Pre & Post Care

It is extremely important to follow pre/post care for the best results and a smooth healing process for the skin. You'll achieve the best results by using our recommended home care regimen and wearing SPF daily. If you have any questions regarding what to do at home or have concerns, contact us right away.

*Acne Program clients must not stop the use of their products pre/post treatment unless directed by the esthetician.

*If you are or were on Accutane, you must wait six months after stopping the medication before having any kind of treatment.

CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR ALL SERVICES 

Active infection of any type, such as Herpes simplex virus (cold sore) or flat warts.

New, open lesions, cuts, bruises on the area that is being treated

Sunburn

Any recent chemical peel procedure within the last two weeks

Uncontrolled diabetes

Eczema, dermatitis on the areas that are being treated

Skin cancer lesions

Vascular lesions

Oral blood thinner medications (contraindicated for microderm treatments only)

Uncontrolled Rosacea

Steroids or antibiotics (topical or oral)

Pregnancy - let us know ahead of time as some services and products you cannot receive.

BEFORE YOUR SERVICE

  • Do not receive any injections (Botox, Voluma, Juvederm etc.) for two weeks prior as manipulation of the skin can cause the injectibles to migrate.

  • Stop all use of any exfoliating products or acids (salicylic, glycolic, Retin-A, retinol, or any form of vitamin A), facial scrubs, masks, facial brushes or exfoliating mitts 5 days before your service.

  • Do not wax, thread or have other hair removal services 7 days before your service on the areas that are being treated.

  • Do not tan or expose your skin to excessive sun for 3 days before your service. Clients who have tanned or have a sunburn must reschedule their appointment.

AFTER YOUR SERVICE

  • Discontinue use of any exfoliating products for 5-10 days unless otherwise recommended by the esthetician.

  • No waxing, threading or other hair removal for 3-10 days after any service in the areas where you received treatment.

  • No steam rooms, saunas, hot water, hot yoga, excessive sweating or expose your skin to any excessive heat for 48 hours after a treatment. 

  • Use post care products to continue the healing process and obtain the best results for your skin.

  • DO NOT pick or pull flaking skin or scabs that resulted from your treatment as it can cause scarring and unwanted pigmentation.

  • DO NOT tan or expose your skin to excessive amounts of heat or sun for 2 days.

  • ALWAYS wear a minimum SPF 30 daily.

CELLUMA LED LIGHT THERAPY CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Epilepsy

  • Oral/topical steroids

  • Taking drugs that cause photo-sensitivity (topical/oral antibiotics)

  • Active skin cancer or precancerous lesions

  • Pregnancy - must have signed consent from Dr. and will only be used on the face

 

HIGH FREQUENCY/GALVANIC/MICROCURRENT

  • Epilepsy

  • Metal implants

  • Heart problems/pace maker

  • Pregnancy

Contact

8383 Center Dr. Suite J

La Mesa, CA 91942

(619) 832-4747

info@lumosskincarestudio.com

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Hours

Tues: 10am - 6pm

Wed: 3pm - 8pm

Thurs: 10am - 8pm

Fri: 10am - 5pm

Sat: 10am - 5pm

Sun/Mon: Closed

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