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Please read carefully our Before and After Care instructions below. 

For more information, questions or concerns,

please call us at (281) 396-4430 or email us at info@cityglowtx.com

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Lash Extensions Before and After Care.

Before Care:

  • Before your scheduled appointment time, please be sure to have your makeup removed from the desired service area.

  • If you cannot do that, please arrive 5-10 minutes early as we will provide all you need to clean the service are.

After Care:

  • Do not get lashes wet for the first 48 hours.

  • Do not use oil-based eye products, creams, or waterproof mascara.

  • Do not perm, tint, or use an eyelash curler.

  • Be careful to avoid pulling extensions or rubbing your eyes. 

  • Please see a trained lash technician have your extensions removed.

  • To extend the life of your lashes, schedule a touch every 2-3 week.

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Lash Lift and/or Lash Tint Before and After Care.

Before Care:

 

  • Before your scheduled appointment time, please be sure to have your makeup removed from the desired service area.

  • If you cannot do that, please arrive 5-10 minutes early as we will provide all you need to clean the service area.

After Care:

 

  • Do not wet lashes for 24 hours.

  • Do not apply makeup, oils, or serums to lashes 24 hours after appointment.

  • Do not expose lashes to heat or tanning beds.

  • Brush lashes upward with a clean brush or clear mascara to keep the lash curl fresh.

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Brow Lamination and /or Brow Tint and /or Brow Henna Tint Before and After Care.

Before Care:

 

  • Before your scheduled appointment time, please be sure to have your makeup removed from the desired service area.

After Care:

 

  • Do not wet your brows for 24 hours.

  • Once the 24-hour period after your brow lamination has passed, let the aftercare routine begin!

  • Simply cleanse your brows daily with an oil-free cleanser, gently rubbing in the direction of the hair pattern of your brows.

  • Then comb your brows to keep them in place. 

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Spray Tan Before and After care.

Spray Tan Before Care:

 

· Exfoliate your skin before your scheduled appointment

· Do not wear any makeup, lotions and/or deodorants

· Bring or wear loose fitting clothing such as t-shirt dress or sweat pants with t-shirt

· Get your nails and hair done before your spray tan appointment.

 

 

Spray Tan After Care:

 

· It is important to properly care for your tan and rinse off within the designated time for the best results.

· For rapid tan: 1) Light Tan: rinse after 1.5 hours; 2) Medium Tan: rinse after 2 hours; 3) Dark Tan: rinse after 3.5 hours.

· For custom tan: wait at least 10-24 hours before rinsing so that your tan has time to develop.

· When rinsing off your tan only use warm water. Do not use soap, shampoo, or moisturizer the same day.

· Remember your tan will not be visible immediately after you rinse, it will take about 20 hours to develop to its full color.

· When you do shower again be sure to avoid DOVE products and any bar soaps. Also avoid loofahs and exfoliating your skin until your tan is gone. Avoid hot showers and pay skin dry while you have your tan.

· Your tan will last 7-10 days, be sure to apply SPF as air brush tans do not provide any protections against the sun.

· Moisturize daily to increase the longevity of your tan.

Chemical Peel Before and After Care.

Before Care:

 

  • Discontinue use of tanning beds at least two weeks prior to a chemical peel. Tanning beds accelerate the appearance of skin aging and increase the chances of skin cancer.

  • Avoid extensive sun exposure, especially during the week prior to your scheduled chemical peel.

  • No facial waxing for 7 days prior to treatment.

  • If you are on acne treatment regimen, consult your care provider for service clearance.

  • When using Retinol products, stop the use of Retin-A (retinol) products or applications for a week prior to a chemical peel. High percentage alpha hydroxy (AHA) and beta hydroxy (BHA) products should be stopped 5 days before treatment.

  • Always apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen daily, SPF 30 or higher.

  • Avoid excessive sweating 24 hours prior to the chemical peel.

  • Do not use aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (ex. Advil) for at least a week prior to a chemical peel.

 

            After Care:

           

  • Wear sunscreen SPF 30+ daily.

  • Avoid makeup application 24 hours after appointment to give the skin time to return to homeostasis.

  • Avoid excessive heat and/or activities that increase internal body temperature.

  • Avoid facial waxes and any other type of exfoliation a week after chemical peel.

  • Do not use tanning beds or experience prolonged sun exposure for one week after your chemical peel.

  • Contact service provider and your own Primary Care Physician should you experience excessive redness, dryness, or irritation.

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Facial treatments

Dermaplaning

  • Avoid prolonged direct sun exposure for 3 days

  • Avoid extreme extrinsic heat for 3 days

  • Do not exfoliate for one week after the service.

  • Avoid chlorine for 1 week after the service.

  • Apply skincare as normal. Certain individuals may experience product sensitivity after the service.

  • Use SPF 30+ daily.

Micro-Needling Before and After care.

Before Care:

 

  • Consult your doctor if taking medication prior to your service.

