Yes and no! It helps with inflammation and irritation immediately but it takes 24-48hrs to become a white head or disappear, depending on severity. For cystic acne, we recommend going on a chemical peel treatment.
No makeup for 24hrs and make sure you don’t touch your face. Avoid AHAs BHAs and heavy glycolic or retinols for that night as skin may be more sensitive. Wear sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher.
Avoid wearing makeup the same day of your treatment, but if you must wear makeup, wear mineral-based makeup only.
Depends on the severity. Book a consultation so we can examine your skin in person!
This treatment may not be right for you if you have; extremely dry skin, active infections, inflammed acne, severe rosacea, and hypersensitive skin. Anyone who has taken acne medication (like Accutane) within the past 12 months should not have this service performed. Not recommended for Fitzpatrick Types V and VI (dark and very dark skin tones).
No makeup for 24hrs and make sure you don’t touch your face. Do not exfoliate for at least 48 hours post service. Wear SPF 30 or higher daily.
This treatment is compatible with all skin types, but avoid treatment if you are currently being treated for a skin illness or disease.
The downtime would be very minimal, you should see full results within 24 hours of your procedure.
Avoid makeup for 24 hour. Stay out of the sun if possible and SPF 30 or higher daily. Keep skin moisturized and stay hydrated. Change your pillowcase after your procedure.
Common side effects include skin redness and irritation for a few days after the treatment. More intense side effects include bleeding, bruising, and peeling.
Yes, usually you will see the full results within a week of the procedure.
The microneedling can hurt, depending on your skin’s sensitivity. We do offer numbing for your skin to ease some of the discomfort.
Yes, microneedling is safe for Fitzpatrick Types V and VI, unlike other procedures like microdermabrasion.
Stay hydrated and moisturize your skin twice daily. Change your pillowcase after your procedure and avoid touching your face. Avoid wearing makeup for at least 24 hours post procedure. Wear SPF 30 or higher daily.
You should see the full results of your peel within 1 week of your procedure.
There is an itching sensation that will likely occur when the peel is on your skin. The severity of the itching depends on the sensitivity of your skin and varies from person to person. If the sensation is too much we will remove the peel sooner.
No, if you are experiencing intense itching you should let your esthetician know. Allowing the peel to stay on the skin when experiencing intolerable itching can result in damage to the skin.
You may peel minimally afterwards or not at all. Any peeling that does occur should only last 7-10 days.
Mild peeling, redness, flakiness, and skin dryness.