Chemical Skin Peels
Skin peels use naturally derived fruit acids and active ingredients to exfoliate the surface of the skin and improve the appearence of a range skin conditions by removing dead cells and exposing live cells.
Skin peels are used to reduce open pores, acne, blemishes, fine lines and wrinkles.
The treatment involves the application of a chemical solution to the skin that removes the top layer of dead skin cells and encourages new cell growth to produce softer, brighter, more even skin.
What are the prospective results of a skin peel ?
Improved skin texture and tone
Visibly reduced appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Removal of dead skin cells
Reduced effects of sun damage
Reduction of acne breakouts and inflammation
Improved appearance of acne scars
Noticeably hydrated skin
Collagen production stimulation producing youthful and full skin
How do skin peels work?
The process by which skin peels work varies with different peels, though the process is similar for all.
Skin peel treatments employ natural acids and enzymes to remove depleted layers of skin to reveal clearer, more youthful looking skin beneath the surface whilst additionally stimulating collagen production.
The intensive combination of ingredients within skin peels visibly reduces the appearance of open pores, removes dead skin cells, targets blemishes, acne, sun damage and pigmentation, and visibly smooths fine lines and wrinkles.
Prior to treatment we prepare your skin, following which we gently brush on the peel solution. You may experience a slight tingling sensation or a warmth on your face, do not be alarmed this is the active ingredients getting to work. Following the peel, we will cleanse your skin, ensuring the complete removal of all active ingredients present on the skin. We will recommend an aftercare and product plan which we strongly recommend you adhere to.
To achieve maximum results, we will most likely recommend a course of skin peels though this is dependent upon your skin type, tone and condition.
What to expect
Prior to your skin peel treatment we require you to attend an initial consultation to deliberate upon a suitable skin peel for you in addition to a treatment plan to impose the greatest results. We will take into account your skin aspirations whilst considering your skin type, condition and tone.
At least 48 hours prior to your skin peel we will perform a patch test to ensure the treatment is suitable for your specific skin type and needs.
In order to support, enhance and protect your skin prior to and during your treatment we request all clients having a treatment to adhere to a tailored skin preparation regime for a minimum of two weeks depending on your skin type prior to their treatment.
Skin peels are pain-free, though some can lead to light swelling or peeling of the skin for a few days after the procedure.
Moreover, skin peels are completely safe and undergo stringent testing on all skin types and tones. During treatment your eyes and hair will be protected.
Each peel produces a varying level of chemical exfoliation to treat different conditions, classified as light, medium or deep.