They say the eyes have it all-the amazing stuff (winking, smiling, widening in joy), and also the not-so-good stuff (under-eye bags, wrinkles, dark circles). Although, the good stuff overtakes the bad stuff, there must be a way to get rid of the inevitable bad stuff. Luckily, there is. For years, Botox ruled the sector of anti-ageing and fillers and laser treatments are also on the go. But the eye area is so delicate that people may shy away from eye procedures. However, there’s a new treatment that has been heralded as a non-invasive way to achieve youthful, dewy looking skin-A.K.A The Microneedling. But what is it and does it really deliver results?
What is Microneedling?
If you’re unfamiliar with microneedling, it’s a non-invasive procedure that uses tiny needles to renew areas of the skin. It delivers several micro-perforations in the skin to stimulate the body to naturally create collagen in the skin. This types of treatment allow your body to use it own healing factors to repair any skin damage. You can also use a skin rejuvenating serum along with this. Microneedling helps the skin to absorb more of the product, so you will get more benefits. After this, your skin will appear more fuller and refreshed.
What are Dark Circles?
As they are called ‘Dark Circles’, they are actually not circles at all. Instead, they are pools of blood under the lower eyelid. They can make you look older than you are. They are most common in elderly people or mostly in people of color.
There are a number of factors that can cause the appearance of dark circles. In most cases, they are cause by fatigue, allergies, heredity, pigmentation irregularities, and sun exposure. It can also be caused thinning skin which makes the blood vessels more prominent under the eye.
How to treat Under Eye Dark Circles with Microneedling?
Microneedling is one of the effective ways to treat dark circles. It is used to improve the appearance of your eyes by the use of tiny needles to the skin around the eyes. This causes tiny controlled injuries in the area of the dark circles. This process stimulated the body to start its natural healing process and causes an overdrive in the production of collagen. New cells are generated, resulting in a full and firm under the eye area. So, who’s up for healthier, brighter, and more rejuvenated under the eye area. In order to get the result fast and more benefits, you can add a serum in our microneedling treatment. There are many options of serums to use like Vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, copper peptides, ferulic acid, and retinol.
What eye concerns can you treat with microneedling?
Deflate Bags and Puffiness
With microneedling you can fix eye swelling.Otherwise, puffy eyes are the result of changes in underlying facial structures. As we age, the skin and muscle around the eye relax. That makes the skin elastic, causes fat to migrate to the from deeper levels, causing eyelid bags.
Most people can be treated with anti-aging serums and creams, but some require advanced treatment options. Microneedling under the eyes is the best for them to treat dark circles.
Smooth Wrinkles and Creases
For years, Botox has been used for crow’s-feet because it tightens the muscle around the eye. But for people who want a non-invasive option, microneedling under the eyes can be useful. At least 4 to 6 sessions are must be done to work.
Lighten Dark Circles
It has been proven to be beneficial treatment for dark circles. Some topical treatments like kojic acid and vitamin C can also be used to treat dark circles. But microneedling provides the best results in a short time.