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Aftercare Information Leaflet

 

DERMAL FILLERS & ANTI WRINKLE TREATMENTS

Carefully read all aftercare information.

AVOID touching the treated areas for six hours to allow the needle holes to close and avoid infection

DO NOT apply makeup or creams for at least 6-12 hours

DO NOT expose your skin to intense hot or cold. Avoid sunbeds/UV exposure and saunas for at least 2 weeks post treatment.

Drink plenty of water after your treatment and for several days post treatment. DO NOT massage the area. Your filler has optimum tissue integration and this is not necessary.

AVOID alcohol for 6 hours pre and post treatment.

Non-surgical face lifts and microdermabrasion must be avoided for 1 week post treatment.

Factor 30/50 sun protection should be used at all times. 

AVOID the use of sunbeds and saunas, especially on the face, for at least 2

weeks.

You may experience mild bruising, this is normal and an ice pack (not directly on the skin) will help control bruising. Auriderm/Arnica cream can be applied or Arnica tablets can be taken two weeks prior or post treatment.

If you feel pain, tenderness, blotching or cold to touch areas (This may not necessarily be near to the treated area), you MUST contact your aesthetic practitioner ASAP 0151 345 6601 OR OUT OF HOURS 07397148108. Alternatively visit your GP or AE Department

If you are taking aspirin or similar medications, please be aware that you may bruise more easily. Please do not stop your medications that your GP has prescribed for you.

 

ANTI WRINKLE TREATMENTS

(As above) however please avoid lying down for a few hours after your treatment.

Common Side effects: You may experience a dull headache for a day or so after your treatment however this is normal and paracetamol can be taken.

Glabellar Lines: Headache and Injection site reactions  are common side effects. This may include redness, swelling, irritation, rash, itching, numbness, pain, discomfort & stinging.

Lateral Canthal Lines: Common side effects include; injection site reactions and eyelid oedema. These reactions can be mild - moderate, reversible and occur in the first week after treatment.

There is a small possibly of slight drooping of the eyelid or visual problems.

If any symptoms last for more that one week or you are concerned about symptoms, please ring your aesthetic practitioner. 0151 345 6601

Seek urgent medical help if you have difficulties breathing, swallowing,speaking, or if your face swells up.

Treatment is not recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Further Treatment:

Dermal Fillers/Anti Wrinkle

How long will my treatment last?

This will be dependent on the individual, and factors for consideration will include; life-style, age, and the structure of your skin.

The aesthetic procedure can be repeated as often as you feel necessary however most clients will choose to have a follow up treatment 4-6 months later to maintain their rejuvenated appearance.

The Beauty Institute will invite you back for a 3 month consultation where you will have opportunity to review and discuss your treatment plan.

 

DERMAPLANING

 Aerobic exercise or vigorous physical activity should be avoided until all redness has subsided. Direct sunlight exposure is to be completely avoided immediately following the treatment (including any strong UV light exposure or tanning beds). Although SPF30+ should already be a part of your daily skin care regime, after dermaplaning, SPF30+ must be applied daily to the treated area for a minimum of two weeks. Twice daily cleanse the treated area with a post-treatment cleanser, followed by a serum or treatment cream and follow with SPF30+ sunscreen.

 

LASH EXTENSION

How to care for your lashes within the first 24 hours

For the first 24 hours do not allow water to contact your lashes, do not steam face, use steam bath, or swim or wash face with hot water.

Further Information

Do not use oil based products, creams or waterproof mascara. Use only water based makeup and makeup remover avoiding lashes. Remove makeup around the eye area with a cotton bud. Do not perm, tint or use an eyelash curler. Be careful to avoid pulling extensions or rubbing eyes. Always pat eyes to dry. Please see a trained technician to have your extensions removed.

To extend the life of your lashes please schedule an infill in 2 weeks time. Beyond this period it will be classed as a new treatment and charged accordingly.

 

LASHLIFT/TINT

How to care for your lashes within the first 24 hours

Please avoid touching or rubbing your eyes, no makeup, no creams/lotions/oils, keep lashes dry, avoid steam/heat, avoid chlorine and UV.

Further information

Please refrain from using oil based products and waterproof mascara as this will weaken the lift.

Enjoy your lashes for the next 6 - 8 weeks!