Project Description

Chemical Peels are a good choice for:
•Fine lines & wrinkles
•Acne and acne scars
•Traumatic scars
•Enlarged pores
•Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation
•Uneven skin tone/texture
•Sun spots/Brown spots

Chemical Peels

The Chemical Peels deliver a non-invasive treatment that can be customized for aging skin conditions. The result is an exceptionally effective treatment with minimal discomfort

Safe on all skin types.

Should only be conducted by a trained professional who can spot potential pigment issues.  A test dose is offered at times when tolerances are being assessed.

-Works on all skin types
-If you have a tattoo in the area being treated
-Not for recent Accutane patients
-Not for persons with active cold sores
-Not for persons with Contact allergies to product
-Not for persons with Active warts

Glycolic Acid Peels

Glycolic Acid Peels

It is a mild to medium peel, derived from sugarcane. It is useful for the treatment of various conditions like acne (pimples), melasma, hypermelanosis, skin rejuvenation and other conditions that cause hyperpigmentation of the face. 

Salicyclic Acid Peels

Salicyclic Acid Peels

Salicyclic acid is a beta-hydroxy acid. It is derived from willow bark, wintergreen leaves and sweet birch. Salicyclic acid is an excellent keratolytic agent removing dead cells and express oil. It is thought to function through solubilization of intercellular cement thereby reducing cell adhesion. Because of its lipophilic nature, salicylic acid has a strong comedolytic effect. Salicylic acid also exhibits antti-inflammatory capabilities reducing the big red acne lesions. Uses include acne vulgaris, enlarged pores, rough and oily skin, melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, and photoageing.

What happens during a visit

What are the steps?

What happens during a visit

What to expect during treatment:

  • We discuss the process with you.
  • You complete the disclaimers.
  • We  apply the peel treatment
  • The peel will be left on for 3-5 minutes
  • The peel with be neutralized
  • We will cleanse the face
  • We will apply moisturizer and sunscreen.
  • We discuss after care.


What can I expect?


What to expect post treatment:

Immediately after the treatment

  • The skin will have a pink or red glow.
  • Mild irritation (feels like a mild sunburn)
  • Your skin may feel a little tight
  • You may see lifting of the skin (small white spots, mostly happens if you have an active acne lesion)

Days after the treatment:

  • You will have mild peeling/ flaking of the skin
  • You skin may be more sensitive than usual for 7-10 days
  • Previous blemishes will start to fade

Leading up to a treatment

How can I prepare?

Leading up to a treatment

Before your treatment:

  • Do not wear makeup on the day of treatment
  • Avoid treatments that may irritate the skin for 1-2 weeks prior to treatment (waxing, Microdermabrasion, etc.)
  • Avoid using any retinols or other AHA creams or treatment 3-4 days prior to treatment.
  • If you have a natural tan or use self-tanner prior to treatment, you should be aware that the peel will remove the tan from the skin.


What should I be doing?



  • -Apply a non-steroid, non-AHA, restorative moisturizer immediately following the peel and then twice a day for 7 days
  • -Avoid products containing alpha hydroxyl acids (AHA) until the skin returns to normal.
  • -Delay application of any make-up for 24 hours on the peeled area.
  • -Avoid the use of abrasive or exfoliating sponges on the area.
  • -Avoid sun exposure until the skin appears back to its normal appearance (about 7-10 days)
  • -Use a sunscreen as tolerated; at least a SPF 30.
  • -Until the skin returns to normal, you should not:
  • -Peel the skin
  • -Pick the skin
  • -Scrape the skin
  • -Scratch the skin
  • -Use a mask on the skin
  • -Wear tight head bands, hats, etc.
  • -Expose the skin to the sun.

Youtube -Neostrata Glycolic Peel

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Published on Feb 19, 2014

we are performing a 20% glycolic acid AHA skin peel which is a superficial peel that has little or no downtime.
Glycolic peels are helpful for refreshing skin tone, complexion and radiance and can help with pore size and spots. NeoStrata skin peels are a medical only peel that can be different strengths ranging from 20%-70%

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