Microneedling: The Miracle Skin Treatment Explained

TL:DR Summary

  • Transformative Skin Revival: Microneedling boosts collagen, tackling wrinkles, scars, and pores.
  • Natural Healing Triggered: Creates micro-injuries to stimulate skin regeneration.
  • Versatile Application: Effective on face, neck, chest, hands, and scalp.
  • Minimal Downtime: Safe, with low infection risk and discomfort.
  • Enhanced Absorption: Boosts effectiveness of topical treatments.
  • Aftercare Importance: Use sunscreen, moisturize, and gentle cleansers post-treatment.
The table provides a clear and concise comparison of Hydrafacial, Microdermabrasion, and Microneedling, highlighting their primary purposes, methods, skin benefits, recovery times, ideal skin types, frequency of sessions needed, and potential side effects.
Hydrafacial vs Microdermabrasion vs Microneedling


In my journey through the aesthetics industry, I’ve seen many trends come and go. But one treatment that consistently captures attention is microneedling. It’s a topic I discuss often, both with clients and fellow experts. Microneedling might sound a bit daunting at first. Yet, it’s a game-changer for skin care. This method works wonders on the skin, targeting issues like scars, wrinkles, and uneven tone.

I’ve watched countless clients see real improvements. It’s not just about looking better. It’s about feeling better in your skin.

In the next part of this article, I’ll dive deeper into how microneedling works. I’ll share why it’s become a go-to for those seeking healthier, more radiant skin. Stay tuned for a clear, straightforward look at this miracle treatment.

. If you're looking for a natural and non-invasive way to improve wrinkles, discoloration, and other skin imperfections, then microneedling may be the perfect solution for you!

Introduction: Microneedling

In my time at Wellaholic, I’ve seen how microneedling has taken Singapore by storm. It’s an amazing way to freshen up your skin without going under the knife. Whether you’re bothered by wrinkles, uneven skin tone, or just want a brighter complexion, microneedling could be your answer. Let me break down why it’s so popular and how it helps.

Microneedling works by making tiny pricks in the skin. It sounds a bit scary, but it’s actually a natural way to kickstart your skin’s healing process. This boosts collagen, making your skin look smoother and more vibrant. It’s a game-changer for anyone wanting to tackle skin issues head-on, without harsh chemicals or procedures.

Why is Microneedling So Effective for the Skin?

It’s fascinating how microneedling revitalizes the skin by encouraging new collagen and tissue. This process, simple yet effective, has the power to transform the skin, making it firmer and smoother. I’ve seen its magic on countless faces, reducing acne scars and refining the skin’s texture. It’s more than just a treatment; it’s a pathway to radiant, youthful skin. Witnessing these transformations has been a highlight of my career.

How Does Microneedling Work?

Microneedling: Unleashing the Power of Collagen Generation

Through my years with Wellaholic, microneedling has proven to be a game-changer. It’s a process where tiny, sterile needles work their magic on the skin, sparking the creation of new collagen and tissue. This isn’t just any treatment; it’s a journey to smoother, firmer skin. The tiny punctures, as minor as they seem, do something remarkable. They kickstart the body’s healing, leading to fresh, vibrant skin. It’s not just about the immediate results. This boost in collagen makes the skin more receptive to skincare products, enhancing their effects. Seeing the transformation in our customers’ skin, witnessing that glow, has been one of the most rewarding parts of my work.

The Science of Transformation: Microneedling and Collagen Synthesis

Microneedling uses tiny needles to do something incredible for the skin. These needles start a natural process where the skin begins to heal itself, making more collagen. This protein is key to keeping our skin strong and elastic. After a microneedling session, you can see the difference. Skin looks younger, feels tighter, and has a glow. It’s like giving your skin a new lease on life. Watching clients see these changes in their skin is why I love what I do.

RF Microneedling is Very Effective for Various Skin Concerns: Dr Neal Schulta

Dr. Neal B. Schultz, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City, shares: “RF microneedling is a very effective treatment for a variety of skin concerns, including fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, uneven skin tone, and enlarged pores. It works by creating tiny micro-injuries in the skin, which triggers the body’s natural healing response. This results in the production of new collagen and elastin, which helps to improve the skin’s texture, tone, and firmness.”

In addition to Dr. Schultz’s opinion, there is a growing body of scientific evidence to support the effectiveness of RF microneedling for the face. For example, a study published in the journal Dermatology and Therapy found that RF microneedling was effective in reducing the appearance of acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles, and enlarged pores. The study also found that RF microneedling was safe and well-tolerated by patients.

The microneedles employed in Gold RF Microneedling are ultra-fine, ensuring a comfortable experience for our clients. These thin microneedles can be adjusted within a range of 0.5mm to 3.0mm.

Comparing Between RF Microneedling and Typical Microneedling

RF Microneedling is like the bespoke suit of skin treatments. It’s all about tailoring the experience to the individual. With the ability to adjust needle depth and RF energy levels, this method offers a personalized approach. This precision means we can target specific concerns more effectively, making it a favorite for those looking for customized care.

Choosing the Right Microneedling Technique for Your Skin

On the other hand, traditional microneedling is more like your classic, off-the-shelf option. Using a roller or pen with microneedles, it creates tiny punctures at a set depth. It’s straightforward and still highly effective, especially for those new to microneedling or with general skin concerns.

Choosing between the two isn’t a one-size-fits-all decision. It comes down to your skin’s needs and your personal goals. That’s why a chat with a specialist is so crucial. Together, we can map out the best path for your skin’s journey to rejuvenation. Whether it’s the customized approach of RF Microneedling or the traditional path, it’s about finding what works for you.

