New to Derma-Rolling? Here's Everything You Need to Know

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Deven Hopp

You can never be certain how people are going to react when you declare to the world that you really enjoy rolling needles into your face. Fortunately, after telling the tale of how I permanently removed my under-eye bags by way of derma-rolling (or micro-needling, as it’s often called), the response has been amazing and overwhelmingly positive—and many readers want to get in on the action themselves.

We’ve gotten many requests for details on how to try it out at home. Which is totally valid, by the way—when you’re planning on trying something that hard-core, you probably want to know exactly what you’re doing. I get it! So we’re covering it all, with the help of celebrity esthetician and Stacked Skincare founder Kerry Benjamin. From the correct needle size to the serums you should be using, consider this your primer on all things micro-needling.

Plus, keep scrolling to get a video tutorial. Let’s get things rolling, shall we?

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.