Microneedling is a skincare treatment using a derma roller or a dermapen to create micro wounds on the skin with tiny micro needles to stimulate collagen production. A serum with the right functioning ingredients can considerably improve the benefits of microneedling.
A serum will make it more comfortable during the actual treatment, since it will help the device move on the skin more smoothly. It also enhance product absorption by up to 300%, helping you take the most advantage of your serums ingredients and resulting in a smoother texture. But not all serums are suitable for microneedling. Some of you may be wondering which serums are the best to be used with microneedling. Serums with the following several ingredients are recommended for microneedling.
- Hyaluronic Acid
Hyaluronic acid has the ability to bring moisture to the surface of your skin with its strong ability to draw and hold water. It can continue to keep your skin moisturised throughout the day.
Peptides help keep the skin firm, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and smooth overall texture.
When you are microneedling, Ceramides works to make up your upper skin and give long-lasting moisture. It has less risk of any irritation or side-effect to protect your skin and make it firm and resistant.
- EGF (epidermal growth factor)
EGF stimulates growth at a cellular level to healing and restore damaged skin. It works by binding to cells and signalling them to behave like young, healthy cells, to grow, repair, and survive. This basically means cells will heal quicker and stronger.
- PSF and Zinc
Zinc is one of the ingredients to cure scars, spots, and nodal acne issues. It can also avoid any rashes and side effects. PSF is a post-microneedling ingredient that enhances your skin barrier capacity and makes it more vulnerable to damages.