PRE/POST CARE GUIDE

Microneedling

PRE TREATMENT

Do not use retinoids (vitamin A compounds) for 5 days before treatment.

Do not use any AHA/BHA products or any other harsh exfoliating products for 5 days before treatment.
Avoid sun exposure for 48 hours prior to treatment. No tanning or prolonged sun exposure for 2 weeks before treatment.
If any extreme breakout occurs, please contact to reschedule, as microneedling cannot be performed over active acne type 3 and 4 (Please contact us if your are unsure about this).
If you have a history of cold sores please seek advice regarding prophylactic anti – viral treatment.

Please avoid blood thinning medication 1 week prior to treatment, consult your doctor before stopping any prescribed blood thinners for cardiovascular purposes.  

Please allow 2 weeks post any botox, dermal fillers, microdermabrasion or IPL treatments

Please allow 6 weeks post superficial peels, laser hair removal, resurfacing/ Radiofrequency treatments.  Please avoid make-up on day of treatment and ensure any self tan is removed.

Please remove any hair from the treatment are 1 day prior treatment.

POST TREATMENT

You may resume your normal skin care regime 5 days after your treatment.

 

For 48 hours after your treatment you should avoid the following:

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  • Makeup (Unless designed for post procedure)

  • Intense Cardio/Exercise.

  • Irritating topical products such as Retinoids, AHA/BHAs, Hydroquinone, or chemical-based sunscreen.

  • Hot showers/Sauna.

For 5 days after your treatment avoid the following:

  • Swimming in pool/jacuzzi/ocean.

For 2 weeks after your treatment avoid the following:

  • Spray Tans

  • Dermal Fillers or Botox.

  • Tattoo's on the treated area.

  • Facials, Skin Peels, IPL & Microderm Abrasion.

  • Sun Exposure/Tanning and wear sun protection.

If you have any queries regarding this treatment or your suitability for this treatment please contact us via clicking here or our contact us form.

We will answer any question or concerns that you may have.