What are skin peels and how do they work?
Frequently Asked Questions
What happens during a skin peel treatment?
Your skin clinician will thoroughly consult with you to advise the most suitable peel treatment for your skin condition. The skin is cleansed and a prep solution will be applied to remove surface oils and allow the peel to penetrate the skin evenly. Any sensitive areas that cannot be treated will be protected with a thin film of protective cream. The peel will be applied in 1–3 layers, depending on the depth required. The acids react with the skin allowing fresh skin to regenerate and emerge. A tingling, or hot sensation is normal.
What can I expect after a skin peel treatment?
After most peels, the skin may be pink to slightly flushed, and look shiny and tight. It is vital to apply sunscreen of SFP 30 or greater to the skin for the next week. You must also stay out of the sun, as your skin will be very sensitive to UV rays and could be damaged by sun exposure. For maximum results, a series of peels is usually recommended, and may be necessary for treating challenging issues such as hyper-pigmentation (age spots).
What are the benefits of regular chemical peels?
Improve the freshness, smoothness and colour of the complexionImprove acne and blackheadsReduce fine lines and wrinklesIncrease skin hydrationFlatten mild scarringImprove irregular hyperpigmentation (age spots)Improve skin texture of the skin by increasing epidermal thickness and collagen thickness
What are the possible side effects with skin peels?
You my experience burning and stinging during your treatment and facial redness that can last up to 24 hours. There may be mild peeling of the skin with post inflammatory of hyperpigmentation (age spots) and hypopigmentation (light skin patches).
Hear from our clients
I often covered up my face with makeup as a result of having acne and the scars it left. My skin is so much better after having treatment and using the right skin care which admittedly I had neglected for many years.
The laser treatments I have had, as well as the skin treatments, has made such a difference that everyone notices. I initially was sceptical as I did not see a major difference straight away, but over that time and the plan created for me, I can now see the outcomes and I love it.
I got so used to having a red face, that when I finally got treatment I wish I had asked about treatment options before. It has made such a profound difference, and I love that I don't have to try to hide it anymore with makeup.
My aim was not to look like I was over done. I absolutely love the subtle and great differences that were made by Dr Gan, without creating a look that was obvious that I had cosmetic injections.
Anti-wrinkle injections are the non-surgical way to smooth wrinkles and fill lines instantly. At DRV Skin our doctor prides himself…
Dermal Fillers are the non-surgical way to smooth wrinkles and fill lines instantly. Get thicker lips or smooth skin quickly!
Skin Rejuvenation with Laser Genesis
This ground breaking treatment is scientifically proven to stimulate and increase dermal collagen production. Benefits include refined pores, improved skin…
High precision medical grade vascular laser treatments that safely and effectively remove broken capillaries, spider veins, red spots and skin…
Tailored to your individual condition by a medical doctor, our holistic rosacea treatment involves the use of medical grade specialty…
Dark spots or increased pigmentation is a condition that occurs when excess melanocytes are deposited on the skin.