What are Chemical Peels?
Chemical peels can help in improving skin appearance using a chemical solution. It removes the dead skin cells which are causing dull skin. Chemical face peels help to reduce uneven skin tone, fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, treat sun damage, skin discoloration.
A chemical peel is a skin-resurfacing & cost-effective treatment that is used to remove the layers of skin with a chemical solution to get youthful skin. In the process of chemical peel, a chemical solution is applied to remove the outer layers of skin, which results in improved texture and reveals smoother, clearer, radiant skin. This process can help to treat the areas on the face, neck and hands, chest, arms, shoulders, and legs – just about anywhere. At Dr. Juliet’s Medical Aesthetic Clinic we offer many treatments to help brighten and clear the skin!
The Perfect Peel®
The Perfect Peel is a chemical skin peel like no other in which the topmost layer of skin literally peels away and a very healthy, glowing, fresh skin is revealed.
The Perfect Peel is a “Deep Peel” process in which 5 super-acids, PLUS glutathione, PLUS vitamins + minerals are used to reach the inner skin layers. This treatment can be applied to all skin types that require a younger and healthier look. This unique formula increases the lifting of fine lines and wrinkles as well as reduces dark patches from sun damage or melasma.
The Perfect Peel is considered a very strong peel that delivers a vast improvement with just 1 treatment. Pregnant and breastfeeding women can not receive the perfect peel treatment.
This process is painless and can take 15-20 minutes and the downtime can take about 1 week. But still, people are advised to take 2-3 treatments once every 4 weeks for optimal results for more severe skin conditions.
ZO® Skin Health – Stimulator Peel
The ZO skin stimulator peel is also known as the ‘lunchtime peel’ with no downtime. It is very famous and mostly done before big events. Celebrities love this treatment! The stimulator peel helps to remove dead skin cells and blemishes to reveal clear, fresh skin underneath. Stimulator Peel is a combination of lactic, citric, and salicylic acid plus potent concentrations of other active ingredients to exfoliate the skin and help in the growth of collagen and elastin.
This chemical peel is perfect and suits all skin types and the complete procedure only takes about 30 minutes. To get optimal results the treatment is recommended at least once a week for about four weeks. After that, you can do routine maintenance every four to six weeks.
ZO® Skin Health – 3 Step Peel
The ZO 3-Step Peel treatment is a powerful and effective method to treat fine lines, sun damage, dull skin, melasma, acne, and uneven texture concerns. This chemical face peel provides the most effective and long-lasting results in the industry. The 3 Step Peel treatment utilizes a blend of exfoliants, retinol, and multi-purpose agents to treat many signs of aging, provides antioxidant protection.
The ZO 3-Step peel process, 5% lactic acid, 17% salicylic acid, and 10% TCA solution is applied on the skin in the first step. In the second step 6%, Retinol Creme is applied which can penetrate even deeper. In the final step, Calming Creme stimulates the production of collagen and hyaluronic acid and serves as a barrier against the elements. With the help of 3 Step Peel, results may occur within 6 weeks, but improvement will start from the 2 weeks.
For the Best Outcome:
Patients will see results after 12- 16 weeks. We recommend at least 5-6 months to maintain skin health and a more even and clear complexion!
Depends! Some treatments have zero downtime but depend on how aggressive the treatment approach is.START YOUR CONSULTATION
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Chemical peels improve the skin exfoliation process and cell turnover that resulting in skin looking fresh and younger.
When the chemical skin peel solution is applied to the skin evenly, this chemical loosens the cells that form the glue between dead skin and healthy skin. With the help of this glue, chemically loosened exfoliation occurs as dead skin is removed. This process helps to promote the growth of new skin cells.
It can help in various skin conditions and provides improved skin tone and texture. Chemical face peels are beneficial in treating –
- Active acne
- Acne scars
- Sun damaged skin
- Uneven skin coloring/tone
- Dull complexion
- Dark patches
- Fine lines
- Irregular skin pigmentation
There are no major side effects, some patients can experience some mild issues with skin such as – skin redness, temporary dark patches, scarring, etc.
After your chemical peel, your skin can get more sensitive than usual, and you will need to take extra care accordingly. To avoid such side effects follow the aftercare instructions provided by dermatologists carefully.
Chemical peels can be classified into 3 parts based on the deepness of skin exfoliation. Which are –
Superficial peels – It affects the top layer of the skin, not the deeper layer.
Medium-depth peels – It is used to treat sun-damaged skin, minor hyperpigmentation. It is advised to avoid sun exposure during the recovery time.
Deep peels – It is used for people suffering from severe sun damage, wrinkles, or severe hyperpigmentation. In this peel, avoid make-up for 15 days and sun exposure for 3-6 months.
The entire procedure can take about 20-30 minutes.