is a Chemical Peel?
(AHA) and Salicylic (BHA) are the most
common forms of chemical peels often
called lunch time peels. TCA and
Jessner's are deeper peels that require
a bit of down time.
a chemical peel help my skin?:
Chemical Peels use a precise
chemical solution to remove the damaged
outer layers of the skin, revealing a
bright, healthy, more vibrant
complexion. Chemical peels can
dramatically improve the appearance of
fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation,
skin tone and texture. In some cases
peels can eliminate precancerous
lesions. Chemical Peels can benefit all
complexions, even the most sensitive,
and can be performed on any part of the
body, while full body peels are growing
most commonly peeled areas are:
I go out into the sun after having a
Sun exposure is never
recommended! Sunscreen must be worn
after the peel as your skin will likely
be a little more sensitive to sun
exposure. Waterproof SPF is necessary if
you are going to be outdoors. For
optimal protection, add a SunPro hat.
many chemical peels should I have and
how often is it recommended?
Most clients do SIX peels 3-4
weeks apart and then maintain by having
a peel performed every four to eight
weeks which provides optimal results.
is the ideal candidate for a Chemical
Individuals wanting to improve
the overall quality of their complexion
and correct specific skin conditions may
be good candidates for a chemical peel.
Skin type and color, ethnic background
and age are factors in determining which
type of chemical peel would be
there anything else I should know?
Please stop all topical
medications for two days before your
peel. Plan your waxing appointments 7
days after your peel. Be sure to inform
us if you are pregnant, breast feeding,
have a history of cold sores or any
significant health issues. Please
discontinue use of your Clarisonic and
scrubs the day of your treatment. If you
have a active cold sore reschedule your