Microdermabrasion Vs Dermarolling

Can't tell the difference between dermarolling and microdermabrasion, or which is best for your skin type? Learn more about the most popular skin treatments and which ones are safe to perform at home

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What is Microdermabrasion?

Microdermabrasion is an exfoliation process that gently removes the dead skin cells from your skin.

  • Crystal Microdermabrasion

A method of spraying super-fine crystals through a tube. The crystals and exfoliated particles are then vacuumed away.

  • Diamond-Tip Microdermabrasion

The diamond tip scrapes the skin, and the exfoliated particles are vacuumed away.

Types of Microdermabrasion


Crystal Microdermabrasion

· Encourages collagen production.

· Minimizes the appearance of stretch marks.

· Evens skin tone & texture

Diamond-Tip Microdermabrasion

· Brighter complexion.

· Deep cleaned and minimizes pores.

· Lessens blackheads, and whiteheads.

· Reduces the appearance of dark spots or acne spots.


How often should you get Microdermabrasion?  

Microdermabrasion may be repeated every 7 days to three weeks for optimal results.

After treatment care for Microdermabrasion

Following the procedure, the skin may become more sensitive to sunlight, so it is important to use sun protection. Also, because the skin may feel dry and tight, moisturize thoroughly..

Anti Aging Treatment

What is Dermarolling?

Dermarolling or micro needling involves rolling a small wheel that gently pricks the skin with a small wheel containing tiny needles.

What size derma roller is the best to use at home?

There are various sizes of derma rollers available to buy, but which tool you choose will be largely determined by the issue you want to treat.



0.25 mm

· Better absorption of products. 

· Lightens pimples marks 

0.5 mm 

· Heals light-colored freckles.

· Triggers collagen production

0.75 mm

· Hyperpigmentation 

· Deep acne pits 

1.00 mm

· Skin discoloration & hallow acne scars

· Wrinkles

1.50 mm 

· Improves hair growth 

· Reduces appearance of stretch marks, surgical or burn scars.


Dermarolling: Post Treatment Care 

To soothe the skin after dermarolling, apply aloe vera or hyaluronic serum. You can also use an ice roller to calm the skin down.

Microdermabrasion Vs Dermarolling 





Uses abrasion and suction to gently exfoliate  skin.   

Creates many microscopic punctures in the skin.


The outer layer of the skin. 

Below the skin’s surface


Painless treatment & minimal risk.

Anything less than 1.5 mm is not painful. Dermarollers higher than 1.5mm can be painful for some people, so it's best to consult a dermatologist.

Useful for acne?

Can help improve mild acne.

Do not use it on active acne.

Where to use it?

Entire body, except hair.

Hair, face and body. 


Averaging ₹1500 to ₹3500 per treatment.

Ranges ₹1000 to ₹2000 per session. 


There are numerous microdermabrasion tools available in the market to use at home. However, don't expect drastic results. It is best to get the treatment done by a dermatologist.

On the other hand, dermarolling can be done at home, but make sure to buy one that has titanium needles, to avoid rusting. Disinfect it whenever you use it and replace it after 7 weeks or when damaged.

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