SkinPen Microneedling Pre & Post Procedure Instructions

Pre-Procedure Instructions & Precautions

  • Avoid sun exposure/burns twenty-four (24) hours prior to treatment.
  • Discontinue use of retinoids twelve (12) hours prior to treatment.
  • You should not have an active breakout, active cold sores, or open lesions. If this occurs, your microneedling treatment should be rescheduled.
  • Allow at least (twelve) 12 hours after autoimmune therapies before having a microneedling treatment.
  • Wait six (6) months following isotretinoin (Accutane) use.

Wait at least:

  • Forty-eight (48) hours before or after Botox treatment to have a microneedling treatment.
  • One (1) week before or after any fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane, etc.
  • One (1) month before or after laser treatments such as IPL, VBeam, etc. or chemical peels such as Vitalize, Rejuvenize, etc. or Microdermabrasion treatments.

Post-Procedure Instructions & Precautions

  • Only use the Rescue Calming Complex and the Lift HA Serum for the next twenty-four (24) hours.
  • Do not use any other skincare products (cleansers, moisturizers, or sunblocks).
  • Days 2 through 4 post procedure - Use a gentle cleanser and a zinc oxide sunblock as well as continue using the Rescue Calming Complex and the Lift HA Serum.
  • Avoid exercise for three (3) days following the procedure.
  • No sun exposure for three (3) days.

Day 1 - Mild to moderate redness and swelling, similar to a sunburn. No sunscreen or makeup.

Day 2 - Some persistent redness and swelling may be present. May apply sunscreen and makeup.

Day 3 - Most redness, bruising, and swelling almost gone.

Day 4 - Return to normal appearance without makeup

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