Microdermabrasion – Aftercare Advice

  • SPF 20 must be worn daily for one month afterwards. Microdermabrasion removes top protective layer of skin cells, so extra protection is necessary for one month post.
  • Do not use exfoliation products i.e. AHA’s, Glycolic & Retin A products for 12 hours post peel
  • No exposure to sunbeds for one month post treatment
  • No Heat treatments permitted for 48hrs afterwards i.e. sauna, steam room, hot showers, facial waxing
  • No make up application permitted for 48hrs afterwards, with the exception of a mineral make up which can be applied immediately after.
  • No Shaving the face for 48 hours after
  • No perfumes/aftershaves for 48hrs after
  • Skin may be red for a short while afterwards.
  • Any impurities under the skin will come to the surface within a short time after the treatment, so a breakout is a good sign of the skin clearing impurities from within.
  • In the rare event that you incur scratches on your skin, post microdermabrasion, apply aloe vera to sooth the skin. The scratches will take about one week to heal.
  • Blocked pores/blackhead’s: For clients with blocked pores, a course of 6 microdermabrasion treatments are recommended fortnightly. Glycolic products should be used at home nightly to keep pores clean & to maintain the results of the peel
  • Pigmentation: For clients with Pigmentation, use of a daily lightening products is recommended, i.e. Phytoceuticals Phytp Plus gel. Or Phyto Gel.
  • Anti age: those clients having the peel for anti age purposes, daily application of a pure Vitamin C serum, i.e.Phytoceuticals, is necessary for collagen growth. iS Clinical Active serum used nightly improves & maintains results.

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