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Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are effective and well research methods of skin rejuvenation and texture improvements of skin affected by acne and scarring. Strength wise, chemical peels are graded differently and designed to address various skin needs.

Chemical Peels

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Chemical peels exfoliate the skin by removing the outer layer.  The peels have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and skin stimulating properties to help clear breakouts and reduce redness. A chemical solution is applied to the skin which causes it to slough off and begin to peel. The result is a smoother, less wrinkled and blemish-free skin complexion.

Chemical Peels

FAQs

What are chemical peels?

A chemical peel is a solution applied to the face to remove damaged skin cells and stimulate the growth of new cells for smoother and more even skin texture.

Skin peels have a very long history. Early records show that they were used by ancient Egyptians when women used to apply sour milk, containing lactic and alpha hydroxy acids to their skin with rejuvenation purpose.

Where can chemical skin peels be used?

Chemical peels are suitable for the face, neck and even the hands. The skin peels may be used to treat damage caused by exposure to the sun, including actinic keratoses, pigmentation, wrinkles, improve acne and acne scars. They are classified according to the layer of the skin they penetrate into.

Which chemical peel would be right choice for may skin?

Your medical practitioner will give you all the advice you need and will select the most suitable chemical peel option for your skin at your initial consultation.

We offer the following types of chemical skin:

The Obagi Blue Peel Radiance peel.
It has been designed to improve the texture of the skin and give a much fresher look in just a few minutes. This is a very light peel, and its gentle nature is perfect for those who are new to this type of treatment.

Skin damage due to sun exposure is a complaint that we see frequently, and Obagi Blue Peel Radiance can help to heal the skin. The overall texture and tone of the skin will be evened out. Those who have slightly darker skin, and are prone to pigmentation changes, may also find Obagi of benefit. There is very little downtime and no need to take time off work to recover. The Obagi Blue Peel Radiance can also be used on the neck and décolletage to deal with sun damage issues in these areas.

CosMedix Peels:
They are the family of combined botanical ingredients. All are complex formulations, comprising of a combination of acids and other active ingredients, beneficial for the skin such as anti-inflammatories, antioxidants, fruit enzymes and Retinol.
CosMedix Metabolic peels contain only Chirally Correct ingredients. These ingredients have been filtered so that only the molecules that communicate positively with the skin are included.
Additionally, all CosMedix Vitamin A treatments use an exclusive encapsulation process known as AGP (arabinogalactan protein) which ensures the delivery of Retinol to the deeper layers. In other words, we can use Retinol in higher doses to get the maximum benefit and results without causing surface irritation.
The result is a highly concentrated and effective treatment without the negative side effects of irritation, discomfort or inflammation associated with a traditional chemical peel.

The Perfect Peel:
Perfect Peel is a revolutionary peel that will transform your skin to appear younger, healthier and clearer in just one week. The Perfect Peel can be used on all skin types and requires no pre-peel skin preparation. The process takes less than 15 minutes and is virtually pain-free. The Perfect Peel has many amazing features, including:

  • Improving the overall tone and texture of your skin,
  • Lightening and brightening your skin,
  • Removing or reducing sun damage and age spots,
  • Reducing pore size and softening fine lines and wrinkles,
  • Reduce or eliminate Hyperpigmentation and acne scars,
  • Improving acne skin conditions and melasma,
  • Stimulating the production of collagen, resulting in firmer skin,
  • Slowing down the aging process and preventing wrinkles.
What should I expect?

You may be required to stop taking certain medicines or skin care before chemical peel procedure.

The peel treatment involves a simple 20-minute procedure that removes the micro-thin top layer of skin that clogs your pores and leads to uneven texture. Treated skin will feel a bit tighter and will look red straight after the treatment.

We will explain everything in detail and make sure you know what to expect and not to be concerned about treatment on the day.

It may be that a certain chemical peel isn’t the right treatment for your wrinkles or acne, which is why your practitioner will discuss all the options with you at your consultation. You may be required to stop taking certain medicines or skin care before the chemical peel procedure.

The peel treatment involves a simple 20-minute procedure that removes the micro-thin top layer of skin that clogs your pores and leads to uneven texture. Treated skin will feel a bit tighter and will look red straight after the treatment.

We will explain everything in detail and make sure you know what to expect and not to be concerned about treatment on the day.
It may be that a certain chemical peel isn’t the right treatment for your wrinkles or acne, which is why your practitioner will discuss all the options with you at your consultation.

Are chemical peels safe?

It is safe to have chemical peel in experienced and qualified hands with detailed explanation on after care. Your skin will naturally be sensitive after a chemical peel. The sensitivity to sun can be increased post-procedure and, therefore, it is advised to avoid the sun and wear factor 50 at all times.

Is there any down time?

With some superficial peels, there’s no downtime and you can resume your normal activities after treatment.
The skin peeling, some skin tightening and redness can be expected after peels, penetrating into the deeper skin layers. Your practitioner will explain what to expect during your initial consultation.

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£69.00

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Chemical Peels

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