Just had a facial? After pampering your skin with a cleansing, hydrating, and relaxing facial, the most important thing is how you care for your skin after it. Here are some common "don'ts" you should know after booking a facial.(1) Avoid exfoliating your face for 4-5 days. Facials often involve deep cleaning or scrubbing, making exfoliating unnecessary and even harmful to the skin's protective layer for a few days. (2) Stay away from the sun. Because UV rays can damage the skin barrier, make it a point to stay away from direct sunlight after a facial. (3) Skip makeup. Give your skin time to breathe and your pores to close, especially after a deep-cleansing session. (4) Skip topical treatments that can dry out your skin.