Micro-needling creates microscopic punctures in the skin, causing micro injuries which forces skin to generate new collagen and skin tissue to achieve smoother, firmer, more toned skin. It is one of the best treatments for treating acne scars, wrinkles and enlarge pores. You can supercharge it with hyaluronic acid which helps to increase skin hydration or platelet rich plasma, or PRP, which helps to reduce the discomfort and speed up healing and more effective in treating acne scars.
According to a 2008 study, skin treated with four micro-needling sessions spaced one month apart, produced up to a 400% increase in collagen and elastin six months after completing treatment.
Micro-needling is most often used on your face to target: