What To Expect After Your Morpheus8 Treatment
After a Morpheus8 treatment your skin will be red and flushed similar to if you had a moderate sunburn. Redness should be greatly reduced within 24-48 hours. You may experience swelling, burning, itching, bruising, soreness, skin tightness, flakiness, sensitivity, crusting and dryness. It may take up to 5-7 days for the skin to heal deepening on the extensiveness of your treatment. Make sure to wash your face with only cool water and milk cleanser provided and pat dry skin. A mineral based sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be used when outdoors.
Cleanse the treated areas gently with mild soap after 48 hours. Avoid drying or irritating facial products including Retinol and acids (Salicylic, Glycolic, etc.) for 2-3 weeks after procedure. Do not rub or irritate the area.
Treatment of Pain/ Discomfort
Ice packs and Tylenol can be used if you are feeling discomfort or swelling. Do not use anti-inflammatory medications such as Motrin or Ibuprofen as they can cause bleeding or bruising.
Bruising and Swelling
Eat fresh pineapples or drink pineapple juice to minimize bruising and swelling. Arnica supplements can be taken to help with any bruising.
No Sun Exposure
Avoid direct sun exposure for at least 14 days. This also includes avoiding tanning beds or self- tanning products.
Do not shave for 3 days after procedure and longer if the skin is still irritated.
Exercise and Heat
No sweating, exercising, jacuzzi, sauna or steam bath until skin irritation has resolved.
It is normal and expected for the skin to feel red, stingy, sunburnt, tight, dry, swollen and sensitive to the touch. Drink plenty of water and avoid make-up. You may receive some sample skincare products that you can apply over the course of the next few days. Stay away from exfoliants or glycolic acids that are present in other cleansers as the can make your skin very dry after the procedure. Use Tylenol for pain. Avoid sun exposer.
Sensation similar to the day 1. Skin feels dry, tight and red. Use any post-procedure products you may have been given and use only gentle cleaners.
Pink. Less swelling. Mineral make- up is okay to start using. Do not pick or exfoliate the skin.
Starting to look great! Resume regular skincare products for your skin. Continue to avoid sun exposure. There may be areas that are darker that flake off later in the week.
Avoid direct sun exposure. When outdoors use sunscreen with a minimum SPF 30 and reapply every 1-2 hours.
If you have any questions or experience fever, chills, discharge, or extreme discomfort, please contact our office.
*Individuals allergic to gold should not receive this treatment.
What To Expect After Your SkinPen Microneedling Treatment
After a microeedling treatment, redness, dryness, irritation, burning, peeling, tenderness is normal for 1-5 days.
Do not touch your skin for 24 hours.
After 24 hours, start cleansing with a gentle cleanser and moisturizing with Skinfuse Calming Complex Cream. (Provided)
Avoid using active ingredients for 10 days. Retinols, Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Exolifations, etc.
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