What Size Derma Roller Should I Use?
There are various sizes of derma roller needles ranging between 0.2mm and 3.0mm, each suited for particular sets of skin complications. Needles 1mm long and below are suitable for the treatment of simple operations while longer ones are recommended for more prominent skin ailments.
Derma roller needle sizes
The 0.2 to 0.3mm size skin roller needles are the smallest of derma roller microneedles which are used basically for what is referred to as transdermal absorption, or simply, enhanced absorption of skin care products. It does not stimulate the growth of collagen, but it does thicken the epidermis making it easier for the skin to respond positively to various skincare products.
Regardless of the derma roller size, the skin is likely to exhibit redness and irritation from regular use. However, the 0.2/0.3mm needle can be used every other day with no side effects.
The 0.5mm derma roller needles are the perfect size of needle for anyone looking to treat shallow wrinkles, UV damage, light scarring, and hyperpigmentation. It also helps in the boosting of product absorption for quicker and more efficient results. Derma rolling naturally causes loss of skin moisture and dryness, so longer needles must be used carefully. The 0.5mm needle can be utilized weekly or twice a month without any reverse contradictions.
Effects will vary from user to another, and while some might exhibit excessive reddening and skin irritation from weekly use, others will not. Your skin reaction to derma rolling should help you determine the frequency at which you can use the 0.5mm size needle. Beginners should practice caution with the choice of needles, hence should not use the 0.5mm needle on a weekly basis.
1.0mm size derma roller needles
These derma roller size needles are more effective in inducing the production of collagen as compared to smaller needles.Besides helping in the reduction of hyperpigmentation and UV damage, the 1.0mm dermaroller needles can treat stretch marks, scars, and even wrinkles efficiently.