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SkinPen Post Care

SkinPen in Minneapolis

SkinPen Post Care Instructions

What to expect after your treatment

  • You should expect mild to moderate redness the day of and the day after the treatment. Redness should resolve within 24/48 hours.
  • Avoid using Retinol for 7 days after treatment.
  • You may have pinpoint bleeding/weeping that should stop shortly after treatment. Mild sensitivity, tightness, heat sensation, itching, and irritation is normal and should resolve within 24-48 hours.
  • Avoid picking/rubbing OR pulling your skin

Warning signs:

Including severe redness, swelling, blistering, ulcers, pain, and/or signs of infection.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office at 952-920-6545.


We always recommend medical grade products for your daily skin care regimen to help with overall skincare goals.

  • Wash your skin gently with and pat dry. (Do not rub.)
  • Do not get sun exposure for at least 1 week after and wear Broad-spectrum SPF 50 sunscreen every day daily. **Even when you are not going to be in the sun.
  • Do not have any other facial treatment for at least two weeks after.