Skin Treatments

Microdermabrasion

No special preparation is needed prior to your microdermabrasion treatment. If you have taken Accutane, or any other acne drug, microdermabrasion should be avoided for six months after use has ceased.

Your clinician will recommend skincare products to support your skin post-treatment.

Peels

Please refrain from using retinol (topical vitamin A) for the three days prior to treatment.

We are unable to perform your treatment if you have skin irritation, have undergone any tanning in the past two weeks, or have a history of abnormal scarring or skin healing. Peels should also be avoided if you have had a medi-aesthetic peel or laser skin resurfacing within six weeks of treatment.

Please advise your technician if you have ever used Isotretinoin products such as Gold Therapy or Roaccutaine.

Laser for pigmentation and redness

Please refrain from using retinol (topical vitamin A) for the three days prior to treatment.

We are unable to perform your treatment if you have skin irritation, have undergone any tanning in the past two weeks, or have a history of abnormal scarring or skin healing. Laser should also be avoided if you have had a medi-aesthetic peel or laser skin resurfacing within six weeks of treatment.

Please advise your technician if you have ever used Isotretinoin products such as Gold Therapy or Roaccutaine.

Laser for Veins

Pre-treatment preparation

For best results please prepare skin for treatment using a Glycolic Cleanser, Balense Illuminate Brightening Serum, Vitamin C, SPF50+ Sunblock and Retinol (must cease Retinol application three days prior to treatment).

We will be unable to treat you if you have:

  • Sun exposure or used a sunbed in the previous two weeks
  • Skin irritation
  • A history of abnormal scarring or skin healing
  • Had a peel in the last four weeks
  • Metal pins, stints or plates in the localised treatment area
  • A pacemaker
  • Had laser skin resurfacing in the last four weeks

Please advise your technician if you have ever used Isotretinoin products such as Gold Therapy or Roaccutaine.

Post treatment care

  • A gentle skincare routine can be applied to the area from the day following treatment. Our staff will advise suitable products.
  • Sunscreen can be applied from the day following treatment and should continue for the following seven days.
  • Active products containing AHA, Retinol or Glycolics must be avoided for 72 hours post-treatment.
  • Avoid sun exposure, sunbed use, tanning and exercise for 8 hours following your treatment.

LED Light Therapy

Pre-treatment preparation

  • Avoid photosensitising medication

Aftercare

  • Avoid exercise for 24 hours post-treatment.

Fractional RF

Pre-treatment preparation

We cannot treat you if you have:

  • Sun exposure or used a sunbed within 2 weeks of your treatment.
  • A history of abnormal skin healing or scarring.
  • Had laser resurfacing in the last 3 months.
  • Used skincare containing Retinol (topical Vitamin A) in the last 3 days.
  • Have metal pins, plates or stints in the localised treatment area, or a pacemaker.
  • Had a peel in the last 4 weeks.

You must advise your technician if you have ever used Isotretinoin products such as Roaccutaine or Gold Therapy.

The best results are obtained by 2 weeks of careful skin preparation using:

  • Glycolic cleanser.
  • Balense Illuminate Brightening Serum.
  • SPF 50+ sunscreen.
  • Vitamin C.
  • Retinol *up until 3 days prior to treatment.

Aftercare

  • Avoid excess sun exposure, tanning, solariums and exercise for 48 hours.
  • Use SPF 50+ sunscreen for at least 7 days.
  • Gentle skincare routine including sunscreen (Balense UV Defiance SPF50+) can be applied to the treated area the following day.
  • Avoid using any active products containing AHA, Glycolics, Retinol for a minimum of 72 hours after Fractional RF.
  • Use ReBalense Anti-Ageing Serum morning and night for 1-2 weeks.
  • If you have any adverse reactions or suffer pain please contact us immediately.