Aftercare

Micro needling (CIT) post treatment information

Observe the following

  • 2-3 hours post treatment rinse area with luke warm water if you need to, pat dry (risk of infection and agitates the skin). Re-apply b5 serum.
  • No sun exposure for 48hours along with saunas, sunbeds, extreme cold, excessive exercise or alcohol.
  • No sunscreen or make up for 24 hours post treatment due to the skins channels being open and the toxic nature of sunscreen however do apply a minimum factor of 30spf 24 hours post treatment as your skin will be ultra-sensitive, this will be due to being thinned by up to 1/3.
  • Apply b5 serum cream gel every 4 to 6 hours if required for 1 week after treatment.

The skins appearance post treatment

  • Red and flushes similar to moderate sunburn.
  • Skin tightness and mild sensitivity to touch but diminishes greatly after a few hours and within 24-48 hours completely healed. After 3 days there should be barley any evidence.
  • Results visible 6 to 8 weeks and improve further over time.

Potential side Effects

Any side effects usually subside within 48 hours but can include;

  • Stinging
  • Itching
  • Tightness
  • Erythema