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Chemical Peels

There​ are different levels of chemical peels offered that bring different results.

Pre-Peel:

7-10 DAYS BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT

• Inform the esthetician if you have taken Accutane (oral acne medication) in the past year.

• Cease application of all topical retinoids, or Vitamin A derivative products.

• Cease use of all Glycolic or chemical exfoliants.

• Cease use of all mechanical exfoliants, such as scrubs.

• Avoid facial waxing.

• Avoid sun exposure without a sunscreen of SPF 30 or greater. Avoid tanning beds.

Post-Peel: 

  • Use Home Care Kit!

  • Stay cool! Heating internally can cause hyperpigmentation.

  • Do not put the treated area directly into a hot shower spray.

  • Do not use hot tubs, steam rooms or saunas.

  • Do not go swimming.

  • Do not participate in activities that would cause excessive perspiration.

  • Do not use loofahs or other means of mechanical exfoliation.

  • Do not direct a hair dryer onto the treated area.

  • Do not apply ice or ice water to the treated area.

Potential things to expect

• Slight peeling for 3-5 days.

• Mild Itching, irritation, redness, increased sensitivity.

• Small whiteheads.

• If any major irritation occurs, please contact us