Archive for September 22nd, 2010
Penetrates to Stratum Corneum, Peeling is complete in 0-3 days. Very superficial peels can usually be done as often as once a week. This type of “peel”, generally produces little to no peeling and is ideal for anyone that can’t afford any downtime.
VIVITÉ® Glycolic Chemical Facial Peel is a buffered 70% glycolic compound. This is a very superficial peel, with little to no visible peeling. Its advanced formulation helps improve overall skin clarity and smoothness and helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This peel is also ideal for
mild – moderate acne.
The mildest of peels that corrects minor problems such as rough or dry skin and sun damage. A gentle, three step exfoliation rehy- drates below the skin’s surface to stimulate collagen production. This treatment begins with (dermaplaneing) gently scraping the skin with a surgical blade to exfoliate skin and remove hair. After dermaplaning the skin, a light AHA peel is applied. This is a very superficial peel with little to no peeling. Ideal for most skin types, not recommended for skin with active acne.
Sensi Peel® Exfoliating Treatment
This gentle TCA solution is formulated primarily for ethnic skin, and other extremely sensitive skin types. Sensi Peel® will strengthen and brighten the skin while helping to treat sun damage and other forms of hyperpigmentation (skin discoloration). This multi-faceted treatment also provides anti-inflammatory, anti-acne and antibacterial action, making it an excellent choice for helping calm rosacea, as redness and inflammation can subside substantially after treatment. This peel creates very mild peeling.
Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA)
This non-invasive very superficial chemical peel utilizes a novel approach to chemical peeling with a newer generation of alpha-hydroxy acids (mandelic acid and malic acid) in combination with phytic acid and commonly used peeling agents (salicylic acid and resorcinol) to maximize skin rejuvenating effects with low irritation.
Increase skin glow and radiance
Tightens the skin and restores a more youthful appearance
Improves clarity, color and skin texture
Patients achieve enhancement of skin appearance with minimal downtime and discomfort
Appropriate for first-time chemical peel patients or patients looking for a gentle, very superficial peel
May be performed on Skin types I- VI
Little or no visible peeling
Paradise Valley Skin Klinic offers a wide variety of peels at all depths.
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Paradise Valley Skin Klinic (PVSK) at Shapiro Plastic Surgery offers a full menu of aesthetic services, from basic facials to the most advanced laser treatments. Chemical peels are among the most popular treatments available and Paradise Valley Skin Klinic offers a wide variety of peels at all levels
Chemical peeling is used to improve the skin’s appearance by applying a chemical solution to the skin, causing the top layers of skin to separate and peel off. The new skin is smoother, less wrinkled, more even in color, peels can also be used to improve acne. Chemical peels can be performed at different depths, depending on the layer of correction desired. Deeper peels will cause the skin to peel for a longer period of time and provide more improvements in the skin. There are also a variety of acids and peeling agents that can be used alone or together, depending on skin conditions to be treated.
Chemical Peels can be customized, creating countless options.
Chemical peels use several types of acid solutions to improve and smooth the texture of skin. Acids come in different strengths and can be used individually, combined or layered. A variety of acid compounds can be used. There are many branded peels, however an experienced esthetician can also create custom peels.
Chemical Peeling Agents Often Used:
Peeling agents are available in a varity of concentrations and can be used alone or in combination , for a custom peel.
Glycolic, Lactic, Salicylic, Retinoic, Resorcinol, TCA (Trichloroacetic acid),
CO2 (cryogen therapy)
Micro Peel/ AHA
Branded Peels Used At Paradise Valley Skin Klinic
Jan Marini and MD Forte Glycolic Peels
Ultra Peel I
Ultra Peel Forte
Jan Marini Peels
Skin Medica Peels
Obagi Blue Peels
Light Blue Peel
Standard Blue Peel
Designed Blue Peel