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General pre + post care

Below you can find a general outline of all pre + post care instructions. Always follow the instructions detailed on consent + intake forms that are sent via email after booking.


  • Avoid retinol 5 days before appointment 

  • Avoid active ingredients such as AHA's and BHA's 5 days before appointment

  • Avoid direct sun exposure 1-2 weeks before treatment

  • Avoid botox injections 1 week and filler 2 weeks pre and post appointment

  • Avoid any waxing, tweezing, plucking or picking of the treatment area for 7 days before treatment.


Downtime: 0-7 days depending the level of exfoliation. Please communicate with your technician before treatment.

  • Moisturize and protect your fresh skin as much as possible.

  • Avoid makeup for 24 hours.

  • Skin may have some dryness or flaking after 3-5 days, DO NOT pick, pull or rub skin.

  • Do not use any active ingredients (AHA's, BHA's, Retinol, etc) for 5-7 days after, depending on skin sensitivity.

  • AVOID DIRECT SUN EXPOSURE for 1-2 weeks!


  • Avoid botox injections 1 week and filler 2 weeks post treatment.

  • Avoid any waxing, tweezing, plucking or picking the treatment area for 7 days after treatment.


These apply to most treatments:

  • The use of Accutane in the last 6 months

  • Recent use of prescriptive retinols + skin lighteners IE Retin-a, Tretinoin, Hydroquinone, etc.

  • Excessively tanned or burned skin

  • Allergies (please inform your Aesthetician of any allergies)

  • Pacemaker or defibrillator (for treatments using electrical current)

  • Certain medical conditions which slow down natural healing, such as uncontrolled diabetes and cancer.

  • Compromised immune system.


Downtime: 24 hours

  • Avoid touching face, keep pets away from face!

  • Fresh pillowcase.

  • Avoid washing face for 24hrs.

  • Use only hyaluronic acid for the first 24 hrs.

  • After 24 hours, you may wear color science makeup; after 72hrs you can wear regular makeup.

  • Redness subsides 24-72 hours after treatment.

  • Avoid sun exposure for at least 24-48hrs.

  • After 24hrs, start wearing SPF 30+!

  • Avoid active ingredients for at least 5 days.

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