REDEFINE YOUR SKIN WITH SUPERFICIAL CHEMICAL PEELING
Chemical Peels make up 40% of all nonsurgical procedures recommended in 2010 with BOTOX as the number one according to ASAPS 2010 statistics. Chemical Peelings can date back to the days of cleopatra where she used to bath in donkeys milk, today the effects would be similar to that of a Lactic acid peel. Different types of chemical peels exist to treat different skin conditions, some common chemical peel names are Lactic acid, glycolic acid, alpha hydroxy acid, beta hydroxy acid and Salycilic acid.
How does superficial chemical peeling benefit my skin
Chemical peels aid product penetration, improves hyperpigmentation, improve skin texture, increase Hyaluronic acid in the epidermis (therefore has a plumping effect) and improves overall cell turnover rate in the epidermis.
What is the correct age to have a superficial chemical peel?
There is no correct age to start peeling, teenagers as young as 12 can start peeling to help improve acne. Trends show that superficial chemical peels are most commonly used for ages 20-29 to improve acne, ages 30-39 to improve pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles and finally ages 40 and up to help improve skin texture.
Lamelle Chemical Peels
Specifically designed for he South African market, Lamelle superficial chemical peels have been designed to give to anything from no peeling to five days of active skin flaking, Lamelle chemical peels are safe to use on all skin types and can be part of an effective treatment to treat indications of ageing, acne and hyper-pigmentation.
What to expect after a chemical peel
The skin may turn slightly pink directly after the peel. Depending on the type of peel, there may be skin flaking and dryness over the next few days. You can use makeup to hide any redness until it fades. BHA peels require barrier repair cream to be used as a moisturiser.
A series of chemical peels will be suitable for the following skin consitions
- Photoaged skin with textural changes
- UVR induced Pigmentation
- Melasma (only superficial hormonal pigmentation)
- Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation
- Oily skin with enlarged pores
- Mild Acne
- Mild acne scarring
- Acne Rosacea
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Seborrheic Keratosis