DermaPen

TREATMENT REGIMEN & HOME CARE

 

PRIOR TO TREATMENT: 

  • Avoid any prolonged sun or tanning exposure (This includes Airbrush or stains) 24 hours prior to treatment.
  • On day of treatment keep your face clean & do not apply make-up. 
  • If in an active or extreme acne breakout occurs before treatment contact provider. 

 

WHAT CAN BE EXPECTED? 

  • Your skin may feel warm or sunburned normally subsiding in 1-2 hours. Your skin may appear red & blotchy with swelling. Your skin can continue to be red or pink for a 24 hour period after treatment. 
  • In some areas of the skin you may get a bruise due to the trauma of the needles, this is normal, especially in areas that have been worked due to scarring.

 

INSTUCTIONS:

  • CLEAN: Use a soothing cleanser with no abrasives & tepid water. Make sure your hands are clean & pat dry with towel. Do not rub skin!!
  • HEAL: We recommend using ALLURE Vitamin C. Our specialized blend has active growth factors that enhance the reactions of your DermaPen treatment. Strength will be determined by your provider.
  • HYDRATE: Your skin will become drier than normal. Post laser creams such as Green Tea Hydration Lotion or Gentle Recovery Complex should be use as needed for comfort. 
  • PROTECT: Immediately after procedure apply SPF. for daily care in sun. Allure offers chemical free SPF, protection without irritation. 

 

AVOID:

  • Sunlight for 24 hours. (This includes tanning beds)
  • Swimming or other exposures to chemicals until skin is healed. 
  • Exercise or other strenuous activity for 24 hours. Sweating & gym environment can be harmful due to bacteria & may cause adverse reaction. 

 

TIPS & TRICKS:

  • Sleep with extra pillows. Elevation can alleviate swelling.  
  • Put your Post Laser Lotion in refrigerator so it’s comforting upon applications.
  • Apply Post Laser Lotion liberally to keep skin from becoming dry & tight.