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Can Microneedling Damage Skin? May 2023

Updated: April 19, 2023
By: Lauren Siso, LE, ALP

Lauren Siso, LE, ALP

Lauren Siso, LE, ALP

Lauren is the proud owner of ELLEMES Medical Spa with over a decade of experience in the Atlanta, GA area. She is recognized for her outstanding work with accolades such as Best Esthetician in Atlanta by Jezebel Magazine and Best Aesthetic Influencer by Dermascope Magazine.

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Microneedling is a popular skin care treatment that can be used to improve the appearance of wrinkles, scars, and stretch marks. But can microneedling damage skin? Let’s discuss.

Can Microneedling Actually Damage Your Skin?

There is some concern that microneedling can cause skin damage rather, but research has shown that this is not typically the case. In fact, when performed correctly by a skilled professional, microneedling is safe and effective for most people.

However, there are a few things to keep in mind before deciding if microneedling is right for you. First, pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid this treatment. Second, people with sensitive skin may experience irritation or inflammation after treatment. Finally, those who have active acne lesions should wait until the lesions have healed before undergoing microneedling.

If you are considering microneedling and meet the above criteria, make sure to consult with a qualified professional to get started. They can help assess your skin type and candidacy for treatment and provide instructions on how to safely achieve the best results.

Read On: Want to learn more about microneedling and whether it is the right treatment option for you? Check out our Comprehensive Guide to Microneedling to learn more!

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Lauren Siso, Esthetician

Lauren has been medical aesthetician and laser practitioner for over 10 years and is passionate about helping her clients achieve their best skin possible. Lauren truly believes that everyone deserves to feel confident in their own skin and is dedicated to helping her clients achieve that goal!

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Lauren Siso, Medical Aesthetician at ELLEMES Medical Spa