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Holiday Do's and Don'ts After Dermal Fillers: What To Know Before You Travel
Holiday Do's and Don'ts After Dermal Fillers: What To Know Before You Travel


Jul 9, 2024

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Este Medical Group

If you're planning a few cosmetic 'tweakments' before jetting off on holiday, it's important to follow some simple advice to avoid complications after dermal fillers.

When it comes to holiday fillers to look younger and more refreshed, don't leave it to the last second. Fillers often require time to settle, and travel can introduce environmental stresses that may cause swelling, inflammation, and dehydration.

To ensure you’re ready to travel after having facial fillers, follow these common-sense tips for a smooth and enjoyable vacation.

Este Medical across the UK offers a variety of effective non-surgical face and body treatments to get you looking your best while on vacation. Message us through our website to book a free dermal filler consultation before you go on holiday! 

Sun Exposure & Dermal Fillers

As skincare experts, we always advise limiting sun damage, but it's especially important after dermal fillers, particularly lip fillers. Intense sun exposure can aggravate skin inflammation, potentially leading to increased swelling. To prevent this, wear a wide-brimmed hat and apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher to protect your skin from UV rays. Additionally, consider scheduling outdoor activities during cooler parts of the day to minimise sun exposure and allow your fillers to settle comfortably.

We recommend you use Este Plus recovery and sun protection products: Este Plus Post Procedure Solution, Este Plus Natural Lip SPF 30+ balm and Este's Supreme SPF 50+ cream. 

Supreme SPF 50+ cream
EP Natural Lip SPF 30

Dermal Fillers & Flying 

It's generally recommended to wait about one to two weeks before flying after having fillers. The change in cabin pressure during flights can occasionally cause swelling and internal bruising, potentially affecting the outcome of your treatment. It's essential to follow the advice provided by your service provider or consult with your GP if you're uncertain about the risks involved.

Fillers & Exercise Tips

It's generally advised to wait approximately 48 hours after getting fillers before engaging in intense exercise. Vigorous physical activity can increase body heat and blood flow, potentially aggravating swelling in the treatment area and affecting how fillers settle into place. Opt for light exercises like walking or gentle yoga during this time to minimise the risk of complications and allow your fillers to settle effectively.

Hydration & Dermal Fillers 

In the heat of summer, staying well-hydrated is important, especially after undergoing any cosmetic or medical procedure like dermal fillers. Adequate hydration supports the body's recovery process, enhancing the effectiveness of treatments. Drinking plenty of water and consuming water-rich foods such as cucumber and watermelon not only helps maintain hydration levels but also promotes overall skin health. This approach ensures you feel refreshed and revitalised while enjoying the sun during your holiday.

Tips To Ensure Holiday Fun After Dermal Fillers

So, if you're planning a getaway after dermal fillers, make sure to schedule them at least two weeks before. This gives enough time for any swelling or bruising to settle down. If you do notice some swelling, use cold compresses and keep your head elevated in the shade — it works wonders! Remember to stay hydrated and protect your skin from the sun during your trip to keep looking and feeling your best. Enjoy your vacation to the fullest with help from Este Medical!

Make arrangements now to have lip plumping fillers, face lifting fillers, and targeted body dermal fillers for wrinkle reduction and smoother skin — Este Medical has an abundance of dermal filler treatments for summer holiday skin rejuvenation! 

Book your Este UK dermal filler appointment today!

Last Updated:

July 9, 2024

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