CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Diabetes

  • Liver Disease

  • Vitiligo

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Autoimmune Diseases

  • Hepatitis

  • Herpes Simplex

  • HIV/AIDs

  • Eplilepsy

  • Pregnancy/Breast Feeding

  • Cancer

  • Lupus

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • There may be erythema, smelling and increased skin sensitivity.

  • The skin may appear red and blotchy.

  • Needling is not completely painless although a numbing cream will be applied there will still be minimal pain.

  • Spot bleeding is expected and completely normal.

  • The skin may feel as though it's throbbing immediately after treatment

  • The skin will feel dull, flaky, dry and tight for up to a week after the treatment, this is completely normal.

PRE-CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Avoid using exfoliating products the night before or morning after the treatment.

  • Ensure you have no important events scheduled straight after the treatment as there will be a downtime of 48 hours.

  • Arrive to your appointment with no makeup on.

AFTERCARE

  • Avoid heat treatments such as saunas and steam rooms for at least 72 hours post treatment.

  • Avoid sun exposure for at least 48 hours.

  • Ensure you apply a SPF 50 after the 48-hour period at all times to prevent hyperpigmentation.

  • Avoid wearing makeup for up to 72 hours post treatment.

  • Avoid intense exercise for 72 hours post treatment.

  • Apply Vaseline or Aquaphor onto the skin the night of the treatment and the following morning.

  • Avoid using any skincare products for up to 48 hours after the treatment.

  • Avoid using any exfoliants for 2 weeks after the treatment.

  • Avoid touching the skin for up to 48 hours after the treatment.

  • Avoid any method of facial hair removal for 5 days after the treatment.

  • Avoid any other facial treatments for up to 4 weeks after the treatment.

  • Avoid use of subbed or sunbathing for at least 2 weeks after the treatment.

  • Avoid swimming in chlorinated water for at least 14 days.

  • Avoid laser treatments for a minimum of 10 days after the treatment.