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Post treatment


Dermal Fillers:

  • There may be some redness swelling and or tenderness at the treatment site. Occasionally bruising may occur around the treated area, this is usually short term and will subside within a few days. Lip treatments a little longer.

  • Avoid wearing makeup post treatment for 12 hours.

  • Until the initial swelling or redness has resolved do not use sunbeds, saunas, steam rooms and avoid extreme temperature. Always wear a high factor sun block on your face.

  • If taking Aspirin or similar medication, this may increase the risk of bruising and decolourisation to the skin at the injection site.


The product is injected in small ‘deposits’, you may be able to see them initially, but they settle usually within hours. It may be possible to feel the product where it has been injected under the skin.  It will settle, Please do not massage

  • Make-up should not be worn for 12 hours

  • You are advised to avoid alcohol and vigorous exercise for 48 hours

  • Avoid sun bathing, and extremes of heat or cold for 14 days post treatment.

  • Any bruising may take a few days to appear, arnica can be helpful in clearing bruising.  It is advisable to avoid aspirin and alcohol for 12-48 hours after treatment.

  • Tenderness should settle as swelling and bruising goes down.



Immediately after treatment, it is likely there will be some redness, swelling, tenderness and perhaps an itching sensation in the treated area. This is a normal result of the injections. These symptoms are temporary and generally disappear within a few days.

Preferably DON’T TOUCH THE AREA AT ALL FOR A FEW HOURS! BUT….Mineral make-up may be applied immediately and other makeup after 6 hours. Until the initial swelling and redness have resolved, do not expose the treated area to intense heat (e.g. sunbeds, saunas, sunbathing) or extreme cold.

Although you may see an immediate improvement after one treatment, usually a course is required and the improvement will continue as the dermal bio-genesis occurs.