  • Do not use topical agents that may increase the sensitivity of your skin. No retinoids, exfoliants, acids, or topical antibiotics a week prior to your service.

  • Do not take anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen, Motrin, or Advil for at least 3 days prior to your microneedling session. These will interfere with the natural inflammatory process that is critical for your skin rejuvenation.

  • Avoid IPL/Laser procedures, unprotected sun exposure, or sunburn for at least 2 weeks prior to your procedure.

  • No waxing, depilatory creams, or electrolysis to the area being treated for 5-7 days prior.  

  • Do not shave the day of the procedure to avoid skin irritation. If there’s dense hair present in the treatment area, shave the day before you arrive for your appointment.

  • If you’re prone to cold sores, take an antiviral agent for 2 days prior to and the day of the treatment.

  • Avoid blood thinning agents for one week prior since bruising is a common side effect of microneedling.

  • Wait at least 1 month after botox procedures.

 

 

After Care:

  • Do not take any anti-inflammatory medications for one week after the procedure. Inflammation is an intended reaction of micro needling and apart of the healing process that brings amazing results.

  • Do not use ice on your face, and avoid using arnica/bromelain. These may interfere with the natural inflammatory process that’s critical for your skin rejuvenation.

  • Avoid sun tanning and prolonged exposure to direct sunlight for at least 2 weeks. After 24 hours, always use sunblock (30 SPF or higher) and wear a hat if you’re outside.

  • Use a painkiller, such as Tylenol, if you experience any soreness.

Skin treatments

Waxing Before and After Care.

Before Care:

·         Do not use Retinol or Accutane for at least 4 weeks before waxing appointment.

·         Children under 18 years old must be accompanied with parents.

·         Make sure your hair is long enough (at least 5 centimeters long)

·         Exfoliate your skin.

 

After Care:

·         Stay out of the sun for the first 48 hours after procedure

·         Avoid swimming

·         Avoid exfoliation on serviced area(s) for 48 hours after waxing.

·         Wear SPF in the daytime.

·         Moisturize daily to help keep skin hydrated and healthy.

Lip Blushing / Eyebrow Tattoos (permanent makeup)

BEFORE THE TREATMENT

 

Things to remember prior to your enhancement:

 

• Since delicate skin or sensitive areas may be swollen or red, you are advised not to make social plans that require wearing face make up of any sort, on the day of your enhancement.

• Limit your intake of any aspirin or Ibuprofen (2) days prior to and after your enhancement, this causes blood to thin and for to bleed easier upon application.

• Because pigments used in Permanent Cosmetic Procedures contain inert oxides, a low-level magnet may be required if you have to go for an MRI. You must inform of your MRI Tech of any tattoos or microblading.

• Do not discontinue any medication before consulting your doctor.

• Keep alcohol intake to a minimum 2 days prior to and after your enhancement.

• Do not use Retin A skincare products close to the enhancement area 1 month prior to and after your procedure.

• Do not use AHA skincare products close to the enhancement area 2 weeks prior to and after your procedure.

• The National Blood Service does not accept donations of blood for 1 year after a permanent cosmetic enhancement.

 

 

 

EYEBROW ENHANCEMENT

 

• Waxing treatments should be performed no less than 3 days prior to your enhancement.

• IPL laser hair removal should be performed no less than 2 weeks prior to your enhancement.

• Electrolysis treatments should be performed no less than 5 days prior to your enhancement.

• Eyebrow tinting should not be undertaken for 2 weeks after your enhancement.

 

 

AFTERCARE INSTRUCTION

Color retention and proper healing can depend on your home care regimen

 

A light coat of antibiotic ointment will be applied to pigment to enhance the healing process. Continue to apply it several times a day with a disposable Q-tip. Sterile bandages can be applied at night time to cover your brows if necessary.

 

It is IMPORTANT to keep the enhanced area moisten with oils for the next 7-10 days, to ensure the best results. This treatment will control the enhanced areas from drying out and cracking and will also help with color retention.

 

Eyebrows will require continued moisturizing for up to 4-6 weeks.

 

TO AVOID SWELLING

 

A gel ice pack can be applied to the area. Place the ice pack in a plastic baggie to avoid moisture on the enhanced area. Apply as needed a few minutes on then off.

 

AVOID the following for the next 9 days following microblading

 

• Any type of skin peels or products containing Retin-A and glycolic over the enhanced area.

• Any makeup over the enhanced area.

• Hot steamy showers or long baths that make you sweat.

• Soap, shower gels, cream or lotions on the enhanced area.

• No underwater activities, saunas or hot tubs for 10-14 days after the procedure.

• Sun or salon tanning.

• Driving in an open-air vehicle such as convertibles, boats, and bikes.

• Practicing sports.

• Smoking.

• Spicy foods.

 

DO NOT ! ! ! Pick, peel, or scratch. This could cause scarring and/or removal of color. Do not touch the area except for applying Recover-All oil treatment.

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