How to protect your skin post beauty treatment

While many would agree that professional beauty treatments are the perfect way to refresh, rejuvenate and revitalise the skin, the downtime isn’t always as pleasant.

Below, we have rounded up some of the best products to help protect your skin post beauty treatment – from specially formulated foundation to face masks and everything in between.

Lycogel® Breathable Camouflage

Lycogel® Breathable Camouflage is a foundation with buildable coverage and a matte finish. It is formulated to camouflage skin conditions such as eczema, blemishes and rosacea. The product is also suited for immediate use following cosmetic procedures.

SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Masque

This face mask will soothe temporary skin reactivity, while revitalising and comforting the skin. It is perfect for use post-procedure, and will provide an immediate calming effect while reducing visual redness and discomfort.

Priori Intense Recovery Crème

Priori Intense Recovery Crème is a luscious, smooth and uniquely textured cream/balm. Can be used immediately post procedure as an instant downtime reduction cream, or after being in the sun, as well as for shaving rash and minimising skin conditions. 

Medik8 Ultimate Recovery™ Intense

Deeply hydrating and comforting, this is a restorative cream for dry, compromised, post-treatment skin. It creates a protective barrier to shield skin from everyday irritants while keeping moisture locked in tight. 


Synergie Skin POST-TREATMENT KIT is a recovery kit to protect and recuperate the skin following a clinical treatment. This kit is a perfect sub-in for a serum routine while skin remains sensitive to active ingredients during the healing phase.

mesoestetic post procedure fast skin repair

Formulated with anti-edematous and anti-erythematous properties, this cream enhances the healing of tissues damaged by sun exposure or treatments.

Ultraceuticals Ultra Replenishing Mask

Ultraceuticals Ultra Replenishing Mask is a mask for distressed and dehydrated skin. It is ideal for use as a post-treatment balm to provide instant comfort and soothe the skin during recovery.

Dr LeWinn's Private Formula Oil Free Day And Night Cream

This ultra-moist, oil-free moisturiser contains a unique blend of key ingredients, as well as vitamins A, C and E. It is ideal for use as a moisturiser, post laser treatment.

jane iredale Hydration Spray D2O™

jane iredale Hydration Spray D2O™ helps to hydrate and plump the skin, making it perfect for post-laser treatment in normal, dry complexions. Ylang ylang flower extract helps balance oil in the skin, while chamomile extract soothes and reduces redness, dryness, itching and sensitive skin.

TEOXANE Deep Repair Balm

This luxurious soothing balm has a moisturising and calming action to help repair and restore irritated and sensitive skin. It is ideal for use post-procedure, as well as for skin experiencing dryness and irritation caused by environmental factors such as wind, cold weather or sun exposure.