My Microneedling Experience

Hello my loves! ❤

As a growing child, I, too, went through my fair share of hormonal changes, and yes that included the dreaded ACNE phase. I started getting acne pretty early. I would say, I was around 6-7 grade. At first it was a pimple here and there. However, when I was in 8th grade, I started getting cystic acne. For those of you who do not know, Cystic acne is a form of acne associated with long-standing, painful nodules of the face, back of neck, chest, and back. Unfortunately, I had cystic acne on my face and on my back, which left behind horrible scars that just were not going away. During the time I had cystic acne, my poor parents tried to do everything in their power to make sure the acne does not leave permanent scars on my face. I went on both topical and oral medication and I was getting facials done every other weekend. However, the damage was done, they were not able to prevent me from having permanent scars. And thus, began my journey of insecurity.

The thing is, if you have blemishes, dark circles, or hyper-pigmentation you can cover that ish up and no one will ever know you had it. That is what makes having acne scars/acne so freaking painful, there is NO way to cover it up. You can use 100 pounds of makeup and still have the acne scars peep threw. I personally think having acne scars was the reason I was insecure and not confident. I felt like I couldn’t leave the house without makeup on, and whenever I talked to people, I felt like they were staring at my acne/ acne scars and not ME.

After I got married, through YouTube, I discovered the Mirconeedling treatment. I researched, researched, and researched. I was intrigued when I read that the Microneedling treatment safely and effectively treats acne scars and helps to improve skin texture. I found a good rated spa that did the treatment,went to their website and after looking at the before and after pictures, I was sold.

And then, began the long six months of treatments. Watch my in depth Microneedling Review down below! This includes before and after pictures, questions answered by my technician, and what a procedure consists of from start to finish! Let me know if you have any questions, enjoy!

**Yes I said, Epipen instead of SkinPen in the video lol**

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I have REALLY thick, curly, and frizzy hair, which is super hard to maintain. In middle school I went through a huge mousse phase, where my hair was crunchy 24/7, until I discovered my holy grail, the hair straightener. I use to spend hourssss on my hair routine, which consisted of washing my hair, blow drying, and then finally straightening it. That went on for at least 2-3 years, until I figured out how to curl my hair lol. Needless to say my hair went through a lot of heat over the years. When I was in the midst of wedding planning, I had a slight breakdown thinking about our honeymoon, because I didn’t want to spend hours doing my hair. However, I did want my hair to naturally look beautiful for my husband, like the whole “I woke up like this vibe” (lol I can picture my baby sister cringe while reading that). So I researched, and found the Brazilian Blowout and the keratin treatment. After months of looking into both treatments, I finally decided on the Brazilian Blowout. I actually went and got the treatment done the morning that our flight was going to take off, and ever since then, last September, I have religiously gotten the treatment done every 4ish months. I recently went and had my 6th Brazilian Blowout done (yes I know I’m obsessed), so I figured I would share my experience with yall 🙂 

What it is:

Brazilian Blowout is a treatment that temporarily straightens hair by sealing in keratin into the hair via the use of a flat iron. It improves the appearance of hair by creating a protective layer around the hair shaft for smooth, frizz free, and shiny locks. It doesn’t cause the hair to be stick straight, you actually have very natural looking hair that is bouncy yet frizz-free, pretty much everyone’s dream hair huh?


The Process:

The Brazilian Blowout is a three step process. They start off by shampooing your hair with the brazilian blowout shampoo which makes your hair super squeaky clean. Then they add the brazilian blowout product to your hair and blow dry. Finally, they straighten your hair which seals the product, and you rinse it out after about 2 days or so to let the product sink in. Overall, it usually takes around 45 minutes to an hour for the whole procedure to take place, which is SO freaking convenient.


How long does it last?

It can last anywhere between 6 weeks to 4 months depending on how well you maintain your hair.


It can cost anywhere from $75-180 depending on where you go get the treatment done.



In order to keep your hair frizz free and smooth for as long as possible, my stylist Danielle, recommends using sulfate and paraben free shampoo and conditioner. Unfortunately, these are pricier than the average drugstore shampoo. I’ll link the shampoo and conditioner I use down below.


Overall, I highly recommend getting the Brazilian Blowout treatment done, it saves me so much more time getting ready. Now all I have to do is wait for my hair to dry after taking a shower and that’s pretty much it. It dries frizz-free and wavy. Also, I wanted to give a shout out to my girl Danielle Alyson or @hairby_daniellealyson on Instagram for blessing my hair, she is literally a hair god. I 10/10 recommend her for all your hair needs ❤ Questions? Leave them in the comments below! Don’t forget to subscribe and follow me on Instagram @faroo101


Farwa Naqvi