WHAT TO DO AFTER SKIN NEEDLING PROCEDURE

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 AND FILLERS

Botox – wait 48 hours after having Botox before having Skin Needling

Fillers – wait 2 weeks after having fillers before having Skin Needling

USE A COOLING FACE MASK

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.

USE AN ANTIOXIDANT SERUM

Antioxidant serums have properties that assist in healing the skin. Serums assist in soothing the skin and further reduce irritation.

AVOID SWEATING

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.

DRINK WATER

It is important to stay hydrated before and after your procedure to help your skin heal and rejuvenate faster.

IRRITATED BROKEN SKIN

Linseed Oil seals the breached barrier and acts as an anti inflammation

ANTI AGEING REGIME SHOULD CONSIST OF

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

Sunscreen

Hyaluronic Acid is amazing for Hydration

D Pathenol is good for moisturising

ACNE CAUSING INGREDIENTS

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.

Ingredients Rating 5:

Isopropyl isostearate
Isopropyl myristate
Myristylmyristate
Laureth-4
Oleth-3

Ingredients Rating 4:

Acetylated lanolin
Acetylated lanolin alcohol
Isostearylisostearate
Myristyl lactate

Ingredients Rating 3:

Mink oil
Shark liver oil
D&C red #30
Stearic acid: TEA
Buytlstearate
Decyloleate
Isostearylneopentanoate
Wheat germ glyceride
Laureth-23

INGREDIENTS THAT MAY CAUSE IRRITATION

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

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