puremedi.jpegSummer is a time for fun, sun, and relaxation. But with all that outdoor activity comes an increased risk of damaging your skin. This is especially true if you have recently undergone aesthetic treatments such as laser procedures or chemical peels. These types of treatments can leave your skin more sensitive to the sun's harmful rays and in need of extra protection during the summer months.

At PURE MediSpa, we offer comprehensive post-treatment care designed to protect and nurture your skin during the summer months. Our experts will provide you with personalized advice and recommendations tailored to your specific skin type and the treatments you have undergone. Refresh your skin this summer with aesthetic treatments from PURE MediSpa

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Read on to discover how to best take care of your skin after your appointment

Why Is Skin Protection Important After Aesthetic Treatments?

Some  aesthetic treatments, like a chemical peel or laser treatment, can leave your skin more vulnerable to sun damage because they remove the top layer of skin, exposing newer, more delicate skin underneath. This new skin is more susceptible to UV radiation and can easily become burned or damaged if not properly protected.

Moreover, aesthetic treatments often target specific skin concerns, such as acne or hyperpigmentation, making the skin even more sensitive to external factors like the sun. Failure to protect your skin after these treatments can lead to unwanted side effects and compromise the results of your procedure.

Tips for Protecting Your Skin After Aesthetic Treatments

Tip 1: Avoid Sun Exposure

Avoiding direct sun exposure is the only way to ensure the best cosmetic results and protect your skin after your treatment. This includes limiting outdoor activities during peak hours when the sun's rays are strongest (usually from 10 am to 4 pm). If you do need to be outdoors, try to stay in the shade as much as possible and wear protective clothing like hats and long sleeves.

Tip 2: Wear Sunscreen Daily

This is probably the most crucial step in protecting your skin during summer. Sunscreen helps shield your skin from harmful UV rays, reducing the risk of sunburn, premature aging, and even skin cancer. Be sure to choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher and reapply it every two hours, especially if you're spending time outdoors. Look for physical sunscreens that contain zinc oxide or titanium dioxide, which provide better protection for sensitive skin.

Tip 3: Use Gentle Skincare Products

After an aesthetic treatment, your skin needs time to heal and recover. Using harsh or abrasive skincare products can disrupt this process, leading to irritation and even infection. Avoid using products that contain alcohol, fragrance, retinoids, or alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) at least two weeks after treatment or until your skin has fully healed. Opt for gentle, non-irritating formulas to cleanse and care for your skin.

Tip 4: Moisturize Regularly

Aesthetic treatments can leave your skin feeling dry and tight that's why keeping your skin hydrated is essential for the healing process. Use a gentle, hydrating moisturizer suitable for sensitive skin. Look for products containing ingredients like hyaluronic acid or glycerin to help maintain your skin's moisture balance.

Tip 5: Consider Antioxidant Supplements

Antioxidants like vitamins C and E can help protect your skin from UV damage. Consult with your dermatologist about incorporating these supplements into your skincare routine after aesthetic treatments.

Tip 6: Stay Hydrated

Drinking plenty of water is essential for maintaining healthy, radiant skin. Be sure to drink at least eight glasses of water a day, especially during the summer months, when our bodies tend to lose more fluids through sweat. Keeping your skin well-hydrated can also help improve the healing process and prevent dryness and flakiness.

Tip 7: Follow Your Post-Treatment Instructions

Your aesthetician or dermatologist will likely provide you with specific post-treatment instructions to follow after your specific treatment. It is essential to adhere to these instructions carefully to ensure proper healing and protection of your skin. If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to reach out to your provider for clarification.

How PURE MediSpa Can Help

Dr. Scot R. McKenna and the team of medical estheticians at PURE MediSpa are dedicated to supporting you through every step of your aesthetic journey by offering:

  • Personalized Skincare Plans: Our experts will work with you to design a customized skincare plan that meets your unique needs and helps you achieve your desired results.Tailored advice and recommendations based on your unique skin type and the specific treatments you have undergone.
  • High-Quality Skincare Products: We offer a wide range of medical-grade skincare products, including sunscreens, gentle cleansers, and hydrating moisturizers, to keep your skin protected and nourished after aesthetic treatments.
  • Expert Guidance and Support: Our team is always available to answer any questions you may have and provide guidance on how to best care for your skin after aesthetic treatments. We are committed to helping you maintain healthy, radiant skin all year round.
  • Advanced Treatments: Utilising the latest technology and techniques to deliver safe and effective aesthetic procedures. Our treatments are designed to improve your skin's appearance and health without compromising its integrity.

Get Summer-Ready Skin with PURE MediSpa!

Protecting your skin after aesthetic treatments like laser treatments and chemical peels may require a little extra effort, but the results are well worth it. By following these simple tips and seeking the help of professionals at PURE MediSpa, you can keep your skin healthy and glowing throughout the summer months.

Whether you're planning to undergo an  aesthetic treatment or want to maintain the results of a previous procedure, PURE MediSpa has everything you need for beautiful, radiant skin.  Dr. Scot R. McKenna and his talented team of medical  estheticians are dedicated to providing personalized, high-quality care to help you achieve your skincare goals.

Book an appointment today, and let us help you achieve your skincare goals. Remember, healthy skin is happy skin!

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