Aftercare Advice for Facial Treatments

Your Facial Treatment Aftercare Advice

 

Please click on the treatment relevant to you for your aftercare advice. 

Please report any problems to us as quickly as possible - email photos and as much information as possible to hello@askinology.com

 

Peel & Dermapen Aftercare Advice

Microdermabrasion Aftercare Advice

RF Skin Tightening

 

 

Peel & Dermapen Aftercare Advice

Your skin can feel hot and sensitive after treatment, this is completely normal and can last 48 hours. Depending on the type and strength of treatment, your skin may flake a couple of days after treatment and can last for a few days.

Do

  • Use SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Serum or similar to help with healing.
  • Keep the area clean & dry and do not use any harsh or prescribed creams on the skin for at least 5 days or until healed. This includes retinol, AHA’s and BHA’s
  • Wait until your skin is fully healed before having any further facial treatments
  • Use a minimum of SPF 30 (preferably SPF 50) sunscreen daily e.g. ZO Daily Sheer SPF50. Reapply throughout the day if in direct sunlight.

Don't

  • Apply heavy makeup for the rest of the day (light mineral makeup is ok).
  • Rub or pick at the skin.
  • Heat the skin e.g. long baths, exercise, spas, steam rooms and saunas for at least 48 hours (more if your skin is still red or recovering in any way).
  • Expose your skin to strong sunlight, sunbeds or self-tan for at least 2 weeks.
  • Shave the treated area for 72 hrs.
  • Use strong, perfumed or bleaching products on the area for 48 hours or swim in chlorinated water.

In event of problems

Contact hello@askinology.com ASAP with photos and information if you have any problems after treatment e.g. marks or scabbing. DO NOT scratch, pick or disturb these in any way if they occur.

 

 

Microdermabrasion Aftercare Advice

With the thickened top protective layer of cells now gone, please bear in mind that your skin will be more sensitive. 

Do

  • Avoid strong sunlight.
  • Use a minimum of SPF 30 (preferably SPF 50) sunscreen daily e.g. ZO Daily Sheer SPF50. Reapply throughout the day if in direct sunlight.

Don't

  • Rub or pick at the skin.
  • Use strong, perfumed or bleaching products on the area for 48 hours or swim in chlorinated water.

In event of problems

Contact hello@askinology.com ASAP with photos and information if you have any problems after treatment.

 

 

RF Skin Tightening

 Your skin may feel warm and sensitive for a few hours after treatment.

Do

  • Drink plenty of water to maximise your results but avoid alcohol for 24hrs.
  • Use a minimum of SPF 30 (preferably SPF 50) sunscreen daily e.g. ZO Daily Sheer SPF50. Reapply throughout the day if in direct sunlight.

Don't

  • Expose your skin to strong sunlight, sunbeds for at least 1 week. 
  • Expose your skin to excess heat such as long baths, spas, steam rooms and saunas for at least 24 hours (more if your skin is still red or recovering in any way).
  • Use any harsh or prescribed creams on the skin for at least 5 days or until healed. This includes retinol, AHA’s and BHA’s

In event of problems

Contact hello@askinology.com ASAP with photos and information if you have any problems after treatment e.g. marks or scabbing. DO NOT scratch, pick or disturb these in any way if they occur.