What is a Chemical Peel?
Our peels are derived from fruit enzymes and acids from natural sources such as pumpkins, or milk or nuts. Our advanced peel systems give real results, although fruit based…don’t be fooled, they are extremely effective!
We have a thorough consultation with you to discuss which areas you would like to address i.e. Anti-ageing, acne scars or other scarring and congestion or hyper-Pigmentation or all of the above and we ask about your plans for the week and if you want any (very minimal) down time. We can make the peel stronger so that you may experience some very light flaking of your skin on day 3 but we can control this or avoid this if that’s your preference.
Chemical Peel Treatments
DPC Chemcial Peel from £70
A truly bespoke blend of peels created just for you based upon your skin type and area you would like us to address. Optimising the very best of the ingredients available, a truly customised skin solution.
Following a thorough consultation with us, we will select the ingredients to create a bespoke mixture and application based upon your requirements.
Our chemical peels address a multitude of skin concerns from acne, ageing, pigmentation, enlarged pores, skin texture, skin brightening, reduction of fine lines.
These versatile treatments leave you fresh and bright and the next generation of peels have virtually no downtime and you are good to go the next day.
DPC RejuvaPeel from £85
RejuvaPeel is a combined modality which incorporates cellular regeneration with the application of nano current and the latest chemical peel systems to bring you a facial that truly delivers on results driven clinical facial treatment.
If you want to reduce fine lines, even out your skin tone and complexion, want to help with acne and congestion, soften pigmentation, brighten and freshen tired looking skin and reduce pore size! The benefits are many and each treatment is one hour long and customised to your skin for you specific requirements following our consultation.
This is peel gives a more intensive result but the sophisticated application of the dual modalties ensures that it is a relatively relaxing and pleasant facial with outstanding brightening and skin calming results.
DPC Duo Peel from £85
Duo Peel is an advanced, deeply active and results driven clinical facial treatment. Using the next generation of Mesoestetics Mesopeel acids, this sophisitcated and advanced chemical peel is perfect for those who want to take their skin regime to the next level.
This is the next level of chemical peel to specifically and deeply target specific skin concerns. A peel of two halves, we perform a preparation peel using selected acids, this is removed then neutralised. The next peel penetrates quickly and deeply whilst the active ingredients get to work on your skin!
This peel is advanced and bespoke and a consultation is performed beforehand to assess your skin and viability of this chemical peel.
TCA Peel (medium) £150
This is a light to medium depth peel, TCA (trichloracetic acid) Peels are amazing for banishing fine to medium wrinkles, hyper-pigmentation including freckles, reduces scars and helps resurface the skin and improves texture and tone by giving you a beautiful, fresh complexion. The action of this peel is much stronger than light peels and your skin will peel significantly over the course of the following 7 days post peel.
Then the peel solution is applied in two stages. There is some stinging and a sensation of heat while the peel solution is active and if you would like a fan for cooling that is absolutely fine. If you are used to our light peels this one will feel a lot deeper but it only last for 7 minutes and is worth it.
Then we apply a soothing mask to rehydrate the skin, apply a healing cream and SPF then you can go on your way. Peeling using starts 48 hours post peel and can last up to 7 days although this varies depending on the individual. Results are usually visible once the skin normalises and will continue to improve over the coming month.
We advise no more than four of these peels per year, with two taken 3 -4 weeks apart then 6 months later another two for the best results.
Note Skin must be prepped before this peel so a full skin routine will be advised and a series of lighter peels in the run up to your first TCA will us.
LED Add On £20
Add this wonderfully uplifting LED mask to any of our facials!
Bio-Cellouse Face Mask £20
Chemical Peel Aftercare Instructions
Please do not wash your face or apply makeup for at least 12 hours following your chemical peel.
Refrain from intensive sun light, saunas, sunbeds, steam bath and self tan and we strongly advise that you wear a broad spectrum SPF30-50 for at least 7 days following your treatment.
Avoid products other than what has been recommended to you by your practitioner as others than the recommended may interfere with the treatment result.
An intensive moisturiser is advised for at least a week as your skin may feel drier or tighter after your treatment – this is quite normal.
Avoid the use of exfoliating agents, further peeling agents (both AHA’s & BHA’s), retinoids, retinols and vitamin A products until the skin normalises which is approximately 5-7 and in some cases 14 days days post treatment.
Avoid electrolysis, depilatory creams, waxing and laser hair removal for a minimum of 1 week after treatment or until the skin normalises (can be up to 2 weeks in some cases).
Please be gentle with your skin for the next few days, wash with tepid water and/or gentle skin cleansers are used for cleansing, pat dry your skin, do not rub.
Do not peel, pick, scratch or scrape the skin, or any loose skin resulting from the treatment this must come off in it’s own time with no assistance, ignoring this advice can lead to scarring.
Adverse reactions to chemical peels are rare but can include peeling, redness, scabbing, infection, recurrence of cold sores and prolonged sensitivity to wind and sun.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns following your procedure, we are here to make you feel comfortable.
Chemical Peel FAQ
Q. Will a Chemical Peel hurt?
A. Chemical Peels should never actually hurt, you may feel a very tingly sensation on your skin throughout the treatment. However, it should feel more of a tingle never physical pain and we closely monitor you throughout your treatment.
Q. How should I prepare my skin?
A. We advise that you spend seven to 14 days preparing your skin with our clinical grade products. These will be advised at your skin consultation.
Q. Can I wear makeup after my appointment?
A. For chemical peels, we advise at least four hours without any makeup however you may wear mineral makeup after this time. Wherever possible we do advise you leave it until the next day.
Q. How would you know which peel is right for me?
A. There are many types of acids that have different uses. We work very closely with you to see what your requirements are, what your skin type is like, and then we blend our chemical peels specifically based on your skin type and concern.
Following your skin consultation with us, we can create a bespoke course based on your individual requirements which can incorporate both A-Lift, Microneeding, Chemical Peel and LED, we include your skincare products to ensure the results you are looking for are delivered and prolong your results. Please contact us to discuss your skin in more detail, you can book your skin consultation onine now via our live booking system.
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