BEFORE CHEMICAL PEELS INSTRUCTIONS

  • Clients with a history of herpes must pre-medicate with Valtrex.

  • Clients with active cold sores or warts wounded or sunburned skin is contraindicated.

  • Clients with a history of allergies, rashes or other skin reactions may be sensitive to treatment.

  • Clients with allergies to salicylates (i.e., aspirin) or shellfish may be allergic to certain peels.

  • Clients that have taken Accutane or received Chemotherapy or radiation therapy within the past year should receive prior authorization from their physician.

  • Clients with vitiligo should not receive chemical peels.

  • Clients with a history of auto-immune disease or any condition that weakens the immune system should check with their physician before receiving a peel.

  • Stopping Retin-A “Tretinoin, Tazorac, Differin, Triluma, Renova” to name a few, four days’ prior before peel is optimal.

  • If you just had Botox or injectable fillers, it is fine to have a peel immediately after.

  • Wait a week before or after having facial hair removal (waxing, laser hair removal/electrolysis, and depilatory creams).

  • Advise skin care therapist of any skin conditions (psoriasis, eczema, rosacea).

  • If you have a special event, like a wedding, do not receive any kind of facial or peel treatments for two weeks prior to this event.