We offer many facials and chemical peels to improve the look and feel of your skin.
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Preparing for Your Chemical Peel
3 days prior:
- Avoid use of retinol, Tretinion (i.e. Retin-A).
- Avoid waxing the area to be treated.
- Avoid laser treatments in the area to be treated.
- For men do not shave your face the morning of your peel.
- Avoid topical exfoliants of any kind. (Including Exfoderm).
- Avoid products with salicylic acid or alpha hydroxy acids.
- Do not use self-tanning agents for at least 48 hours.
- A chemical peel will not be applied on tanned or sunburned skin.
- If you are on Accutane, you are not a good candidate for treatments at this time.
Post Chemical Peel:
- Make-up application depends on which type of peel is performed.
- You will need a mild moisturizer to help with any irritation, peeling, and or flaking that may occur, a post-procedure cream may be recommended.
- Depending on your skin type, you may resume Retin-A and other topicals two to three days post peel.
- If you had a peel that will result in peeling of the skin, DO NOT peel, or pick the peeling skin as this could cause unwanted pigmentation.
- You must apply a sunscreen of at least SPF 30 daily.
- Please call the office at (864) 583-1222 and ask for Erica if you have any questions prior to your treatment.
PCA Skin Peels
PCA peels are unique in that they are used in conjunction with highly concentrated serums which maximizes the clinical benifit.
All PCA corrective peels are customizable to your unique skin type and concern.
We offer a post peel solution kit for a small additional charge. This kit helps speed the healiing and enhances the in-office treatment results.
Each kit contains:
- Facial Wash - pHaze 1 (1 oz.)
- ReBalance - pHaze 17 (0.25 oz.)
- Apres Peel Soothing Balm - pHaze 11+ (0.25 oz.)
- Perfecting Protection SPF 30 (0.25 oz.)
- Silkcoat Balm - pHaze 20 (0.25 oz.)
- PCA Skin storage case
The Sensi Peel
Sensi Peel® is formulated as a unique peeling option for all patients, including those with highly sensitive skin. This gentle 6% TCA solution will improve surface texture and brighten the skin while helping to promote an even skin tone. This multi-faceted and skin-brightening treatment is an excellent option for sensitive skin and higher Fitzpatrick skin types.
Lactic Acid (12%) – is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) naturally found in milk and sugars. It is part of the skin’s natural moisturizing factor (NMF) and moisturizes the skin.
Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA) (6%) – is most commonly used as a superficial and medium-depth peeling agent to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Kojic Acid – helps promote an even skin tone.
Azelaic Acid – helps promote a clear complexion and even skin tone.
Arbutin – is an antioxidant that also helps promote an even skin tone.
L-Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) – is an antioxidant and MMPi that is the onlybio-available form of vitamin C for the skin. It minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while promoting an even skin tone.
Ultra Peel 1
Specially formulated to treat dehydrated, maturing skin, Ultra Peel® I is also appropriate for many other skin types, conditions and sensitivities. It will help treat pigment disorders, fine lines and wrinkles, sun damaged skin and acne. This treatment is especially ideal for sensitive skin, as it produces only a mild tingling sensation. Mild to moderate exfoliation will be experienced, depending on the number of layers applied. Overall, the final result will be plump, hydrated and luminous skin.
- Lactic Acid
- Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA) (10%)
- Azelaic Acid
- Kojic Acid
- L-Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
Pigment Gel HQ Free
A hydroquinone-free, anti-pigment treatment gel Developed with kojic & azelaic acids Blended with lactic & citric acids Helps efficaciously heals different types of hyperpigmentation Reveals an evenly-toned & youthful looking complexion Great for sensitive skin or skin allergic to hydroquinone.
PCA Skin Rejuvenating Serum minimizes the appearance of fine lines with a potent epidermal growth factor. The epidermal growth factor signals skin cells to multiply, thereby fortifying your complexion and decreasing the depth of lines. Antioxidants and calming bisabolol leave your skin looking even and glowing while vitamin E protects your delicate texture by neutralizing age-causing free radicals.
SkinMedica Illuminize Peel
Often described as the "Red Carpet Peel," the Illuminize Peel delivers an instant glow, with no downtime. This multi-acid, multi-enzyme peeling solution is suitable for all skin types. Those with a wide range of skin imperfections will notice a visible improvement from the Illumenize. (Skin that is dry, congested, dull, discolored, Acne prone, aging, etc.)
The Illuminize Peel will enhance your skin's glow and radiance, and improve the skin's tone and texture. This is the recommended skin peel for first-time chemical peel patients or patients looking for immediate results with no downtime.
SkinMedica Vitalize Peel
The Vitalize Peel is the most popular SkinMedica peel, and restores a smooth skin texture and youthful glow.
For anti-aging, melasma, sun damaged, and acne prone skin, the Vitalize Peel contains a proprietary blend of ingredients to help rejuvenate the skin. Visible improvement are acheived after one treatment, with optimal results after a series of treatments. (Click here to see "Before and After" pictures.)
The Vitalize Peel combines resorcinol, lactic, salicylic, and retinoic acid (at provider's discretion) offers dramatic improvement in texture and tone. The renewal process stimulates a 55% increase in collagen production, improves pigmentation, acne, and melasma. Safe for all skin types, the skin appears healthier and more youthful with minimal downtime. (There will be 5 to 7 days of peeling.) For best results a series is recommended.
Obagi Blue Radiance Peel
The Obagi Blue Radiance Peel is a chemical peel, composed of a unique blend of Salicylic Acid, designed to exfoliate the skin and improve the overall complexion. Blue Radiance can provide patients with excellent results, without the extensive downtime associated with more traditional chemical peels. Gently rejuvenating the skin, the Blue Radiance Peel will reduce brown spots, sun damage, and blemishes, all while improving the texture of the skin. Blue Radiance consistently provides patients with a brighter, healthier appearance in minutes.
Clinician's Complex Peel
A great starter peel, it also maintains results from facials, microdermabrasion, and other laser treatments. This is safe for all skin types (including Rosacea). This peel will hydrate the skin as well as remove dead skin cells, improving texture and smoothness. There is no down time with a Clinician's Complex 40% glycolic peel.
Skin Script RX Enzyme Treatments
Skin Script is dedicated to beautiful, healthy skin using fresh thinking to deliver the latest in vitalized, youthful looking skin. Skin Script provides a clinical, professional skin care line containing retinols, glycolics, lactics, salicylics and natural lighteners / brighteners allowing you to customize a treatment regimen for your skin conditions.
Check back often as we continually offer new and exciting enzyme treatments.
Lemon Zest Enzyme
For normal to dry skin with irregular pigmentation. Exfoliate and brighten the skin with the antioxidant and brightening benefits of Lemon. Contains 8% arbutin, 6% lactic acid, 3% glycolic acid, and 2% kojic. Perfect for normal and dry skin. It promotes deep hydration that protects from environmental damage while relieving the surface signs of aging. Arbutin and kojic provide extreme lightening capabilities.
For all skin types. Coconut and papaya enzymes dissolve dead skin cells revealing healthy soft skin. The small molecular structure of coconut allows for easy absorption through the skin giving it a soft, smooth texture. Ideal for dry, rough and wrinkled skin. Contains only fruit enzymes for a gentle exfoliation for the most sensitive skin.