Chemical Peels In Benfleet
Chemical peels are cosmetic procedures used to improve the appearance and texture of the skin. They involve the application of a chemical solution to the skin, which causes the top layers to exfoliate and eventually peel off. Chemical peels offer several benefits for the skin and can help address various skin concerns
Chemical peels 1 session – £80
Chemical peels 2 sessions – £150
Chemical peels 3 sessions – £200
Here are some ways in which chemical peels can help improve the skin:
Exfoliation: Chemical peels facilitate the exfoliation process by removing the outer layer of dead skin cells. This promotes the shedding of dull and damaged skin, revealing a fresher, smoother, and more radiant complexion.
Skin rejuvenation: By stimulating the production of new collagen and elastin fibers, chemical peels can help improve skin texture, firmness, and elasticity. This leads to a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance.
Hyperpigmentation reduction: Chemical peels can target areas of hyperpigmentation, such as age spots, sunspots, and melasma. The exfoliation and skin renewal promoted by the peels can help fade pigmentation irregularities, resulting in a more even skin tone.
Acne and blemish treatment: Chemical peels can be beneficial for individuals with acne-prone skin. They can help unclog pores, reduce excess oil production, and improve the appearance of acne scars. Peels with salicylic acid or other acne-fighting ingredients are often used for this purpose.
Fine lines and wrinkles: Chemical peels can minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, especially those caused by sun damage and aging. By promoting collagen production and improving skin elasticity, peels can help smooth out these signs of aging.
Skin texture and tone improvement: Chemical peels can address skin texture concerns, such as roughness, unevenness, and mild scarring. They can also improve overall skin tone, giving a more refreshed and revitalized look.
It’s important to note that the specific benefits and results of a chemical peel can vary based on factors such as the type of peel used, its depth, and the individual’s skin type and condition. It’s recommended to consult with us so we can assess your skin and recommend the most suitable type and strength of chemical peel for your specific concerns and goals. Additionally, proper post-treatment care and sun protection are essential to achieve and maintain the desired results.
We use Clinicare chemical peels. Clinicare is a professional skincare line that provides a range of aesthetic treatments and products.
Clinicare chemical peels are formulated with various active ingredients, including alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs), beta-hydroxy acids (BHAs), and other exfoliating agents. These peels are designed to target specific skin concerns, such as acne, hyperpigmentation, dullness, fine lines, and uneven skin texture.
The specific types of Clinicare chemical peels may vary, but they generally fall into three categories:
- Superficial or light peels: These peels are milder and designed to treat the outermost layer of the skin. They can help improve skin tone, texture, and radiance, while also addressing minor imperfections. Light peels typically have minimal downtime and can be suitable for most skin types.
- Medium peels: Medium-depth Clinicare peels penetrate deeper into the skin and target the middle layers. They are effective in addressing more significant skin concerns like acne scars, pigmentation irregularities, and fine lines. Medium peels may involve a longer recovery period and require proper post-treatment care.
- Deep peels: Deep peels from Clinicare are more aggressive and penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin. They can effectively treat severe skin concerns, such as deep wrinkles, extensive sun damage, and stubborn pigmentation. Deep peels usually require a more extended recovery period and should be performed by highly trained professionals.
During the treatment, the Clinicare chemical peel solution is applied to the skin, allowed to work for a specific time, and then neutralized or removed. Some facial mask is applied to hydrate the skin and minimise the side effects.
While chemical peels are generally safe and effective when performed by a trained professional, they do carry some potential side effects. The severity and occurrence of these side effects can vary depending on the type of peel, its strength, and an individual’s skin type and sensitivity. Common side effects of chemical peels include:
- Redness and irritation: After a chemical peel, it is common to experience temporary redness, irritation, and sensitivity of the treated skin. This usually subsides within a few hours to a few days, depending on the depth of the peel.
- Peeling and flaking: Chemical peels often cause the skin to peel and flake as the old, damaged skin is shed. This is a normal part of the healing process and can last for several days to a week, depending on the depth of the peel.
- Dryness and tightness: Following a chemical peel, the treated skin may feel dry and tight. It is important to keep the skin moisturized to minimize discomfort and promote healing.
- Hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation: In rare cases, chemical peels can cause temporary changes in skin pigmentation. This may result in darker or lighter patches of skin. These pigmentation changes usually resolve on their own over time, but it is important to protect the treated skin from the sun to minimize the risk of pigmentation issues.
- Sensitivity to sunlight: The skin becomes more susceptible to sunburn and sun damage after a chemical peel. It is essential to apply broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF and limit sun exposure for a specified period after the peel.
- Infection or scarring: While rare, there is a small risk of infection or scarring with deeper or more aggressive chemical peels. Adhering to post-treatment care instructions and seeking professional guidance can help minimize these risks.
Proper aftercare following a chemical peel is essential to promote healing, minimize complications, and maximize the benefits of the treatment. The specific aftercare instructions may vary depending on the type and depth of the chemical peel performed, as well as individual factors. However, here are some general guidelines that are commonly recommended:
- Keep the treated area clean: Gentle cleansing of the treated area is important to keep it clean and prevent infection. Use a mild cleanser, avoid hot water that may further irritate the skin.
- Moisturize regularly: it is important to keep the treated skin hydrated and promote healing. Look for a gentle and non-comedogenic moisturizer to avoid clogging pores.
- Protect the skin from the sun: It is crucial to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays following a chemical peel. The treated skin is more sensitive and prone to sunburn and pigmentation issues. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF (at least 30) and reapply it frequently, especially if you are spending time outdoors.
- Avoid picking or scratching: It is important to resist the temptation to pick at or scratch the peeling skin. Let the skin naturally shed and avoid any forceful removal, as it may lead to scarring or hyperpigmentation.
- Avoid intense physical activity: For a certain period after the peel, it is typically recommended to avoid strenuous activities that may cause excessive sweating or heat buildup on the treated skin. This can help prevent irritation and potential complications.
- Avoid using harsh products or treatments: During the healing process, avoid using harsh skincare products, such as exfoliants, retinoids, or strong acids. These can further irritate the skin and interfere with the healing process.
Remember, the aftercare instructions may vary, so it is important to consult with us and carefully follow our recommendations. We will provide personalized guidance based on your specific needs and the type of peel performed.