Pre & Post Care

Laser Hair Removal

PRE-CARE

  • Make sure the area is clean shaven (bring a razor for missed spots)
  • Do not pluck, wax or tweeze the area during treatment
  • No antibiotics, 2 weeks prior to any treatments
  • No recent sun exposure (for optimal results – little to no tan)
  • No Accutane
  • No breast-feeding or pregnant
  • No injections, 2 weeks prior to any treatments
  • Start prophylactic before treatment if prone to Cold sores/herpes in the treated area

POST-CARE

  • No direct sunlight, saunas, intense workouts for 48 hours
  • No injections, 2 weeks post to any treatments
  • Wear SPF30

Microdermabrasion

PRE-CARE

  • No sunburn or recent sun exposure
  • No Retin-A, 2 weeks prior to any treatment
  • No breast-feeding or pregnant
  • Lax or thin skin, not a good candidate
  • Start prophylactic before treatment if prone to Cold sores/herpes in the treated area
  • No breast-feeding or pregnant
  • No injections, 2 weeks prior to any treatments
  • Start prophylactic before treatment if prone to Cold sores/herpes in the treated area

POST-CARE

  • No Glycolic or Retinol acids, 48 hours
  • No direct sun, tanning beds and swimming (chemicals), 1 week
  • Wear SPF30

HydraFacial

PRE-CARE

  • No Glycolic or Retin-A, 2 weeks prior to any treatment
  • No Accutane
  • No skin lighteners or bleach, 4 weeks
  • No breast-feeding or pregnant
  • Lax skin, thin skin, or Stage 3-5 Acne related skin, not a good candidate
  • Start prophylactic before treatment if prone to Cold sores/herpes in the treated area

POST-CARE

  • No Glycolic or Retinol acids, 48 hours
  • No direct sun, tanning beds and swimming (chemicals), 1 week
  • Wear SPF30

Chemical Peel

PRE-CARE

  • No sunburn or recent sun exposure
  • No Glycolic or Retin-A, 2 weeks prior to any treatment
  • No Accutane
  • No breast-feeding or pregnant
  • Start prophylactic before treatment if prone to Cold sores/herpes in the treated area

POST-CARE

  • Keep skin moist, flaking of the skin will occur for 7-10 days. DO NOT pick or exfoliate!
  • Some areas may turn dark
  • Wear SPF30

Medical Clearance - Serivces Requirements

Services requiring a Medical Clearance by the Starwood Med Spa's Nurse Practitioner:

  • Photo-Facial
  • Lift-Pixel
  • I-Pixel
  • Botox/Fillers
  • PRP
  • CoolSculpting
  • Ultherapy
    • With a $50 fee to our NP – they will write your order for treatment, in-which, your medical clearance is valid for one year.
    • TMB RULE 193.17 – for additional information/questions you may have.

Photo-Facials

PRE-CARE

  • ABSOLUTELY NO TAN SKIN or recent sun exposure
  • No antibiotics, 2 weeks prior to any treatments
  • No Retin-A, 1 week prior to any treatment
  • No injections, 2 weeks prior to any treatments
  • No breast-feeding or pregnant
  • Start prophylactic before treatment if prone to Cold sores/herpes in the treated area

POST-CARE

  • No intense workouts for 48 hours and no direct sunlight or saunas for 1 week.
  • Area may be red and feel like a sunburn, should subside within 24 hours.
  • Pigmented damage will turn dark, flake off or lighten in 7-10 days for treatments on the face and up-to 14 days for treatments on the body.
  • No injections, 2 weeks post to any treatments
  • Wear SPF30

Lift-Pixel (non-ablative) and I-Pixel (ablative)

PRE-CARE

  • ABSOLUTELY NO TAN SKIN or recent sun exposure
  • No antibiotics, 2 weeks prior to any treatments
  • No Retin-A, 1 week prior to any treatment
  • No injections, 2 weeks prior to any treatments
  • No breast-feeding or pregnant
  • Start prophylactic before treatment if prone to Cold sores/herpes in the treated area

POST-CARE

  • Both - Lift and I-Pixel
    • No intense workouts for 48 hours and no direct sunlight or saunas for 1 week.
    • Area may be red and feel like a sunburn, should subside within 24 hours.
    • No injections, 2 weeks post to any treatments
    • Wear SPF30
  • I-Pixel only
    • Keep treated area moist (high protein diet promotes wound healing).
    • Pixels will turn dark and flake off in 7-10 days for treatments on the face and up-to 14 days for treatments on the body.