Dermaplaning Care - The Skin Center

Dermaplaning Care

Dermaplaning Pre/Post Instructions


  • Avoid sun exposurefor one week prior to treatment.    
  • Avoiduse of tretinoin,glycolic acid, and salicylic acid3-7days prior to treatment as directed by your treatment provider.   
  • Avoid waxing and/or use of chemical depilatoriesfor10 days priorto treatment.   
  • If you have hadother skinrejuvenationprocedures in thepast month, please discusswith yourtreatment provider beforehand.   Procedures need to have adequate time spacing between them to avoid complications.   


  • Skin may be sensitive following treatment.  If there are any flaky patches on the skin, do notpick, scratch or scrub away flaking. Picking or scrubbing at the skin can lead to skin irritation and complications.   
  • Use post care products as directed.    
  • Use of makeup may be resumed the day after treatment. Apply and remove delicately.     
  • Avoiddirectsun exposureand excessive heat for 1 week following treatment.  Skin will be more sensitivefollowing treatment. Sun exposurecan result in sunburn and pigment changes. Use caution when outdoors and always use SPF 30 or higher. 
  • Avoid hot water, swimming,Jacuzzi, steam rooms, yoga,and exercise for2days following treatment.   If irritation orsensitivityoccurswith resumed activities, please discontinue and contact your treatment provider for further instructions.   
  • Use of tretinoin, glycolic acid, and salicylic acid products may be resumed 7 days post peel as long as skin is not irritated.    
  • It is recommendedthat you wait 10 days for waxing procedures.    

 If you have any questions or concerns, call The Skin Center at 1-800-429-1151 

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