Before Your Virtue Appointment:

  • Discontinue all products containing Retinol for 5-7 days, and limit sun exposure for 2-4 weeks prior to procedure.  In addition, please refrain from applying self-tanner for at least 1 week prior.  
  • Please arrive to your appointment with clean skin.

You May Experience The Following Post-Treatment:

  • Minimal Pinpoint Bleeding
  • Mild redness
  • Minimal swelling
  • Mild discomfort
  • Tingling sensation from anesthetic cream
  • Warmth and heat from RF energy
  • Sensation of a sunburn

To Ensure The Best Results After Your Procedure

  • Avoid makeup and sunscreen for a minimum of 24 hours post-procedure.  Mineral makeup and sunscreen are recommended. Use clean makeup brushes.
  • Use a mild, soothing cleanser when washing your face.
  • Avoid applying ‘Active’ ingredients to skin for 3 days- this includes Benzoyl Peroxide, Salicylic Acid, Alpha-Hydroxy Acid (AHA), Beta-Hydroxy Acid (BHA), Retinol, Vitamin C, and Alcohol-based toners.
  • Avoid direct sunlight to treated area for 48 hours after your treatment. Wear a hat and sunscreen.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours after your treatment.
  • Avoid hot tubs, saunas, and steam rooms for 5 days after your procedure.
  • Use clean, disposable, breathable face masks for the first 24 hours after treatment.
  • We cannot stress enough how important it is to protect your investment and to continue to improve your skin. At a minimum, the following products are recommended to start using one week post-treatment:  A Medical-grade topical antioxidant with growth factor:  we love SkinMedica TNSA+ or Neocutis Bio Serum, no less than 30 SPF+ sunscreen, and .5 or greater retinol in your daily skin care routine.  You can take advantage of a 10% discount on all products on the day of treatment.
  • Your next virtue treatment can be scheduled 4-6 weeks apart.  If you did not make your next appointment, please call our office today to do so.  

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