24-48 hours It is generally recommended to wait at least 24-48 hours before applying makeup after laser hair removal. This allows the skin to heal and prevents irritation.
What is the best makeup to cover after laser resurfacing?
To achieve coverage and minimize downtime after your laser treatment use Oxygenetix Oxygenating Foundation to safely cover and protect your skin. In order to avoid infection, use a disposable sponge to apply your Oxygenating Foundation, using a new one each time.
How long does it take for skin to heal after CO2 laser?
It usually takes many weeks for people to notice that the treated area is healing. During this time, the area may turn a red or blackish color, and a crust may form. The crust should slowly go away 1 to 2 weeks after treatment.
What can you not do after CO2 laser?
Avoid scrubbing or trauma to the treated area. Avoid harsh products, exfoliants and Retin-A for 30 days post treatment. Avoid makeup for 7-10 days, and then use only on intact skin.
Can I wear makeup a week after CO2 laser?
Begin using Cetaphil moisturizer instead of Vaseline/Aquaphor if skin is smooth, without crusts and not oozing. Stay out of the sun! Day 7 to 14 – Continue with face washing and moisturizer, makeup can be applied when skin is smooth and pink, without crusting.
How soon after laser can you wear makeup?
24 hours Avoid makeup at first During this time, it's a good idea to avoid wearing any makeup because even sensitive-skin products can have agents that irritate skin immediately after treatment. After 24 hours, you can apply makeup — but if it causes irritation or redness, give your skin another makeup-free day to recover.