If you have had a treatment with Caroline, or you are thinking about it, please take a moment to read the aftercare advice. It is important that you become fully aware and understand what should be done by yourself both before and after a treatment in the interest of your personal health, safety and well being and to ensure you get the best results. Ensuring you read this will also maximise and prolong the benefits of your treatment . If you have any questions, comments or worries, please contact Caroline on 07754 256116
Massage is an aid to the body's natural mechanisms to release stresses which have built up over a period of time.
To maximise the benefits, it is advised you follow the aftercare advise for 12 hrs
Stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to help flush out toxins.. Headaches can be a sign of dehydration
Avoid alcohol or smoking for 24 hrs as this increases the toxins in the body and so is counter productive.
Avoid heavy meals
Avoid sauna, steam rooms and other sources where heat can dehydrate you further
Avoid direct exposure to strong sunlight while oil is still on your skin ( at risk of burning )
Rest if you feel you need to
You may experience a feeling of tiredness or fatigue following a massage. In some cases headaches may follow
You may feel emotional
Increased urination or flu like symptoms (runny nose, coughing) may be experienced but these will be temporary as the body re-balances itself. A feeling of well-being follows
Avoid wearing makeup for at least six hours after a facial treatment
Always cleanse, tone and moisturise your face to prevent loss of moisture, protect the skin from makeup and keep the skin soft and supple
Remove all traces of makeup at the end of each day
Drink plenty of water ( 6-8 glasses per day)
Eat a healthy balanced diet
Do not have any other facial skincare treatments within 48 hrs of having a facial
Avoid sunbathing for up to 12 hrs
Avoid direct heat such as saunas, hot baths or showers afterwards
Avoid sunbathing for 12 hrs
Do not apply perfume or perfumed products to the treated area within 48 hrs of having a facial
Do not apply any exfoliating skincare products for 72 hrs after a facial
Always use an SPF sunscreen to block Ultraviolet B rays
Avoid smoking and alcohol
Complimentary Therapy Aftercare
After Reiki, Crystal healing, Indian head massage, acupressure work or a pay for my time session, you often feel relaxed, less stressed and uplifted.
Sensations of warmth, coolness and tingling may occur in the areas treated for 24-48 hrs following a treatment.
Occasionally you may feel tired. and sometimes emotional.
Try to maximise the benefits afterwards by
Resting if needed
Drink plenty of water
Eat a light meal
Avoid alcohol and caffeine
Continue with any medications as instructed by your doctor
If you have diabetes, monitor your blood levels afterwards as it can sometimes be affected.
NO hot baths or showers for 24 hrs
No saunas, hot tubs, massage or steam treatments for 24 to 48 hrs
Wait 24 hrs before applying any tanning products to the skin
No sunbeds for 24 - 48 hrs
Wear loose fitting clothing afterwards to prevent friction and irritation
Avoid a work out for at least 24 hrs
Avoid scratching or touching the areas waxed with unwashed hands
Avoid swimming, saunas, steam rooms and other heat therapies for a minimum of 36 to 48 hrs
Avoid using fragranced or perfumed products on waxed areas
A patch test is required before your first treatment or if you haven't had tinting with Caroline for 12 mths.
Avoid rubbing the area tinted
Avoid heat treatments or sunbathing for 24 hrs as this fades the tint
Eyes - avoid putting contact lenses back in for the rest of the day
Although all traces of tint are removed, residue may remain afterwards
Do not apply makeup or receive any other eye treatment for at least 24 hrs after treatment