Chemical Peel Resource Guide


January 22, 2015

pretty faceChemical peels are effective for treating hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, freckles and sun damage, acne minimal acne scars and large skin pores.

PCA SKIN professional treatments are scientifically formulated to gently stimulate, firm, and tighten the skin. Advanced ingredients are carefully blended and work synergistically to remove dull, damaged surface layers without the downtime often associated with chemical peels. Recognized as the originator of the modified and enhanced Jessner’s chemical peel, PCA SKIN peels are dermatologist approved with proven formulations for nearly two decades. PCA uses a combination of treatments including enhanced jessner, blended TCA, Salicylic Acid, Retinol, and peel alternatives for correction.

 

PCA JESSNER PEEL
This PCA peel comes with hydroquinone and is an enhanced Jessner’s formula for those who want even skin tone and have no sensitivity to hydroquinone. The Jessner peel is great for pigmentation, melasma, and discolorations of any kind. It also helps inhibit active acne and correct post inflammatory hyperpigmentation hyperpigmentation from acne. Cost: $95

 

TCA PEEL
Sensi Peel is gently formulated for first timers, ethnic skin, and other extremely sensitive skin types. Sensi peel will strengthen and brighten the skin while treating sun damage and pigmentation. This treatment also provides anti imflammatory, anti-acne and antibacterial action, making it an excellent choice for helping to calm rosacea or inflammation due to ingrown hairs from shaving. Cost: $85

 

Ultra Peel I is formulated to treat dehydrated, mature skin. It will help treat pigment disorders, fine lines, sun damaged skin and acne. Mild to moderate exfoliation will be experienced leaving the skin more plump, hydrated and ultra soft. Cost: $100

 

Ultra Peel Forte is a deeper and more active peel used on those with resilient skin who have more dramatic wrinkling, sun damage, and acne scarring. Ultra Peel Forte will effectively treat aging skin, acne, pigment disorders, smoker’s skin and photo damaged skin. This treatment is ideal for aging skin in need of rejuvenation and also those who have already experienced chemical peels. Cost: $150

 

Smoothing Body Peel this two step system will even discoloration while smoothing and brightening the skin. The Pre Peel Accelerator mask provides nourishing ingredients that soften and hydrate the skin’s surface. Smoothing body peel will give dramatic changes in the skin’s appearance and texture. An excellent choice for treating rough, dehydrated, sun damaged or acneic skin on the arms, back, chest and hands. Cost: Hands $75, Chest $95, Back and Arms $150

 

RETINOL TREATMENTS
These treatments create mild occlusion to enhance absorption of the vitamins, antioxidants and rich actives into the skin for maximum benefits.

 

Esthetique Peel combines retinol and lactic acid with an age defying blend of polyphenols and humectants to treat aging skin, laxity, sensitive acne and hyperpigmentation. Used alone or in combination with any PCA SKIN chemical peel, it offers immediate smoothing, brightening and firming benefits to create glowing healthy skin. Cost: $65 / $15 if added to another peel

 

Ultra Peel II is an advanced hydrating treatment that encourages additional flaking and peeling. This may be used alone or on top of any PCA peel. This cream mask will plump, hydrate and moisturize aging skin. The retinol (vitamin A) content helps increase cell turnover to keep skin looking fresh, while vitamin C strengthens the skin by helping to increase the skin’s collagen and elastin network. This peel works well on all skin types and conditions. $65/ $15 if added to another peel

 

Skin Ceuticals Pigment Balancing Masque
The SkinCeuticals Pigment Balancing Masque is one of the newest treatments for brightening the skin. This masque targets uneven skin tones with a combination of skin brightening, anti-inflammatory and peeling agents, stimulating cell turnover and revealing the healthy skin below. If a mottled complexion and uneven skin tone is a concern, this is a great choice for a peel. It does not contain hydroquinone but has similar effectiveness. Cost: $125

 

All chemical peels are recommended in a series of 6 treatments for maximum benefits. You can purchase a full package at one time by purchasing 5 chemical peels and receiving the 6th peel for free. For upcoming specials on chemical peels, visit our Specials & Events page.

We also have a 5 month skin program that utilizes peels, lasers, and products specifically designed to tackle individual patients concerns and improve the overall health and look of the skin.

Deeper chemical peels are done by Dr. Thompson and don’t require a series of treatments as much more is accomplished in one treatment. To learn more, visit our chemical peel page.

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This post was written by Jenny Yergensen

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