Are you intrigued by what you’ve heard lately about the benefits of directly applying collagen to the skin? If so, you probably already know that collagen promotes a firmer, smoother skin surface and that it’s produced naturally by connective tissue cells. Collagen production tends to wane a part of the aging process, and existing collagen begins to break down, resulting in dry, sagging skin. Topical collagen creams and serums have been shown to provide some benefit, and a process known as microneedling has become increasingly popular recently among those who desire to replenish the collagen in their skin at more than a topical level. Here’s what you need to know about the procedure.
What Does Microneedling Entail?
Microneedling is an in-office procedure performed by a licensed esthetician, nurse, or NP.