5 Benefits of Skin Needling You Need to Know


As we grow and age, various body parts of our body experience change. Some of these changes have side effects. A part of the body that undergoes the most significant change with age, is the skin. The skin is a vital organ in the body that makes up the five sense organs.

Of all the characteristics of living things, irritability is most concerned with the skin, and this is because the skin is the outermost part of the body. The skin also has several other functions. However, some changes can affect the functions of the skin. These changes can be caused by diet, skincare, and more. The body produces some enzymes and hormones that aid the skin’s functionality, but with time, the rate at which these enzymes and hormones are produced reduces, affecting the skin.

Various treatments help bolster the skin’s functionality, with many of these treatments coming due to the introduction of technology in dermatology.  One of these treatments is known as skin needling, and this article will highlight some of its benefits. Before that, let us take a look at what skin needling means and how it works. Please be sure to read to the very end of this article.

What Is Skin Needling?

Skin needling is a form of skin treatment that stimulates the skin’s alarm system when treating the skin. The process involves using a wand-like instrument fitted with needles to create deep and minuscule wounds on the skin. This forces the body to produce and release hormones and enzymes like collagen to help the skin heal. While skin needling can cause minor discomfort, it is risk-free and an incredibly fast skin treatment method.

What Are the Benefits of Skin Needling?

The following is a list of 5 important benefits that skin needling provides.

  1. Anti-aging: as the skin ages, the rate at which specific enzymes and hormones are produced in the body declines. Some enzymes help give the skin strength and elasticity. Some signs of aging noticed in the skin are sagging and wrinkles. However, skin needling stimulates the body to produce those enzymes in large quantities, restoring the skin’s strength and elasticity.
  2. Depigmentation: certain skin conditions are caused by exposure to the sun or by using skincare products that are harmful to the skin. These skin conditions are characterised by uneven pigmentation in the skin. However, skin needling helps break down uneven pigmentation to give the skin a natural glow.
  3. Heals scars, burns, and acne: the process of skin needling creates tiny wounds in the skin, instigating the body to produce enzymes that will close those holes. When these enzymes are produced, they also help remove scars, burns, and acne from the skin.
  4. Enhances topical products: the effects of topical products are more visible after a skin needling session because skin needling prepares the skin to receive creams and moisturisers and move deeper into the skin’s dermis so that they can be more effective.
  5. Risk-free: in comparison to other forms of skin treatment, skin needling is risk-free because patients take less time to heal, and the results are noticeable quicker than other treatments.


Skin needling is one of the safest, most cost-effective, and most reliable skin treatment methods today, and the details highlighted above best explain some of its many benefits to the skin.

If you would like to learn more about skin needling and how it can benefit you, please get in touch with our friendly team today.