After the treatment
Right after the treatment your skin will be fairly red and swollen. You will probably feel some tingling, burning or aching; any pain you feel can be controlled with over the counters medications as Ibuprofen. The swelling will begin to subside within a few days to a week.
Your new you.
Refinishing treatments can offer dramatic improvements in the surface of your skin, but it will take some time and in some cases more than one treatment before you see the final results.
The pinkness of your skin will take about 3 months to fade in In areas where the scars were more prominent. the meantime, you will probably want to wear nonallergenic makeup when you go out (for tips on hiding your condition while it heals, ask your skin care specialist for a camouflage makeup). When your new skin is fully repigmented, the color should closely match the surrounding skin, making the procedure virtually undetectable.