Chemical Peels

CHEMICAL PEELS, SUPERFICIAL DEPTH
Information Sheet

Chemical peels lift away dead skin cells, giving the skin a refreshened look and feel. They may be tailored to meet your personal skin needs.  Mild chemical peels work best if done monthly, as a part of a general skin care regimen.  All of our peels include samples of Skin Care Products to be used following your peel.


BETA LIFT PEEL


Active Ingredient:  Salicylic Acid  
Best For: Oily and Acne Prone Skin.

These are our lightest peels and are good for oily or acne prone skin. Salicylic acid is particularly good at unclogging pores. Two peel strengths are available to suit your skin.
Typical Downtime: None to 2-3 days pink and peely
Appointment Scheduling Time: 15 min


PCA PIGMENT PEEL

Active Ingredients: Hydroquinone
Best For: Hyperpigmented Skin tones.

These peels are good to even skin coloration. This peel begins with deep ultrasonic cleansing and continues with 5 steps to target pigmentation.
Typical downtime: None to 2-3 days pink and peely
Appointment Scheduling Time: 45 min

MICROPEEL

Active Ingredients: Glycolic and Lactic Acid
Best For: Exfoliation and skin rejuvenation

These peels begin with a deep ultrasonic cleansing.  Next, the skin is prepped with an astringent to remove unwanted facial oils.  A nurse will manually exfoliate your  skin using a technique called "Dermaplaning."  Finally, the peel is applied. Soothing skin care products as well as sunscreen are applied before leaving.
Typical downtime: None to 1-2 days pink and peely
Appointment Scheduling Time: 45 min

MICROPEEL PLUS

Active Ingredients: Glycolic and Salicylic Acid
Best For: Exfoliation, Oily, and acne prone skin

Same as above but bit stronger.  Used for fine lines and blotchy pigmentation.
Typical downtime: None to 1-2 days pink and peely
Appointment Scheduling Time: 45 min

Additional Services
....these may be combined with any peel for an additional fee.

Comedone Extraction
    Removal of black heads and white heads
Blue Light Therapy  
    Exposure to blue light has been FDA approved for treating acne
Facial Massage    
    Cooling massage to soothe skin following a peel
Dermaplaning
    A technique used by a nurse to manually exfoliate your skin

PRETREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS
If using Retin A, Renova, Differin, or Tazorac, discontinue 48 hours prior to the peel.
Discontinue any drying cleansers or scrubs for 48 hours prior to the peel.
If you have a history of cold sores, notify us prior to your peel.