloration begin to fade. The surface area of the scars will then begin to contract, while the skin starts to thicken. The skin tissue will replace scar tissue and effectively eliminate the scar after many treatments.

Generally speaking, the thicker the scar, the longer the needle should be used. We recommend a 1.5mm dermaroller for any facial scars, and generally home users should not attempt self treatment with a derma roller of greater than 2.5mm.

Dermaroller needle lengths between 1.5m and 2.5m will be effective in treating 95% of all scarring.


Dermarollers are not recommended for the following skin conditions:

  • Those with active infections
  • Chronic skin disorders
  • Blood clotting problems
  • Poor healing
  • Skin malignancies
  • Active acne
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Severe solar keratosis
  • Raised moles or warts

Do not share your dermaroller with other people.

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