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SQT Bio-Needling

A Brand New Revolution In Aesthetic Dermatology

Sponge spicules are a kind of siliceous bio microneedle that are extracted from the freshwater sponge. They can stimulate the dermis of the skin and start skin surface microcirculation. They effectively deliver active ingredients to the dermis layer of skin while also activating the basal skin cells.

They can be seen as powder to the naked eye and as a sharp rod crystal under the microscope. In just 5 Minutes, 3 – 5 000,000 natural siliceous microneedles are directly introduced into the dermis layer through hand massage

No bleeding, no anaesthetic, and no skin breakage

SQT Bio Microneedling shortens the skin cycle from 28 days to 7 days, and achieves natural, safe, and effective physical rejuvenation

Can be used for treatment of:

  • Pigmentation & Melasma
  • Sun damage
  • Oily skin & large pores
  • Skin redness & textural issues
  • Acne Scarring
  • Active Acne & Congestion
  • Fine lines & Wrinkles
  • Uneven skin tone and appearance
  • Dandruff
  • Sun Spots
  • Improvement of P
  • Acnes Bacteria
  • Lifting, firming and collagen stimulating

1 SQT Bio Microneedling is equivalent to 3 Mechanical microneedling and 4 Chemical peels

3-5 million micro channels are created within 5 minutes of treatment application!

A traditional needling device cannot create the amount of channels that SQT Bio-Microneedling can in one treatment.

The skin is stimulated for up to 72 hours post-treatment. The sponge spicules contain minerals and nutrients that are provided to the skin during this treatment.

It also improves the effectiveness of topical skin care products, enhancing their absorption by up to 3,000%.

SQT Bio-Needling


How many treatments do I need?

Depending on the skin type and condition, most skin concerns require up to 4 treatments.

How do I get the best results from my SQT treatment?

Follow the aftercare guidelines, and use professional skincare products as part of your regular skincare regime that are targeted at your skin concerns/ goals – the right products can further enhance your results quite significantly. Be consistent with treatment.

Does it hurt?

You can expect to experience a scratchy/ prickly sensation as the spicules are being hand-massaged into the skin. This typically takes around 10 minutes to complete and can be a bit uncomfortable for some patients. A sheet mask is applied afterwards to cool and hydrate the treatment area.

Potential side effects

Immediately after your skin will feel flushed and hot and have all-over erythema (redness.) Depending on sensitivity and skin conditions, some patients appear redder than others. This is normal and should be expected. Between 2 million-4 million Bio needles enter your skin’s active layer. Your skin will experience a prickly sensation; more heightened upon applying pressure and intensified facial expressions. This prickly sensation is the spicules settling into the skin. The spicules (Bio needles) remain in the skin for 48-72 hours before they are expelled through a rapid increase in cell proliferation.

Will my skin peel after treatment?

According to feedback from 1132 customers, 26.24% of users peeled after their first treatment, 63.78% after their second treatment, 79.15% after their third treatment, and 90.19% after their fourth treatment.

Why does pigmentation on the skin appear darker after a treatment?

This is completely normal, as the pigment build-up in the skin starts to move to the surface, it can appear darker. As it is drawn out, you should notice it begins to lighten after this time. Subsequent treatments may be required to further draw out stubborn pigment.

Who can have SQT Bio-Needling treatments?

SQT treatments are suitable for all skin types and is 100% natural. There are a few things that may exclude some patients from being able to have treatment, Including current/ recent use of acne medications, recent laser resurfacing or chemical peels, open cuts/ lesions/ infections in the treatment area, recent sunburn, active cold sores, prone to hyperpigmentation, severe rosacea, eczema or dermatitis, autoimmune diseases.

SQT Bio-Needling

Before & After