What creams & moisturizing lotions can I use after IPL laser? Is Aquaphor and Cetaphil ok for the 1st week, the Vit C serum 2nd?
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What can I use after IPL
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IPL, Clear and Brilliant, V-Beam, and serums
The doctor's office should have reviewed your skin protocol with you after the IPL. IPL is not a laser, it is intensed pulsed light and works differently from a laser. Cetaphil and aquaphor should all be fine. Depeding on what setting you were treated for and what condition you can use Vitamin C serum immediately. It really depends on which setting/etc you were treated with. If you were just treated for redness then Vitamin C can be used right away. In this regard I much prefer the combination of Clear and Brilliant and V-Beam lasers. Best, Dr. Green