Micro-needling and product absorption

By Michelle Gellis-acupuncture physician One of the many benefits of micro-needling is that it can increase the absorption rate of topically applied skin care products. The skin is a barrier and can impede the absorption of products. Clinically conducted studies have shown that micro-needling can increase serum absorption by as much as 300%. When you…

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How does micro-needling stimulate collagen?

Aculift Microneedle Derma Roller

by Michelle Gellis – Acupuncture Physician Micro-needling with an Aculift derma roller, hydra roller or hydra needle can erase fine lines, wrinkles, and turn back many visible signs of aging by stimulating the production of collagen. But how does it work? Collagen induction therapy or micro-needling works by stimulating the immune system and wound-healing mechanisms.…

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