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Electrolysis: Post Treatment Recommendations

What should I avoid and use after Electrolysis.  Post Treatment Recommendations from Kristine Horvath.


  • Touching or scratching the treated area
  • Soap, makeup, oily substances, perfumed or alcohol based products for 24 hours
  • Rubbing of the treated area
  • UV exposure at least 24 hours before and 48 hours after
  • Hot baths, saunas
  • The use of antiperspirant for the next 48 hours



  • If edema apply ice or cold compresses
  • Sanitizer (without alcohol) for the next 24 hrs
  • Soothing moisturizing lotion to the treated area
  • Sunscreen
  • Exfoliate once redness disappears
  • Have a warm Epsom salt bath if having body work done