Stop supplements a full week (7 days) prior to your treatment to help prevent bruising. Common supplements are:
NSAIDs such as Ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, Advil
Fish Oil and Omega 3 Fatty Acids
St. John's Wart
Also, please refrain from drinking alcohol 1-2 days prior to injections. Some may choose to take oral Arnica Montana 1 day before or morning of their treatment. Pre-treatment for 2-3 weeks with Alastin's Nectar is another great option since it contains Arnica Montana. If you are looking to take anything for pain relief, it is highly suggested that you take Tylenol or acetaminophen as this will not contribute to bruising. *If you are on blood thinners or Aspirin for a medical condition, DO NOT stop use.
What NOT to do after...
Please, refrain from going to the gym (and gym activities) for at least 24 hours and avoid facials/massages, as these activities increase blood flow to your face.