PRE & POST CARE

LASER HAIR REMOVAL - PRE CARE INSTRUCTIONS


  • Please do not wax, tweeze, sugar, thread, tan or have an electrolysis treatment for at least 4 weeks prior to your laser hair removal treatment.
  • Please do not use skin irritants (retinol or glycolic) for at least 3 days prior to your appointment.
  • Please be off Accutane acne medication for at least 6 months.
  • Please do not use photosensitive drugs for 7 days prior to treatment.
  • If you are on hydroquinone stop it at a minimum of 2 weeks prior.
  • Shave the treatment area with a brand new shaver on the day of or the day prior to treatment.




LASER HAIR REMOVAL - POST CARE INSTRUCTIONS


  • Treated areas may be tender, slightly red or swollen. This usually appears within hours of treatment. If redness or swelling occurs apply a cold towel for 15 minutes per hour. Hydrocortisone (purchases in ointment or cream form) can be applied to decrease symptoms.
  • Blisters may occur in sensitive areas such as the bikini line or neck. Should this occur an antibiotic ointment such as Polysporin can be applied twice daily until healed.
  • Scabbing, crusting or oozing may occur within 1-3 days. Do not pick or remove. Do not shave the area. Apply Vitamin E or Aloe Vera to keep the area moist.
  • Avoid swimming, saunas, excessive sweating, tanning beds, steam for the next 24 hours.
  • Avoid makeup for 12 hours on your face.
  • Use sunscreen with SPF 30 minimum, daily.
  • You may shower the day of laser treatment. The area should be washed gently with warm water and mild soap. Pat dry, do not rub.
  • Pigmentation change (hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation) may occur with dark skin. Changes will normalize within weeks.
  • Change your pillowcase and bath towel to a freshly new washed one.
  • Once the hair gently pushes itself out of the skin you may shave the area to help the process. You may experience itching and prickling when this occurs.




FORMA - PRE CARE INSTRUCTIONS


  • Please do not wax, tweeze, sugar, thread, tan or have an electrolysis treatment prior to your treatment.
  • Please do not use skin irritants (retinol or glycolic) for at least 3 days prior to your appointment.
  • Please do not use photosensitive drugs for 7 days prior to treatment.
  • If you are on hydroquinone stop it at a minimum of 2 weeks prior.
  • Shave the treatment site on the day of or the day prior to treatment if there is any hair on the area you want treated.
  • Please avoid applying lotion, self tanner, makeup, oils, perfume or powder on the areas that you want treated.




FORMA- POST CARE INSTRUCTIONS


  • Treated areas may be tender, slightly red or swollen. This usually appears within hours of treatment.
  • Avoid swimming, saunas, excessive sweating/exercise, tanning beds, steam for the next 24 hours.
  • Use sunscreen with SPF 30 minimum, daily.
  • You may shower the day of treatment. The area should be washed gently with warm water and mild soap.
  • Please do not use hot water. Pat dry, do not rub.
  • Pigmentation change (hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation) may occur with dark skin. Changes will normalize within weeks.
  • Change your pillowcase and bath towel to a freshly new washed one.
  • Makeup may be applied after treatment.
  • Please drink at least 2L of water every day.




BODY FX- PRE CARE INSTRUCTIONS


  • Please do not wax, tweeze, sugar, thread, tan or have an electrolysis treatment prior to your treatment.
  • Please do not use skin irritants (retinol or glycolic) for at least 3 days prior to your appointment.
  • Please do not use photosensitive drugs for 7 days prior to treatment.
  • If you are on hydroquinone stop it at a minimum of 2 weeks prior.
  • Shave the treatment site on the day of or the day prior to treatment if there is any hair on the area you want to be treated.
  • Please avoid applying lotion, oils, perfume or powder on the areas that you want treated.
  • Please come in comfortable and loose clothing.
  • Please drink at least 2 litres of water every day and especially 3 days before your treatment.
  • Please do not take any blood thinners (ibuprofen) before your treatment.
  • Please avoid consuming alcohol 24 hours before your treatment and 24 after your treatment.




BODY FX- POST CARE INSTRUCTIONS


  • Please drink at least 2 litres of water every day.
  • Please go for a walk at least every day or exercise regularly.
  • Please be mindful of the foods that you ingest. The healthier your meals are the better results you will get.
  • Lemon water every morning daily does wonders for the body.
  • Treated areas may be tender, slightly red or swollen. This usually appears within hours of treatment.
  • Please moisturize the area that was treated with a fragrance free cream.
  • Avoid swimming, saunas, excessive sweating, heavy exercise, tanning beds, steam for the next 24 hours.
  • Use sunscreen with SPF 30 minimum, daily.
  • You may shower the day of treatment. The area should be washed gently with warm water and mild soap.
  • Please do not use hot water. Pat dry, do not rub. Do not dry brush for the next 48 hours after treatment.
  • Pigmentation change (hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation) may occur with dark skin. Changes will normalize within weeks.