TREATMENT & AFTERCARE: MICRONEEDLING

BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT

  • AVOID TANNING TREATMENT AREA TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT.

  • AREA MUST BE CLEAN, FREE OF MAKEUP, AND SUNSCREEN.

  • ACCUTANE SHOULD BE DISCONTINUED AT LEAST 6 MONTHS PRIOR TO TREATMENT

  • RETINOLS SHOULD BE DISCONTINUED 2 WEEKS BEFORE TREATMENT 

  • WAXING OR USE OF CHEMICAL DEPILATORIES MUST BE AVOIDED 2 WEEKS BEFORE TREATMENT. SHAVING IS ALLOWED 48 HOURS BEFORE TREATMENT

  • YOU MAY NOT BE PREGNANT OR BREASTFEEDING

  • IF YOU HAVE A HISTORY OF COLD SORES, WE RECOMMEND PROPHYLACTIC ANTIVIRAL THERAPY BEFORE YOUR TREATMENT, FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FOR YOUR PRESCRIPTION.

  • DO NOT COME TO YOUR APPOINTMENT WITH A SUNBURN ON TREATMENT AREA.

  • AVOID CHEMICAL PEELS, LASER TREATMENTS, MICRODERMABRASION OR BLOOD THINNERS AT LEAST 4 WEEKS PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT.

  • AVOID CAFFEINE, ALCOHOL, IBUPROFEN, FISH OILS OR ANY MEDICATION THAT THINS THE BLOOD 24 HOURS PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT. IF YOU ARE ON BLOOD THINNERS PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DR BEFORE HAND TO SEE IF YOU CAN GET OFF THEM FOR THIS PROCEDURE.

** WOMEN PLEASE NOTE, YOU MAY BE MORE SENSITIVE DURING YOUR MENSTRUAL CYCLE**


AFTERCARE

  • A SUNBURN LIKE EFFECT IS NORMAL FOR 1-3 DAYS AFTER TREATMENT

  • YOUR SKIN MAY FEEL TIGHT, DRY, SWOLLEN AND SENSITIVE TO TOUCH.

  • THE TREATMENT AREA MAY APPEAR DARKER AND SKIN MAY START TO FLAKE OFF WITHIN 1 WEEK

  • AVOID PICKING OF EXFOLIATING THE AREA AND ALLOW DRY SKIN TO FLAKE OFF NATURALLY

  • WASH TREATMENT AREA TWICE A DAY WITH A GENTLE CLEANSER.

  • USE TEPID WATER ONLY

  • APPLY SOOTHING MOISTURIZER AS OFTEN AS NEEDED FOR THE FIRST WEEK

  • SUN EXPOSURE MUST BE AVOIDED FOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS AFTER TREATMENT, PREFERABLY 1-2 WEEKS

  • PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND SUNSCREEN IS RECOMMEND 

  • AVOID EXERCISE , JACUZZI, STEAM ROOM AND SAUNAS 

  • NO MAKEUP FOR 24 HOURS 

  • FOR BEST RESULTS WE RECOMMEND A SERIES OF TREATMENTS

AFTERCARE KITS AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE AT THE STUDIO


PAPER COPY OF AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE PROVIDED FOLLOWING ALL PROCEDURES