Aftercare is the cornerstone of any skin rejuvenation treatment. Remember, the products you apply to your skin subsequently are just as important as the procedure itself.
Possible side effects
side effects, such as redness (erythema), dry skin and a bit of swelling,
typically subside within 48 hours. Depending on your skin, occasionally there
may be breakouts, flaking and peeling. However, bruising or bleeding rarely
you experience one or more of these side effects, bear in mind that they’re
temporary and can be treated quite easily during aftercare.
a week before your treatment avoid:
- blood thinners such as fish oil and vitamin E
- sun exposure and tanning beds
- anti-inflammatory medication
- exfoliants, acids, topical antibiotics, retinoids and hydroquinone
- threading, hair removal creams, electrolysis and waxing
the treatment, our therapists will clean the area thoroughly before applying a
topical anaesthetic. The latter will reduce discomfort from the pricking
Good aftercare post-microneedling is imperative. Therefore, Hyaluronic Acid immediately after treatment does wonders in stimulating collagen production. And for best results, avoid makeup for at least 24 – 48 hours post-treatment.
Hyaluronic Acid can be applied every three hours for the first 24 hours. Then, continue twice a day for the first week to keep the skin moisturised.
After 24 hours, nutritional supplements and topicals such as Vitamin C and E may be applied. But don’t forget the sunscreen!
peeling start on day 3 – 5, allow the skin to flake off naturally. Don’t pick
the rest of the week post-treatment, keep skin hydrated with hyaluronic serum
or moisturisers with ceramide or collagen-stimulating peptides.
avoid sweating and gym environments for a week. Also, give alcohol-based skin
products or toners a miss for two weeks. And try not to take inflammatory
medications for a week after the treatment.
to enjoy your new-look glowing complexion, remember that good aftercare
post-microneedling is imperative.