Skin Services and waxing
Before & After

Before

Avoid:

  • Using dermatologist prescribed creams (Retin-A, Retinoids, etc.)  seven days before and seven days after your appointment.

  • Using any exfoliating products five days before and five days after your appointment (AHAs/BHAs, scrubs, enzymes, acids).

  • Facial waxing seven days before and seven days after your appointment.

  • Coming for a facial before two weeks after receiving Botox or fillers.

  • Shaving your face, three days before, the day of, and three days after your appointment.

  • A sunburn. If your skin is sunburned, you will not be eligible to receive any type of exfoliation though a calming, hydrating facial would be great to help soothe your burn.

  • Dermatologist prescribed medications such as Accutane or Tretinoin for at least 6-12 months before an exfoliating treatment. A calming, hydrating facial would be great to help soothe the side effects.

 

Be prepared:

  • To discuss your skincare goals so we can better customize your treatment.

  • To discuss the products you are currently using at home for your skincare routine. It is recommended to take a picture of all products for the best results.

After

Avoid:

  • Swimming in pools, lakes, or oceans for 48 hours after appointment.

  • Applying makeup 24 hours after appointment.

  • Excess sun exposure or indoor tanning.

  • Working out, strenuous activity, or getting overheated for 24-48 hours after appointment. 

  • Sweating for 24-48 hours after appointment.

  • Excess heat for 24-48 hours (saunas, hot tubs, hot showers, stove/oven, etc.).

  • Surfaces (phones, dirty pillow cases/face masks, etc.) and places (gyms) with a lot of bacteria for 24 hours.

  • Using any type of exfoliating product five days after your appointment (AHAs/BHAs, retinols, scrubs, enzymes, acids).

  • Using dermatologist prescribed topical (Retin-A, Retinoids, etc.) for seven days after appointment.

  • Touching or picking your skin (especially with dirty hands).

  • Hats, headbands, boyfriends/husbands beards, or masks that cause friction, irritation, or pressure on your skin.

  • Facial waxing for seven days after appointment.

  • Shaving your face for three days after appointment. 

For optimum results:

  • Use gentle, hydrating, nourishing, and protecting products for 5-7 days after your treatment.

  • Use products recommended to you by your provider.

  • Drink at least half of your body weight in oz. of water and more if you're drinking caffeine.

  • Sanitize glasses, phones, hands, and other items that touch your face often.

  • Use clean pillow cases, face masks, towels etc. 

If any questions or concerns arise at any time after a treatment, text or call Sydney Cooper at 720-842-9739.