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What to Do after Facial Extraction

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Facial extraction is an important part of facial rejuvenation.

The procedure of this extraction facial in Singapore is quick and relatively painless, but it can be a little scary if you’ve never had one before.

After the procedure, many patients experience discomfort and swelling for up to two weeks.

In this blog post, we will walk you through what to expect after facial extraction, give you tips on how to take care of your skin in the days following the treatment, and answer any questions that may arise during your healing process!

Don’t Put on Makeup 

Regardless of the type of facial extraction, you went for, it’s no surprise to know that the procedure will leave your skin extra sensitive in the following days.

With this in mind, the first thing you need to do after a facial extraction is to avoid putting any makeup on your skin.

If you must, make sure to use a gentle milk-based foundation or an herbal mask as these will be the least likely to cause irritation.

Furthermore, it’s best to skip out on BB creams and blush since these can cause irritation especially when you’re healing.

Unfortunately, the use of makeup isn’t recommended for post-facial extraction skincare because these products can cause irritation and inflammation when you are healing from a facial procedure.

If you do need to wear makeup after your facial surgery, make sure it is light in color, fragrance-free, and made with natural ingredients such as milk or water.

It’s also best to skip makeup that is oil-based because these types of products can block pores and cause acne.

A good rule to follow is that if you can’t eat it, then don’t put it on your skin!

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Skip Strong Skin Care Products 

When we say “skincare” it’s certainly something people can’t live without (particularly women) However, as much as you’d love to put on that wonderful toner you just bought, we highly recommend that you don’t. One thing you must never do to your face after a facial extraction is put on strong skincare products.

It’s best to keep your skin as natural and simple as possible so it can heal with minimal irritation or side effects. This is also in line with the idea that you should not put anything on your face if you’re not sure about its ingredients!

You may be tempted to reach for those expensive beauty products but even those skin products can still have the same impact.

So, what are the best facial beauty products for healing after a facial extraction? You’ll want to keep it light and natural. Our experts recommend moisturizers with SPF (which is really important), eye cream, as well as a lotion that contains aloe vera or shea butter- these ingredients, can help soothe your skin and even encourage its natural healing process.

Stay Away From Facial Exfoliators 

Just got a facial extraction for your favorite clinic? Well then, skip the exfoliator! Exfoliators are used to remove the dead, dry skin cells on your face but after a facial extraction, this process will be more intense and can cause redness or even broken capillaries.

If you still opt to use your exfoliator, you’ll end up with severely dried skin because it has been stripped of oil and moisture.

Besides, facial extraction has already deeply cleaned your skin so using an exfoliator isn’t necessary.

Just go for mild facial care and your face will be healed in no time.

Hide From The Sun 

We all know how great it is to be outside and under the sun.

The smell of the fresh breeze and wonderful sunshine can bring us joy and good vibes.

However, as much as we love to enjoy this kind of experience, the sun is your enemy after a facial extraction.

When you get treated, you should always keep in mind that your face has just been exposed to the harsh treatment, so it’s important to take care of it.

The best thing you can do is staying away from sunlight and heat because this will only make things worse for your sensitive skin.


If you’re looking for a skincare routine to follow after your extractions, be sure to consult with the aesthetician who performed them.

They’ll have an idea of what’s best, and will also know which types of products are safe to use on open wounds or sensitive areas like lips and eyes.

Certain things that might sound good in theory can actually cause more harm than they help if applied at this time!

We recommend starting out by applying some gentle soothing lotion (or ointment) so the extraction site is protected from outside elements while it heals.

This should decrease any redness and swelling over the next few days as well- just make sure not too much product gets into cuts or scrapes – then apply sunscreen every time you go out.