What is a chemical peel?A chemical peel is a technique used to improve the appearance of the skin on the face, neck or hands. A chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off. The new, regenerated skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. The new skin is also temporarily more sensitive to the sun. There are three basic types of chemical peels:
Superficial or lunchtime peel:Alpha-hydroxy acid or another mild acid is used to penetrate only the outer layer of skin to gently exfoliate it. The treatment is used to improve the appearance of mild skin discoloration and rough skin as well as to refresh the face, neck, chest or hands.
Medium peel:Glycolic or trichloroacetic acid is applied at skin care by Susan to penetrate the out and middle layers of skin to remove damaged skin cells. The treatment is used to improve age spots, fine lines and wrinkles, freckles and moderate skin discoloration. It also can be used to smooth rough skin and treat some precancerous skin growths, i.e. actinic keratosis.
Deep peel:Tricholoracetic acid or phenol is applied to deeply penetrate the middle layer of skin to remove damaged skin cells. The treatment at skin care by Susan removes moderate lines, age spots, freckles and shallow scars. Patients will see a dramatic improvement in skin appearance. The procedure is used on the face and only can be performed once.
DERM RENEWAL PEEL 3020 minutes: $80
A deep exfoliation that combines lactic acid, glycolic acid and Arginine®, to promote hydration of the skin while fighting the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and congested skin.
GLYCOLIC ACID PEEL 3020 minutes: $80
Peeling formulated to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, photo-aging, dull skin and skin imperfections. Provides a deep exfoliation to even out the complexion and make skin radiant.
LACTIC ACID PEEL 3020 minutes: $80
An intense lactic peel that fights the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, ideal for dry skin or skin showing first signs of aging. A peel formulated to promote a deep exfoliation. Evens out the tone of the upper layers of the skin.
SALICYLIC ACID PEEL 3020 minutes: $80
An ideal peeling for acne-prone skin and photo-aging. Formulated to exfoliate, provide deep cleansing of the pores and reduce visible blemishes on the skin, leaving it glowing and radiant.
MODIFIED JESSNER PEEL20 minutes: $80
This modified version of the classic Jessner peel is the ideal treatment for pigmented, photo-damaged, blemished and mature skin. This peel helps control breakouts, comedones and milia, while improving the overall appearance of skin tone. A combination of lactic and salicylic acids with Resorcinol will leave the skin feeling impeccable. The ultimate choice for visible skin refinement.