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Article: Pre and Post Invasive Skin Treatments

Pre and Post Invasive Skin Treatments

Pre and Post Invasive Skin Treatments

Here at Vanessa Megan, we believe in the power of nature. Through natural ingredients, products and transformative facials, you can achieve natural, dermal radiance without disrupting your precious skin barriers.

Invasive treatments can be harmful to the skins natural barrier, irritate the skin and cause skin damage long term if not done correctly. However, many people choose to get treatments, such as chemical peels, micro-needling, and laser resurfacing, to address specific concerns. Ensuring a speedy recovery, proper pre and post-care is essential for healthy skin.

Preparing Your Skin for Success

  1. Consultation with a Professional: Before undergoing any invasive treatment, schedule a consultation with a qualified skincare professional. Discuss your skin concerns, medical history, and expectations to determine the most suitable treatment for your needs.

  2. Follow Pre-Treatment Guidelines: Your skincare specialist will provide specific pre-treatment instructions tailored to your procedure. This may include avoiding certain skincare products, medications, or sun exposure to ensure your skin is in optimal condition for the treatment.

  3. Hydration is Key: Prior to your procedure, keep your skin well-hydrated by drinking plenty of water and using a gentle, hydrating skincare routine. Moisturised skin is better equipped to recover from invasive treatments.

  4. Avoid Sun Exposure: Sun-damaged skin can be more prone to complications during and after invasive treatments. Limit sun exposure and apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen daily to protect your skin.

Nurturing Your Skin's Recovery

  1. Follow Post-Treatment Instructions: After your invasive treatment, adhere to the post-treatment guidelines provided by your skincare professional. This may involve avoiding direct sunlight, exfoliants, or other irritants for a specific period.

  2. Gentle Cleansing: Use a gentle, non-abrasive cleanser to cleanse your skin twice a day. Avoid scrubbing or harsh cleansers, as your skin will be sensitive during the recovery period.

  3. Moisturise Liberally: Keep your skin hydrated with a nourishing, post-treatment moisturiser. Hydration aids in the healing process and promotes healthy skin recovery.

  4. Sun Protection is Non-Negotiable: Shield your skin from harmful UV rays by wearing a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30. Sunscreen is crucial in protecting your newly treated skin from sun damage.

  5. Avoid Touching or Picking: As your skin heals, avoid touching, picking, or scratching the treated area. This can lead to infection, scarring, or delayed healing.

  6. Patience is Key: Allow your skin ample time to heal and recover. Each person's healing process is unique, so be patient and avoid rushing into additional treatments until your skincare specialist gives the green light.

VM Pick

Rapid Dermal Repair Skin Recovery Kit is perfect for pre and post care of invasive treatments such as dermal needling, micro-dermabrasion, IPL and intensive peels.

This dynamic trio has been successfully trialled for deep dermal repair, winning Best Pre & Post-Surgical Skincare Product 2022 Health Beauty & Wellness Award. This powerful group of products is designed to help rejuvenate dull, dry and aging skin, activating deep moisture and circulation, for glowing, plump, supple and dewy skin. This kit 

How to Use

Pre Treatment
One week before treatment, exfoliate with the Prebiotic + C Skin Polishing Exfoliating Powder. Leading up to treatment, cleanse with the Petitgrain pH Balancing Cream Cleanser and moisturise with the Intensive Dermal Repair Moisture Balm.

Post Treatment
Once you are able to use products post treatment, (advised by your skin professional), use the Petitgrain pH Balancing Cream Cleanser and moisturise with the Intensive Dermal Repair Moisture Balm, and only exfoliate when advised with the Prebiotic + C Skin Polishing Exfoliating Powder.

Pre and post-treatment care plays a pivotal role in the success of invasive skin treatments. By following these essential guidelines, you'll not only optimise the results of your procedure but also ensure a smoother and more comfortable recovery. Remember to work closely with a reputable skincare professional who can guide you through the entire process, tailoring the treatment to your specific skin needs. By giving your skin the attention it deserves, you'll be well on your way to enjoying radiant, rejuvenated skin that glows with health and vitality.