Stretch marks are a common skin concern that many people struggle with, especially during times of rapid weight change or pregnancy. They occur when the skin is stretched too quickly and drastically, causing the fibers in the skin to break and leading to the appearance of small, narrow lines on the skin.
While stretch marks are not harmful to your health, they can be a source of frustration for many people.
Thankfully, there is a solution for stretch marks. Keep reading and find out about the benefits of microneedling – and why it can be effective against stretch marks.
What Makes Microneedling Treatments Effective for Treating Stretch Marks
Microneedling is a minimally invasive cosmetic treatment that has been gaining popularity in recent years for its ability to treat a variety of skin conditions, such as fine lines and wrinkles, skin laxity, and stretch marks.
But why is microneedling so effective against stretch marks? Here’s why.
1. Stimulates the body’s natural collagen and elastin production. Microneedling works by creating micro-injuries on the skin, which stimulates the production of collagen and elastin.
Collagen and elastin are two of the most important proteins in the skin that keep it firm and elastic. By increasing the body’s production of these proteins, microneedling can help to reduce the appearance of stretch marks and improve the overall appearance of the skin.
2.Increases blood flow. Microneedling also helps to improve the skin’s blood circulation, which can further improve the skin’s elasticity and help to reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
The increased blood flow provides the skin with essential nutrients and oxygen, which can help to promote healthy skin growth, possibly reducing stretch marks.
3.Minimally invasive. One of the biggest advantages of microneedling is that it doesn’t involve incisions or surgery. Thus, microneedling poses very little risk of scarring or other side effects that can make stretch marks look even worse.
4.Can be used on various body parts. Microneedling can be used to treat stretch marks on various parts of the body, including the stomach, hips, legs, and arms.
This makes it a good choice for those who have stretch marks in multiple areas, as they won’t need different treatments to address them separately.
No downtime. Microneedling treatments are relatively quick and painless, and most people can return to their normal activities immediately after the procedure.
Noticeable results. If you’re looking to get rid of stretch marks, microneedling can provide a noticeable improvement.
Some people may see a marked difference after just one treatment, while others may require several treatments to see the desired results. It’s best to consult with a qualified treatment provider to determine the ideal number of sessions per patient.
Safe and effective. Microneedling is FDA-approved and has been used for many years to treat a variety of skin conditions. But again, it’s best to get the treatment from a qualified provider to ensure optimal safety.
- Intrigued? Try our microneedling treatment here at Uplift Aesthetics in Oakdale, MN!
Our highly-qualified providers have given countless patients beautiful, natural-looking results in the safest way possible. We can do the same for you.
Call now and schedule an appointment with us!