About The Treatment
Avoid the use of alpha hydroxy products such as glycol, lactic or salicylic acid for up to 72 hours prior to the treatment.
Clients using Accutane must not do this treatment or they must stop using this product 1 year prior to the treatment.
Clients must avoid retinol, tretinoin cream, exfoliation scrubs, microdermabrasion, waxing or tweezing of the skin, or any treatments which may cause the skin to become dry.
Clients with any active cold sores, facial dermatitis, facial irruption or open lesions must wait for the area to completely heal prior to doing the treatment.
It is important that the client does not shave face for 48 hours prior to the treatment.
If possible, the client should also avoid strenuous activity or heavy lifting for 48 hours post-treatment.
Use of SPF 50 at all times for a minimum of 10 days post treatment, it is also important to avoid direct sun exposure for long periods of time as this can cause improper healing.
Do not exfoliate the skin for 7-10 days post-treatment, the skin may become mildly red, dry, or flaky, but it is important not to exfoliate or pick at the peeling skin.
Avoid products such as retinol, retinoids, and fragranced skincare products for 7-10 days post-treatment.
Depending on the depth of the treatment and desired results.
A chemical peel is a cosmetic procedure that uses a chemical solution to remove the outer layer of skin, revealing a smoother and more even complexion.
A chemical peel can improve the appearance of various skin conditions, such as acne scars, sun damage, hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles.
A chemical peel can cause temporary side effects, such as redness, swelling, peeling, itching and sensitivity. In rare cases, a chemical peel can cause infection, scarring or changes in skin color.
Before a chemical peel, you should consult with your dermatologist or aesthetician to determine the best type and strength of peel for your skin. You should also avoid sun exposure, waxing, retinoids and other products that can irritate your skin for at least a week before the peel.