Are you wanting to target your skin concerns with the right treatments but have no where to start? Maybe you want to reduce your acne inflammation, smooth those fines lines or brighten your dark spots.
First of all, let’s get to know what a Chemical Peel is.
What is a Chemical Peel?
Chemical Peels are skin treatments and a technique that improves the appearance of the skin through exfoliation. The ingredient solution used assists in removing layers of the skin, revealing fresh youthful skin underneath. The different types of peels can treat many different skin conditions including:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Tone and Texture
- Dark spots and pigmentation
So the next question on your mind may be, what peel is right for my skin?
Glycolic Acid is a very popular Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA). It is super beneficial for controlling and reactivating cell synthesis processes. It encourages cellular regeneration and gives the skin a plumping effect
Suitable for: Targeting fine lines and wrinkles, ageing skin, plumping and firming, pigmentation, scarring, decongesting, cell renewal.
Tip: This peel is beneficial 2 weeks before a skin needling treatment!
Salicylic Acid is a BHA (Beta Hydroxy Acid) derived from white willow bark. It has the special ability to penetrate clogged pores and dissolve the 'glue' that holds pore-clogging dead skin cells together. This helps clear breakouts.
Suitable for: Reducing level of sebum (oil) produced, unclogs the pores, targets congestion and prevents breakouts, soothes the skin, stimulates cell turnover.
Tip: This peel is beneficial to help clear up breakouts pre event!
Lactic Acid is an AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) commonly derived from milk. There are also vegan alternatives such as fermented corn starch and beets. It exfoliates by loosening the bonds between dead skin cells to reveal a more radiant complexion. This helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots.
Suitable for: Dry skin types and aged skin, hydrates the skin and soothes inflammation.
Mandelic Acid is an AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) derived from almonds. It accelerates skin cell turnover and is a powerful exfoliate to assist in the removal of dead skin cells
Suitable for: Redness, Rosacea, sensitive skin, pigmentation and dark spots, acne
Do you have stubborn dark spots that you just can’t see to gid rid of? Our Cosmelan Peel will be your new best friend! The Cosmelan Peel is quite different to our other chemicals peels that are offered in clinic.
The Cosmelan Peel is the worlds leading non-laser depigmentation treatment. The peel reduces the appearance of freckles, age spots, sun spots and pigmentation by removing the spots from its origin and prevents their reappearance… magic right?
Click here to read the full procedure and information about our Cosmelan Treatment Plan.
If you're still unsure of what peel % may be suitable and the course of peels recommended for your skin, our therapists are here to help you! Book in for a peel and we can always adjust accordingly!