A line of fully customizable light to medium depth peels designed to improve skin’s clarity, texture, and tone. Ideal for pigmentation, acne, rosacea, anti-aging and fine lines and wrinkles.
One of our estheticians who does your peel will first clean your skin thoroughly. Then he or she will apply one or more chemical solutions — such as glycolic acid, trichloroacetic acid, salicylic acid, lactic acid, or carbolic acid (phenol) — to small areas of your skin. That creates a controlled wound, letting new skin take its place.
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Series of Treatments, 2 - 4 Weeks Apart
Performed in Office and Takes 15-30 Minutes
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Results are best when done in a series of treatments and can be done as regular “maintenance”.
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Common Questions About Medical Chemical Peels
How Long Does it Take?
Chemical Peel’s generally take 30 minutes, depending upon any add-on’s and aftercare instructions. In addition to receiving a chemical peel, some peels can be combined with Dermaplaning.
How Long Does it Last?
Is Financing Available?
Yes, we offer
Is it Painful?
During a chemical peel, most people feel a slight burning sensation that lasts about five to ten minutes, followed by a slight stinging sensation.
What is Recovery Like? Is There Downtime or Medication?
Depending upon the type of chemical peel, a reaction similar to sunburn occurs following the procedure. Peeling usually involves redness followed by scaling that ends within three to seven days. Mild peels may be repeated at four-week intervals until you get the look you’re after.
Medium-depth and deep peeling may result in some slight swelling, redness, and sensitivity and peel off over a period of seven to 14 days. Light/Superficial peels offer a nice radiance and glow with zero downtime. You’ll need to avoid direct sunlight for several months after a chemical peel since your new skin will be fragile.
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