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    Micro needling trial

    I'm doing a 4 week trial of micro needling only the left half of my abdomen. I'll use serum and moisturizer on entire abdomen. I want to see if the micro needling makes a difference. I'll post before and after pics if there's interest.
    I'll be using Eva Naturals peptide complex serum and Oz Naturals Super youth retinol moisterizer twice daily. I'll be micro needling with a 1mm derma roller twice weekly. On micro needling days the needling is done at night after serum but before moisturizer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeanutbutterDC View Post
    I'm doing a 4 week trial of micro needling only the left half of my abdomen. I'll use serum and moisturizer on entire abdomen. I want to see if the micro needling makes a difference. I'll post before and after pics if there's interest.
    I'll be using Eva Naturals peptide complex serum and Oz Naturals Super youth retinol moisterizer twice daily. I'll be micro needling with a 1mm derma roller twice weekly. On micro needling days the needling is done at night after serum but before moisturizer.
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    What is the objective? Tighten skin?


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    Quote Originally Posted by charger69 View Post
    What is the objective? Tighten skin?


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    Great question! Yes, to tighten skin. I should have mentioned that. I have post weight loss loose skin

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    After 4 weeks there is no visible difference between R and L sides of my abdomen. Micro needling didn't seem to do anything.

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    Have you considered RF Therapy? Lot's of guys I know, pro and otherwise use it pre-contest. Seems to show good results.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeanutbutterDC View Post
    After 4 weeks there is no visible difference between R and L sides of my abdomen. Micro needling didn't seem to do anything.
    3 - 4 months, not weeks.

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    Use vit C everyday that you mix from powder form. Vit C power with water every 21 days.

    What depth needle is being used? I use .5 most days but once a week 1.5 mm.

    Here’s a great resource.

    https://dermaroller.owndoc.com/

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    I micro needle my face, neck, décolletage and hands to regenerate collagen. I shared the link to a website with lots of info and some products which are relatively inexpensive and effective.

    My goal is youthful skin and I am very happy with results. Some ppl use for cellulite, scars. I would think could help for loose skin but not sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelkel View Post
    Have you considered RF Therapy? Lot's of guys I know, pro and otherwise use it pre-contest. Seems to show good results.
    I agree....not from personal experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GirlyGymRat View Post
    3 - 4 months, not weeks.
    My doctor told me 4 weeks for visible improvement per clinical studies.
    Idk... 3 or 4 months for visible improvement??? Not sure it's worth it given no guarantees it'll help with loose skin. I should note I'm 50 years old, menopausal (and that affects skin elasticity!), and carried 20-30 pounds extra weight for years (including a pregnancy 15 years ago that had me 60# heavier than I am now). I'm thinking a tummy tuck might be my only option
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    Quote Originally Posted by kelkel View Post
    Have you considered RF Therapy? Lot's of guys I know, pro and otherwise use it pre-contest. Seems to show good results.
    What's RF therapy? I'm looking for tightening of loose skin

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    Quote Originally Posted by GirlyGymRat View Post
    I micro needle my face, neck, décolletage and hands to regenerate collagen. I shared the link to a website with lots of info and some products which are relatively inexpensive and effective.

    My goal is youthful skin and I am very happy with results. Some ppl use for cellulite, scars. I would think could help for loose skin but not sure.
    I'm looking for improvement of loose skin.
    What's your protocol?
    TIA!
    Last edited by PeanutbutterDC; 06-18-2018 at 12:55 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeanutbutterDC View Post
    What's RF therapy? I'm looking for tightening of loose skin
    Radio Frequency Therapy. Tightens loose skin.
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