What to expect before getting fillers? The most common side effects include bruising, redness, pain, or swelling, all of which should go away within two weeks, according to the FDA. Less frequently, people might get raised bumps under their skin that need to be treated with injections, medications, or even surgically removed, according to the FDA.
How do I prepare for fillers? 2 Days Prior to Injections
Avoid topical products such as Tretinoin (Retin-A), Retinol, Retinoids, Glycolic Acid, or any “anti-aging” products. Avoid waxing, bleaching, tweezing, or using hair removal cream on the area to be treated. Do start taking Arnica two days prior to the procedure.
What Not To Do After Getting fillers?
- Botox and fillers act differently in your body.
- Don’t participate in intense cardio.
- Don’t apply makeup or use facial tools.
- Don’t lie down.
- Don’t drink alcohol.
- Don’t get a facial, massage, or microdermabrasion.
What age should you start using fillers? Rose usually recommends that you wait to begin Juvederm or any other facial filler treatment until you are in your 40s, or have begun showing the telltale signs of aging.