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What Goes Into Your Post-Procedural Skincare Products?6 min read

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The journey to radiant, healthy skin doesn’t end when you leave the clinic or spa. What you apply to your skin after a medical procedure can significantly impact your recovery and results. 

Choosing products that nurture, protect, and revitalize the skin ensures optimal healing and rejuvenation. 

This article will introduce you to the superior post-procedure skincare range by SkinMedica, detailing why these products stand out and the vital ingredients that make them the go-to choice for many professionals!

The Significance of Post-Procedural Skincare

When your skin undergoes any procedure, it becomes more sensitive, often requiring a specialized regimen to promote swift recovery and prevent complications. 

Using the right products minimizes the risk of irritation, prolongs the results of your treatment, and ensures you get the most out of your investment.

Why SkinMedica Stands Out in the Skincare World

The renowned SkinMedica offers products tailored for post-procedure care. Their formulations, backed by years of research, provide your skin with everything it needs to heal and thrive. Each product contains a blend of ingredients that support skin health, making them the ideal choice after treatments such as chemical peels and lasers.

5 Key Ingredients in SkinMedica's Products

  • TNS (Tissue Nutrient Solution): A proprietary blend that contains a balanced mixture of growth factors. These growth factors maintain skin health, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Hyaluronic Acid: This moisture-binding ingredient maintains skin plumpness and hydration—essential for post-procedure recovery.
  • Ceramides: These lipid molecules enhance the skin’s barrier function, preventing moisture loss and protecting it against external irritants.
  • Peptides: These short chains of amino acids contribute to skin firmness and elasticity, restoring youthful resilience and texture.
  • Antioxidants: They defend the skin against free radicals, minimizing oxidative stress and promoting healthier-looking skin.

4 Benefits of Using SkinMedica's Post-Procedure Products

  • Swift Recovery: With ingredients tailored to support skin healing, SkinMedica’s range reduces recovery time, letting you return to your routine faster.
  • Reduced Risk of Complications: SkinMedica’s specially formulated products minimize the risk of post-procedure complications (inflammation, infection, etc.).
  • Prolonged Treatment Results: SkinMedica nourishes and maintains your skin post-treatment, ensuring longer-lasting results and radiant skin.
  • Safety and Effectiveness: SkinMedica’s reputation for producing safe, effective products ensures you get the best post-procedural care.
  • Swift Recovery: With ingredients tailored to support skin healing, SkinMedica’s range reduces recovery time, letting you return to your routine faster.
  • Reduced Risk of Complications: SkinMedica’s specially formulated products minimize the risk of post-procedure complications (inflammation, infection, etc.).
  • Prolonged Treatment Results: SkinMedica nourishes and maintains your skin post-treatment, ensuring longer-lasting results and radiant skin.
  • Safety and Effectiveness: SkinMedica’s reputation for producing safe, effective products ensures you get the best post-procedural care.

Post-Procedure Care With SkinMedica Products

Caring for your skin post-procedure ensures rapid recovery and sustained results. 

Whether you’ve opted for microdermabrasion or a mild chemical peel, SkinMedica offers the ideal products to complement your skincare routine. 

Here’s a breakdown of these treatments and the best SkinMedica post-care solutions:

Microdermabrasion and SkinMedica's Protective Approach

  • About Microdermabrasion: This treatment primarily targets the acne scars on the stratum corneum, revealing an underlayer of smoother and brighter skin. Post-procedure, a pink hue may grace the skin, lasting from a few minutes to several hours.
  • Skincare After Microdermabrasion: The skin becomes notably sensitive post-treatment. While retinoids and acids should be sidestepped for 24 hours, embracing sunscreen is non-negotiable.
  • Aesthetica’s Pick: Turn to SkinMedica’s Total Defense + Repair Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 34. This product doesn’t just shield against harmful UV rays; its fast-absorbing formula ensures a non-greasy finish, making it an ideal daily companion.

Navigating Mild Chemical Peels With SkinMedica's Nourishing Solutions

  • About Mild Chemical Peels: Chemical peels employ alpha and beta hydroxy acids to gently dissolve skin-binding proteins, facilitating the shedding of the top skin layer. The process unveils the softer, clearer skin underneath.
  • Skincare After Chemical Peels: Post-peel, the skin leans towards sensitivity. During this vulnerable phase, an altered skincare routine can be a game-changer. Gentle cleansing, strategic moisturizing, and relentless sun protection are the golden trio here.
  • Aesthetica’s Pick: For a nurturing cleanse, select between SkinMedica’s Sensitive Skin Cleanser (for those with a drier skin profile) or SkinMedica’s Facial Cleanser (for the normal-to-oily brigade). Both guarantee a cleanse devoid of abrasive agents or irritants.

SkinMedica’s HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator is a reservoir of moisture enriched with 5 types of hyaluronic acid for hydration.
If the peel has left your skin parched, SkinMedica’s TNS Ceramide Treatment Cream is a more intensive hydrating option, armed with growth factors, peptides, and antioxidants.

Harnessing the Power of Laser Skin Resurfacing With SkinMedica's Recovery Lineup

  • About Laser Skin Resurfacing: A groundbreaking approach in skincare, laser skin resurfacing addresses various skin concerns—from fine lines and wrinkles to acne scars and uneven pigmentation. It removes irregular skin layer by layer by directing concentrated beams of light.
  • SkinMedica’s Answer: Post-resurfacing, the skin is delicate, demanding products that soothe, repair, and protect it.
  • Aesthetica’s Pick: Start the healing process with SkinMedica’s TNS Recovery Complex. Formulated with growth factors, it aids in skin repair and reduces inflammation.

For hydration, SkinMedica’s Dermal Repair Cream is a must. Packed with vitamins C and E, it provides intense hydration and combats free radicals, ensuring newly resurfaced skin remains moisturized and protected.

Finally, robust sun protection is indispensable because the skin is highly sensitive post-resurfacing. SkinMedica’s Total Defense + Repair Broad Spectrum SPF 34/50 shields the skin from infrared rays, making it an optimal choice for post-laser care.

Time for a Radiant Revamp: Are You Set to Glow?

Dive into a world of premium skincare on Aesthetica’s website to explore the full SkinMedica range! And if you’re considering a skin procedure, there’s no better place than Aesthetica to guide your journey. Let our experts redefine your skin’s potential!


Meet us at 19500 Sandridge Way, Suite 350, Leesburg, VA 20176, or call us at (703) 574-4342 for a complimentary consultation with Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Phillip Chang before moving forward with your procedure. If everything matches up, our team will help you navigate the entire process from beginning to end. Also, remember to check out our blog and social media for more information on cosmetic surgery trends!

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