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chemical peels

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Chemical Peels: Refresh, Renew, Reveal.

Unveil a renewed complexion with our expertly crafted chemical peels, tailored to address a range of skin concerns. As the seasons shift, our skin is often left with the remnants of summer – sun spots, uneven tan lines, and accumulated damage from prolonged sun exposure. Enter the rejuvenating power of our chemical peels.

After summer, our skin craves restoration. Chemical peels act as the perfect antidote, gently exfoliating away sun-damaged layers to reveal a smoother, brighter, and more even-toned complexion beneath. By promoting accelerated skin cell turnover, these treatments not only repair the signs of seasonal wear but also provide a boost of radiance, hydration, and overall skin health. Dive into autumn with skin that’s refreshed and resilient, showcasing your natural beauty.

chemical peels

What Is A Chemical Peel?

 A Chemical Peel is a treatment in which a licensed professional applies an acid solution to your skin to deeply exfoliate and remove the damaged layers of the epidermis

What Does A Chemical Peel Do?

A Chemical Peel will effectively help to:

  • Improve texture and scarring
  • Reduce fine lines and wrinkles
  • Reduce age spots, melasma, and PIH
  • Strengthen skin, keeping it active and youthful
  • Improve most grades of acne
  • Lighten dark spots under the eyes

What is the acid in a peel?

Acids are chemicals derived from natural sources or synthetically made to enhance the exfoliation of the skin. Exfoliating the skin helps keep it look more youthful.

Common acids:

  • Glycolic Acid (derived from Sugar Cane)
  • Lactic Acid (derived from Tomatoes)
  • Malic Acid (derived from Apples)
  • Salicylic Acid (derived from Willow Bark)
  • Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA) (Synthetic ingredient)
  • Resorcinol (Synthetic ingredient)

What You Can Expect During Your Peel:

  1. Typically 2 cleanses are performed.
  2. A pre-treatment solution will be applied next. This will feel wet and your skin may or may not tingle.
  3. Your aesthetician will ask you abou the activity level on your skin. This is a scale used to determine your comfort level.
  4. The chemical solution will be applied. It will either be applied and left oon the skin or it will be done in layers, depending upon the type of peel.
  5. Your aesthetician will apply healing and calming post-treatment products to the skin.
  6. You will need to care for your skin for the next 7 to 14 days.
  7. Half of the results from the treament will be achieve in the clinic, but the other half are up to you! You need to care for your skin at home and follow any post-treatment instructions given.

COMMON SIDE EFFECTS:

  • Itching, prickling and/or heat
  • Flushing and slight swelling or tightness
  • Possible tenderness and sensitivity

When To Avoid A Chemical Peel

Do not get a chemical peel if you have/are:

  • Pregnant
  • Using Retin A
  • Sunburn
  • Chemotherapy
  • Active Cold Sores
  • Open sores/wounds
  • Accutane within the last year
  • Breastfeeding
  • Aspirin Allergy (for Salicylic Peels)
  • Heart Condition (Salicylic Peels
  • Recent Facial Surgical Procedures
  • Some Auto Immune Diseases

after your peel

No matter what your level of peel you will need to follow these rules:

  • Do not pick, rub, or unnecessarily touch your face.
  • Avoid all sun exposure.
  • Do not spray shower directly on your face.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 48 to 72 hours.
  • Minimize facial expressions.