Chemical peels have long been used to reduce photoaging and other visible signs of ageing. Through their exfoliating action they can improve the skin’s appearance by reducing dryness, poor texture, acne, scars, pigmentation, photodamage, wrinkles, and fine lines.
It is important to have your skin assessed before peels to determine the best peel for you and your skin. You may need to prepare your skin at home in advance for better results, fewer complications, and faster healing.
We use a variety of superficial to medium depth peels for various indications and custom plan them to your skin.
A Lactic Acid Peel can be beneficial for a range of skin concerns, from acne, lines and wrinkles and pigmentation. This naturally occurring ingredient can be found in some plants and fruits. When used in skin care, Lactic acid can remove dead surface skin cells , revealing a fresh layer of skin with a smoother texture. Lactic Acid can also assist in hydration, creating a plumper and more radiant complexion.
Mandelic Acid is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid derived from the bitter almond. It is used in peels to help minimize pores and alleviate acne syptoms, By deeply exfoliating the skin and decongesting the pores. An exceptional peel for congested or problematic skins.
Glycolic Acid is the smallest of the alpha hydroxy acids derived from sugar cane. It increases cell renewal to retexture damaged skin, it reduces existing fine lines and wrinkles, fades hyperpigmentation and helps to clear acne.
Salicylic acid belongs to the beta hydroxy acid family of acids. This peel is good for those who have pimples and acne. Salicylic acid unplugs dead skin cells and built-up oils that can cause acne blemishes.