Chemical peels or facials should be avoided one week before and one week after treatment of the same area. The Vi Peel and TCA peels should be avoided two weeks before and two weeks after your electrolysis treatment. Treatments should be repeated every two to four weeks for maximum effectiveness.
Can you get a chemical peel after electrolysis?
Apply a thin coating of antibacterial/antibiotic cream or ointment to the area for at least 3 days after treatment. Do not apply any non-medicated cosmetics, including moisturizers with “acids” as an ingredient, to the area during the healing period. Do not have a facial, dermabrasion, chemical peel, etc.
How long after laser hair removal can I get a chemical peel?
Avoid chemical peels and other laser procedures in the area to be treated for 2 weeks prior and two weeks after your laser treatment.
When should you not get a chemical peel?
Your doctor might caution against a chemical peel or certain types of chemical peels if you: Have taken the oral acne medication isotretinoin (Myorisan, Claravis, others) in the past six months. Have a personal or family history of ridged areas caused by an overgrowth of scar tissue (keloids) Are pregnant.
When can I exfoliate after electrolysis?
Avoid rubbing the treated area vigorously. Avoid manual exfoliation (scrubs, loofahs) for 48 hours post treatment. Avoid using heavy creams or any type of topical acid (fruit acids, glycolic, salicylic, etc.) or similar product for 48 hours after treatment and use caution prior to treatment.
What should I put on skin after electrolysis?
Touching your skin with dirty hands will cause you to break out. APPLY ANTIBIOTIC CREAM. Apply Bacitracin, Polysporin, or any antibiotic cream cream to the treated area the night of your treatment. This can be applied with clean hands or cotton three times a day, for up to a week.
Can I fake tan after electrolysis?
Avoid vigorous exercise, friction, chlorinated water, irritants/fragranced products, hot yoga, sauna, tanning (outside, in a tanning booth or false tan/spray-tanning) or anything that will heat the skin for 48 HOURS after electrolysis.
Can you see results after 1 peel?
It usually takes several treatment sessions to see the desired outcomes. Most people notice some improvement after their first chemical peel, but with multiple treatments over the span of several months, patients will be astonished by how much better their skin looks.
Can you get laser hair removal while on spironolactone?
Medicines which inhibit hair growth (for example, spironolactone, Diane-35 birth control pills, Euflex, Androcur and Vaniqa cream) might slightly reduce the pigment in hair roots and make laser treatment less efficient, but this seldom interferes with the effectiveness of laser treatment.
Why do I have stubble after laser hair removal?
Stubble, representing dead hair being shed from the hair follicle, will appear within 5-30 days from the treatment date. that is normal & they will fall out quickly. Exfoliate to speed up hair shedding. Anywhere from 5-30 days after the treatment, shedding of the hair may occur & this may appear as new hair growth.
Who is a good candidate for a chemical peel?
Generally, fair-skinned and light-haired patients are better candidates for chemical peels. If you have darker skin, you may also have good results, depending upon the type of problem being treated. But you also may be more likely to have an uneven skin tone after the procedure.
Is microdermabrasion better than a chemical peel?
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.
When is the best time for a chemical peel?
Although you can choose to get a chemical peel any time of the year, the best times to book your appointment are between November and February. Why? Because when temperatures drop and there’s less moisture in the air, skin dries out.