Do not expose yourself to the sun for 2 weeks, your skin will be photosensitive and as a result will burn easily.
Do not apply any sunscreen for 24 hours
Do not use active ingredients such as Topical Vitamin A, Glycolics and Acids for 7 days
Do not wear makeup for 24 hours
Botox – wait 48 hours after having Botox before having Skin Needling
Fillers – wait 2 weeks after having fillers before having Skin Needling
After you have undergone Skin Needling, you may experience some skin inflammation or redness. Using a cooling mask will help reduce the inflammation or redness of the skin, giving you more comfort.
Antioxidant serums have properties that assist in healing the skin. Serums assist in soothing the skin and further reduce irritation.
As you sweat the pores of your skin will reopen, and the bacteria on your skin may enter the skin punctures. This can lead to a either a reaction or infection.
It is important to stay hydrated before and after your procedure to help your skin heal and rejuvenate faster.
Linseed Oil seals the breached barrier and acts as an anti inflammation
Supplements (Omega 3, Glucosamine, Zinc, Multivitamin)
Topical Vitamin A
Topical Vitamin C (stable form e.g magnesium ascorbyl phosphate)
Topical Vitamn E
Topical Antioxidants / Copper Peptides / Growth Factors
Hyaluronic Acid is amazing for Hydration
D Pathenol is good for moisturising
5 is the most pore-clogging, and 0 is the least.
You might want to reconsider your skin care products if any of these ingredients are listed in the first seven on the ingredient list of a product.
Acetylated lanolin alcohol
Shark liver oil
D&C red #30
Stearic acid: TEA
Wheat germ glyceride
Parabens: Worst: Propylparaben, Butyleparaben, Isobutylparaben, Isopropylparaben. Moderate: Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Polyparaben. Least:Phenoxyethylparaben, Benzylparaben.
Preservatives – Formaldehyde: Quaternium 15, Diazolidinyl Urea, Imidazolindinyl Urea, Benzyl Alcohol, Methylisothiazolinone, phenoxyethanol, BHA, BHT, Triclosan
Fragrance: Diethylhexyl, Parfum, Eugenol, Geraniol, Linalool, Citronellol, Limonene, Lemon / Lime, Orange / Tangerine, Bergamot, Lavender Oil,
Surfactants: Sodium Laureth Sulphate, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Ammonium Laureth Sulphate, Ammonium Lauryl Sulphate, Benzalkomium Chloride
Emulsifiers: Polethylene Glycol, Polysorbates, GlycerylMonostearate, Sodium StearoylLactylate, Sodium Stearates, SorbitanStearate, Laurate
Humectants: Ethylene Glycol, PEG – 4, Propylene Glycol, Sorbic Acid
If you have Rosacea you should avoid Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium PCA, Lactic Acid
Emollients: Petrolatum, Isoparaffin, Polybutene, Mineral Oil, Sillicone, Methicone / Dimethicone.
Acids: Gylcolic, Lactic, Malic, Citric, Tartaric, Salicylic Acid, Trichloracetic Acid, Phenol, Jessner Peel
UV Filters: PABA, Oxybenzone, Octocrylene, Octylmethoxycinnamate, Benzophenone