Dermal Fillers Pre & Post Care Instruction - Skin by Lovely

Dermal Fillers

To achieve the absolute best treatment outcomes, please review our pre & post care recommendations.

Dermal fillers pre-filler health screen

Health and Safety is a priority at Skin by Lovely. For your well-being and to avoid complications please review our pre and post-care policies in detail.

We cannot treat you if you are pregnant, nursing, recent (within 2 weeks) or active infection, or during an autoimmune condition flare-up.

**Please get clearance from your physician if you have a history of autoimmune, neurological or psychological disorders

If any of the following events are applicable, please call us to reschedule your appointment

  • Dental visit in past 2 weeks or coming up within 2 weeks.
  • Vaccinations in past 2 weeks or coming up within 2 weeks.
  • Flights/Travel within a week after treatment.
  • Facial surgeries/trauma within the last 8 weeks.
  • Active cold sore if treating the lip area.
  • Blood thinners taken within a week prior to treatment (blood thinners extend bruising severity & time)
  • Significant event (i.e. wedding, photo shoot) within two weeks after treatment as it takes approximately 2 weeks for any side effects and swelling to subside.
  • Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! Drink at least 64 oz of water & be sure to moisturize the injection area prior to your visit.
  • Take 2000 mg of Vitamin C daily before your treatment. The earlier you start, the better!
  • Pre-treat with Arnica 3 days before you’re your treatment by dissolving 5 pellets under your tongue, 3 times a day.
  • Avoid Omega 3s, Turmeric, Ibuprofen, Vitamin E, Ginkgo Biloba, Garlic Supplements & Aspirin for 7 days prior.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages for 4 days prior. *including red wine*
  • To lessen your chance of irritation & redness, pause the use of Retinol & exfoliating acids 3 days before your treatment & for 3 days after.
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Intense pain the treated area
  • Excessive swelling that is increasing with time
  • Skin color and/or temperature changes other than bruising (where skin is white or hot/cold)
  • If you aren’t sure if what you are experiencing is normal – call or email us! We are happy to help!

If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, please call us at 877-568-3594 or email us at

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