WHAT IS A CHEMICAL PEEL?
BEFORE & AFTER
What is a CHEMICAL PEEL?
A chemical peel is a medical-grade solution applied to the skin that peels off to reveal new, smooth, and fresh skin. Chemical peels come in various degrees, depths, and purposes.
Low-Grade Peels can help mild skin issues such as flaking, dryness, and dullness.
Medium-Grade Peels can help skin issues such as pigmentation and breakouts.
High-Grade Peels can help skin issues such as scarring, wrinkles, and pigmentation.
- Reduces fine lines & wrinkles
- Shrinks enlarged pores and blackheads
- Fades stretch marks
- Balances Oily skin or Dry skin
- Decreases sun damage
- Evens out hyperpigmentation
- Treats some acne and acne scars
- Brightens dull-looking skin complexion
- Improves the appearance of mild scars
- Improves age spots and brown spots
Before & After
After a Chemical Peel, your skin will temporarily feel sensitive to the sun and the elements. Protect your skin with a broad-spectrum sunscreen, hats, and other apparel that protects you from the weather.
- Your face is cleaned & prepped with a cleanser.
- Your Aesthetican gently passes a hand-held microdermabrasion wand all over your skin and buffs away a thin layer to reveal smooth, vibrant, glowing skin.
- Most people feel a burning and stinging sensation during a chemical peel that can last about five to ten minutes, depending on the grade of the chemical peel.
- Your face is cooled, cleansed, and moisturized before you are sent home.
After a Chemical Peel, your skin will temporarily feel sensitive; therefore, we recommend a broad-spectrum sunscreen and temporarily staying away from extreme weather elements.
Your skin will gradually peel in the coming day like a sunburn, revealing fresh, glowing skin. Peels generally last three to seven days which involves redness and scaling.
High-grade peels can include swelling, blistering, crust, discolouration, and peeling over seven to 14 days.
- Temporary or permanent discolouration
- Low risk of scarring
Yes, the downtime will be dependent on the grade of chemical peel, which can last anywhere from 3 days to a 14 days.
Treatment Shelf life
Low-grade peels may be repeated at one to four-week intervals, and high-grade peels may be repeated at 6-12 month intervals