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Micro-needling

Mermaid Beach Skin Rejuvenation

Micro-needling is the perfect pick-me-up for skin that’s lost its youthful plump, elastic tone. The experience uses hundreds of extremely small needles to induce tiny perforations in the surface of the skin, triggering a self-healing process that produces new collagen and elastic around each prick.

During a micro-needling treatment, the body interprets the tiny irritations as injuries, rushing new tissues to the area that normally take place during our immune system’s healing process. As new collagen and elastic are produced, your treated skin becomes plumper and smoother on the surface. Microperforations also make it easier for your skin to absorb the skin care products you apply to those areas.

Middle-aged couple walking outdoors at sunsetIs Micro-needling Right for You?

You may want to consider this non-surgical facial treatment if you’re hoping to:

  • Lift or tighten skin in a certain area of your face
  • Treat visible scars to make them less noticeable
  • Manage “creping” and thinning skin textures
  • Reduce the size and visibility of pores
  • Treat dark spots and even out skin tone
  • Improve results from your current skin care routine

What to Expect During Your Appointment

As the name implies, micro-needling can sometimes lead to some mild discomfort and irritation if performed without any type of anaesthetic. To make your visit at Mermaid Smiles  more comfortable, we’ll apply a numbing cream to the area that’s being treated. Next, special hyaluronic skin cream is applied to help the skin respond as optimally as possible. Finally, tiny needles are rolled over the skin, causing shallow punctures ranging anywhere from 0.5-3mm deep. Even delicate under-eye areas can be treated!

Avoid any cosmetic products or skin creams for the remainder of the day, aside from the one used during your procedure. For the next two days, apply a protective sunscreen and avoid sun exposure, as skin tends to be more sensitive. Products like retinol or AHA should also be avoided.

Non-surgical Skin Treatments for Adults

Is micro-needling right for you? Request a consultation during your next checkup to find out!
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* Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.


Micro-needling Mermaid Beach, Mermaid Waters, Miami QLD | (07) 5629 7817