Preparing for Your Anti-Wrinkle Injections: A Simple Guide

by | Aug 8, 2023

Proper preparation before and after your injectables appointment can significantly enhance the effectiveness and longevity of your results. Here’s a quick guide to help you make the most of your anti-wrinkle injections experience.


Before Your Appointment:

Research and Consultation: Prior to your appointment, conduct thorough research about the procedure and the clinic you’ve chosen. Consult your qualified injector to discuss your goals, concerns, and medical history. This will ensure that the treatment is suitable for you and that you’re well-informed about the process.

Avoid Blood Thinners: A few days before your appointment, avoid blood-thinning medications and supplements like nurophen, ibuprofen, and fish oil. This minimizes the risk of bruising and bleeding during the injection process.

Hydrate and Nourish Yourself: Stay well-hydrated and maintain a healthy diet in the days leading up to your appointment. Proper hydration supports skin health and can contribute to smoother injection outcomes. It is also recommended to avoid drinking excessive alcohol before your appointment to also minimise the risks of bruising.


After Your Appointment:

Follow Aftercare Instructions: At CosMedic Collective, your injector will provide you with specific aftercare instructions. Follow these guidelines carefully to optimize your results and minimize potential side effects. This might include avoiding vigorous exercise, touching or applying makeup to the treated area, or lying down for a few hours post-treatment.

Be Patient: Anti-wrinkle injections take time to reveal their full effects. Results typically become noticeable within a few days to a fortnight after treatment. Be patient and resist the urge to assess the outcome too soon. Touch-ups are available after 14 days of initial treatment, we always prefer to use a lighter dosage and build up, rather than put too much in at once and have it look very heavy.

Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle: While anti-wrinkle injections can do wonders for your appearance, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can extend and enhance their effects. Stay hydrated, protect your skin from the sun, and follow a skincare routine recommended to you.


By following these steps, you can ensure that your anti-wrinkle injections experience is smooth and successful. Remember, open communication with your injector and diligent aftercare play pivotal roles in achieving the youthful, refreshed look you desire.

If you’re unsure about anything, it is recommended to Book a Consultation with Nurse Kylie or Nurse Steph prior to receiving treatment to ensure it’s the right option for you.