A very mild peel a good choice for first-time peel users or for those with sensitive skin. However, dry or oily skin types can also use this peel and get good results. Lactic acid is especially good for to use for mature skin. Because lactic acid is a natural human metabolite, there is less chance of an allergic reaction with this type of peel. £25.00
A light peel like Lactic this peel is also suitable for sensitive skin types. It smoothes and softens the skin, diminishes fine lines, reduces acne outbreaks and evens out discolouration. £25.00
Which skin peel to choose?
During your consultation you and your therapist will decide which peel will benefit you the most based on the condition of your skin and your desired results .
Salicylic acid has the ability to dissolve follicular impactions, reducing acne lesions. Also suitable for sensitive skin conditions and rosacea, salicylic acid provides notable anti-inflammatory exfoliation benefits. also beneficial when treating post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, mild to moderate photodamage and abnormal surface texture £30.00
Glycolic peel glycolic acid particles are smaller other acids and penetrate deeper into the skin improving the appearance of light wrinkles and stimulating collagen production. Glyvolic acid helps eliminate blackheads and reduce active acne deep cleaning pores £30.00
We offer a range of chemical face peels of varying strengths to suit your particular skin type and condition. Skin peels keep skin looking younger and fresher by removing the top layer of dead skin cells to allow new cells to grow and reveal the new smooth skin beneath. Acid peels are ideal treatment for skin problems such as acne scars, wrinkles and fine lines,hyper-pigmentation, and sun damage..
Peels from £25.00
Chemical face peels
Chemical Skin peels Q and A
Does it hurt?
During a light chemical peel you may feel a mild stinging or prickling sensation while the acid is on your face.
This will subside once the neutraliser is applied
What will my skin feel like after a chemical peel?
The state of your skin after a peel depends on the type of chemical used and your skin type. Superficial peels have limited effects. Medium peels may cause some redness or irritation for a couple of days.
How many peels will I need?
Generally chemical peels are done once every 2-4 weeks, until the desired results are achieved. Maintenance peels can then be performed once a month if desired.
How long do the results last?
With good sun protection, results can last months, even years. This is dependent upon the depth of the peel. The deeper peels generally provide a long-lasting effect.
What are the risks of chemical peels?
Superficial peels are quite safe, although minor irritation of the skin can occur. The risk of deep peels can include infection, scarring, redness, and discoloration and should only be carried out by a medical professional. To achieve similar results to a deep peel a course of light/medium peels would be recommended
How long after a chemical peel before I can return to normal activities?
Light Peels- The light peel takes approximately three to five days for skin to settle down and see final results No downtime required.
Medium Peels- Medium peels usually persist for five to seven days. The skin may or may not flake and fall away. AHAs can produce some redness with little or no flaking, depending on the individual.
What should I use at home to maintain the condition of my skin after a chemical peel?
You can use a mild cleanser (Green Tea Cleanser) and always include either Hyaluronic Replenishing Serum / Green Tea Anti-Oxidant Serum as often as needed. You may resume regular skincare 3-5 days after a peel or once redness or peeling is no longer apparent. Sun protection is a must!
What are chemical / skin peels?
Chemical peels produce controlled injury to the skin, which promote growth of new skin and improved appearance. A variety of chemicals can be used as peeling agents and include Glycolic, Lactic, Salicylic and Mandelic. The different chemical solutions produce different degrees of injury to the skin.
What are chemical peels used for?
Chemical peels are used for the treatment of photo-aging (from sun damage), wrinkles, scarring and discoloration (including melasma, freckles, and age spots).
How are chemical peels performed?
There are numerous chemical peels and each one is performed differently. In general, chemical peels usually begin with vigorous cleansing of the skin, followed by application of the appropriate peel a neutraliser solution is applied shortly after and post peel moisturiser is then applied .
What is the most popular peel solution?
Glycolic Acid - probably due to the fact that all skin types benefit from Glycolic Acid - is the most commonly recognized chemical peel solution. Salicylic Acid is also very common for use in combatting the causes of oily skin and breakouts.
How long do chemical peels take?
Most peels can be performed within a few minutes, depending on size of the area being treated.