How do chemical peels improve your skin?
Chemical peeling is a procedure accelerates skin exfoliation using chemical substances resulting in renewed, healthier looking skin and a more uniform complexion.
Who could benefit from a skin peel?
Skin peels address the visible skin imperfections that result from skin aging and sun exposure, such as fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture. Peels also address the uneven skin tone that can e caused by acne scarring or pigmentary changes.
How do I decide which type of peel is right for me?
During your private consultation, our skincare professional will evaluate your skin condition and recommend the appropriate peel regimen based on your needs.
Can peels be performed on people with darker skin tones?
Most chemical peels are appropriate for people of all skin tones.
How do I prepare for my chemical peel?
Any procedure or products that may increase skin sensitivity should be avoided before your skin peel treatment. Our skincare expert will advise you of the products and treatments to avoid.
What should I expect during the procedure?
Your chemical peel will take about 45 minutes to complete, including ample time to address any questions you may have, and a discussion on your post-peel care. The actual application of the peel formula takes about 20 minutes. Tolerance varies from patient to patient. Tingling or burning sensations expected reactions. A handheld fan can be used during the procedure to minimize discomfort, which usually subsides in a few minutes.
How will my skin look right after a skin peel?
Your skin will be red or pink, depending on the skin peel treatment applied. Mild to moderate redness is expected after any type of chemical peel procedure.
How should I protect my skin after a chemical peel?
Your new skin is more susceptible to sunburn, so extra precautions should be taken to limit sun exposure for at least a week after the peel. It is imperative to use a broad-spectrum sunscreen product with an SPF of 30 or higher any time your facial skin is exposed to the sun.
After a chemical peel, how long will I need to wait before going back to my regular skincare regimen?
You can resume your usual routine after the peeling phase is complete.
What results can I expect after a chemical peel?
After a skin peel treatment, patients will notice an improvement in the appearance of overall skin condition, smoothed lines and wrinkles, enhanced skin texture, a more even skin tone, and improved skin clarity. For optimum results, three to six additional treatments may be recommended.
How often should I have a peel?
Most skin peel treatments can be repeated every three to four weeks.
How many treatments will I need?
Multiple treatments may be required to achieve desired results. The number of treatments is based on initial level of skin damage and can vary from three to six. The effect of the peel is cumulative and results are favorable when the peels are used in conjunction with a high quality skincare regimen.
Can pregnant or breastfeeding mothers have a chemical peel?
No. Peels should not be administered to pregnant or lactating women.