Sweet Tox
Injection Boutique

pre and post filler tips

pre and post filler Tips:

pre filler

3 days before:

  • avoid blood thinners such as alcohol, aspirin, advil, aleve, ibuprofen, vitamin e, fish oil, garlic and st. johns wart

  • take arnica tablets if prone to bruising

  • let us know if you have history of cold sores

1 day before:

  • avoid alcohol to prevent additional bruising

  • avoid retinol creams 

schedule treatment at least 2 weeks before a big event

post filler

day of:

  • ICE area in 15 minute incriments

  • avoid massages & facials for 7 days 

  • topical or oral arnica to help with bruising

  • oral benadryl can help with excessive swelling

  • avoid retinol cream for 2 days

  • be gentle with your face (no rubbing!) 

  • ok to wash face and wear makeup

  • avoid exercise

  • avoid sleeping on injection areas, prop head up with a pillow to help prevent swelling

side effects

  • bruising, redness, swelling and tenderness at injection site lasting a couple hours to a week

  • numbness and coolness (numbing solution inside of the product can last a couple hours after injection)

  • lumps and bumps for first couple weeks before product settles