Can U Wear Any Kind of Moisturizer or Face Cream the Day After U Had the Botox Treatment?

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Using skin care products such as face cream the day of your BOTOX treatment

You can continue to use your skin care products before and even immediately after your Botox treatment.

Botox will not interfere will your skin care routine.

Westchester Plastic Surgeon
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Moisturizer after Botox Treatment

You can most definitely apply your daily moisturizer or face cream immediately after botox treatment.   Treatment uses the smallest needle on the market and bruising is very minimal post procedure.

Dr. Gill

Paul S. Gill, MD
Houston Plastic Surgeon
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How long to wait before applying topicals after Botox

After pinpointing bleeding has stopped and you have performed any icing, etc. that your physician has requested, you can reapply moisturizer and/or makeup. Don’t forget your sunscreen!

Lindsey Finklea, MD
San Antonio Dermatologist
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Moisturizer or face cream following treatment with Botox

It is perfectly ok to use moisturizer or face cream after your Botox treatment. You can resume use of your normal skincare products, but just be sure to avoid rubbing or pressing the area where the Botox was injected. I hope this helps, and I wish you the best of luck.

Paul S. Nassif, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Can U Wear Any Kind of Moisturizer or Face Cream the Day After U Had the Botox Treatment?

You can absolutely continue your skin regimen right after your Botox injections. I do advise my patients to be cautious not rub or massage deep into the skin for the first few hours.

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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You can apply your moisturizer as well as all other creams the day after Botox.

Dear writer,  You can safely apply your moisturizer as well as all other creams the day after Botox. What is most important after Botox treatment, is not to rub or manipulate the areas injected for one or two days. You can gently wash your face, apply your moisturizer or any other creams that are part of your daily skin care, even the same night after the Botox session. 

Leyda Elizabeth Bowes, MD
Miami Dermatologic Surgeon
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Makeup or moisturizer after Botox

It is usually recommended not to overly manipulate your face right after botox treatments for a few hours. By the day after your Botox treatment, there isn't really any restrictions and you can wear any makeup or moisturizer you enjoy.  

Jessica Kulak, MD
Fairfax Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Wearing moisturizer after Botox treatment

Generally after Botox I advise not rubbing the treated area aggressively or laying down flat for 4 hours. Gently applying makeup or a moisturizer or using a cleanser is absolutely no problem. ~ Dr. Benjamin Barankin, Toronto Dermatology Centre.

Benjamin Barankin, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologic Surgeon
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