Dermaplaning - Treatment Protocol

Pre-Treatment Instructions

  • Please let your skincare specialist know if you are on any medications (topical and/or oral), have any medical conditions, or are being treated by a physician for any conditions.
  • Let your skincare specialist know if you have been diagnosed with cold sores or Herpes simplex.
  • No shaving, peels, waxing, or aggressive exfoliations one week prior to Dermaplaning treatment.
  • You should wait 7 days after receiving Botox or Dermal fillers to receive Dermaplaning treatment.

Post-Treatment Instructions

  • Use a gentle cleanser and apply moisturizer at least twice daily for a minimum of 7 days post treatment.
  • Avoid sun exposure as much as possible for a minimum of 3 days post treatment. If you must be in the sun, apply SPF 30 or greater, reapply often and seek shade when possible.
  • Be careful of sun exposure for 2 weeks.
  • Avoid excessive heat 3 days post treatment, i.e., heavy workouts, steam rooms or saunas, etc.
  • Avoid chlorine for 24 hours.
  • Avoid facial waxing for 7 days.
  • Avoid facial fillers and Botox for 2-4 weeks based on area.
  • Do not pick, scratch, or aggressively rub the treated area.
  • No scrubs, polishers, or aggressive brushes should be used for 5-7 days.
  • DO apply serums, as absorption levels will be elevated in the skin.

Additional Comments

  • There is no pain or discomfort during the Dermaplaning procedure.
  • It is best to relax and allow the Aesthetician to move and manipulate the position of your head or face.
  • Try to remain still.
  • You may experience slight peeling for the next few days.
  • Slight windburn sensation and/or blotchiness are normal for the next few days.
  • Skin care products may tingle or slightly burn for the next 2 days.

Treatment Spacing

Dermaplaning treatments are recommended every 3-5 weeks