Lash Life Beauty Studio

Before and After Care

Eyebrows

30 DAYS PRIOR
•Avoid facials, chemical peels, laser treatments or microdermabrasion
•Botox injection and fillers should be performed no less than 4 weeks prior. They can alter the position of your brows and texture of your skin.
•Must not be on Antibiotics
•Absolutely no Anti-aging and/or Anti-acne products
•No Retin A or Retinol within 30 days of treatment (No Accutane within one year of treatment) Do not use until 30 days after appointment as it can cause pigment to fade 
•No Surgery of any kind
 
2 WEEKS PRIOR
•Do NOT use a tanning bed 2 weeks prior. If you have a sunburn at the time of the appointment, you will be rescheduled and forfeit your deposit.
•Avoid waxing or tinting 2 weeks prior to service.
 
1-3 DAYS BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE
• Avoid using any exfoliants or harsh skin treatments on your eyebrows at least 1 week prior to your appointment. 
•Avoid alcohol (especially red wine)
• Avoid blood thinners such as Ibuprofen, aspirin, Aleve, NSAIDS, vitamin E, fish oil or vitamins unless medically necessary 48-72 hours before. Must get dr. note if on prescribed blood thinners.
 
DAY OF PROCEDURE/24 HOURS PRIOR
• Avoid  alcohol or caffeine (soda, coffee, etc.) 24 hours prior! 
• Please hydrate and eat a light meal.
• Avoid intense physical activity (light yoga and walking are ok)
 
After care
• For the first 24 hours after your appointment, keep your brows dry and avoid any water contact.
• Apply a thin layer of ointment (provided by me) to your brows 2-3 times a day for the first week.
• Do not pick, scratch, or rub your brows.
• Avoid sun exposure, tanning beds, and excessive sweating (such as exercise) for at least a week.
• Avoid using any makeup or skincare products on your brows for at least a week.
• Do not submerge your face in water (such as swimming or taking a bath) for at least a week.
• Avoid using exfoliants or harsh skin treatments on your brows until they have fully healed.
• If you experience any itching or discomfort, do not scratch or rub your brows. Instead, gently tap or press them with clean fingers.

Lips

30 DAYS PRIOR
•Botox injection and fillers should be performed no less than 4 weeks prior. They can alter the position of your brows and texture of your skin.
•Must not be on Antibiotics
•Absolutely no Anti-aging and/or Anti-acne products
•No Retin A within 30 days of treatment (No Accutane within one year of treatment)
•No Surgery of any kind
 
2 WEEKS PRIOR
•Do NOT use a tanning bed 2 weeks prior. If you have a sunburn at the time of the appointment, you will be rescheduled and forfeit your deposit.
 
1-3 DAYS BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE
• Avoid  alcohol or caffeine (soda, coffee, etc.) 24 hours prior! 
• Avoid blood thinners such as Ibuprofen, aspirin, Aleve, NSAIDS, vitamin E, fish oil or vitamins unless medically necessary 48-72 hours before. Must get dr. note if on prescribed blood thinners.
• if you’ve ever experience a cold sore or fever, please take precaution and take anti-viral medication to prevent activation of cold sores. Tattooing in that area can sometimes trigger the virus which can affect color retention.
• Gently exfoliate your lips 2 days prior to your procedure, 2x/day (you could use sugar and coconut oil mixture for a natural exfoliate). Dry lips will cause the ink to not be absorbed. 
• Stay hydrated and drink plenty of water (the first sign of dehydration is dry lips)
 
DAY OF PROCEDURE
• Avoid alcohol and caffeine!! (soda, coffee, etc.)
• Please hydrate and eat a light meal.
• Avoid intense physical activity (light yoga and walking are ok)
• You can wear your normal makeup on the day of your procedure
• It’s encouraged to bring your favorite lipsticks and/or lipliner 
 
After care
• Apply a thin layer of ointment (provided by me) to your brows 2-3 times a day for the first week.
• Do not pick, scratch, or rub your lips.
• Avoid sun exposure, tanning beds, and excessive sweating (such as exercise) for at least a week.
• Avoid using any makeup or skincare products on your lips for at least a week.
• Do not submerge your face in water (such as swimming or taking a bath) for at least a week.
• If you experience any itching or discomfort, do not scratch or rub your lips. Instead, gently tap or press them with clean fingers.
•Avoid eating spicy or acidic foods for at least 48 hours.
•Be aware that the color of your lips will appear darker immediately after the procedure and will lighten over time as they heal.