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Will I need down time after my DermaPen treatment?

A DermaPen is an electric device that looks very similar to a pen and holds several disposable microneedles at the end. The depth is controlled by millimetre precision to target specific areas of the body.

When the device is used, we are purposely causing physical trauma to the skin. Because of this trauma, you can expect redness, slight swelling and heat to the area. This is a normal reaction to be expected and will subside in 24-48 hours.

It is not a treatment which can be done during a lunch break, as the skin will look inflamed and sensitised for several hours after the treatment. You may use mineral make up only if you wish to use make up on the face for the 24-48 hours following your treatment, as this will not congest the skin and will be absorbed into the body as natural minerals do.

It is usually advised to have a micro-needling treatment at the end of a working day or on a day off from work or events that are in the days following.

Immediately after your treatment you can expect to feel heat and swelling in the area. Whilst downtime varies with each individual, depending on the aggressiveness of treatment and personal (temporary) skin response to treatment (skin inflammation and redness) this is a normal reaction to be expected.

In the days following you may get some dryness or flaking of the skin. This is a normal reaction as the micro-needling process will have boosted your cellular turnover and thus pushing away older dead skin cells.

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