Avoid sun exposure and tanning for 1 week prior to treatment, sunburned skin will not be treated.
Stop using all skin irritants (glycolic/salicylic acids, benzoyl peroxide, retinol product such as Retin A, Triluma, Differin, and Vitamin C) on the area’s being treated 1 week prior to treatment.
Advise Staff of current medications including antibiotics (certain antibiotics can make your skin photosensitive) treatment can be done 2 weeks after completion.
If you develop an active cold sore or skin infection, please call and reschedule.
If you are prone to cold sores, it is suggested to take your appropriate medication before this treatment.
On the day of the treatment, please come in with your face clean and free from makeup, moisturizers or serums. A cleansing fee of $15 will be applied if need be.
If choosing to use topical numbing cream, apply the cream 45-minutes prior to appointment.
It is normal for the area treated to have redness and swelling. It is uncommon for a blister or bruise to develop. If you develop a blister, a topical antibiotic ointment such as polysporin can be used daily until healed.
An ice pack should be avoided to maximize treatment results.
Pain medication is not necessary.
Makeup can be applied immediately post treatment.
Waxing, tweezing, and depilatory creams can be resumed 3 days post treatment.
Avoid vigorous exercise, hot tubs, pools, sauna or steam for 24-48 hours after treatment.
A non-exfoliant cleanser and light moisturizer can be used day of treatment. You can resume normal skin care the next day
Avoid direct sun light for 24 hours following treatment, SPF 30 or higher sunscreen must be applied 10 minutes prior to sun exposure and worn everyday rain or shine.
Retinol or any form of vitamin A or peeling products, or bleaching products can be resumed after 3 days post treatment.
Botox, Dysport, chemical peels, and dermal fillers can be resumed 1-week post treatment.
A post procedure skin care regimen maybe suggested to maximize an prolong your treatments an minimize complication.