Dr. Pen™ Comparison Guide

Dr Pen Guide

Here at dr-pen.co.uk we have created this helpful guide for you to help you choose the most suitable Dr. pen device for your needs. Whether its using your new Dr. pen for your clients in the salon to tailor personalized facials & treatments or introducing microneedling to your skin care routine at home, you can find all the information you need here to make your decision.

Which Dr Pen should I choose?

Features to consider when you are selecting your device;

The aesthetic of the pen especially if your using the device professionally, you might want to select a colour that suits the theme of your work place. We have a wide range that you can select from rose gold to elegant black. Another consideration when using Dr Pen for microneedling facials in the work place is if a second back up battery for wireless use would be helpful. Devices with two batteries: Dr Pen A6, Dr Pen A6s and Dr Pen A8s. Some of our microneedling pens feature a screen to display operating level and some of the newest models now come with a low battery warning on screen.

All dr pens sold by us at dr-pen.co.uk come with an instruction manual in the box. Whether you choose a model with a screen or one touch operation button you will find our products easy to use and very reliable. Most of the microneedling pens can be used both plugged into mains power or wirelessly. We sell 3 devices that are corded only-these are displayed in the charts below.

If you want a pen that contains the serum within the cartridge for super ease of use you should consider the Hydra Pen 2 or Hydra Pen 3. Below our comparison charts you can find a little bit about the needle configurations available, this may also be a factor that you want to consider when selecting your pen.

Please note that the needle variations recorded in the charts are all stocked by us at dr-pen.co.uk We pride ourselves on being able to provide you with the widest range of needle cartridges for your dr pen meaning that you get the absolute best from your device.

All the pens that we sell will help with the skin concerns listed below, results are dependant on many factors including skin type, serum used during procedure, needle cartridge selection and cartridge depth. Aftercare is also vital after procedure to really achieve the greatest results.

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Absorption of skin care products
  • Dark spots, skin discolouration and hyperpigmentation
  • Encouraging new hair growth on the scalp
  • Scaring including pox pits & acne scars
  • Boosting skins appearance (production of collagen and elastin)
  • Skin tightening
  • Pore visibility
  • Improves and evens skin texture

Which cartridge is best for microneedling?

Another factor to consider when choosing a dr pen is its range of cartridges, the Dr Pen M8 cartridges feature ultra thin needles at 0.18mm for the 11pin and 16 pin, this is one of the reasons why the Dr pen M8 is one of our best selling devices.

Choosing a cartridge that’s suitable for your skin concern is vital to getting the best results possible from Mirconeedling/nano needling.

The use of a nano cartridge has become more popular over the last 18 months as there is absolutely no downtime, nano cartridges are great for bb glow and increasing product absorption. 9 pin cartridges to 18 Pin are suitable for targeting areas on the face and improving the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. 24 pin cartridges to 42 pin cartridges are ideal to treat larger areas on the body and scalp.

The majority of Dr pen microneedling devices come with adjustable depth dial from 0mm-2.5mm. The depth chosen when microneedling is important and should be considered carefully. You can find more about it here.