Microneedling Aftercare instructions

What to expect:

*Skin will be pink or red , or may feel warm like a sunburn. There may be mild itching, dryness, sandpapery feel and tightness of the skin which can be relieved with V-Stat aftercare ointment by Vivier.

  • Minor flaking can occur

*Crusting, discomfort, bruising and swelling may occur

  • Infection is very rare, but if you see any signs of infection such as increasing pain, redness or drainage p

lease notify the clinic immediately

  • Lightening of pigmentation

  • Reduction in fine lines and wrinkles

  • Tighter pores

  • More even skin tone

*Improvement to scarring 

*Collagen production for the next 9 months post procedure. Results get better and better over time. 

*Recovery time will be influenced by how aggressive your treatment was, along with your individual skin’s healing response. 


  • *Sun Exposure: Avoid direct sun for 3-5 days to avoid rebound hyperpigmentation 
    *Sunscreen is mandatory. We strongly recommend a mineral based non-chemical SPF 40 sunscreen such as TIZO (sold in the clinic). Apply every 2 hours for the greatest protection while in the sun. 
  • Avoid any kind of facial treatment for two weeks, such as: Laser, chemical peels, derma-planing

  • Avoid strenuous activities for 24 hours post treatment that involve sweating or flushing of the face

  • Avoid exfoliating or irritating products such as Vitamin C, Retinol, Acids for or at least 1-2 weeks post procedure.
  • Increase water intake to help flush out toxins
  • Use a gentle facial cleanser to keep skin clean. Use cold/lukewarm water only for the first week. Do not use washcloths as they will irritate the skin.
  • Please be mindful to wear clean masks to avoid infection of skin.