What are photosensitizing medications?
Besides an increased risk of sunburn, exposure to natural ultraviolet light (sunlight) or artificial UV light (laser/IPL and tanning booths) while taking specific medications may cause the following issues:
The list below includes medications that may make your skin more sensitive to the sun and laser/IPL treatments:
It's important to note that this is not an exhaustive list, and there may be other medications with photosensitizing potential.
Post-Facial Care Instructions + Pro-Tips
Rhea Brown, RN-BSN CEO
We strongly recommend adhering to the following instructions and tips in your after-care phase to maximize results, minimize scarring and prevent new acne from forming.
Morning Routine for first 7 Days
Night Routine for first 7 Nights
Pro-Tip: For sensitive skin types, apply the rose mask and/or cold cream while cold (products are safe to move in and out of the fridge). Apply heavily after cleansing to further minimize pores and decrease swelling/redness.
Day/Night Routine 1 week after facial:
Same as aforementioned steps except now you CAN exfoliate at Step 3
The Layering Method
Rhea Brown, CEO
Definition: the strategic application of RhEAL Cosmetics (RC) products to maximize absorption and cumulative benefits.
Ideal for: mature, dry, oily, acne-prone, scarred and combination skin types.
We recommend using the layering method EVERY time you perform your skincare routine, however a minimum of 4x weekly is also effective.
How to Layer
Author: Rhea Brown