APPOINTMENT PREPARATION

At Bobbi Bullock Medical Esthetics, we want you to have an incredible experience. 
Here’s what to expect and how to prepare.

 Please be advised of our 48-hour cancellation policy (read more)

Botox

Prep

  • It takes 10 days to be fully developed
  • Can be asymmetrical on days 3-9 as it settles in
  • Botox lasts 3-4 months
  • Avoid ibuprofen, Advil, Aleve, aspirin, Motrin and red wine 1 week prior to injections to avoid bruising

Post

  • No other facial treatments after Botox, exercise, extreme heat or pressure on the face for 4 hours after injections

 

 Filler

Prep

  • No dental procedures for 2 weeks before, and 2 weeks after -including teeth cleanings
  • No filler if active sinusitis, ear, nose, throat infections or dental disease
  • Do not arrive wearing foundation
  • Lips can swell significantly for the first 3 days. 80% healed at 2 weeks
  • Filler can last anywhere from 1-2 years depending on the type of filler used
  • Avoid ibuprofen, Advil, Aleve, aspirin, Motrin and red wine 1 week prior to injections to avoid bruising
  • Arnica gel and tablets can be taken before procedures and can help heal injection sites after treatment

Post

  • No makeup for 12 hours after injections
  • May be bruised and swollen for up to 2 weeks
  • Takes a full 6 weeks for 100% healing
  • Avoid exercise for 24 hours
  • Lips can be significantly swollen for several days, with the most swollen day typically 2 days after the procedure
  • Ice for 36 hours, then moist heat thereafter

 

 

 Prescription Strength Chemical Peel (Perfect Peel)

Prep

  • Must stop Retin-A and Hydroquinone for 7-10 days prior to the peel
  • Seven-day project with the biggest peel on days 3-5
  • Best performed in months other than summer
  • May repeat as soon as 4 weeks

Post

  • Wear peel home and you will be slightly orange and greasy
  • Wash peel off in 4-6 hours, or you may sleep in it for a deeper peel
  • You must avoid the sun for the duration of the peel and thereafter
  • Avoid exercise or heat for 24 hours

 

 

 Light Peel Refresh (Sensitive Skin) / Acne Treatment / Brightening Peel

  • Easy same day service
  • No prep needed
  • Will be red and greasy leaving the spa, or may wear peel home for a deeper service
  • May slightly sting
  • Very little to no peeling
  • Looks great the next day
  • Must not be allergic to aspirin or apples
  • May retreat in 3 weeks

 

 

 CoolSculpting

Prep

  • Be prepared to dress down into bra and panty. Before/after photos will be taken.
  • Eat before arrival as clients do better with some food in their stomach
  • Bring something to read/watch/do as the day can be long

Post

  • Many people need two rounds of treatments 30+ days apart
  • Full results are seen in 90 days
  • Area can be swollen, tender, itchy, firm and can bruise
  • Compression garments may be comforting to the abdomen
  • It is NOT recommended to take anti-inflammatories
  • No other restrictions

 

 

 

 Micro-Needling- PRP or Peptide Gel

  • PRP- Your blood will be drawn. Be hydrated
  • Peptide Gel- No blood draw
    • Pre- Both Procedures
      • 7-day total project
      • Can repeat in 4 weeks
      • No other prep
  • Post-Both Procedures
    • The client will leave looking red, greasy and windburn for 3 days
    • Your skin will slightly peel and be itchy
    • Stay out of the sun while healing
    • We will give you a take-home kit with products

 

 Dermaplane

  • Easy service
  • Client will leave looking shiny
  • No downtime- Great same day service or pick me up

 

 

 Viveve /O-Shot

  • May have one service or both
  • No prep
  • Must not be on a period
  • Will disrobe from waist down
  • 2-hour procedure for both
  • Nothing in the vagina for 2 days after treatment
  • Full results are seen in 90 days

 

 Consultation

  • May or may not have time to perform a procedure
  • Will develop game plan and beauty budget for future services

 

When to be concerned

  • You are having more pain than you think you should be having, if the pain is getting worse, or the pain is nerve pain ie in your tooth or jaw.
  • Any difficulty with your vision.
  • If the skin is dusky, not getting blood supply or black.

The injection site can be lumpy, swollen or distorted. It will all resolve- 80% in 2 weeks, and 100% in 6 weeks.  This is normal.  BBME guarantees all their work