Microneedling is most well-known for its antiaging benefits popularized by Kim Kardashian’s vampire facial, but it can also be beneficial in managing hyperpigmentation. As a relatively new treatment, microneedling shows promising results for skin rejuvenation, as well as the correction of hyperpigmentation. In each case, the desired result of treatment will determine the depth and method used. There are currently three different microneedling methods on the market – rollers, electric pens, and microneedling with radiofrequency.
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Rachel File is a bachelor’s prepared registered nurse, licensed aesthetician, and owner of Beauty Ritual Skincare in Fort Myers, Florida. File has had a passion for the beauty and medical field for more than a decade. Her desire to help clients improve their skin through medical knowledge and her extensive experience has resulted in optimal results for the empirically supported treatments she utilizes. Understanding the science behind aesthetic treatments helps maximize their effectiveness. As a science-based aesthetic practitioner, she understands the importance of keeping abreast of the research in skincare. Education is a driving force behind the development of her practice, and she hopes to spread awareness of the processes behind aesthetic treatments in her field.