Dermaplaning Aftercare Instructions


  • Always use sunblock (30 SPF or higher)
  • Avoid touching the treatment area.
  • You may take any over the counter pain medication to reduce discomfort, as needed.

Day 1-3

  • Stay out of the sun for the first 24 hours.
  • Skin may feel tight, dry, or sensitive.
  • Avoid chlorine, heat, and strenuous exercise that causes sweating including hot showers/baths, saunas, and hot tubs for up to 24 hours.
  • Avoid Glycolic Acid and other exfoliating/active products for up to 24 hours.
  • Only wash with hands and a gentle cleanser, cool water, and pat dry.

Day 1-7

  • Flaking or peeling may occur.  Let the flaking process happen naturally.  Do not pick, scratch or scrub skin.
  • Apply recommended moisturizer at least 2 times a day.  We highly recommend SkinMedica HA5!

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