What should not be done after clear and brilliant?
Avoid scrubbing, rubbing or use of exfoliants. 2) Avoid excessive exercise, perspiration, swimming or exposing skin to heat and sun for 2 days after treatment. 3) Avoid scrubs, toners, glycolic acid, and retinoids until the skin as healed completely from your treatment. Your skin will be sensitive after the treatment.
When can I exfoliate after clear and brilliant?
Don’t rub, scrub, or exfoliate your skin for at least seven days post-treatment no matter how much you’d want to do, especially when the skin starts to tighten – patience, rather resistance is a virtue in this case!
How long does it take to see results from clear and brilliant?
When do Clear + Brilliant® results appear and how long do they last? Within a week or two after one treatment, your skin will start to feel softer, look brighter and show more even tone. Results can last for months depending on age, skin condition, and how you protect your skin.
How do I prepare for clear and brilliant?
It is recommended to go directly home. – Avoid direct sunlight for at least 3 days after the treatment, as your skin will be sensitive. Wear hats and apply a sunblock of SPF 45 or higher. – Do not apply any cosmetics or harsh chemicals for at least 24-48 hours.
What is better IPL or clear and brilliant?
If your main concern is the youthful appearance of your skin, and you feel you need younger, glowing skin then we recommend choosing Clear + Brilliant. However, if your main concern is pigmentation and redness in your skin then we recommend choosing an IPL Photofacial.
How long will my face be red after clear and brilliant?
The redness will dissipate over time lasting anywhere from a few hours to 24 hours after treatment. The day after treatment, you should expect a “sand paper” like texture and feel to your skin. This is the dead skin cells getting ready to “slough off.” The sand papery texture can last anywhere from 3-5 days.
What is the difference between Fraxel and clear and brilliant?
Clear and Brilliant is often used in comprehensive laser acne treatment because it reduces pore size. Fraxel uses a more intense laser, which penetrates the skin deeper than Clear + Brilliant. While Fraxel requires a slightly longer recovery time than Clear and Brilliant, it produces more dramatic results.
How often should I get clear and brilliant?
Typically, Clear + Brilliant laser is performed every 3 to 4 weeks, with an average of 5 treatments. Each treatment takes approximately 15 minutes and there is no recovery time. After your laser procedure, the treated areas may feel like fine sandpaper, which is not noticeable to others.
Does clear and brilliant shrink pores?
Clear + Brilliant is clinically proven to significantly reduce the appearance of enlarged pores. Almost all patients who undergo Clear + Brilliant treatments report their skin looks younger and feels smoother.
How effective is clear and brilliant?
These lasers are able to target the skin on a pretty deep level, making them super-effective, although slightly uncomfortable and with a fairly long recovery period. Non-ablative laser resurfacing such as Clear + Brilliant neither removes, nor damages the skin’s surface.
Can I use Vitamin C serum after clear and brilliant?
Your aesthetician will apply a Vitamin C Serum along with a moisturizer and SPF 30+. 12-24 hours Following the Treatment. Your skin may be red, swollen, & irritated.
Does clear and brilliant tighten skin?
Patients who have excessively saggy skin, deep wrinkles, and darker age spots may not benefit from Clear + Brilliant procedures because they do not tighten skin and are not as aggressive as similar anti-aging treatments. There are patients with certain skin conditions who should not receive laser treatments at all.
How long after clear and brilliant can I exercise?
Patients can resume normal activity immediately after treatment, though strenuous exercise and makeup should be avoided for 12-24 hours.