Skin needling

Sometimes our skin just needs a bit of a boost – whether we’re feeling dull or have particular skin concerns such as scarring or pigmentation, skin needling is an effective way to refresh and boost our complextion. With skin needling, we use tiny micro-punctures to encourage cell renewal and stimulate the skin’s production of collagen and elastin (another key protein). This rejuvenating treatment reduces fine lines, acne scarring, pigmentation, stretch marks and can even out the skin tone.

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Benefits of
skin needling

Long lasting results

Over the course of four to six sessions, you’ll notice your skin tone and texture improve as your collagen and elastin production increases. Results can be visible just one week after your first treatment, but maximum results will be visible a few weeks after your final treatment. Your new plumped, youthful complexion will last you for up to a year, with touch-up treatments recommended around the 6-12 month mark.

Safe and effective

With skin needling, we’re simply using your skin’s natural healing and regenerating ability to refresh your complexion and target imperfections. Because of this, it’s an extremely safe treatment, with very mild side effects. You may experience some tightness, redness and sensitivity which is expected to subside within two days of the treatment.

Skin needling FAQs

What areas can be treated?

Skin needling can be used on the face, neck and décolletage as well as the body.

What does the procedure feel like?

The most common sensation is a warm, scratchy feeling while the device moves over the skin. Your skin will have redness that should subside in one to two days. You can return to normal activities usually two days post treatment. No active ingredients to be worn for three days. SPF always to be worn for outdoor activities.

How does skin needling work?

Skin needling uses tiny pinpricks to slightly wound the skin. This causes mico channels to form, encouraging collagen and elastin production. The end result? A more refined and plump epidermis.

What can I expect before the treatment?

Depending on the concern being treated numbing gel may be applied prior to treatment. Before the actual skin needling treatment, you will be asked to remove your make-up or moisturisers and, in some cases, you may be asked to shave the area to be treated.

How many treatments will I require?

The number of treatments will depend on the skin concern being treated however generally four to six sessions are required. Every patient’s condition and needs vary. Dr. Scott and his team will provide a more accurate assessment of number of treatments needed and expected results at the time of consultation.

Side effects

Temporary side effect will subside within 24-48 hours post treatment.
These include:

  • Tightness
  • Redness can last up to 72 hours
  • Heat
  • Increased sensitivity
  • It is important to keep skin hydrated and promote healing with Nexultra B post treatment.

When will I see results?

Generally best results are seen four weeks post treatment.


A single treatment of skin needling costs $350 or buy in a package of 6 treatments for $1750. For our full price list visit prices.

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