First time?

If it’s your first time visiting our dermatology spa in Castle Rock, or you’re curious about different options for your skin complaints, we’re here to help. Check out some frequently asked questions below, and feel free to contact us if you need further assistance.

general questions

What are the best treatments for fine lines and wrinkles?

There are several great non-invasive options for tackling these signs of aging. Depending on your skin, things like HydraFacials, microneedling, and dermaplaning may improve the appearance of lines.

Will my hair grow back thicker after waxing or dermaplaning?

No! This is a myth. Whether your hair is removed by dermaplaning or waxing, it will grow back the same thickness and texture.

Will any of these skincare treatments hurt?

You should never feel pain during a treatment, but you may experience some slight discomfort with things like waxing, microneedling, or certain chemical peels. The discomfort is temporary, as the skin heals.

Do I need to schedule downtime after any of these treatments?

Only for some treatments, like certain kinds of facials, chemical peels, or microneedling. Some people experience redness or peeling/flaking for up to 5 days afterwards, but your aesthetician will give you tips to help your skin recover.

Is eyelash tinting safe?

A: When done by a professional, using the right products, yes! We have extensive training in tinting, and only use the best natural dyes, so you can feel safe with us.

I have sensitive skin. Can I still get facial treatments?

Yes! We offer many treatments that are suitable for sensitive skin, including our personalized facials, HydraFacials, hydradermabrasion, and enzyme peels.

Are there certain circumstances when I should not get a facial treatment?

Depending on the type of treatment you’re looking for, you should ask your aesthetician beforehand. Sometimes, for clients who are pregnant, who have autoimmune conditions, or are currently experiencing sunburns, facial wounds, or active cold sores, some treatments may be contraindicated.

Hydrafacial treatment

What is it

What is the HydraFacial Treatment?

HydraFacialTM is the only hydradermabrasion procedure that combines cleansing, extraction and hydration simultaneously, resulting in clearer, more beautiful skin with little-to-no downtime.

What to Expect During and Immediately After Treatment?

Your skin may experience temporary irritation, tightness, or redness. These are all normal reactions that typically resolve within 72 hours depending on skin sensitivity.
You may experience tingling and stinging during the treatment area. These sensations generally subside within three hours of treatment.

When will I see results?

You will likely see results immediately after treatment and your skin will feel smooth and hydrated for one to four weeks. For improved, longer lasting results, consider take-home products and monthly HydraFacial treatments.

Can I wash my face after?

Aggressive exfoliation, waxing and products containing acids should be avoided in the treatment area for a minimum of two weeks pre- and post-treatment.

Is there anything I should avoid after this treatment?

The treatment area is more susceptible to sunburn, sun damage and hyperpigmentation. Avoid direct sun exposure and use a minimum of SPF 40 sunscreen. for a minimum of two weeks pre- and post-treatment.

Avoid the use of Retin-A type products pre- and post-treatment.

keravive scalp treatment

What is it

What is the HydraFacial Keravive Scalp Treatment?

HydraFacial Keravive is a unique, relaxing treatment designed to cleanse, stimulate, nourish, and hydrate the scalp for fuller and healthier-looking hair. HydraFacial Keravive uses existing HydraFacial Elite, Tower, and Allegro machines along with a proprietary Peptide Complex Solution designed to optimize scalp health.

Who is this treatment meant for?

HydraFacial Keravive is ideal for anyone with a scalp! Any client interested in improving the overall health of their scalp and hair, and/or seeks treatment for hair thinning or hair loss, can benefit from a HydraFacial Keravive Scalp Health treatment.

What are the indications you could use the HydraFacial Keravive Scalp Treatment?

Scalp flaking, itchiness, dryness, or irritation.

Hair thinning or loss due to hormonal, environmental, or physiological factors such as stress.

Preparing for a hair transplant or undergoing hair loss treatments such as Rogaine, Propecia, PRP, or Laser Therapy.

What are the key benefits of a HydraFacial Keravive Scalp Health Treatment?

Cleanses, exfoliates, and hydrates the scalp and hair follicles. 

Removes dirt, oil, flakes, dead skin cells, and impurities from the surface of the scalp from hair follicles.

Stimulates scalp circulation.

Infuses the scalp with growth factors and skin proteins designed to nourish and stimulate the scalp and hair follicles.

what to expect

Can I wear hair styling products before the treatment?

For best results it is recommended the client comes to the treatment with clean, dry hair without styling products.

Can I blow dry my hair after applying the solution or spray?

For best results, allow the scalp/hair to fully absorb the solution and spray before applying heat. It is recommended that clients do not use a hair dryer within an hour of receiving the treatment or applying the spray.

How long after the treatment will my scalp/hair dry?

Your scalp/hair should be dry 15-20 minutes after the end of the treatment.

How long after the treatment can I apply hair styling products?

You can use hair styling products as soon as the product is absorbed, and your hair/scalp has dried.

How soon can I wash my hair after a treatment or after using the spray?

For best results, it is recommended that you wait at least 6-12 hours before washing your hair.

What shampoo and conditioner is recommended? Is there a type I should avoid?

There are no shampoo or conditioners that need to be avoided with HydraFacial Keravive. For optimal results, shampoos and conditioners that contain AHA/BHA or exfoliating properties are recommended.

Can I receive the treatment and/or use the spray if I have color-treated hair?

Clients with color-treated hair can receive the HydraFacial Keravive treatment and use the take-home spray without affecting the color and dyes.

Will the treatment damage or pull out hair?

Some people may experience minimal hair shedding as the vellus (non-growing hairs) are uprooted and fall out. These hairs would have fallen out on their own, regardless of having the treatment. Vellus hair shedding is a sign that the scalp is entering a healthier state.

What should I expect the treatment to feel like?

The treatment is pain-free, gentle, and relaxing. You will feel some suction on your scalp and a cooling sensation from the solutions that are administered during the treatment.

Can I have this treatment if I’m pregnant or nursing?

This treatment has not been studied in pregnant or nursing women so it is not recommended.

Can I have this treatment if I have seborrheic dermatitis?

The treatment is safe for clients with seborrheic dermatitis and clients may find that the HydraFacial Keravive scalp treatment will help minimize scalp flaking.

Are the ingredients derived from or tested on animals?

The ingredients are not derived from or tested on animals.