Welcome to New Skin Medical Spa in Augusta, Ga » BOTOX PRE & POST-TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS


  • Avoid ​topical products such as Tretinoin (Retin-A), Retinols, Retinoids, Glycolic Acid, or any anti-aging products.
  • Avoid ​waxing, bleaching, tweezing, or other hair removal treatment on area to be treated.
  • Do not use ​BOTOX​ if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or suffer from any neurological disorders.

Day of Treatment

  • Please ​do not wear makeup​. You may bring your make to apply after treatment.
  • You may experience a mild amount of tenderness or a stinging sensation following injections.
  • Redness and swelling are normal. Some bruising may also occur.
  • You may experience some tenderness at the treated area, this could last for a few hours or a few days.


  • Stay in a vertical position for four hours following injections.
  • You may apply ice to the treated area (avoid pressure) as this will help with bruising and swelling.
  • Avoid excessive pressure​ on the treated area for the next few days. Be very gentle when applying makeup or cleansing your face.
  • Avoid Exercise or strenuous activities​ for the remainder of the day
  • Avoid extended sun exposure​ until any redness/swelling has subsided. You should use a sunscreen SPF 30 or greater.
  • Wait a minimum of 24 hours (or as directed by provider) before any skin care or laser treatments.