Micro-needling Roller 0.25 mm - AnteAGE® MD
Commonly known as Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT), micro-needling is an advanced skin technique that uses shallow needles to stimulate the top layers of the skin. The treatment creates a release of natural growth factors (your skin’s native regenerative proteins), naturally encouraging rebuilding your own collagen and elastin. The microchannels enhance the penetration of active ingredients by up to four times more.
Regular Home Microneedling has been shown to improve:
- Fine Lines & wrinkles
- Sagging Skin
- Texture & Tone
- Pore Size & Discoloration
One box contains Microchannel Roller (.25mm) x1
- The roller can be used to carry out a maximum of six treatments every seven to fourteen days.
- Sanitising alcohol solution is not included and can be purchased online from several sources including Amazon.
- Avoid using the dermal roller combined with serums unless prescribed by a Professional.
AnteAge provides an at-home treatment kit that includes five vials of growth factor serum that can be used in combination with a dermal roller 0.25 mm. One is included in the kit. See further information here
To ensure the best results use the roller with Hyaluronic Acid Gliding Solution
Step One: Do a double-cleanse using a gentle cleanser such as CosMedix Benefit Clean or Purity Solution oil cleanser. If you are already wearing make-up or sunscreen it's worthwhile doing a double cleanse with the gentle cleanser before using the exfoliating cleanser.
If your skin is already tolerant of active ingredients, for the second cleanse use a higher strength cleanser made with l-lactic acid. Mix one pump of CosMedix Purity Clean with water, massaged onto the skin for a few seconds, then remove with water.
Clarify Foaming cleanser is more suitable than Purity Clean to use for Rosacea or Hypersensitive Skin.
Step Two: Exfoliation
Ideally use an enzyme (gel) mask made with l-lactic. This will refresh the skin's surface and allow for penetration of the serums.
Pure Enzymes is made with enzymes and L-lactic. It's suitable for a normal skin type that isn't prone to flushing.
Start the application on the forehead using your fingertips. Apply a thin layer down the face and neck. The mask is very concentrated. It can be massaged into the skin until there is no more slip.
It's normal for the skin to tingle for the first three minutes. Fan the mask to dry for one minute. If you wish to activate the enzyme in the mask, use steam.
Leave to dry for ten minutes. Remove the mask with the towel. Put some cool water onto the skin and use a damp cotton pad to remove any mask residue.
Regenzyme Mask is made only with fermented enzymes. It has a thicker consistency to Pure Enzymes and doesn't dry on the face. The mask will feel tingly on application. Leave on the skin for 3 minutes. It can be left on for up to 15 minutes.
Apply two pumps of Hyaluronic Acid Gliding Solution to the skin.
Micro-channel roller .25 ml - watch the video tutorial that demonstrates the feathering technique.
Divide the face into four sections. Leave the neck to last. Start on the forehead in the middle of the face. Roll the stamp against the skin and work down the face in one line, moving from the center, outward to the hairline. Do the right side of the forehead, then the left side.
After finishing the forehead, move into the lower part of the face, roll the right, then left cheeks. It's safe to use the stamp around the eye bone (lower) and also an upper lid, just under the eyebrows. Don't forget to also stamp the lips then the nose. Finally, stamp the neck.
After stamping the face and neck vertically, switch and repeat the same steps but stamp horizontally, working from the center of the face outward.
This technique ensures the highest number of channels is created. The active ingredients are absorbed into the skin through the channels.
Avoid sauna and heat (exercise) for a minimum of two days. You may find the face is sore to touch and flushes more easily. Do not go into direct sunlight. Always wear a mineral sunscreen (made with Titanium or Zinc Oxide) and make-up.
If going outdoors, wait twenty minutes before applying a mineral sunscreen (SPF) or make-up twenty minutes after the treatment. This gives enough time for the small channels to close and no longer absorb any ingredients.
It's safe to wear mineral makeup immediately after the treatment. Liquid foundations can interfere with the active ingredients in the treatment and should be avoided.
Immediately after and for the next two days it's normal to see flushed skin. The skin may also go red following cleansing.
For the next seven days, after cleansing use the AnteAGE® System Serum (No. 1) and Accelerator (No. 2) 30ml in the evening. This is also available in a travel size kit (5ml) The products can be used morning and evening but are likely to run out very quickly. The kit lasts approximately ten days.
- Use a gentle cleanser in the morning and evening.
- For the next seven days, avoid using any Toners, exfoliating scrubs and masks.
- You can return to using Antioxidant serums (products made with Vitamin C) the following morning.
- In the evening if using the AnteAGE® Serum No. 1 & 2, don't use a Retinol product. It's not necessary and helpful to give the skin a break for seven days. After seven days you can return to using a Retiol product on alternative nights with AnteAge system.
As an alternative, post-treatment use the CosMedix Sensitive Skin Kit RRP £68.96 for seven days. The kit lasts a total of 21-days.
Repeat the treatment every seven to fourteen days.
CLEAN ROLLER - after using put roller into an alcohol solution for a few seconds, dry and reseal with the lid.
0.25mm Microchannel Roller