Level 2 $165
A Chemical Peel is an exfoliation technique that improves the appearance of facial skin using a chemical solution. We use a variety of PCA Skin Professional Chemical Solutions which includes Jessner’s, Trichloroacetic Acid(TCA), Citric Acid, Kojic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Lactic Acid, Hydroquinone, and Hydroquinone free peels. This treatment removes the damaged outer layer of skin, and it brings new, regenerated skin to the surface. The result is smoother, healthier skin. It’s suitable for hyperpigmentation, acne, sensitive skin, and aging skin.
UV induced which is caused by the sun, tanning beds, fluorescent and ambient lighting presented as diffuse spots or macules that are evenly distributed around the face.
Hormonal Induced which is also called “Melasma” and commonly associated with a fluctuation of hormones such as pregnancy, oral contraceptives, thyroid dysfunction, menopause, or hormone replacement. This often appears as a large symmetrical bilateral patches typically around the jawline, upper lip, cheeks and forehead.
Post Inflammatory (PIH) is a result of surface irritation, inflammation or abrasion of the epidermis. Acne, dermatitis, psoriasis, shaving, ingrown hairs, eczema and bug bites can trigger this form of Hyperpigmentation. It is characterized by darkened area at the site of the trauma.
Impaired barrier funtion
Hormonal Acne is common in adolescence and is accompanied by an over-production of sebum (oil)
Acne Cosmetica is triggered by comedogenic or irritating ingredients in everyday products. Certain make-up, laundry detergent, and hair care products may clog the pores which will lead to breakouts.
Inflammatory Acne is red and inflamed
Asphyxiated Acne is a rough surface keratolytic build-up and reduced cell turnover with sebum and other debris trapped underneath. This may also be caused by the use of drying ingredients, such as alcohol, without the use of a daily moisturizer.
Bacterial Acne may be the result of an over-production of bacteria within the follicle
Cystic Acne is large, painful nodules beneath the surface of the skin, which can remain for weeks or months. The depth of inflammation can destroy the follicle, resulting in scarring
Systemic Acne may be brought on by disease, illness, medication or other diet-related issues.
Loss of Elasticity
Thinning of Skin
Deep/ Abnormal Wrinkling