HydraFacial Pre and Post Care Instructions

HydraFacial Pre-Care Instructions:

  • Avoid excess sun exposure, including tanning beds for 1 week before treatment, and use SPF 30 or greater daily to ensure coverage against UVB and UBA rays.

  • Do not use any type of exfoliants 2 days before treatment. 

  • Refrain from any chemical peels or lasers for 2 weeks prior.

  • Discontinue use of Tretinoin type products (Renova, Tretinoin, Retin A, Retin A Micro, Tri-Luma, Solage, etc.) at least 2 days before treatment. 

  • Discontinue use of Hydroquinone 2-3 days before treatment. 

  • If you have a history of cold sores, consider beginning prophylactic treatment with Valtrex or similar no later than the day of treatment. 

  • Notify the center if you develop a cold sore, acne, open lesions in the area being treated, or experience any type of illness before your treatment. 

  • Wait 2 weeks after Botox and filler treatments to have a HydraFacial treatment.

  • Botox and filler may be done on the same day, but only after HydraFacial treatment. 

HydraFacial Post-Care Instructions:

  • Avoid any exfoliation to the area for 48 hours post-treatment.

  • To keep the area clean, avoid heat sources, including hot showers, saunas, and cardio workouts that may produce sweat for 24 hours.

  • You may wash your face the following morning using the products recommended by your It’s A Secret Service Professional.

  • Please discuss continuing use of your regular regimen post-treatment. 

  • Do not use topical Retin-A for 2 days following treatment.

  • Avoid unprotected sun exposure and/or use of tanning beds for at least 3 days post-treatment.

  • Use sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher daily for 3-5 days post-treatment.

  • Makeup may be applied the day after treatment.

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