Don’t use any other exfoliating products for about three days after your appointment. You should avoid touching, rubbing, or picking your skin, which can slow the healing process. Finally, don’t use products with glycolic acid, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, or topical acne treatments for 24-48 hours.
What should you not do after microdermabrasion?
AVOID scratching or picking at the treatment area. DO NOT use any harsh chemicals, rub or tan your skin for at least one week following the procedure. Avoid facial waxing, use of depilatory creams, electrolysis, IPL or any other laser procedure for at least two weeks after your treatment.
How long after microdermabrasion can I do a chemical peel?
Your skin will not peel for the first 48 hours after your treatment and makeup can be worn during this time.
How long after microdermabrasion can I use retinol?
You may resume prescription retinoid products (Retin A, Renova, Tretinoin) or other brands, and other prescription retinoid products (Adapalene, Differin, Tazorac,) 3-4 days after last microdermabrasion treatment or as instructed by your Aesthetician.
Can you do chemical peels and microdermabrasion together?
The analogy is like this: microdermabrasion is like mowing the lawn, while a chemical peel is like aerating the lawn. You may get better results when you do both a microdermabrasion and chemical peel at the same time. And you get the best results when you get them done at AlluraDerm MD Med Spa in Albuquerque!
Can I tan after microdermabrasion?
Avoid direct sun exposure for 1-2 days after your treatment. Use a sunscreen every day that blocks both UVA and UVB rays, preferably one containing a SPF of 30 or higher (we recommend wearing a sunscreen everyday). Do not go tanning for at least 2 weeks post-procedure.
Can I use niacinamide after microdermabrasion?
Procedures can make the skin much more porous and sensitive to sunlight. Dr Morley strongly recommends that following a microdermabrasion treatment, you diligently apply sunscreen and Niacinamide.
Can you use glycolic acid before microdermabrasion?
With the second method, microdermabrasion may be used prior to the superficial glycolic acid peel to increase the exfoliation and antiaging effects of both treatments within the same visit.
Which is better microdermabrasion or glycolic peel?
Microdermabrasion is best indicated for fine lines, mild acne scars, sun damage (such as age spots) or “crow’s feet” on the sides of the eyes. Glycolic facial peels treat rough or dry skin, acne, signs of sun damage and mild wrinkling.
Which is better for hyperpigmentation chemical peel or microdermabrasion?
For rough skin caused by sun damage, microdermabrasion or a light chemical peel will work. If you have severe damage or are at risk of melasma, medium or deep chemical peels are better suited. As you can see, chemical peels will ultimately provide better, more targeted relief when it comes to specific issues.
How long should you wait to exfoliate after microdermabrasion?
As your skin heals, you should use gentle, non-irritating products. Don’t use any other exfoliating products for about three days after your appointment. You should avoid touching, rubbing, or picking your skin, which can slow the healing process.
Can I use serum after microdermabrasion?
MICRODERMABRASION: WHAT TO DO AFTER YOUR TREATMENT
recommended. Avoid using abrasive products such as scrubs or exfoliating sponges for 7 -10 days. Avoid products such as retinols and glycolic acid 10 days. Vitamin C Serums may be resumed after 48 hours.
Can I use Retin A after microdermabrasion?
You may resume prescription retinoid products (Retin A, Renova, Tretinoin, Avita, Alustra or other brands f Tretinoin and other prescription retinoid products (Adapalene, Avage, Differin, Tazorac, Tazarotene) 3 – 7 days after last microdermabrasion treatment or as instructed by your technician.
Should you get a chemical peel or microdermabrasion first?
Microdermabrasion is performed first and then the chemical peel best for your skin is applied to the skin. For a no downtime treatment, a Glycolic or AHA Peel is used. For a deeper exfoliation, a Jessner’s, TCA or Acne Peel is used.
When is microdermabrasion recommended?
Microdermabrasion is considered a safe procedure for most skin types and colors. People might choose to get the procedure if they have the following skin concerns: fine lines and wrinkles. hyperpigmentation, age spots and brown spots.
What’s more effective chemical peel or microdermabrasion?
While microdermabrasion works well on superficial skin imperfections (some acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, enlarged pores and sun spots), a chemical peel is more effective on serious skin problems like deeper scars and wrinkles.