Dermatologist Dr. Michael I. Jacobs tells his Botox patients to steer clear of facials for several hours after an injection. As a rule, any services using dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, radiofrequency, or lasers also could cause the filler to spread.
How long after Botox can you do skincare?
After getting Botox injections, it's important to avoid touching or rubbing the injection site for at least 24 hours. You should also avoid washing your face or applying any skincare products to the treated area for at least four hours after the treatment.
Does tretinoin mess up Botox?
In general, a faster skin cell turnover process produces healthier, less visibly “aged” skin. Because tretinoin targets a different part of the body from botox, it's generally considered safe to use both treatments simultaneously.
What not to do 24 hours after Botox?
If possible, stay out of direct sunlight. Ideally, what not to do 24 hours after Botox treatment includes refraining from vigorous exercise and not drinking alcohol.
Does retinol affect Botox?
Since retinol has been found to promote more youthful, healthy-looking skin, it may be part of your beauty regimen. If so, we recommend that you stop using it two days before your BOTOX® procedure and wait to continue using it for two days afterwards.
Does retinol help Botox last longer?
Retinol products make Botox last longer FALSE– As above, nothing topical can make the neurotoxins last longer but after injections is a great time to use these products. Particularly in the Winter months, we would not recommend using retinol year round unless you are very diligent about hats and sunscreen.