Gay men are flocking to salons across Sydney to enjoy the benefits of medical needling.  Beauty journalist Sunny Burns spoke to Matty Samaei from Karma Medispa to find out more.

Sunny Burns: Why do you love medical needling?

Matty Samaei: Medical needling is the most natural way to produce the body’s collagen.  This is a safe and natural alternative to invasive cosmetic producers such as lasers and mesotherapy. This unique treatment can increase body’s collagen growth by 100 percent.
The skin will become thicker and healthier which results in reducing fine lines and wrinkles, improves sun-damaged skin, improves acne scarring and stretch marks, and also reduces pore size and scar tissue.

SB: Why should people get it done?
MS: Medical needling is a treatment designed to rejuvenate and revitalise the skin on the face, neck and any other part of the body. It can be used on any skin type and colour. The results are long-lasting. It does not produce collagen by damaging the skin like lasers and the treatments are not as expensive as lasers. It can be done in a lunchtime appointment.  This treatment can even be done on a thin fine skin.

SB: Is it different from procedures such as Derma Roller?
MS: Derma Roller is a name of a brand of medical needling. At Karma we use Skin Inject, which is made in Europe.

SB: How fast are the results and what can people expect?
MS: This depends on the client’s age and the type of skin condition we are treating, however, on average three to four salon treatments, one treatment per month.
There is a home kit people can use which will help to speed up the procedure.

SB: How popular is this practice with gay men? Why should gay men do it?
MS: This is becoming a popular treatment among men, because, unlike other cosmetic treatments, medical needing can reduce pore size and acne scarring in a short time with minimal downtime.

info: For more information on this treatment call Matty Samaei from Karma Medispa on or visit 9904 0730 or visit

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