Skin Peels are scientifically proven to improve skin colour and texture. Different kind of peels are available to address different problems of skin:
Chemical peels are scientifically proven to improve skin colour and texture. Different kind of chemical peel treatments is available to address various problems of the skin. Mild acid in measured concentration is applied to the face for a few minutes and washed off.
Zo 3 Step Peel
ZO 3 Step Stimulation Peel is an exfoliating peel that supports both ZO Medical therapeutic systems and ZO Skin health-daily skincare programs to enhance and extend their benefits. It is designed to be performed as a series of treatments for continuous skin health restoration and rejuvenation. ZO 3 step peel removes the outermost layers of the skin and stimulates the deeper skin layers, and increasing the functioning of the skin cells. It also suppresses skin inflammation that can be caused by peels, sun, hormones and pollution. The procedure can be repeated every 3-4 weeks and does not require any rest. You can continue your daily routine activities.ZO 3 step peel also improves acne, melasma, sun damage, fine lines, texture roughness, large pores and dullness of the skin. It is also suitable for all skin type and skin tones
A Yellow Peel is an anti-ageing peel. With age fine wrinkles and pigmentation appears on the skin. The yellow peel contains retinol (Vitamin A) which smoothens wrinkles and evens the skin tone. It can also be used for acne pigmentation and sun spots. A yellow peel can be done more than once to get the desired result. Maintenance of the results can be done with post treatment cream regimen. It is a safe and painless procedure.
Cosmelan Peel is a procedure for treating various kinds of pigmentations of the face, neck and hands.Cosmelan Peel helps in enhancing skin radiance and fairness. Cosmelan pack contains a peel and a post peel cream. Peel is done in the first step which takes less than 10 minutes to perform. The peel is left on the face for the next 8 hours and can be removed at home by washing the face with regular water. The peeling of skin starts after 48 hours and continues for a week or more. During this healing process, hydra vital factor K cream is advised. The pack comes with Cosmelan Cream which needs to be used for a month. The result is fairer, smoother and glowing skin. The peel can be repeated if necessary. Maintenance after treatment requires sun protection like in any skin care regimen.
What are the indications of chemical peeling?
A chemical peel works for:
- Removing tan and sun damage, lightening the complexion.
- Lightening spotty pigmentation due to acne or ageing.
- Removing outer dead layer of skin and revealing fresh and glowing skin.
- Smoothing skin texture.
- Controlling and treating acne.
- Removing fine wrinkles.
- Lightening mild stretch marks.
What kind of peels are available?
Peels can be superficial or deep.
- Glycolic peels 20-70 percent glycolic peels are used for lightening pigmentation and refreshing the skin
- Salicylic peels are used to control acne and oil secretion
- Lactic and Citric peels are used for anti ageing and skin rejuvenation
- TCA peels (easy TCA peel) are used for fine wrinkles and resistant pigmentation
- Deep peels like 50% TCA peels or phenol peels are not suited for Type 3-5 (Indian) skin, therefore, are not used in our clinic.
How much time is required for the peel?
Peels take about 10 minutes to perform. Usual steps are cleansing with an effective cleanser, application of chemical peel solution for a few minutes, neutralisation and pack in certain peels. It is painless, and you can go to your routine activity soon after the peel.
How many sessions are required?
Usually, 4 to 8 sessions are recommended at two weeks interval. You will notice the difference after each peel.
Are the results permanent after chemical peel treatments?
After completing the recommended number of sessions and achieving maximum improvement, the results can be maintained by home skincare products usually containing similar chemicals in lower concentration. Whenever future ageing and sun damage related skin changes happen in future touch up peels can be done.
Are chemical peels safe for skin?
Chemicals that are used in superficial chemical peels are made from fruit acids (alpha and beta hydroxyl acids). For example, Glycolic acid comes from sugar cane, lactic acid from curd and citric acid from the lemon. They are medically tested and approved to be safe.
What parts of the body can be treated with chemical peel treatments?
Usually, face, neck, arms and legs- but virtually any part can be treated.
Are there any precautions to be followed while on chemical peel treatment?
Wearing a sunscreen with SPF 20 and above and avoiding direct sun exposure is recommended. This is important to avoid sunburn and to maintain results for longer. Do not have a peel done within a week of any important event or party.
Can peel treatments be done alongside facials and bleach?
It is advised to avoid harsh scrubbing and bleaching during chemical peel treatments. Facials can be done with one week gap.