After Treatment


For Microneedling

Cleansing your skin

  • For the first 72 hours use only luke warm water on your face with a gentle cleanser like Obagi Gentle foam wash. 
  • Pat dry skin 
  • Avoid using cleanser brushes. Use clean hands to cleanse the skin.

What to avoid 72 hours after microneedling.

  • Excessive Exercise-sweaty activities
  • Direct sunlight
  • Tanning beds
  • Makeup 

What to avoid up to a week after treatment

  • Cleansing brushes
  • Creams, serums, cleansers containing alpha hydroxy acids
  • Retinol/Retin-A/ Vitamin A
  • Glycolics
  • Salicylic Acids/ acne products
  • Exfoliants/ Scrubs
  • Vitamin C

Hydrating and protecting the skin after treatment

  • Use moisturizers with ceramides like Skin Ceutical Triple Lipid Restore to keep face hydrated
  • Use SPF 30 or up like Elta MD to protect from the sun.


City Laser Clinic
111 Maiden Lane, 720
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: 415-362-5555

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