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Author Topic: Derma Rollers - anyone used them?  (Read 476 times)

hairl3ss

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Derma Rollers - anyone used them?
« on: January 06, 2017, 05:59:13 AM »
Have any of you used derma rollers before?

It seems like people either hate them or consider them a godsend - any experience?

Styyna

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Re: Derma Rollers - anyone used them?
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2017, 09:19:43 AM »
Sorry. I've heard of this but have no experience, not even second-handed, to impart.
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silverstreak

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Re: Derma Rollers - anyone used them?
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2017, 06:57:45 AM »
Have any of you used derma rollers before?

It seems like people either hate them or consider them a godsend - any experience?

Didn't know anything about this so Goggled and read this https://intothegloss.com/2015/05/dermarolling-at-home/ and decided to give it a miss, I hate needles!!
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milla

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Re: Derma Rollers - anyone used them?
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2017, 02:14:55 PM »
Like SilverStreak, I did not know about this and I googled it. It sounds uncomfortable! I can cope with medical procedures involving needles and stuff, but I don't fancy the Derma Rollers :eek:

Styyna

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Re: Derma Rollers - anyone used them?
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2017, 11:14:12 AM »
I had heard of this and had a general idea of what it entailed but hadn't read about it. After doing so my initial thoughts are confirmed and I have no desire to create micro-holes in my skin, leaving it open to infection. The molecules of the products that can be absorbed better than ever are probably bigger than bacteria and having a layer of skin laid open to bacteria isn't my cup of tea.
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milla

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Re: Derma Rollers - anyone used them?
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2017, 12:58:27 PM »
Precisely. There are loads of nice skincare products, I don't fancy derma-rolling my face!

denisiel

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Re: Derma Rollers - anyone used them?
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2017, 04:27:54 AM »
Yes I use the Derminator at .05 mm setting.  Have been using it for a year and it makes a huge difference in plumpness (which I assume is from new collagen).  Of all my devices (ultrasound/sonic/Sqoom, microcurrent/Pico Toner, Baby Quasar, Iluminage Laser), needling is the one manual device that has made the biggest difference.  Highly recommend.

You have to be careful to sterilize the tool and your face and hands.  Also at .05mm some blood can be drawn.  At lower settings, no blood appears.  But you need at least .05mm length to stimulate collagen.  By the next day, your face looks almost normal.

Topicals (other than tretinoin and Vitamin C and some lighteners) do not do much other than plump the surface layers.  Devices actually stimulate collagen.

http://www.derminator.com/
« Last Edit: February 04, 2017, 04:34:24 AM by denisiel »

silverstreak

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Re: Derma Rollers - anyone used them?
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2017, 09:45:26 AM »
I think my use of vit E oil which also boosts collagen production is less painful and it seems to keep my skin "plumped" but I think that it is also thanks to the Monsia skincare products that I use.
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