Cozy Winter

Pre & Post Care Instructions for Microneedling + COSMOPen

Cozy Living Room

 Pre Care 

  • Stop use of any scrubs, Retin-A's, retinols, take home microdermabrasion, glycolic or any other peels, exfoliants, or tanning products at least 72 hours prior to your appointment.

  • Accutane use must be discontinued for a minimum of 6-12 months.

  • If you experience cold sores / Herpes outbreaks in the area to be treated, it may be advised to begin taking an antiviral medication one day prior to treatment.

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 Post Care 

  • It is advised to wash your pillowcases, towels, makeup brushes, and disinfect your phone and glasses.

  • Use a gentle cleanser and tepid water to cleanse the face for the first 3-5 days, and gently pat the treated skin dry.

  • Avoid touching the area, but if necessary, ensure your hands are clean first.

  • Keep the skin moist with a gentle facial moisturizer for the next 3-5 days.

  • After 24 hours, begin applying a daily broad-spectrum SPF and avoid any sun exposure for 1 week.

  • Avoid applying makeup for the first 24 hours.

  • Avoid the use of products containing alpha hydroxy acids (such as glycolic acid), beta hydroxy acid (salicylic acid), retinols, vitamin A, and any other actives in your skincare for 1 week.

  • Avoid swimming pools, saunas, steam rooms, excess sweating and heat, and exercise for 72 hours.

  • Do NOT have any other facial treatments or procedures for at least 2-4 weeks. The skin must be allowed to properly heal before any other treatments can be safely performed.