WHAT TO EXPECT
Immediately after treatment, the problem area may appear darker or more prominent than before.
This will gradually reduce over the next 24 hours.
A mild sunburn-like reaction is normal
Swelling, bruising & redness may occur & last up to 72 hours, in some cases prolonged redness & blistering may be experienced.
Apply a cold compress or icepacks for 10 mins per hour to reduce heat in the skin.
Apply a cooling gel, ask about RESULTS ACTIVE RECOVERY.
Use only mineral based makeup for 48hrs after treatment. Ask about our VELVET CO. mineral makeup.
Until all redness has gone, avoid:
Using AHA, BHA or Vitamin A products.
Waxing the area.
Swimming pools & spas with chemicals / chlorine.
Activities that cause excessive perspiration.
The area may blister, scab or crust
It usually heals in 7-10 days & will continue to fade over the next 2-4 weeks.
Do not pick, scratch or remove scabs, this can lead to infection & permanent scarring.
You can aid healing with medicated, anti-bacterial ointment.
Avoid direct sunlight on the area. Apply SPF 30+ daily, ask about RESULTS PROTECT SPF 50+
There is a possibility of hair-loss in the treated area
If you experience prolonged redness, swelling, infection or any other issue with the treated skin, contact your clinic. In some cases we may advise you to contact your GP.