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Post treatment advice for Botulinum Toxin-A
Any bumps / marks caused by the injection should disappear within a few hours
You may continue to use all facial muscles as normal but please avoid extreme facial expressions
Do not rub / massage the treated area for 48 hours post treatment
Do not exercise or lie down for 4 hours post treatment
Avoid makeup for 2 hours
No facial treatment i.e facial / facial massage for 2 weeks
Avoid sun exposure and saunas for 2 weeks
Treatment usually starts to work from day 2 or 3 but may take up to 14 days to take full effect.
Attend the clinic for review 2 or 3 weeks after treatment
Treatment may last for approx. 3 months but varies from person to person.
Post-treatment advice for Profhilo, sunekos and redensity [I] skin-booster
There may be some tenderness. redness, swelling and bruising around the injection site. This is normal and will subside, usually within a few days.
If swelling or pain persists or you are concerned, please contact the clinic as soon as possible.
Use a cold pack to reduce swelling and / or redness.
Do not massage or manipulate the treated area.
No recovery time is required and you can return to your daily activities immediately.
Avoid wearing makeup for 12 hours post treatment.
Avoid heat based treatments i.e steam, saunas for a minimum of 7 days.
Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours and swimming for 48 hours.
Avoid alcohol for 24 hours after treatment.
Single sessions recommended every 4 months following initital course.
Post treatment advice for Dermal Fillers
Following cheek and lip treatment there will be some swelling at first
Any marks caused by the injections should disappear within a few hours or within the first few days
Any bruises or swelling that may occur generally settles within the first week
Avoid vigorous exercise for 48 hours
Avoid alcohol for 48 hours
Do not apply makeup for 4 hours
We advise against facial treatment i.e facial / facial massage for 2 weeks
Avoid sun exposure and saunas for 2 weeks
Results last from 9-24 months
Arnica cream is helpful to speed up the fading of a bruise
You may feel the product, it may feel uneven or bumpy. You may massage any lumps that concern you.
Post treatment advice for Obagi Nuderm System
Obagi Nuderm is a prescription strength FDA approved skin health transformation system combining Hydroquinone and Tretinoin
It is vital that the products are applied as instructed by your practioner – avoiding the eye area
Obagi Nuderm can cause itching, dryness, flaking and heightened sensitivity – this is normal
If skin is irritated / flaking. Avoid picking the area to prevent scarring
Obagi vitamin C serum can be purchased to alleviate these symptoms
Only mineral makeup should be applied whist using Obagi Nuderm
Sun protection (SPF) is essential whilst using Obagi Nuderm, even during winter months to prevent unwanted side effects such as pigmentation
Visiting your practioner at regular intervals is advisable.
Post treatment advice for EpiLase Laser Hair Removal
Immediately after treatment, there may be redness and swelling at the treatment area, this may feel like mild sunburn
The application of iced water during the first few hours after treatment will reduce any discomfort.
The application of aloe vera gel can continue at home
Makeup may be used a few hours after the treatment unless there is epidermal blistering.
Avoid sun exposure to reduce the chance of hyperpigmentation or darker pigmentation. Use sunscreen SPF 50 or greater at all times throughout the course of treatment.
Avoid picking or scratching the treated skin. Do not use any other hair removal treatment methods (waxing, electrolysis or tweezing) that will disturb the hair follicle at the treatment area for 4-6 weeks after treatment. Shaving or depilatories may be used.
Hair regrowth occurs at different rates on different areas of the body. New hair growth will not occur for AT LEAST three weeks after treatment.
Anywhere from 5-19 days after the treatment, shedding of the surface hair may occur and this appears as new hair growth. This is NOT new hair growth. You can clean and remove the hair by washing or wiping the area with a wet cloth or Loofa sponge.
After the underarms are treated, use a powder, instead of deodorant, for 24 hours after the treatment to reduce skin irritation.
Avoid hot baths and heat treatments and treat the skin gently, as if you had sunburn, for the first 24 hours.
Post treatment advice for Microneedling
The treated area may feel tender to the touch for a few hours
Some redness, swelling or sunburn sensation is normal and usually subsides within a few hours
Application of SPF is essential
Do not rub the treated area until the redness dissipates
Avoid Makeup until and redness has settled
Results can not be judged for the first 12 weeks and the skin will continue to improve for up to 9 months
A course of 3-6 treatments and annual top up treatments are recommended
No excessive exercise / or extremes of heat until redness has settled.
Post treatment advice for Peels
Your skin may feel slightly tight and pink in colour for the first 24-48 hours
You may experience some dryness and slight peeling, areas that peel may darken before flaking off. Peeling areas must not be picked at
Essential to apply SPF 50 daily (even when raining and overcast) during your course. Your skin may become photosensitive & more prone to environmental damage. Daily SPF will help prevent any pigment changes
Sunbed sessions are to be avoided during your course and for 6 weeks after your last treatment
Allergic reactions & infections are very rare & would occur within 24 hours of the treatment. It is Important to follow post treatment advice to avoid infections
Avoid heat based treatments i.e steam, saunas for 24-48 hours
Avoid excessive exercise for 24 hours.