After Care

Following these guidelines after your electrolysis treatment will help your skin heal more quickly while minimizing discomfort, inflammation, and the risk of infection:

DO

  • Ice treated areas as needed as soon as possible
  • Use mild soap
  • Apply aloe vera (as pure as possible)
  • Use non-petroleum-based moisturizing cream if needed or wanted
  • Limit sun exposure and use SPF 30+ if you are in the sun
  • Take ibuprofen for discomfort pre/post treatment

AVOID FOR 48 HOURS AFTER TREATMENT

  • Exfoliating the treated areas
  • Wearing makeup
  • Swimming
  • Scratching or touching
  • Spending long periods of time in the sun
  • Using tanning beds
  • Using perfumed, oily, or alcohol-based products
  • Wearing tight clothing
  • Taking hot baths or using a hot tub or sauna
  • Using underarm deodorant