Please wear your normal makeup to the procedure. If you are having lips or brows done please bring your favorite makeup colors.
If you are having lip color done and have had previous problems with cold sores,fever blisters, or mouth ulcers, the procedure is likely to re-activate the problem. Please take Valtrax for 5 days before the procedure and 5 days after.
apply ointment sparingly multiple times daily for 7 days following the procedure, using a clean cotton swab; not your finger.
Do not rub or pick the epithelial crust; allow it to flake off on its own. There should be absolutely no scrubbing, no cleansing creams or chemicals. Gently cleanse the inter-dermal cosmetic area with a mild antibacterial soap. You may rinse with water and pat the area dry.
Do not soak treated area in bath, swimming pool or hot tub. Do not swim in fresh, salt or chlorinated pool water.
Do not expose treated area to the sun.
Use a total sun block after the procedure area has healed to prevent future fading of pigment color.
Do not use any old eye makeup, mascara or eyelash curler while area is healing. Use new makeup while area is healing.
If you are a blood donor you cannot give blood for 1 year following your procedure.(Per American Red Cross)
Use sterile bandages and dressings when necessary ( Areola and camouflage procedure )
You can apply ice to treated area for 10-30 minutes. Ice helps reduce swelling and aids in healing.