Skin Camouflage; what happens at the first appointment?

So I’ve been asked what happens when you get an appointment for Skin Camouflage, it’s not as daunting as you may be thinking! MCK0R567W8

Skin Camouflage can be used for a lot of different things, for example – self-harm, tattoos, surgery scars, burns…

I had my first appointment a couple of months ago, and I was terrified of having to get arms and legs out and show other people.

First of all they ask to see where you’d like covered, so me was arms and legs – they already have the pallets of the creams out, and they’ll try a few different ones to test which ones matches your natural skin colour it self (so no fake tan a week before hand!)

They’ll moisturise your arm and apply, they’ll then be writing down which ones they’ve tried and which ones match (there’s normally two nurses there). They’ll then apply a powder – this makes it waterproof and last much longer.

Once they’ve agreed on your match, and you’ve agreed too – they’ll then give you leaflets of applying the cream, and they’ll also send a request off which in a few weeks you should get a phone call, or letter telling you that you’re prescription is ready to pick up.

If you run out of Skin Camouflage, they normally fax your doctor so you can request more if you run out (it lasts ages so don’t worry about having to get is asap)

I hope this has helped and I’ll add a video below;


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