Aloe Vera gel (97% pure/pH balanced) must be used to calm your skin from irritation/redness. This product is free of oil, alcohol and fragrances. Apply frequently, as needed.
You may apply a chilled, damp cloth or to your skin to calm any stinging, redness, or Irritation. This can be done as often as necessary, throughout the day for 5-10 minutes.
Do not rub or scrub your skin.
If you have had a treatment on the face, cleanse with warm or cool water only during the first 12 hours. You may use a gentle cleanser such as Gentle Clean cleanser after this time.
Exfoliate after 3-7days. This will allow for gentle skin removal, reducing the risk of ingrown hairs.
A ZINC based sunscreen MUST be used at all times during any UV exposure. We have a PCA Weightless sun protection available for purchase, this contains 9% zinc.
Post Laser Gel ($20) will aid in the healing process of your skin, reducing trans-epidermal water loss, reducing the chance of bacterial infections, soothing and reducing redness
Do NOT apply any glycolic / alpha hydroxy / beta hydroxy / tretinoin / adapalene / azaleic acid/ benzoyl peroxide or exfoliating products or self-tanners to your skin for at least 24-48hours.
Avoid heat contact i.e saunas, spa, gym etc. for 12-24hours or until side effects reduce.
Do NOT shave until any swelling has resolved, usually within the next 12-24 hours or so.
Do NOT apply excess make up to the skin. Avoid heavy oil-based foundations for 12 24hours.
Do NOT wax, pluck, tweeze, thread, bleach or use depilatory creams during the 4-6week interval between treatments. You may shave.
DO NOT swim in chlorinated water or salt water for 12-24hours. These environments have a different pH and can irritate your newly treated skin.
Do NOT sun tan as you put yourself at risk of burning, scaring and/or skin discoloration. These outcomes may be permanent.
Do NOT apply fake tan to the area less than one week prior to or following your appointment.