Glycolic Acid Peel
A mild, cosmetic grade AHA peel that gently exfoliates dead skin cells whilst increasing moisture levels. This can be booked as a stand alone treatment, combined with Dermaplaning. For optimum results a course of 6 is recommended. 20% Glycolic acid 10% Lactic acid pH 3.2
A course of 6 treatments is recommended however you will notice a improvement even after just 1 treatment. Each peel is spaced out 1-2 weeks apart with no downtime experienced.
You can expect a brighter, more radiant looking skin after a course of Glycolic Acid Peels.
Treatment and consultation can be booked on same day together.
Pigment Balancing Peel
An advanced peel that targets discolouration. Most suitable for customers who have progressed from lighter peels and are using topical treatments. Professional AHA plus vitamin C peel for pigmentation to accelerate cell renewal and improve the appearance of uneven photodamaged skin to reveal smoother, brighter skin. 40% Glycolic acid, 10% citric acid, PH 1.3 + 27% vitamin C.
Skin consultation is required for Pigment Balancing Peel with practitioner Maureen to discuss treatment procedure, protocol, essential skin prep and aftercare needed.
Hyperpigmentation caused by melasma
Freckles and age spots
Blemish -related discolourations
A course of 4-6 Pigment Balancing Peels is recommended with each peel spaced 2 weeks apart. 3 month break in between each course and maintenance treatments limited to 2 courses per year afterwards.
Usually no downtime is experienced however some may experience moderate to light epidermal flakiness.
You can expect to see an improvement in the appearance of hyperpigmentation and increased radiance after a course of Pigment Balancing Peels.
Patients are NOT suitable for chemical peels if one or more of the following apply.
Use of Accutane in the last 6 months.
Cystic acne or Coldsores breakout
Recent Depilatory use/waxing within the last 7 days on treatment area
Chemical peel within last 1 – 4 weeks (Please consult clinic as depends on depth used)
Plastic surgery procedure within the last 3-6 months on treatment area
Allergy to Aspirin
Allergy to any constituent of the peel (patch test required)
Pregnancy, planning a pregnancy or lactating
Current sunburned/irritated skin
Recent radiation or Chemotherapy
Auto-immune disease including diabetes and asthma (Pigment Balancing peel only)
Use of immunosuppresant agents (Pigment Balancing peel only)
History of keloids
Injectables within the last 2 weeks