No Accutane use for at least six months prior to treatment.
Avoid retinoids, topical antibiotics, exfoliants, hydroquinone, and benzoyl peroxide 3 days prior to the procedure.
You will get optimal results if you are on a professional skincare regimen including an AHA and skin lightening product. Speak to your skincare professional if you need help picking the best product for your skin.
No IPL, laser, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, or waxing for seven days prior to appointment.
No shaving the area to be treated the day of your procedure.
If you have a history of cold sores take your anti-viral for at least 2 days prior to treatment.
Do not have Botox, fillers, or any other injections for at LEAST three weeks prior to your service.
As with all skincare procedures, avoid tanning or a sunburn for at least one week prior to service.
Microneedling post-treatment instructions-
Do not use anti-inflammatory medications such as Motrin, Advil, or Ibuprofen as they will interfere with the natural inflammatory response that is responsible for your skin rejuvenation.
Avoid tanning and sun exposure for at least a week after your procedure. If you are in the sun make sure you are using an SPF of at least 30 and re-applying every hour.
Avoid strenuous exercise, sweating, and swimming for 24 hours.
Treat skin gently, washing with a mild cleanser and cool water.
No exfoliation for three days after treatment. (Washcloths, Clarisonic brushes, scrubs, enzymes, retinol or acids)
Restart professional skincare after 72 hours.
Avoid make-up for at least 24 hours. It is best to use mineral make-up for a week following the procedure. Clean all make-up brushes before use.
Avoid excessive heat such as a sauna, hot shower or even putting your face near an open oven or over boiling water while cooking.
Do not scratch or pick at the skin.
Help your skin heal by using antioxidant/skin lightening serums. Ask your skincare professional for the best one for your skin.