Dermaplaning Pre & Post Instructions

Dermaplane Pre


  • It may take multiple treatments to visualize improvements.
  • Improved smoothness, texture, luminescence
  • Improved mild photo damaged skin-mottle pigmentation
  • Comedonal acne
  • Improves acne scarring


  • Exfoliation is contraindicated for those with active infection of all types, such as herpes simplex virus or flat warts.
  • Active acne
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Eczema, dermatitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Vascular lesions
  • Oral blood thinner
  • Rosacea
  • Tattoos - not effective
  • Pregnancy

Dermaplane Post


  • Use recommended skincare products such as the Avene Extreme Tolerance Kit sold here or cetaphil gentle cleanser.
  • Discontinue use of hydroxyl acids and retinoids following your treatment for approximately 3 days.
  • Do not use harsh scrubs or abrasive loofahs following your treatment for at least 3 days.
  • Avoid direct sun exposure and wear a sunscreen daily.
  • Avoid vigorous activity and hot heat.
  • Do not go swimming or put face under water.
  • Do not take long hot showers or put face under a hot stream of water.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol.
  • Avoid surfaces that could irritate your skin i.e. pillows, beards, collared or turtleneck shirts.
  • Do not pick or prematurely peel the skin, as this will cause hyper-pigmentation and/or surface scars.
  • Return to the office as directed by provider or sooner with any complications.
  • If you have any questions or concerns contact our office.