Botox® and Xeomin® are relatively safe, quick treatments that have very little impact on your usual activity after the treatment. The following precautions are suggested to allow optimal results with minimal side effects:
Following wrinkle relaxer treatments, normal daily activity can be resumed immediately.
It is recommended that light exercise can be commenced after 4 hours including:
Strenuous exercise is best delayed for a minimum of 24 hours and include:
Alcohol can thin the blood and increase the risk bruising, so we recommend limiting your intake to a celebratory glass in the first 24 hours.
Yes, you certainly can and your face should not feel overly sore or tender. You can still wash your face and continue with your normal skin care regimen. It is best to avoid rubbing or massaging your face for up to 4 hours after your treatment.
Yes. We use mineral make-up immediately after the treatment to reduce redness with clean brushes to avoid the risk of infection. You can generally apply you own make up 1 hour after the treatment. It is recommended that you do not apply too much pressure during application, to ensure that the wrinkle relaxer does not disperse from the treated area.
Yes. Wrinkle relaxer treatments are not affected by changes in altitude or cabin pressure, so flying will have no adverse effects.
Wrinkle relaxer injections consist of a safe, naturally purified protein. Treatment has little impact on usual day-to-day activity and will not affect your sleeping patterns. You should avoid putting pressure on the injected area or laying on your front for around four hours to allow the treatment area to settle.
We recommend avoiding facials or facial massages for 5 days to reduce the risk of spreading the wrinkle relaxer to the surrounding muscles with resulting side effects e.g. eyelid droop.
Our expert treatment providers are always available to chat if you have any concerns regarding the aesthetic outcome of your treatment.