How To Use Dermaroller For Acne Scars

Having acne is no fun. You may be tempted to prick the acne and end up with lifetime acne scars that are hard to get rid of. Treatment of acne needs to be done with patience as once the acne is treated the scars may haunt you for sometime. These scar may not only make you look less attractive but can also hamper your self-confidence over time. You can removes these blemishes from your self esteem and step out of your home with a happy skin by following simple, inexpensive home treatments available these days.

There are cylinder shaped drums known as derma rollers available in the market that are known to be effective in treating acne scars.

These drums have pointed needles that follow the scientific principles of neocollagenesis along with neoangiogenesis to treat scarred tissues.


You can use Derma rollers to treat acne scars as these medical devices invigorate the skin to grow back again. The pricking of the needles leads to breaking of the scarred tissue, an improved blood supply and also formation of new collagen cells.

There are different kinds of rollers available in the market depending on the size of needle and number of needles. It is recommended to use minimum 0.5 mm length to see optimum results. Though there are needles made up of surgical steel advertised on television it is best advised to use needles that are made up of titanium. Though more expensive than surgical steel, It is safer as some people may be allergic to nickel in the surgical steel.

When you buy a derma roller from the market you shall get an instruction booklet with simple instructions. Simple follow the instructions in the booklet and get your skin rejuvenated.

The First Step in Using The Derma Roller is to Disinfect the Dermaroller

Use surgical spirits from any pharmacy or medical store. Pour the spirit in a small container. Put the derma rollers in the container for a few minutes. Take them out and rinse them in water before you start the treatment.

Wash Your Face And Hands

Always remember to wash you face and hands properly before applying the Dermaroller. Also, don’t apply any cream or moisturizer before using the roller as it may lead to irritation.

Use The to And Fro Action

The derma roller works by tricking your skin to heal itself by injuring it gently. start by taking small sections of your skin. Roll the roller on your skin. This process is also called micro needling. Concentrate on problem areas. It does not actually hurt though it may feel a little bit comfortable. Slightly start applying more pressure as you start getting comfortable with the pressure.

Make sure you don’t over do it to start bleeding. You will see that your skin will star turning red. Don do this treatment just before you need to be seen at a date or at work as your skin will stay red for sometime. You can do this treatment at night before sleeping.

After The Treatment

Don’t apply anything on your face right after the treatment. Let the redness go away and allow your skin to cool down. After your skin has healed use an organic moisturizer. If you don’t have an organic one wait for a bit longer for the pores to close down and you can use your ordinary moisturizer.
Some doctors recommend using a healing cream after the treatment.

Replace Your Rollers On Time

Your rollers may become squeaky over time. They may also become dirty or rusted. Maintain your rollers and keep them clean before and after use. You need to keep them away from children.

Thought this treatment can be undertaken at home it is suggested to seek professional help for best results. Some professionals use a numbing cream to use the rollers more effectively with more pressure.

Thankfully, this is not an expensive treatment and can be done fast with express results. Since there is no laser or thermal heat involved in this process it is known to be a safer way of treating scars. Apart from treating acne, this treatment also helps in tightening of skin, treatment of cellulite, stretch marks and hyper pigmentation and also helps in lightening the skin. Some people say that it is as good as botox for anti ageing and is also used by top Hollywood celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

This treatment is not known to have any side effects and can be used for any part of the body. However, people with skin infections and a history of blood clotting should avoid this treatment. Also this treatment should not be used on raised moles or warts, chronic skin infections or by those suffering from Psoriasis or Eczema.

You can also use your roller on your wrinkles and laugh lines to get that extra natural collagen. If you have large pores use the roller to get that smooth shining skin. Yes, is DOES work on that too! So enjoy your natural skin healing process with derma rollers and keep the skin glowing and scar free!

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