Before & After a Face Peel
Before a Face Peel
・Avoid any forms of hair removal for 2-3 days before your peel.
・Do not use any acids (glycolic, lactic or salicylic), retinol, or Retinol-A products for 2-3 days before your peel. This can make the skin too sensitive for your peel treatment.
After a Face Peel
・Avoid warming the skin for 2-3 days after your treatment. For example, sunbeds, saunas, steam rooms, exercise, steam from cooking or hot drinks, hot baths or showers.
・If makeup must be worn within the first 24-48 hours after your peel it should be mineral based.
・You may or may not experience some visual flaking or shedding of the skin approximately 2-4 days post peel. The amount of visual flaking is not indicative of your end results. If heavier shedding is present, do not under any circumstances, pick or manually peel the skin.
・You must take precautions to avoid sun exposure in order to protect your skin as well as to get the full benefit of the peel. Peels increase your skin’s sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Exposure to UV rays cancause hyper-pigmentation, freckling and sun damage. We recommend that you stay indoors as much as possible and use SPF daily.
・Avoid any forms of hair removal for 7 days after your peel.
・Do not use any acids (glycolic, lactic or salicylic), retinol, or Retinol-A products for 5-7 days or until your skin is back to normal. This can be too harsh on the skin post peel.
・For best results, a series of 6-8 peels at 2-4 week intervals is suggested. Using the correct at home care regimen to keep the results and corrections on going is also suggested. Your therapist will help you decide which program works best for you, as they vary based on skin conditions.