Microneedling FAQs

How does microneedling work?
Each Dr Pen device has a cartridge with tiny needles attached. When you turn your device on and place it the area you wish to treat, the cartridge needles w...
Mon, 8 Jun, 2020 at 7:27 PM
Which conditions does microneedling treat?
Microneedling can treat a range of conditions, with some of the most common including; mild to moderate acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, sagging skin...
Thu, 16 Jul, 2020 at 10:02 AM
What will I look like post-treatment?
Needles create deliberate micro-trauma to the skin, which will cause some redness (known as erythema) and in some cases, small amounts of needle-point bleed...
Thu, 16 Jul, 2020 at 10:04 AM
Is micro-needling painful?
The level of discomfort you experience will depend on the needle length you choose to use, as well as whether you apply a numbing cream. The shorter the nee...
Thu, 6 Aug, 2020 at 9:34 AM
How often should I use my Dr Pen?
Microneedling can safely be performed every 4-6 weeks. For collagen induction you may require at least 3 treatments.   Scar reduction generally requires b...
Thu, 16 Jul, 2020 at 10:07 AM
Which needle length should I be using?
The needle length you choose to use depends on the kind of results you are wishing to achieve. 1mm and below will help even out skin texture and hyperpigmen...
Mon, 8 Jun, 2020 at 7:47 PM
Which body parts can you microneedle?
You can use the Dr Pen to microneedle on your whole body. Popular areas include face, neck, décolletage, hands and hips (for stretch marks). Delicate areas ...
Thu, 12 Nov, 2020 at 11:48 AM
What is Nano-needling?
Nano-needling is an amazing treatment for product absorption, improving the efficacy of targeted skincare ingredients by up to 97%! By nano-needling once pe...
Thu, 16 Jul, 2020 at 10:11 AM
Can I use the same cartridge for face and neck?
You can use the same cartridge if it’s in the same treatment session for the face, neck and decolletage area. 
Mon, 30 Nov, 2020 at 9:55 AM
Can I reuse the cartridges?
The cartridges are designed to be one-time use only. We don’t recommend re-using your cartridges - we advise against this for safety and hygiene purposes. N...
Mon, 30 Nov, 2020 at 9:57 AM