Before and Aftercare

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Pre care

*Please make sure you do not take any aspirin, ibuprofen or alcohol 72 hours before treatment (unless medically necessary).

*No laser treatments, peels, aggressive exfoliations or dermaplaning 2 weeks prior and post treatment.

*Please let me know if you have any skin conditions or regularly suffer with cold sores.

*We recommend not having dermal fillers at least 1 week prior to a holiday in the sun.
Post care

*Do not touch the area or apply make up for at least 4 hours post treatment.

*Avoid exposure to UV for 72 hours post treatment.

*Avoid extreme heat such as sauna, steam rooms, sunbathing etc for 24 hours post treatment as this may increase discomfort and swelling.

*Antihistamines can be used in cases to reduce swelling, please liase with us or a doctor prior to use.

*Avoid drinking alcohol or strenuous exercise, until the swelling has resolved which may result in additional bruising.

*Until the swelling and redness have resolved, do not expose the area to intense heat, such a sunbathing, tanning, saunas, hot tubs, or hot wax. Also avoid extreme cold, such as skiing or hiking outdoors.
*Ice Packs can be applied periodically to reduce swelling.

*Pain medications, such as Paracetamol or Ibuprofen can be taken however Ibuprofen or aspirin may exacerbate bruising, as they have blood thinning properties.

*To help alleviate bruising, we also recommend the topical application of Arnica, a natural ointment commonly used to reduce bruising. You can find Arnica in the natural foods section of your supermarket, or at local pharmacies. We will also apply some for you while in the clinic.

*Minimize movement of the treated area, the product may feel hard to begin with; this will soften into the skin naturally within a few days.

Please contact us immediately if you experience

* A fever or chills

* If the area appears red, hot to the touch and angry looking

*Severe pain or increasing pain

*Discoloured blotches in areas not injected

How long will my treatment last?

Our dermal fillers last between 6-24 months, this can vary depending on factors such as your lifestyle and metabolism.
Sometimes one side of the lips may swell more than the other side, this is normal and will settle, please allow a full 2-4 weeks to see the final result.
We advise that you have Dermal filler treatments every 6 months.

Anti-Wrinkle Injections

Pre care

*Please make sure you do not take any aspirin, ibuprofen or alcohol 72 hours before treatment (unless medically necessary).

*No laser treatments, peels, aggressive exfoliations or dermaplaning 2 weeks prior and post treatment.

*Please let me know if you have any skin conditions or regularly suffer with cold sores.

*You cannot have botulinum toxin 2 weeks prior to a holiday in the sun.

Post care

*No microbading 4 weeks post treatment

* Stay upright for 4 hours post treatment

*Do not touch the area or apply make up for at least 4 hours post treatment

*Do not rub the area for 48 hours post treatment as this can move the toxin and cause side effects.

*Avoid exposure to UV for 2 weeks post procedure

*Avoid extreme heat such as sauna, steam rooms, sunbathing etc for 2 weeks post treatment as this will stop the botulinum toxin from working.

*No facials for 2 weeks post procedure.

 

 

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Dermaplaning and chemical peels

Pre Care

*No laser treatments,peels or aggressive exfoliations 1 week prior treatment.

*Please wait at least 1 week pre and post holiday for best results.

*Please let us know if you are on any medication (topical and/ or oral, have any medical conditions, or are being treated by a physician for any conditions or if you have been diagnosed with cold sores or Herpes simplex.
*No shaving, laser treatment, peels, waxing, or aggressive exfoliations one week prior to Dermaplaning treatments.
*You should wait 14 days after receiving botox or dermal fillers to receive Dermaplaning treatments.
*Dermaplaning only-If you normally wax or pluck any small hairs on your face, please do this 3-7 days prior to treatment.

*Chemical peels only- If you use any Retinol products please refrain from using 1 week prior to treatment.

Post Care

* No recovery time, following treatment, you may immediately return to your normal activities.
* Use a gentle cleanser and apply moisturizer at least twice daily for a minimum of 7 days post treatment
* Avoid excessive heat, sun beds, steam rooms/ saunas, sun exposure for a minimum of 3 days post treatment. If you must be in the sun, apply spf 30 or greater, reapply often, wear a hat, and seek shade when possible.
* Avoid facial waxing for 7 days.
* No scrubs, peels, or aggressive brushes for 7 days.
* Do apply serums as absorption levels will be elevated.
* Be sparing with self-tan, remember absorption levels are elevated.
* You may experience a slight windburn sensation post treatment and skincare products may tingle slightly, this is normal for the first few days.
*Some people can experience a break out of spots due to having the treatment, this will resolve, this can be minimized by wearing a primer under makeup and having a good skin care routine.
* When the vellus hairs grow back they can sometimes feel slightly spikey, this is because the hairs grow back straight and then curl back to normal after a few days.

*Chemical peels only- If you use any Retinol products please refrain from using 1 week post treatment.

 

 

 

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