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Did you know that only a very small percentage of skin serums fully penetrate your skin’s barrier? We’re not discounting the value of medical-grade serums in your at-home skincare routine; they certainly have their place.


However, when it comes to addressing advanced skin texture and tone issues, fine lines and wrinkles, dry skin, or scars and stretch marks, there’s a better way to tackle these issues. If you’re looking for the most effective way to precisely deliver serums where they’re needed most, consider the ultimate skincare hack — Hydra-Needling.


Hydra-needling is a revolutionary microneedling approach that delivers a customized mixture of therapeutic serums directly to the dermis, where they can work their magic most effectively. While it delivers many of the same benefits, Hydra-Needling isn’t the same as traditional microneedling.


In this blog, we will tell you everything you need to know about this new, non-invasive microneedling method that everyone is buzzing about, from its unique approach and various benefits to its remarkable results.


What is Hydra-Needling?


Hydra-Needling is a skin rejuvenation procedure that combines microneedling with the infusion of customized serums to enhance skin texture, tone, and overall appearance. The treatment is most commonly used on the face, but can also be used on the hands, neck, or chest.


It involves using the Integrity Hydra Needle, a single-use microneedling/micro channeling device with 20 ultra-fine gold tip needles. Yes, gold! Pretty fancy, huh?


The significance of using gold needles in Hydra-Needling lies in their purity and biocompatibility with the skin. Gold is an inert metal, meaning it is unlikely to cause irritation or allergic reactions, making it suitable for use in medical and cosmetic procedures. Additionally, gold is known for its conductivity, which may enhance the delivery of serums and promote skin rejuvenation.


These unique gold needles create tiny openings in the skin, about the same thickness as a hair, allowing for the precise delivery of a variety of serums deep into the dermis. These serums are custom and based on your individual skin concerns.


Whether you are looking to strengthen your skin elasticity, reduce wrinkles, improve skin hydration, or even reduce the appearance of acne, a scar, or stretch marks  – the Hydra-Needle treatment is the skin hack you’ve been looking for!


What are the Benefits of Hydra-Needling?


Hydra-Needling offers many benefits for anyone seeking a non-invasive yet highly effective skin rejuvenation solution.


The Hydra-Needling treatment is best known for:


Refining Skin Texture and Tone

Hydra-Needling enhances skin texture and tone by triggering the body’s natural healing process through micro-injuries, stimulating collagen production. Customized serums infused during the procedure nourish and revitalize the skin, resulting in a refreshed appearance.


Restoring Hydration and Radiance

Hydra-Needling revitalizes the skin’s moisture levels by combining exfoliation and hydration through hydradermabrasion. The skin’s surface is gently exfoliated during this process to remove dead skin cells. At the same time, hydrating serums are simultaneously infused into the deeper layers of the skin. This dual action nourishes the skin from within, promoting hydration and radiance radiance.


Minimizing Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Hydra-Needling has the ability to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by promoting collagen production through micro-injuries on the skin’s surface. This process triggers the skin’s natural healing response, leading to the regeneration of new collagen and elastin fibers. As a result, the skin becomes firmer and more resilient, restoring a revitalized and youthful appearance.


Reducing the Visibility of Acne Scars

Those micro-injuries in the skin’s surface that stimulate collagen production can also aid in breaking down scar tissue and promoting the growth of new, healthy skin cells, reducing the appearance of scars, including acne scars. Additionally, customized serums infused during the procedure can address active acne, soothe inflammation, control sebum production, and prevent future breakouts.


Shrinking Pore Size

Hydra-Needling excels in minimizing the appearance of enlarged pores by combining exfoliation and serum infusion during the hydradermabrasion process. The gentle exfoliation eliminates debris and impurities from the skin’s surface, while the infusion of customized serums tightens and refines the pores from within. This dual action results in a flawless complexion with diminished pore visibility.


Improving the Appearance of Stretch Marks

Similar to its ability to reduce the severity of acne scars, Hydra-Needling also aids in the improvement of stretch marks. Through its method of promoting collagen synthesis and skin regeneration in affected areas, Hydra-Needling leads to visible enhancements in the texture and tone of unsightly and distressing stretch marks on the skin’s surface.


Enhancing the Efficacy of Adjacent Treatments

Hydra-Needling complements many other skin procedures. When combined with other aesthetic skin treatments, such as radio frequency (RF) therapies, IPL, Botox and dermal fillers, Hydra-Needling yields further skin improvement.


Non-Invasive with No Downtime

Hydra-Needling is a non-invasive cosmetic treatment that is designed to be comfortable for patients. Most patients only experience mild sensations during the microneedling stage. Furthermore, hardly any downtime is required so patients can quickly return to their daily activities.


How is Hydra-Needling Different From Traditional Microneedling?


Hydra-Needling represents an evolution of traditional microneedling, offering a more comprehensive and customizable approach to skin rejuvenation by combining microneedling with serum infusion and hydradermabrasion.


Hydra-Needling and traditional microneedling do share some similarities but also have distinct differences:


Serum Infusion

The primary difference lies in the addition of serum infusion in Hydra-Needling. While traditional microneedling involves creating micro-injuries in the skin to stimulate collagen production and enhance absorption of topical products, Hydra-Needling combines microneedling with the simultaneous infusion of customized serums tailored to individual skin concerns.


Hydradermabrasion Component

Hydra-Needling often incorporates a hydradermabrasion step before or after microneedling. This involves the gentle exfoliation of the skin’s surface and the infusion of hydrating serums, further enhancing skin hydration and radiance.


