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  • It is best to avoid all retinoid products for 3-4 days before the procedure.

  • Coming to your appointment with a clean face is preferred but you can wash your makeup off in our office if needed!

What to Expect:

  • You will be numbed with a topical numbing agent for 30 minutes prior to procedure to ensure you will be comfortable the entire time.

  • Procedure then takes 20-30 mins.

  • You can expect to be very red right after the procedure, it may feel like a sunburn that evening.

  • You will be pink/red the following day.

  • Day 3, your face will be mostly back to normal.


  • Do nothing to your face the day of the procedure.

    • Unless you received an add-on procedure, then your provider will give you further instructions, if needed.​

  • Wash your face the next morning with the provided gentle cleanser and follow with the hydrating creme. Continue these gentle products through day 2 and into day 3.

  • It is best to avoid makeup the day after but is okay to be applied after 24 hours, if necessary.

  • Avoid sun exposure & always wear sunscreen - Don't waste your money!

  • You may experience dryness & flakiness for up to a week after & is completely normal.

  • Mild acne purging is also normal. Contact your provider if it becomes concerning. Do not pick!

  • Wait a minimum of 30 days before doing your next microneedling.

  • You may resume normal skin care routine after 3-4 days as long as your skin is looking & feeling back to normal.

Questions or concerns, just text us!

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