A chemical peel is a technique used to improve the appearance of the skin on the face, neck or hands. A chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off. The new, regenerated skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. The new skin is also temporarily more sensitive to the sun. There are three basic types of chemical peels:
Lactic Acid Resurfacer ( lunchtime peel): Ideal for sensitized skin and skin conditions like rosacea, our Lactic Acid Resurfacer is gentle while actively exfoliating for an even skin tone. Paired with Sodium Hyaluronate, this treatment is the ultimate cellular humectant. An unrivaled moisture magnet, crafted to replenish dehydrated,dull skin.
Primary Pumpkin Resurfacer: Our 40% Pumpkin Pulp Resurfacer was designed to meet the needs of those with acne concerns and enlarged pores. The antibacterial affect of Salicylic Acid helps to prevent and treat acne for those prone to breakouts or experiencing perimenopause. Coupled with Lactic Acid, this treatment not only relieves post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, but also improves skin’s tone and texture.
Chemical peels are used to treat a number of conditions including Acne scars, Aging skin, Crow’s feet, Scars, Sun damaged skin, Sagging skin, and Wrinkles.
Generally light-haired and fair skinned people are the best candidates for chemical peel. The procedure does not work as well on dark-skinned patients. The procedure is not recommended for individuals with infections, active skin disease, cut or broken skin, sunburns or active Herpes simplex 1 sores. Other counter-indications include patients who are: