Today, we get to part 2 of the post about dermarolling. I hope part 1 was interesting and useful to you, so here we go! What skin care products should we use after the procedure for a maximum effect? So, we have the general rule that tells us: consistent application of organic oils on your skin will soften wrinkles and scars, will prevent premature ageing of the skin and will help you restore the natural color and tone of the skin. This rule also applies to the dermarolling procedure. So when a group of researchers from the University of Concepcion of Chili have reached the conclusion that applying oil on the skin after using the Derma roller contributes to a more efficient regeneration of the skin, it did not come as a surprise.Since the Derma roller has a peeling effect on your skin, it will, of course traumatize it as well (it will cause punctures, abrasions). Dermarolling also has a drying effect on the skin. This is how the procedure works. And it is the reaction of the skin cells to being punctured with a needle that lies at the basis of the dermaroller therapy efficiency. Maximum regeneration rate of the skin is triggered as a reaction to direct, perpendicular skin perforation. Such trauma to the skin triggers the synthesis of collagen, elastin and glycosaminoglycans. As new collagen is being produced, new skin cells are formed and blood supply is enhanced. But the regeneration process takes time of course. That is why it is so important to put oil on your face after using the derma roller. Especially oils that are rich in lipids. Rich, natural oils are the traditional source of lipids to the skin. These are the olive, grapeseed, apricot kernel, peach and even coconut oils. They provide hydration and restore the skin. The Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil also called Crambe Oil or Abyssinian Oil is great to use after dermarolling as it ensures non-greasy and efficient hydration and softens the skin. If you’ve used skin care products that contain Abyssinian Oil, then you’re familiar with that unique feeling of immediate hydration to the skin without any side-effects like grease excess or clogged pores. A particularly great effect comes from the combination between Abyssinian Oil and liposomes: when applied to the skin, the liposomes melt, gradually releasing the oil. You can find it here.
Starting with a certain age, women simply must use skin care products containing ceramides and lipids. Such products should be applied in thick layers before going to sleep. Another important question: should you use Retin A creams after performing the dermarolling? Retin A is a derivative of Vitamin A. And if you’re using 0.25mm needles, you can apply creams that contain Retin A after the procedure. On the other hand, if you’re using 0.5mm or 0.75mm needles then you should wait 3-4 weeks before using products that contain Retin A. This substance must not be applied on open wounds, scratches or abrasions. And if you use needles longer than 0.25mm, after the dermarolling procedure you should use products that contain growth factors, peptides, hyaluronic acid, stem cells and other skin restoring substances.