Aftercare Advice

Massage

  • Drink plenty of water

  • Avoid heavy meals following a treatment

  • Avoid stimulants (Tea, coffee, smoking, alcohol etc)

  • Avoid strenuous activity/exercise after a treatment

  • Avoid using heat or other treatments for 24 hours

  • You may need to use the toilet more frequently for the first 24 hours due to the increase of toxin and waste removal following a treatment.

Facials

  • Drink plenty of water

  • Cleanse, tone and moisturise twice daily

  • Use correct skincare products for skin type

  • Have regular facials

  • Eat a balanced diet

  • Get enough sleep

  • Exercise regularly

  • Avoid smoking and alcohol

Manicures

  • Use cuticle oil and hand cream daily

  • Wear gloves when cleaning, doing the washing up, gardening and decorating etc

  • Treat your nails as jewels not tools! Use the pads of your fingers

  • Remove polish with non-acetone remover

  • Have regular manicures

  • If you need to file nails do so in one direction using a 240 grit file

  • Apply a top coat daily to help polish last longer

Pedicures

  • Use cuticle oil and foot cream daily

  • If you wish to remove nail polish do so with a non-acetone remover

  • Use a foot file up to 3 times a week to prevent hard skin on your feet

  • Have a pedicure once a month to maintain healthy skin and nails

  • Check soles of feet regularly for signs of foot conditions

  • If you need to cut or file toes between appointment do so in a straight line and file in one direction.

Gels 

As well as the above manicure and pedicure advice you should also note:

  • Do not attempt to remove gels at home - book in for a removal

  • Do not pick or peel gels off you will damage your natural nails

  • Have gels removed/reapplied every 2-4 weeks

  • Avoid intense heat like Jacuzzis, Sauna, Steam rooms

  • Avoid soaking your hands and do not for the first 24 hours

Highly Defined

Brows

  • Avoid using abrasive cleansers or glycolic or acid or enzyme-based products around the brow area.

  • Carefully cleanse the face with a non-oily, milky cleanser to gently remove dirt or make up.

  • Avoid chlorinated pools.

  • Avoid excessive exercise, saunas and steam rooms will limit the products staying power.

  • UV exposure and the use of sunscreens may affect the colour and/or longevity of the tint.

  • Please leave 3-4 weeks before returning to tinting procedures.

  • Should itching, hives or blisters appear, please seek immediate medical attention.

  • No hot baths or showers for 24 hours. If the client must shower, then only use warm water and avoid using soap on the waxed area.

  • Avoid touching the area for 24 Hours.

  • Do not apply any creams or lotions to the area for 24 hours.

  • You may experience in growing hairs. Keep the area exfoliated and moisturised from 48 hours after the treatment.

Brow Lamination

  • Avoid applying makeup for 4-6 hours after the treatment

  • Avoid sleeping on your front or side

  • Avoid getting area wet for 24 hours

  • Also follow advice for HD Brows (even if you only had tint and wax)

  • Brow lamination should last 4-6 weeks depending on hair growth. Treatment can be repeated minimum of every 4 weeks.

Lash Lift

For the first 24 hours do not:

  • Get your lashes wet

  • Use a Sauna, Steam room or Swimming Pool

  • Use eye makeup

  • Have any other facial treatment

 

Additionally:

  • Avoid laying on your side/front when sleeping

  • Be gentle when touching your lashes - no rubbing

  • Do not use eyelash curlers

  • Avoid waterproof mascara

  • The use of a Sauna/Steam room is possible after 24 hours but it may weaken the effects of the lash lift

Tinting

  • Avoid Sun/UV for 24 hours as it can fade the tint

  • Avoid Swimming, Sauna, Steamroom and Jacuzzi for 24 hours

  • Avoid eye makeup for 24 hours

  • Oil based makeup remover can cause tint to fade quicker

  • Avoid touching the area straight after your treatment

 

Specific to eyelashes:

  • Avoid heat for 24 hours

  • Avoid putting your contact lenses back in for the rest of the day

  • Keep lashes dry for 24-48 hours

  • Tint will start to fade after 4-6 weeks

  • Treatment can be redone after 6 weeks

 

Specific to brows:

  • This treatment will fade depending on brow growth

  • Treatment can be redone every 2-4 weeks

Waxing

For the first 24 hours you should:

  • Wear loose, clean clothing

  • Avoid swimming in chlorinated pools

  • Avoid heat (baths, showers, hot tubs, sauna, steam room etc)

  • Not tan (Sunbeds, outdoor or fake tan)

  • Not partake in excessive exercise or activities

  • Avoid scratching or touching the area

  • Not apply deodorant, body sprays, powders or lotions

 

You should:

  • To soothe and protect the skin apply antiseptic cream regularly for 48 hours after the treatment, ensuring to always wash your hands prior.

  • After 3 days begin to exfoliate the areas a couple times a week to help prevent ingrown hairs.

  • Moisturise daily

  • Not shave between appointments

  • Have waxing every 4-6 weeks.

 

You may notice some regrowth after a week, this is due to your hair being on different growth cycles - after 4 treatments they should be synced and regrowth should be rare.

 

Some slight soreness, redness and bumps may be apparent after waxing, this should reduce within the first 24-48 hours, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.