Its Peel Season!
Chemical Peels are often used to treat a variety of skin issues. There are many different types of peels that can range from light to a deeper medical grade. They can brighten and help treat dark spots, hyperpigmentation, melasma, Acne, Wrinkles, and can help with Anti-Aging.
Chemical Peels are medical or clinic-grade procedure in which a chemical solution is applied to the skin to create accelerated exfoliation and peeling. The new skin is often smoother and less pigmented than the skin which comes away.
Chemical Peels can be used for treating signs of aging, such as lines and pigmentation, in addition to skin disorders such as acne. Some Peels are NOT recommended during the summer months, but there are some that can be done all year round and will be discussed at consultation and or appointment.
Our Signature Peels help to reverse the visible effects of damage in two ways. First They power away dull dead cells to illuminate the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, clogged pores, and blemishes. Then they support collagen for firmer looking skin over time. Ask me which chemical peel will BEST TARGET your skin’s Individual Needs.
Chemical Peels are usually divided into three main types: superficial, medium, and deep. Superficial peels are the mildest, and only affect the upper layer of the skin (epidermis). Medium-depth act on the upper and middle skin layers; deep peels penetrate deeper still.
The Process begins with cleansing of the skin. The chemical solution is then applied to the face, or other area to be treated, usually for 5 to 10 minutes. It is possible to feel a burning or stinging sensation during this time. Fan will be added to clients neck to cool down peel before Peel is added to client/patients face. Cool Mist is also used during treatment as needed for slight burning during treatment. Expected Burning should not go beyond a 3 on a 1-10 scale, some may not feel any burning as everyone’s skin is different.
With superficial peels, there is Minor redness and the skin may feel tight for a few hours afterwards. Minor skin shedding occurs For a few days. Medium and deep peels have longer recovery time and can result in skin redness, swelling and peeling for 7 to 14 days.
Following a peel, the skin is more sensitive to Sunshine and Care must be taken to protect the skin by wearing high Factor SPF (minimum 30) for at least 4 weeks. Peels can be repeated at regular intervals and are extremely helpful in treating changes in skin tone and texture.
Peel Treatments include Post Peel Treatment, Pre-Post Instructions (Also included on site under Peel TXS). Treatments range from $100- $140 for single tx, Peel treatments are more effective and pair great with Dermaplaning.