application of chemical peel

Chemical Skin Peels

Skin peels use acids and enzymes to reduce the visible appearance of open pores, dead skin cells, blemishes, acne and pigmentation. There are three types of peel: superficial, medium and deep.  Deep peels can also help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

When professional administered chemical peels are safe and effective. Our aestheticians use superficial peels in our medi-facials and medium peels in treating acne and correcting moderate pigmentation.  Our deep peel is only provided by our Clinical Director, Dr Victoria, to treat severe sun damage, large pores and comedones.

Obagi Blue Peel

This deep peel gets it name from combining the Tricloracetic Acid (TCA) with a blue solution that enables Dr Victoria to precisely control the depth and coverage of the peel.  As result your face will appear blue immediately after treatment, but this quickly fades.
 
The precision of the Obagi Blue Peel allows Dr Victoria to safely peel away more layers of skin to remove problems buried deeper in your skin and thus turn back the clock 5 years.  This is the world's leading and most powerful skin peel.
 
The application of the peel typically takes 20 minutes during which you may experience a mild burning sensation. Following the peel, light swelling occurs and your skin will begin to peel within 2-3 days. You will continue to peel up to 10 days after which you will see significant improvement in your skin.

Blue Peel before and after photos

Obagi Blue chemical peel before and after photos

Obagi Blue Peel preparation and aftercare

Before you can have an Obagi Blue Peel you must prepare your skin using Obagi Nu-Derm skin care for 6 weeks prior to the peel.  After your peel you will have 7-10 days downtime as the peeling is very visible. During this recovery period you must stay out of strong sunlight as your newly revealed skin will be sensitive to the sun. You must continue to use the Nu-Derm skin care to aid recovery and achieve the best possible results.

Whilst this peel requires preparation and has significant downtime the results are permanent and transforming, which is why it is the world's most famous skin peel.

Please note that many clinics may offer the Obagi Radiance Blue Peel, but this not the same peel and as a superficial peel can not achieve equivalent results.

Pumpkin Resurfacer or Acne Peel

Pumpkin peel results

The Pumpkin Peel is, a medium peel, formulated to reduce & prevent acne breakouts whilst supporting skin cell turnover making it ideal for acne or spot prone skin. 

The peel contains Pumpkin enzymes (hence it's name), Glycolic acid (AHA), Lactic acid (AHA), Salycilic acid (BHA) & Orange stem cells.

What can a Pumpkin Peel do for you?

  • Pimples are instantly zapped!
  • It improves your skin's hydration.
  • It supports barrier function of the skin.
  • It decreases existing acne and aids in preventing new acne lesions.
  • It evens and lightens the appearance of skin tone.
  • It stimulates skin cell regeneration.

What does a Pumpkin Peel feel like?

Most clients describing a Pumpkin Peel as feeling ‘hot and prickly’ for the first 2 minutes when it’s first applied and then sensation changes to a pleasant feeling of skin tightening.
 
The Pumpkin Peel is performed by our highly skilled aestheticians and you can have the peel in two ways:
  • Pumpkin Peel by itself - 30 mins £69
  • Pumpkin Peel followed by Dermalux RESOLVE - 45 mins £99
 
 

Testimonials

Georgina's TCA skin peel removed her age spots & pigmentation.

Georgina's TCA skin peel

"I had some spots and sun damage, and I hated them! My experience has been brilliant.....my skin looks younger, smoother and many of the spots have disappeared. I feel more confident about myself and I am very happy."
 
TCA chemical peel before and after photos
 

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