Chemical Peels in HuddersfieldJuly 31, 2018
This is a superficial strength peel, the peel acts as a deep exfoliate eliminating the surface layer of skin that has been damaged by many different factors such as exposure to the elements (sun, wind, pollution), alcohol or smoking.This peel is ideal for tackling the problems of acne that normal face washes and cleansing regimes cannot deal with, and is especially popular for acne prone skin.
What is the treatment procedure?
No previous skincare treatment is needed prior to this peel and the procedure itself takes around 15 minutes. The skin is cleansed before the solution is applied in layers, once the first layer is dry another layer will be applied. Then a post-peel mask will be applied and massaged into the skin.
During the procedure the patient may experience a slight burning sensation but this is very minimal. Following the procedure there will be a slight redness that will subside after around 12 hours. The day after the procedure the skin will start to feel smooth, tight and fresh.What are the benefits of this treatment?
Smoother surface around the treated areas
Feels smoother and softer
Healthier colour to the skin
Reduction of surface lines and wrinkles
The skin looks and feels rejuvenatedIt is important to follow post treatment instructions from the practitioner. This peel is an excellent maintenance therapy for people who wish to keep their smoother youthful skin.
Patients will be informed at their consultation of a specific skincare regime before the treatment to ensure skin is in optimal condition.The procedure takes around 30 minutes – 1 hour per session. The skin is cleansed before the solution is applied to the affected areas and then solution is applied in layers. When this is completed a post-peel mask will be applied and massaged into the skin.
The patient may feel a slight tingling or burning sensation during the procedure. This pain is however minimal with no sedation or anaesthetic needed. Some minimal discomfort may be felt following the procedure, it feels very much like slight sunburn.What are the benefits of this treatment?
Reduction of fine lines and wrinkles
Reduction of superficial scars caused from acne
Smoother textured skin surface
Colour irregularities improved
Fresher and more vibrant appearance
More youthful looking skinWhat are the side effects of this treatment?
Your skin will tend to flake after 3 – 5 days. Not all patients shed skin in the same way. If you do start to peel, do not rub the skin harshly or use exfoliant products.
After having a TCA peel your new skin will be sensitive to sunlight for at least 6-8 weeks afterwards. During this time it is very important to protect the new skin with sunscreens, hats and the avoidance of strong sunlight.