Glycolic Acid Peel
Used for mild peeling treatments, glycolic acid is a naturally occurring AHA found in sugar cane. It improves fine lines, uneven pigmentation and acne. Glycolic Acid is the primary AHA used in chemical exfoliation to improve the skin's overall appearance, tone and texture by weakening the binding properties of the lipids that hold the dead skin cells together, thus causing them to shed faster than normal. Usually a series of peels is needed to achieve the desired results. Glycolic Acid Peels can:
- Reduce active acne
- Help with blackheads
- Deep clean pores
- Improve the appearance of light wrinkles
- Stimulate natural collagen production
- Even out skin tone
- Fade acne marks
- Fade hyperpigmentation
- Smooth rough skin
Salicylic Acid Peel
Salicylic Acid’s capacity for deep pore penetration makes it an excellent choice for those prone to mild and moderate acne. Dead skin and debris can plug the delicate pore resulting in blackheads, whiteheads and acne eruptions.
Salicylic Acid’s winning combination of anti-septic and exfoliating properties promotes a clear, healthy complexion. A Salicylic Acid Peel will begin to purge clogged pores even after the first peel. As a result, acne breakouts may temporarily heighten. Nevertheless, the pore purification process will ultimately improve acne conditions and provide a clear skin. Must avoid this peel if allergic to aspirin.
Lactic Acid Peel
Derived from milk, a lactic acid peel is a very mild chemical peel and a good choice for a first-time peel or those with sensitive skin. Dry or oily skin types can also use this peel and get good results. Lactic acid is especially good for mature skin. A lactic acid peel is less harsh than a glycolic acid peel. The benefits of lactic acid peels include:
- Exfoliates the surface of your skin
- Deep cleans pores
- Brightens skin
- Improves the appearance of light wrinkles
- Stimulates natural collagen production
- Smoothes skin
- Improves hydration
The Melanage Peel is actually a Hydroquinone and Retinoid masque used to treat hyperpigmentation, pigmented blemishes on the skin and melasma. It is a superficial peel designed to improve the texture and appearance of hyperpigmented skin, which involves an in-office chemical application and post homecare regimen for follow-up.
Vitalize Peel® can take years off aging skin in just minutes. Vitalize Peel® is the only superficial peel suitable for all skin tones and complexions. This special formulation includes a unique blend of peeling agents: alpha-hydroxy acids, beta-hydroxy acids, resorcinol, and retinoic acid (obtained by physicians only). While results are predictable and noticeable after just one peel, dramatic results are seen after a series of peels. Vitalize Peel® tightens pores, improves skin texture, and smoothes ruddy complexions.