Here is a table that depicts the differences between RF microneedling and microneedling treatments:

TreatmentRF MicroneedlingMicroneedling
Treatment TypeRadiofrequency-based treatmentNon-radiofrequency-based treatment
Procedure DescriptionUses a device with tiny needles to create micro-injuries in the skin and applies radiofrequency energyUses a device with tiny needles to create micro-injuries in the skin
Targeted IssuesFine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, overall skin rejuvenationFine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, overall skin rejuvenation
Recovery TimeMinimal downtime, some redness and mild swellingMinimal downtime, some redness and mild swelling
Pain/DiscomfortMay cause mild to moderate discomfort during the treatmentMay cause mild to moderate discomfort during the treatment
EffectivenessHighly effective, noticeable results in a few weeksEffective, but may require several treatments for best results
CostMore expensive compared to traditional microneedlingLess expensive compared to RF microneedling
Differences between RF microneedling and microneedling treatments
Retinol and vitamin C serum should be avoided for at least the first 48 hours after microneedling.

What’s Amazing about RF Microneedling?

RF Microneedling has been a game-changer in the skincare world, and I’ve seen its incredible effects firsthand at Wellaholic. By merging radio frequency energy with microneedling, we can dive deeper into the skin. This combo not just boosts collagen production but also brightens and smooths the complexion. It’s a powerful way to tackle wrinkles, scars, and signs of aging.

What sets RF Microneedling apart is its versatility and minimal invasiveness. It’s gentle on all skin types and can rejuvenate not just the face but also the neck, chest, hands, and legs. Unlike more intense treatments like dermabrasion or lasers, the tiny needles only create small openings. These are enough to trigger the body’s healing, without the downtime.

The investment in RF Microneedling starts at about SGD$500, a price that varies based on the area you're focusing on and how many sessions you need. (At Wellaholic, we offer this treatment at lower prices; see details below) This cost reflects a personalized approach to your skin's rejuvenation.

Cost & Availability of RF Microneedling in Singapore

In Singapore, RF Microneedling has quickly climbed the ranks to become a go-to for those looking to refresh their skin. This technique is a powerhouse, blending radiofrequency energy with tiny needles to dive deep into the skin. Its charm lies in its ability to boost collagen production naturally, smoothing out wrinkles, easing acne scars, and evening out skin tone.

The investment in RF Microneedling starts at about SGD$500, a price that varies based on the area you’re focusing on and how many sessions you need. (At Wellaholic, we offer this treatment at lower prices; see details below) This cost reflects a personalized approach to your skin’s rejuvenation.

And finding a place to get it done? That’s the easy part. Many clinics across Singapore offer this cutting-edge treatment, making it accessible to anyone looking to enhance their skin’s appearance.

After years in the aesthetics field, I've seen microneedling change lives. It's not just about looking better. It's about feeling better. If you're looking for a way to improve your skin, microneedling might be it. It's a simple, effective way to get that fresh, youthful glow back. Always choose a skilled professional to do it. This ensures you get the best results with minimal risks.


After years in the aesthetics field, I’ve seen microneedling change lives. It’s not just about looking better. It’s about feeling better. If you’re looking for a way to improve your skin, microneedling might be it. It’s a simple, effective way to get that fresh, youthful glow back. Always choose a skilled professional to do it. This ensures you get the best results with minimal risks.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the primary purpose of microneedling as a skin treatment?

Microneedling is a minimally invasive skin rejuvenation procedure that helps stimulate collagen production. It’s primarily used to treat fine lines, acne scars, skin texture irregularities, and enlarged pores.

Is microneedling safe for all skin types?

Microneedling is generally safe for most skin types, including sensitive skin. However, individuals with certain skin conditions or those on specific medications may need to avoid this treatment. Always consult with a skincare professional before starting any new treatment.

What should I expect during a microneedling session in Singapore?

During a microneedling session, a device with tiny needles is rolled across your skin to create micro-punctures. This process stimulates the skin’s healing response, leading to improved skin texture and tone. Some redness and minor discomfort can be expected, but these side effects typically subside within a few days.

What is the typical recovery time after a microneedling treatment?

Recovery time can vary based on individual skin types and the specifics of the treatment. Generally, most people can expect their skin to fully recover within 2-4 days.

How many microneedling sessions will I need to see noticeable results?

While you may notice improvements after a single microneedling session, most individuals require multiple sessions to achieve optimal results. The exact number of required sessions will depend on your skin condition and desired results.

Where can I get a microneedling treatment in Singapore?

Wellaholic offers professional microneedling treatments conducted by experienced practitioners. We ensure a safe, hygienic, and comfortable environment for all our treatments.

With over 8 years of experience in the aesthetics industry, I am passionate about enhancing beauty and wellness through innovative, science-based approaches. As the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, I am committed to delivering exceptional services that are tailored to each client's unique needs. My expertise spans across advanced skincare treatments, body sculpting, hair removal services, and nutritional supplements, all aimed at helping clients achieve their personal best.

Serene Chiam, Aesthetic Director

Serene Chiam is the Aesthetic Director at Wellaholic, a well-known aesthetic chain in Singapore. She has more than ten years of experience in the aesthetics industry. With a Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) and CIDESCO certifications, she expertly combines scientific knowledge with practical skills. Serene is known for her personalized approach to beauty, ensuring each Wellaholic client’s journey is unique and transformative. Her significant contributions have been pivotal in establishing Wellaholic’s reputation for excellence in aesthetic wellness.

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