What is a chemical peel and how can it help my skin to look more youthful?
A chemical peel is a procedure designed to remove dead skin, rehydrate and rejuvenate the skin. Delivered in three levels; light, moderate and advanced. They can remove discoloration, wrinkles, acne scars and other skin abnormalities. It also can reduce and even eliminate acne and associated scars.
Types of Peeling Agents
Enzyme Peel - solutions are used to refresh the skin by eliminating dull, non-productive dead skin, which leaves the skin looking lifeless. There is no downtime associated with this service and is best when accompanied with Derma Blading. Enzyme peels are gentile and painless.
Glycolic Acid Peel - is derived from sugar cane. It is used in home care programs as well as peeling agents. Glycolic acid is useful for the rejuvenation of skin damaged by the sun and effective for the treatment of acne.
Lactic Acid Peel - works as a natural moisturizing agent, exfoliant and pigment inhibitor. The benefits of the lactic acid occur as it binds water in the deeper layers of the skin, causing the skin to become smooth and supple.
TCA Peel - is excellent for the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles, and improving hyper-pigmentation. Additional benefits include correction of photo-damage, reduction of acne, a decrease in pore size and a decrease in capillary dilatation. In combination with TCA, the use of the antioxidants Vitamin E and Retinyl Palmitate provide unparalleled results for any skin type.
LAC - PamGel - 5% - 10% is considered a super peel. It is a blended peel used to treat most skin abnormalities, but is gentle enough for all skin types. Not only is great for age management and sun damage, but it also helps to resurface, purify, sooth, balance oil and relieve problematic skin. The deep cleansing helps to eliminate and prevent blackheads, whiteheads and dissolves plugs, all while helping to decrease skin congestion. This facial peel is extremely soothing and leaves the skin feeling clean, smooth and refreshed.
Chocolate Rescue Power Peel - contains 50% Lactic Acid and other natural extracts, rich in the antioxidants found in Cocoa, Resveratrol and Acai berry. This unique formulation improves the health of collagen, improves hydration, skin elasticity and tone. It also contains Chromabright, a gentle but powerful skin brightener which also fights against aging caused by sun damage.
Jessner's Peel - solution is a combination of three different acids including Salicylic Acid, Resorcinol, and Lactic Acid. Jessner's solution is highly effective to reduce and prevent hyper-pigmentation; and it will provide a superficial peel, focusing on exfoliating and elimination of skin debris. Because of this action, Jessner's solution is a great choice for patients with mild to moderate facial lines as well as patients with acne or acne scarring.
Vitamin A Professional Power Peel - is a combination of active retinol, AHA, TCA, and Glycolic acid. This power peel accelerates cell regeneration, protiens synthesis, and improves fine lines and wrinkles while minimizing the loss of collagen and elastin (the components of the skin so vital to maintain a youthful appearance). This exclusive formulation is excellent to decrease post inflammatory pigmentation due to photo aging (sun damage) and acne, restoring healthy tone and texture to the skin.
5 - BerryPigment Control Peel - is a power packed peel combined with TCA and is reparative and protective. It gets its anti-aging benefits from five natural berries; Cranberry, Raspberry, Blueberry and Blackberry. These potent antioxidants are natural pigment inhibitors which, in combination with the Licorice Extract and Ascorbic Acid, gently modify and brighten the skin as the increase cell regeneration and collagen production. 5 - Berry also treats photo aging and this antioxidant therapy prevents collagen destruction and decreases the inflammatory response associated with environmental toxins.
VI Peels - as one of the deepest and most advanced peels developed today, It rids the skin of most common signs of aging. With three different treatments available, we can treat aging, hyper-pigmentation as well as acne. This truly unique peel is painless and provides lasting results.
Pure Acid Biomani Peels
Biomani Pure Acid Peels - are a physician level peel that is specifically designed to address the more difficult challenges and the most problematic skin. Biomani peels are condition specific (aging, rosacea, acne, acne scaring, pigmentation); and these peels serve to rebuild collagen, elastin and the reticulum (support) layer of the skin. Unlike other peels that only address collagen and elastin problems, this peel will rebuild the foundation that gives support to the collagen and elastin. In the past, the only way to achieve this degree of improvement was to do a pure acid peel with general anesthesia to minimize the discomfort. Biomani peels achieve great results in an office setting with no anesthesia. Prior to the Biomani peel, each client is treated to a soothing facial for added effectiveness, comfort and pleasure.
* Most of our peel treatments include the neck area
The above mentioned peels are also useful to treat skin conditions involving the hands, arms and chest. After each peel treatment, clients are instructed to avoid excessive heat, sun exposure and to keep exercise to a minimum for 24 hours.
The best results are achieved after a series of four treatments, spaced approximately one month in between treatments. When paid for in advance, the fourth treatment is complimentary.