Derma Roller - The Secret for Healthier Skin

Derma Roller is a treatment, where a device is rolled across the skin. It little bit looks like a paint roller, which is covered with tiny little needles that rolled over the skin of face and neck to puncture the skin. These punctures on the skin do two major things:

  • Create little channels into your skin’s layers meaning that products are able to penetrate further down to where they’re needed, improving their efficacy.
  • Trick the skin into regeneration mode – because it thinks the skin has been injured.

It is extremely an effective device for the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines, pore size and the skin texture. It also helps in improving skin acne with the collagen stimulation


How does it work?

This tiny handled device gives plausible results. For this, you are just required to roll the Derma roller over the skin of the face and neck in that way which causes the needles to press and puncture against the tissue. After that, the skin starts producing the new layer at the dead area and also start releasing the human growth hormone and other chemicals to assist with the process. This contributes also to reactivate the micro blood circulation that helps in the regrowth of skin in the affected area.

How often should we use Derma Roller?

Derma roller can be used as per its density. If you are using 0.2 mm or 0.3 mm Derma roller then, it is an advice to use it with minoxidil and use it every day or on an alternate day. Similarly, if you are using a 0.5 mm Derma roller then it can be used within 2 or 3 days intervals. Moreover, you can use 1.0 mm Derma rollers only once in a week etc.

Precautions while using Derma Roller

  • Don’t share your Derma hair roller with others, as it can cause side-effects or allergies.
  • Must replace your rollers or roller needles after 30 uses at least 45 days. This avoids blunt needles.
  • Avoid stress and do regular exercise, it will help you rejuvenate your new skin early.
  • After using your home-care Derma hair roller, it is an advice you should sanitize it. This can avoid you from the infections or the growth of any microorganism that cause diseases.
  • For patients, it is an advice to use sun protection to avoid your skin from the harmful effects of UV rays etc.
  • Be careful, especially while using Minoxidil chemicals, as sometimes due to the hypersensitive skin, the skin can’t able to bear a heavy dose at a time. It is an advice always start with a minimum dose at a time and gradually increase the dose as per your efficiency.

What size Derma Roller should I use on my face?

Well, if at this point, you are not sure about choosing a correct size needle then, it is highly advisable to start with 0.5 mm needle roller, because this needle size roller is enough to stimulate collagen synthesis in the skin. Moreover, this size needle roller is good for beginners and can be used on other parts of the body like neck, face, back.

Is using derma roller painful?

Derma roller for skin is made up of hundreds of tiny metal needles (medical grade). A user may experience slight pain or discomfort while rolling over the skin.

What are the side effects of using Derma Roller?


As the Derma skin roller that rolled over the skin of face and neck to puncture, therefore, sometimes the patient will suffer from some kind of blood spots and bleedings. In that case, it is an advice simply wash your face or clean it simply. Don’t get panic in this situation.


This is a completely common reaction. When tiny punctures the skin area to rejuvenate new skin, the skin becomes red and sometimes, the skin also becomes dry and rough, which will take 24 hours to get normal.


Using derma roller of short needle lengths (0.25mm, 0.5 mm), can never cause any pain. But the using Derma skin roller of 1 mm can cause minor pain or we can say a tolerable pain. However, pain can happen, because of the number of factors such as needle length, a pressure applied, individual pain tolerance and skin sensitivity etc.


Sometimes, individuals with sensitive skins, can experience itching, scratches or scar problem. This is because of dragging the Derma skin rolled across the skin or rolling again and again in the same area with pressure can cause these kinds of skin irritation, scars or scratches problem etc.

Acne is a common skin problem that affects both adults and teenagers. Sometimes, it gives a negative impact on your self-esteem and quality of life. It also destroys human confidence and causes out of experiences you would normally enjoy because you feel so self-conscious. Moreover, sometimes you may feel depressed and anxious about the way your skin looks. Therefore, for all problems, derma skin rollers is really helpful to deal with acne itself, especially in the scare, which left behind acne permanently.

  • Sometimes it gives u instant results from the day one of your treatment, due to the effect of skin plumping.
  • It doesn’t take a lot of time.
  • Chemical peeling, laser treatment and microdermabrasion have a recovery time of 8 to 10 weeks, but derma skin roller has only 5-6 days of recovery time.
  • It is not painful.
  • Unlike other treatment with painful and side effects, it has little side effects like peeling and slight redness, which usually disappear with on 2-3 days.

Repairing the skin with a derma skin roller is relative a gentle way of treating acne scars. It can take a bit longer time than more drastic treatments. Most of the people notice the results after a couple of days or it might take 12 months with the significant scar reduction and proper skin improvement.