Device Design and Needle Material

In addition to the serum infusion component, Hydra-Needling devices often feature specialized attachments or chambers for serum delivery, along with the use of gold needles.


Gold needles offer biocompatibility, conductivity, precision, and durability, enhancing the overall efficacy and comfort of the treatment. This sets Hydra-Needling apart from traditional microneedling devices, which typically use stainless steel or titanium needles.


Targeted Treatment

Hydra-Needling allows for a more targeted and customizable approach to skincare. Practitioners can tailor the serum formulations to address specific skin concerns such as fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, acne scars, and more.


Enhanced Hydration

While both treatments can yield noticeable improvements in skin texture and appearance, Hydra-Needling may offer additional benefits such as more hydration and a more radiant complexion due to the infusion of serums.


Is Hyra-Needling Painful?


The Hydra-Needling treatment was designed to minimize discomfort. Most patients say they find Hydra-Needling relatively painless overall, with any discomfort brief and tolerable.


During the treatment, you may experience mild sensations such as tingling or a slight prickling feeling as the device is applied to the skin. However, the majority of patients report minimal discomfort during the procedure. Compared to traditional microneedling, Hydra-Needling is usually described as more comfortable. Additionally, a topical numbing cream is applied to the treatment area to ensure patient comfort before the procedure.


Your skincare provider will ensure your comfort throughout the procedure, making adjustments as needed to ensure a positive and comfortable experience.


Is Hyra-Needling Suitable for All Skin Types?


Hydra-Needling is non-invasive and suitable for various skin types and tones, including sensitive skin. However, as with any skincare treatment, it’s important to consult a qualified skincare professional to determine if Hydra-Needling suits your specific skin type and concerns.


Your skincare provider can assess your skin condition and recommend the most appropriate treatment plan tailored to your individual needs.


What to Expect Before, During and After Hydra-Needling


Before the procedure, you will have a consultation with your skincare provider to discuss your skin concerns and goals. Your provider will assess your skin condition and recommend a personalized treatment plan.


During the procedure, your skin will be cleansed, and a topical numbing cream will be applied to ensure your comfort during the treatment. Once the numbing cream has kicked in, the treatment begins with the Hydra-Needling device gently maneuvered across the treatment area, delivering the serum cocktail into the skin through ultra-fine needles. The entire process takes about an hour from start to finish.


After Hydra-Needling, you may experience some redness, swelling, or sensitivity in the treated area, which is normal and typically subsides within a few hours to a few days. However, many patients leave with very little irritation and experience immediate skin improvement.


Your skincare provider will provide post-treatment instructions to help you care for your skin and optimize your results. Typically, you should avoid excessive sweating and vigorous exercise on the day of the procedure, as this may increase sensitivity and prolong the healing process. Additionally, it’s important to refrain from direct sun exposure and harsh skincare products for about 48 hours after treatment to ensure proper healing and optimal results.


How Long Does it Take to See Results from Hydra-Needling?


The transformative effects of Hydra-Needling are often noticeable shortly after treatment, with many patients experiencing immediate skin plumping and brightening. However, the full extent of results typically shows up within a few days to a week following the procedure.


Results vary based on factors such as the specific skin concern being addressed, lifestyle factors, and overall skin quality. For instance, individuals with more severe skin issues may require multiple treatments to achieve their desired results, while those with milder concerns may notice improvements more quickly.


On average, most individuals can expect to see visible improvements in skin texture, tone, and overall appearance within 3 to 7 days after undergoing Hydra-Needling. These improvements may include smoother skin, reduced fine lines and wrinkles, minimized pore size, and a more radiant complexion.


How Often Will I Need a Hydra-Needling Treatment?


Results vary from person to person but typically last approximately 3 to 4 months. Factors such as sun exposure, skincare routine, and lifestyle habits can influence the longevity of results.


Consistent skin care maintenance and follow-up treatments, as recommended by your skin care professional, can help prolong the benefits of Hydra-Needling and maintain optimal skin health over time.


How Much Does a Hydra-Needling Treatment Cost?


The cost of Hydra-Needling can vary depending on several factors, including the geographic location of the treatment facility, the expertise of the skin care professional administering the procedure, the specific serums used in the treatment cocktail, and the size of the treatment area.


Typically, the cost of Hydra-Needling is most influenced by the customized serum cocktail used during your procedure. These cocktails may contain various active ingredients tailored to address individual skin concerns.


Ingredients commonly found in Hydra-Needling cocktails include hyaluronic acid, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), and neuromodulators like Botox. The use of premium ingredients can contribute to the overall cost of the treatment.


To find out the exact cost of your Hydra-Needling treatment, schedule a complimentary consultation.  


Hydra-Needling in Middle Tennessee


Hydra-Needling is an excellent solution for skin rejuvenation, offering a unique solution to improve skin texture, hydration, and overall appearance with minimal discomfort and downtime.


Its versatility and efficacy make it an appealing option for individuals seeking to revitalize their complexion and restore confidence in their skin.


If you are looking for an experienced medical esthetician qualified to perform the Hydra-Needle skin treatment in Middle Tennessee, Garza Plastic Surgery is proud to offer this unique aesthetic service. Tracey Robinson, APN, our advanced nurse practitioner, provides a spectrum of non-surgical aesthetic treatments in Nashville,  including Hydra-Needling.

Contact us today to schedule your complimentary Hydra-Needling consultation.