Please be sure to drink lots of water at least one day prior to your appointment. 

  •   Avoid sun exposure/burns twenty-four (24) hours prior to treatment. 
  • Discontinue use of retinoids twelve (12) hours prior to treatment.
  • You should not have an active breakout, active cold sores, or open lesions. If this occurs, your microneedling treatment should be rescheduled.  
  • Allow at least (twelve) 12 hours after autoimmune therapies before having a microneedling treatment. 
  •  Wait six (6) months following isotretinoin (Accutane) use.
  • Skin types Fitzpatrick IV-VI, pigment may darken prior to lightening.
  • Wait at least Forty-eight (48) hours before or after Botox treatment to have a microneedling treatment. 
  • One (1) week before or after any fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane, etc. 
  • One (1) month before or after laser treatments such as IPL, VBeam, etc. or chemical peels such as Vitalize, Rejuvenize, etc. or Microdermabrasion treatments. 



  • Arrive with a clean face. Please do not wear makeup. 


For optimal results patients are advised to follow post-treatment recovery instructions carefully.

  • Immediately after your treatment, you may look as though you have a moderate to severe sunburn. Your skin may feel warm & tighter than usual or may be slightly swollen. All of this is normal & should subside after 1-2 hours & will normally diminish within the same day or 24 hours. 
  • You may experience a mild amount of tenderness or stinging during and following treatment
  • Redness, dryness, tightness and swelling after treatment are normal.
  • You may see slight redness after 24 hours but only in minimal areas or spots.
  • Only use the Skinfuse Serum, Rescue Calming Complex or the Lift HA Serum for the next twenty-four hours.
  • After 24 hours, use a gentle cleanser to clean the face for the following 72 hours & gently dry the treated skin. At this point, resume use of broad spectrum sunblock with zinc oxide as well.
  • Avoid sweaty exercise, strenuous activity, & sun exposure for 3 days after treatment. 
  • You may resume your normal anti-aging skincare routine after 7 days of treatment once skin is back to baseline (including Vitamin C serum, hyaluronic acid serums, retinoids, glycolic or salicylic based cleansers etc)
  • DO NOT go swimming for at least 24 hours post-treatment
  • Makeup may be applied after 24-36 hours following treatment, once the channels have closed. 
  • Day 1 – Mild to moderate redness & swelling, similar to a sunburn. No sunscreen or makeup.
  • Day 2 – Some persistent redness & swelling may be present. May apply sunscreen & makeup. 
  • Day 3 – Most redness, bruising & swelling almost gone. 
  • Day 4 – Skin should return to normal appearance without makeup