derma rolling for stretch marks

How To Do Derma Rolling For Stretch Marks

Are you familiar with the term derma rolling? You probably would be because it has gained immense popularity among people and if you don’t know then no worries I got you. Basically the term “derm” is a Greek word which means “skin” and the next syllable is itself very self-explanatory. You’ve probably got it by now, yes it relates to skincare. Now the question which arises in every ignorant mind is that what is the purpose of derma rolling, where do you use derma rolling, and what are the benefits of derma rolling especially for stretch marks. So let me briefly answer every rising question that is waiting to be answered.


Derma roller is a roller-device consisting of hundreds of microneedles. The needles length usually ranges from 0.25 mm to 1.5m. through derma rollers, you can create tiny injuries that cause trauma to your skin causing it to repair through the production of collagen. It is used for the purpose of treating certain skin issues (issues will be discussed deeply in later paragraphs).


Derma rolling is very effective in treating those skin issues which would otherwise take eternity if treated by other means. These are the issues which diminish the natural beauty of your skin and leaves permanent mark on the skin. A solution out there to overcome the plague caused by these skin conditions is absolute bliss. And what’s great is that it is available at an affordable price. The basic purpose of using a derma roller is that it jump-start’s the skin’s natural rejuvenation process.


The working of a derma roller is rather simple. Its design is specifically made to adjust on all skin types and show the same prosperous result. It works by tearing up damaged skin cells and thus causing trauma to your skin and enabling it to produce new rich collagen and making your skin look fuller, healthier and elastic. This actually allows your skin to heal itself at a faster pace and more effectively.


Derma rollers work for many skin conditions such as age spots, wrinkles, hyper-pigmentation but it does wonder in treating stretch marks. Stretch marks are breakage in the collagen fabric in the deep skin layers and they occur when the skin stretches beyond its limits. They are very common and natural skin imperfection that often occurs at some age. This can occur either due to hormonal changes or because of muscle building, or pregnancy.

As the derma roller treats from deep within the skin. So it is considered a very successful treatment. Although we do have laser and other sorts of cosmetic treatments that are just as better the downside of these is that they are way too expensive while derma roller offers the same effectiveness but with less price. Derma roller works perfectly for stretch marks as it increases the thickness of the dermal layer of the skin. Thus it causes the stretch marks to gradually fade away, and eventually get replaced by healthy new skin cells that contribute to smooth, glowing skin. It is necessary to note that the derma rollering for stretch marks won’t remove the marks just after one or two treatments, it usually takes 4 to 5 treatments to get desired results.  


  • The procedure begins by cleaning the damaged areas with a gentle cleanser.
  • Numbing cream is applied. This step is optional.
  • Then the derma roller is rolled on the areas to be treated, you have to apply a bit of pressure to cause tiny punctures in your skin.
  • When you have rolled the derma roller to the targeted areas then apply a skin serum of your choice.
  • Wait for 10 to 15 minutes and then apply a moisturizer.
  • It is important to leave the house wearing a good quality sunblock to protect your skin during the rejuvenation process.

Sania has a medical background and she is obsessed in dermarollers. She loves to write and study medical benefits of dermarolling.

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