Skin Services & Waxing

Before & After Care

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Before Your Appointment


  • Using dermatologist prescribed creams (Retin-A, Retinoids, etc.)  seven days before and seven days after your appointment.
  • Using any exfoliating products five days before and five days after your appointment (AHAs/BHAs, scrubs, enzymes, acids).
  • Facial waxing seven days before and seven days after your appointment.
  • Coming for a facial before two weeks after receiving Botox or fillers.
  • Shaving your face, three days before, the day of, and three days after your appointment.
  • A sunburn. If your skin is sunburned, you will not be eligible to receive any type of exfoliation though a calming, hydrating facial would be great to help soothe your burn.
  • Dermatologist prescribed medications such as Accutane or Tretinoin for at least 6-12 months before an exfoliating treatment. A calming, hydrating facial would be great to help soothe the side effects.

Be prepared:

  • To discuss your skincare goals so we can better customize your treatment.
  • To discuss the products you are currently using at home for your skincare routine. It is recommended to take a picture of all products for the best results.

After Your Appointment


  • Swimming in pools, lakes, or oceans for 48 hours after appointment.
  • Applying makeup 24 hours after appointment.
  • Excess sun exposure or indoor tanning.
  • Working out, strenuous activity, or getting overheated for 24-48 hours after appointment. 
  • Sweating for 24-48 hours after appointment.
  • Excess heat for 24-48 hours (saunas, hot tubs, hot showers, stove/oven, etc.).
  • Surfaces (phones, dirty pillow cases/face masks, etc.) and places (gyms) with a lot of bacteria for 24 hours.
  • Using any type of exfoliating product five days after your appointment (AHAs/BHAs, retinols, scrubs, enzymes, acids).
  • Using dermatologist prescribed topical (Retin-A, Retinoids, etc.) for seven days after appointment.
  • Touching or picking your skin (especially with dirty hands).
  • Hats, headbands, boyfriends/husbands beards, or masks that cause friction, irritation, or pressure on your skin.
  • Facial waxing for seven days after appointment.
  • Shaving your face for three days after appointment. 

For optimum results:

  • Use gentle, hydrating, nourishing, and protecting products for 5-7 days after your treatment.
  • Use products recommended to you by your provider.
  • Drink at least half of your body weight in oz. of water and more if you're drinking caffeine.
  • Sanitize glasses, phones, hands, and other items that touch your face often.
  • Use clean pillow cases, face masks, towels etc. 

If any questions or concerns arise at any time after a treatment, text or call Sydney Cooper at 720-926-4084.