Chemical peels are a simple and quick technique to achieve dramatic results for the face, neck and hands. These treatments can be used as a ‘one off’ to achieve radiance for a particular special occasion or as a series of treatments meant to reverse or lessen the effects of scarring and pigment skin conditions.
Chemical peels can be used to treat:
- Acne scarring
- Pigmentation such as melasma
- Fine lines & wrinkles
- Sun damage
Chemical peel procedure
A chemical peel simply reacts with the very top layer of the skin causing it to come away, revealing a smoother, healthier and a blemish free complexion underneath. As the skin goes through a healing process, new cells are made and there is a greater collagen production which helps to achieve a more rejuvenated & youthful look.*
Types of chemical peels
Glycolic peels (mild peel)
These peels are derived from natural sugar cane and they can come in various strengths. They are mild peels which remove the very top layer of the skin (the epidermis), immediately giving a radiant and glowing look.
Indications: for freshening up dull skin, removing superficial skin blemishes & improving skin texture
Recovery time: No downtime*
TCA peel (medium peel)
Tricholoacetic acid, also known as TCA is a medium to deep peel.
This can usually penetrate to the deeper layer of the skin (the dermis) which then results in the reorganisation of the skin. It also increases cell growth which results in healthier skin layers and encouraging skin to produce more collagen.
The TCA peel leads to a dramatic rejuvenated appearance.*
Indications: Removing scars, pigmentation & blemishes. Reducing lines & wrinkles
Recovery time: allow one week*
Obagi Blue Peel (medium peel)
The Obagi Blue Peel is a medium depth peel which is based on the patented blue base. This is world renowned for reducing wrinkles and helping in skin tightening. Moreover, it removes layers of scarred and damaged skin and promotes healthy skin renewal.
The treatment may require oral pain relief. Patients will be required to have used the Obagi Nu-Derm skin care regime before in order to prep the skin to ensure optimal results.
Indications: Skin damage due to sun, acne scars, wrinkling and blemishes
Recovery time: Peeling takes place within 3 days after the treatment and recovery is usually complete within 10 days*
Obagi Blue Peel Radiance
The Obagi Blue Peel is a medium depth facial peel based on the patented blue base. It is world renowned for reducing wrinkles and causing skin tightening. It removes layers of damaged and scarred skin and promotes healthy skin renewal.
The procedure can require oral pain relief and patients will be required to have used the Obagi Nu-Derm skin care regime to prep the skin to ensure optimal results.
Indications: Superficial exfoliation for a range of skin concerns including photo damage
Recovery time: Little to no downtime
*Treatments are bespoke for every individual and results may vary.
|Obagi Radiance Single Peel||£120|
|Obagi Radiance Course of 3 Peels||£300|
|Obagi Blue Single Peel||£450|
|Obagi Blue Subsequent Peel||£400|