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HydraFacial Aftercare: Know the Best Tips and Tricks

HydraFacial aftercare

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The HydraFacial is a non-invasive skin care procedure that combines the benefits of deep cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, and hydration in one treatment. HydraFacial treatment is a great way to cleanse and rejuvenate your skin, but it’s important to follow up with aftercare. This can help ensure that you get all of the benefits of the treatment while reducing any potential side effects. Read on to learn how to take proper HydraFacial aftercare!

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Don't Pick at Your Skin

After your HydraFacial treatment, it’s important to avoid picking at your skin. Picking at the skin can lead to infection and irritation. The skin will be very sensitive after the treatment. You should avoid touching or rubbing your face as much as possible. If you must touch your skin, wash your hands first and use clean hands.

Use a Gentle Cleanser

Use a gentle cleanser that is free of harsh chemicals and does not contain alcohol or fragrance. Choose one that’s appropriate for your skin type and will help your face feel soft and moisturized after the treatment. You should also avoid scrubs and exfoliating products. Most of them contain microbeads that may become trapped in the pores. These particles can cause irritation that leads to redness or even injury if rubbed too roughly on sensitive areas.
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Don't Apply Makeup On the Day of Your Treatment

Do not apply makeup on the day of your treatment. Makeup can clog pores and trap dirt in them which can lead to more issues in the future if left untreated. For those who have sensitive skin or are prone to acne breakouts, we recommend waiting 48 hours before applying makeup again (or even longer if you feel that it’s needed).

Avoid Laser Treatments and Waxing

It is ideal to avoid laser and waxing treatments when you have had a HydraFacial. Laser and waxing can irritate the skin, which may prolong recovery time. If necessary, wait at least two weeks before having any other cosmetic procedures done on your face so that your skin has a chance to heal and regenerate itself after having undergone this facial treatment.
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Use Sunscreen

We recommend avoiding sun exposure for at least 48 hours after receiving HydraFacial treatment as well as using SPF 30+ sunscreen daily so that you can protect yourself against harmful UV rays! It’s best to apply sunscreen at least 15 minutes before going outside and then reapply every 2 hours. You should always wear sunscreen anyway—but it’s especially important after a facial procedure.

Avoid Hot Environments and Heat

Avoid going to the beach, sauna, or gym for 48 hours after your treatment. Sweating can irritate sensitive skin. If possible, try to schedule these activities before your HydraFacial appointment.


HydraFacial treatment is fast and effective, suitable for all skin types. The procedure removes dead skin cells and impurities while simultaneously delivering moisturizing serums into the skin. It is used to treat a variety of skin conditions including acne, dark spots, wrinkles, skin texture, breakouts, large pores, and thinning skin. But after getting a HydraFacial, you must know how to treat your skin afterward. So, for the best results, we encourage you to follow these tips!

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