Skin Tightening – Pre and post care Ensuring the proper care leading up to, and immediately after your treatments is vital. To get the best possible result and for your safety, please follow the care instructions listed below. SKIN TIGHTENING PRE TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS Avoid Sun Exposure – The area to be treated should not be exposed to sunlight or to tanning booth light for 4-6 weeks prior to treatment. Self Tanning Products – The use of self-tanning skin products must be discontinued one week before treatment. Any residual self-tanner should be removed. Topical Medications – Avoid applying any topical medications or skincare on the treatment area that may cause sensitivity for 3-5 days before your appointment. Skin Cleanliness – Your skin should be completely clean and dry prior to treatment. Remove or omit application of any skin care products on the day of treatment. Herpes Simplex Virus – Clients with a history of Herpes Simplex Virus may begin prophylactic antiviral medication before treatment if recommended by your physician. SKIN TIGHTENING POST TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS Cool compresses – cold gel packs, or a soothing skin care product such as aloe vera gel may be applied after treatment. Sun Exposure – Avoid sun exposure and use a sunblock (SPF 30+) after and during the course of treatments. Sensitive Skin – You may have some swelling, redness, or itching post treatment. Exercise & Physical Activity – Avoid excessive exercise, hot tubs, or any temperature raising activities for 24 hours. Skin Care – Make up may be applied as long as the skin is not too irritated. Skin care products or topical medications that cause sensitivity can be resumed after a few days. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your pre or post care instructions, please contact us. We are here to help.