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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy Fake Microneedling Pen

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Microneedling, a procedure that uses tiny needles to puncture the skin, has gained immense popularity in recent years for its ability to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and scars. While this treatment was once only available in a medical setting, microneedling devices like Dr. Pen which are excellent for at-home and professional use have become increasingly popular, allowing people to safely perform the treatment themselves in the comfort of their own homes. However, not all at-home microneedling devices are created equal, and purchasing a fake device can be both ineffective and dangerous.

In this blog, we’ll explore why you shouldn’t consider opting for fake microneedling devices and avoid them at all costs.

#1 They Can Cause Permanent Damage to Your Skin

One of the biggest dangers of fake at-home microneedling devices is that they can cause permanent damage to your skin. Genuine microneedling devices are designed to penetrate the skin at a controlled depth, allowing the skin to heal and produce collagen, resulting in firmer, smoother, and more youthful-looking skin. Fake devices, on the other hand, can cause excessive damage to the skin, leading to scarring, hyperpigmentation, and other long-term skin problems.

#2 They May Not Be Sterile

Another danger of fake at-home microneedling devices is that they may not be sterile. Genuine microneedling devices are manufactured in sterile conditions. However, fake devices may be manufactured in unsterile conditions and may not be fit for purpose. Using an unsterile device can lead to infections and other serious health problems.

#3 They May Not Deliver Results

While genuine at-home microneedling devices are designed to produce visible results, fake devices may not deliver the same level of effectiveness. Genuine microneedling devices are designed to penetrate the skin at a controlled depth, which allows the skin to produce collagen, resulting in firmer, smoother, and more youthful-looking skin. Fake devices, on the other hand, may not penetrate the skin deeply enough to produce visible results, leaving you disappointed and out of pocket.

#4 They Can Be Painful

Using a genuine at-home microneedling device should be relatively painless, with some people reporting a mild tingling sensation when numbing is not used during treatment. However, using a fake device can be extremely painful, as the needles may be blunt or unevenly spaced, leading to discomfort and bruising.

#5 They May Be Made of Inferior Materials

Finally, fake at-home microneedling devices may be made of inferior materials, which can lead to a host of problems. Genuine devices are made from high-quality materials that are designed to be safe and effective, while fake devices may be made from cheap plastics and metals that can cause allergic reactions, skin irritation, and other skin issues.

The Importance of Choosing a Genuine At-Home Microneedling Device

Purchasing a fake at-home microneedling device can be a dangerous and expensive mistake. To ensure that you get the best possible results from your microneedling treatment and avoid any potential health problems, it is essential to choose genuine Dr. Pen microneedling pens and cartridges that have been manufactured to the highest standards. 


By choosing a reputable brand, you can be confident that your device is safe, effective, and designed to produce visible results.

Before you invest in an at-home microneedling device, make sure that you do your research and choose a genuine product that has been tested and proven to be effective. Also, it’s important to look for only a trusted store when purchasing. For example in Australia, you can purchase from which is an official stockist of Dr. Pen microneedling pens and also holds ARTG registration on their Dr. Pen microneedling pens (ID 330372).


Browse Dr. Pen microneedling pen collection at or contact their customer support team for more information and friendly assistance on your Dr. Pen microneedling purchase.



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