Chemical Peel in Scottsdale, AZ
A chemical peel is a technique used to improve fine lines and wrinkles, skin tone and smooth texture on the face or other parts of the body. This is accomplished by applying a chemical solution which will remove the outermost or middle layers of the skin through a peeling process. In turn, the skin will then grow back over the newly exposed lower layer which results in smooth, clear, and more youthful skin.
Who Can Benefit
Chemical peels can be used on nearly every skin type and for anyone concerned about improving damage that has been caused from collagen and elastin loss, environmental exposure, and acne.
What to Expect
First we decide which peel is best suited for your skin based on your skin type (Fitz Type), and what you want to treat. We will double cleanse and then prep the skin with appropriate peel toner. The peel will be applied in layers. Between each layer, you may feel a burning sensation. Your technician will fan your face to help cool down the heat before applying a new layer. After all layers are applied, boosters can be added to enhance your peels efficacy. The last step in the peel process is to apply an SPF before you leave. Post peel instructions and a post peel kit will be given to you to use for the week following your peel.
$99-$249 depending on peel strength & goals, consult recommended
Includes a Post-Procedure Kit
PCA Sensi Peel, Smoothing Body Peel, PCA Peel HQ Free, PCA Peel + HQ, PCA Ultra Peel Forte, PCA MD Peel
Consultation Required for best peel option.
Additional treatment areas (other than face):
Pre-peel, it is important that you stop waxing or using any hair removal products for a week before treatment. If you are prone to have a history of keloid scarring it is best to avoid this treatment. Avoid this treatment if you have unusual skin pigmentation that need to be checked by a dermatologist. If you are prone to recurring outbreaks of cold sores it is best to consult with your technician before being treated or to take antiviral medication before your treatment. If you have severe medical conditions it is advised to get medical consent before your treatment. Avoid tanning and/or sun exposure for 2-3 weeks prior to being treated. Certain medications are also contraindicated for use when doing a chemical peel. Please contact your provider with questions regarding interactions with chemical peels. If there has been any use of isotretinoin products within the last 6 months it is best to avoid doing a chemical peel.
45 minute appointment
Treatment can be performed every 4-6 weeks and series of treatments are sometimes necessary.
After the peeling process is complete, your skin will look noticeably brighter, smoother, and skin tone will be more even. If you have acne you may notice that it will be gone or on its way to healing. Scarring may look minimized after peel.
Goes Well With...
Chemical Peels are typically a stand-alone treatment. If you are wanting a deeper peel boosters can be added to enhance your results.