Pre/Post Care Instructions

Please note, you can not receive any treatment if you have been on accutane in the past 6 months.

Please inform your treatment provider if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

It is best to use Alumier MD home care products 10-14 days prior to your treatment to prepare your skin, allow for better treatment results and reduce the risk of complications.

Microdermabrasion

Pre treatment
  • Avoid sun exposure to treatment area 1 week before treatment. Sunburned skin cannot be treated.
  • Schedule this treatment at a time when minor redness will not disrupt your social obligations.
  • Avoid waxing or hair removal to treatment area 1 week before treatment
  • Discontinue AHA/BHA and retinol 1 week before treatment
Post treatment
  • redness is normal post treatment and may last up to several hours
  • swelling may occur for 3-5 days after treatment
  • avoid sun exposure for 1 week post treatment
  • avoid direct sun exposure. If you are in the sun, apply sunscreen spf 30+ every 2 hours.
  • avoid working out or sweating (i.e sauna/steam room) for 24 hours

Chemical Peel

Pre treatment
  • Avoid sun exposure to treatment area 1 week before treatment. Sunburned skin cannot be treated.
  • If you have a history of perioral herpes, please visit your family doctor to begin prophylactic antiviral therapy the day before treatment.
  • Schedule this treatment at a time when minor swelling/redness or peeling will not disrupt your social obligations.
  • Avoid waxing or hair removal to treatment area 1 week before treatment
  • Discontinue AHA/BHA and retinol 1 week before treatment
Post treatment
  • redness is normal post treatment and may last up to several hours
  • swelling may occur for 3-5 days after treatment
  • avoid direct sun exposure. If you are in the sun, apply spf30+ every 2 hours.
  • avoid working out or sweating (i.e sauna/steam room) for 24 hours
  • If receiving the glow peel, please avoid getting the treatment area wet for 6-8 hours

IV Therapy

Pre treatment
  • Do not take NSAIDS or drink alcohol one day before treatment to avoid excessive bleeding and/or bruising
  • wear comfortable, loose clothing
  • drink plenty of water
Post treatment
  • leave your bandage on for at least 15 minutes after your treatment
  • avoid showering, or strenuous activity at least 1 hour after your treatment

Toxins (Botox & Xeomin)

Pre treatment
  • Do not take NSAIDS or drink alcohol one day before treatment to avoid excessive bleeding and/or bruising
Post treatment
  • you may experience a mild amount of tenderness following the injection that can last up to a couple days.
  • redness and swelling is normal and will resolve within 1 day
  • some bruising may be visible in the treatment area
  • stay upright for at least 4 hours after treatment
  • do not touch the treatment area for a minimum of 4 hours
  • avoid exercise for the remainder of the day
  • wait 2 weeks before receiving any other facial treatments

Microneedling

Pre treatment
  • Avoid exfoliants three days before treatment
  • Avoid sun exposure to treatment area 1 week before treatment. Sunburned skin cannot be treated. retin
  • avoid active skincare products for 1 week before treatment
  • Avoidance of IPL/Laser procedures for 14 days prior to treatment.
  • No waxing, depilatory creams or electrolysis 5-7 days before the treatment.
  • No shaving the day of the procedure.
  • Skin is clean without lotion, oil, makeup, deodorant, powder, perfume or sunscreen.
  • If there is a history of cold sores, an antiviral agent should be taken for two days prior to and day of treatment. The patient can not be treated if they have active cold sores.
Post treatment
  • you could experience redness between 1-3 days
  • you may experience inflammation, itching, burning and possible breakouts
  • you may experience some swelling around the eyes
  • do not touch your face for a minimum of 4 hours
  • avoid sweaty exercise and sun exposure 72 hours post procedure
  • avoid washing your face after treatment
  • if the skin feels dry/tight you may apply a hyaluronic acid serum after the initial 4 hours
  • change your pillowcase the day of treatment
  • wipe down your phone and glasses with alcohol
  • wait at least 24hours to apply any makeup
  • apply sunscreen spf 30+ the next day
  • avoid skincare products with active ingredients for at least 72 hours

Laser Hair Removal

Pre treatment
  • Clients with permanent metal implant in the treatment area can not be treated
  • Area must be shaved 24 hours prior to your appointment (Shaving is the only accepted method of hair removal in between treatments)
  • Avoid sun to treatment area. Tanned or Sun burned skin can not be treated
  • Avoid sunless tanning products to treatment area for 2 weeks prior to treatment
  • Avoid any other procedure to treatment area 2 weeks before or after scheduled appointment
  • arrive at the clinic with no make-up/lotion/deodorant on treatment area
Post treatment
  • you may experience slight redness, bumps and redness to treatment area up to 72 hours after treatment. Aloe may be applied for comfort.
  • avoid extended sun exposure for 7 days post treatment
  • avoid any other treatment to area for 14 days
  • If you experience any side effects such as hypo/hyper pigmentation, or blistering call the clinic for further instructions

IPL

Pre treatment
  • it is imperative that you avoid direct sun exposure to treatment area 4 weeks before treatment
  • avoid self tanner for 2 weeks before treatment
  • avoid retinol products for 1 week prior to treatment
  • avoid botox and fillers 2 weeks prior to treatment
Post treatment
  • you may have a mild sunburn sensation following the treatment up to 24 hours
  • redness is normal and may last a few days
  • do not exfoliate for 1 week post treatment
  • do not use any active products for 1 week after treatment
  • makeup can be applied immediately after treatment if skin is not broken
  • avoid sun and use spf 30+
  • avoid heat or friction to treatment area for 24hours
  • brown spots will appear darker while healing before they begin to resolve
  • avoid picking or scratching the treatment area

Forma

Pre treatment
  • Avoid direct sun exposure. Sun burned skin will not be treated
  • discontinue active skincare products one week before treatment
Post treatment
  • redness is common and will resolve within 24 hours
  • use a minimum of spf30 to protect your skin after your treatment
  • make-up can be applied directly after treatment if necessary

BodyFX

Pre treatment
  • avoid direct sun exposure. sun burned skin will not be treated
  • arrive to your appointment free of moisturizers or creams

you are not a candidate for the treatment if:

  1. history of seizures
  2. pacemaker/defibrilator
  3. metal or silicone fillers
  4. undiagnosed skin lesions to area
  5. auto immune diseases
  6. blood thinners
  7. poor skin integrity
Post treatment
  • warm skin in the treatment area several hours after the treatment is a normal response
  • bruising and swelling in the treatment area may occur