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Dermal skin needling also known as Collagen Induction therapy (CIT) uses micro fine needles to penetrate the capillary network igniting the production of collagen which aides in diminishing fine lines and wrinkles, strengthening the skin, reducing pore size, redness and aiding in the reduction of black heads. 

Dermal needling also improves the appearance of melasma, pigmentation, acne, fine lines, stretch marks, cellulite and surgical scars. This treatment can be performed on most areas of the body not just the face such as the neck, décolletage , hands and abdomen.


This treatment offers great results with minimal downtime compared to other procedures. An additional benefit is that your renewed skin with absorb your medical grade skincare more effectively, making it more cost effective to maintain a healthy skin regime long term.


All needling treatments are coupled with amazing Medik8 products such as deep cleansers, calming serum and liquid peptides. All full face, neck or décolletage treatments receive a hyaluronic acid bio cellular hydration mask for post treatment which reduces recovery time significantly. Shine Aesthetics use an electronic device and sterile, single use needle cartridges offering the highest level of sanitation and safety. 


It is highly recommended the you are on medical grade skincare for 2 weeks prior to your first treatment. 


Face                                             $229.00 per session

Face and neck                            $279.00 per session

Face, neck and décolletage:    $349.00 per session

Décolletage alone                     $229.00 per session

Hands or Neck alone:              $149.00 per session

A Medik8 Bio Cellular Hydration Mask is included with all Full face Dermal Skin needling treatments.


Post Treatment Care Kits can be purchased for an extra $59.00 

The post treatment care kit includes products to help gain the best results after a dermal needling treatment. This kit has enough Medik8 Calmwise soothing cleanser, Hydr8 B5, Ultimate Recovery Intense Moisturiser and Sunblock for up to 4 treatments. 


For best results a series of 3-5 (4-6 weeks apart) is recommended. Surgical scarring and Stretch marks prices are dependent on the size of the area to be treated and can’t be performed until 6 months post injury. Book a consultation to discuss.

  • Will I need a consultation for Dermal Filler?
    Absolutely. It is import to establish what your expectations and concerns are. It is also important to do a full medical history check even if you have been treated elsewhere in the past. This initial consultation will include taking confidential photos and going through the consent process to make sure you are aware of all aspects of the treatment.
  • What is Dermal Filler and what is it used for?
    Dermal Filler is a hyaluronic acid based injectable gel. Hyaluronic gel is a naturally occurring substance in skin which aides in keeping us youthful. Shine Aesthetics using only premium quality dermal fillers known for their safety and longevity. The advantage of using premium fillers is the have a lignocaine (numbing) component added straight to the gel for patient comfort. We are sure you have seen the “horror stories” often advertised by reality shows but at Shine Aesthetics we work with a Less is more approach to provide natural results. This can be achieved over several treatments to gain the best results and also make it affordable. Dermal fillers are used to replace volume lose, plump and fill fine, medium and deep lines. It can also be used to give definition and shape Common areas of treatment: Cheeks, lips, chins jawlines, oral commissures, nasolabial and marionette lines.
  • How long does treatment take and last for?
    After your initial consultation and consent process, you can expect the treatment to take between 45 minutes -1 hour depending on the number of areas being treated. This procedure has minimal pain due to the anaesthetic in the product, however numbing cream can also be applied for more sensitive areas such as lips. Ice is also available for immediately after treatment to help reduce the chance of swelling and bruising. The downtime following treatment is dependent on the area being treated. The effects of the dermal filler treatment can last between 6-12 months and will slowly dissolve over this period of time. Longevity and results vary between each person.
  • Can Dermal Filler be removed?
    Absolutely. The dermal fillers used at Shine Aesthetics are only temporary and can be dissolved if needed for either a vascular occlusion or an undesirable result. This can be expensive and is why a thorough initial consultation is important. If coming from another establishment it is recommended you consult with them to have the product dissolved there before retreatment at Shine Aesthetics. Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers can be dissolved using an enzyme called Hyalase. It starts to work after 10 minutes and is usually completely dissolved by 3-7 days. Retreatment can be completed 2 weeks after hyalase.
  • How much does Dermal Filler cost?
    Prices are dependant on area treated. See www.shineaesthetics/pricing for details.
  • Disclaimer
    JUVEDERM ULTRA® & JUVEDERM ULTRA PLUS® injectable gels are Prescription Medicines containing 24 mg/mL cross linked hyaluronic acid. They are used for the filling of medium size and deep facial wrinkles by injection into the skin and for creating definition and volume in the lips. They should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Talk to your specialist about the benefits/risks of this procedure in appearance medicine. Cautions: Use in an area that has been treated with another dermal filler. People with autoimmune disease; or who are pregnant, breastfeeding, age under 18; or have an increased susceptibility to keloid formation and hypertrophic scarring. Possible Side Effects: Injection site inflammatory reactions (redness/swelling /itching/pain on pressure); induration or nodules; discolouration; weak filling effect. If you have any side effects or concerns speak to your doctor. Note: Juvederm® treatment lasts from about 12-24 months. Allergan New Zealand Ltd. PO Box 1873 Auckland 1140, New Zealand
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