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Skin Peel Treatments

VI Peel

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vi Peel?

A Vi Peel is a medium depth chemical peel that penetrates the top layer of the skin reaching into the dermis.

How long do Vi Peel results last?

The Vi Peel results will last as long as the skin is maintained with a medical-grade skincare line. The Vi Peel should be performed 3 to 4 times per year.

What is Vi Peel good for?

The original Vi Peel is a skin treatment used to treat the appearance of the skin on the face, neck, and chest. It is perfect for those suffering acne, skin texture, or skin tone, fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, sagging skin, age or sun spots, enlarged pores, or hyperpigmentation.

Is the Vi Peel painful?

Thanks to its unique formulation, the Vi Peel has very few side effects and skin sensitivity is kept to a minimum.

Snowball Facial

The Snowball Facial was the original treatment developed approximately in 2000 and is now commonly known as MicroPeel. The treatment consists of a deep cleanse followed by Dermaplaning which removes the top layer of dead skin cells. Dermaplaning is achieved by using a small blunt tip surgical blade to scrape away the dead skin cells, smooth the texture and also removes the vellus hair leaving the skin baby smooth. After the Dermaplaning portion of the treatment is complete, a light to medium strength lactic, glycolic, mandalic, salicylic acid is applied to stimulate various depths of the skin and address specific skin concerns. The finishing touches are to calm the skin with select products and apply cryo therapy. Cryo Therapy is using a dry ice mixture with a specific technique to calm and close the skin. This Snowball Facial is designed to reduce brown spots, fine lines, and boost the skin’s cellular regeneration rate leaving a beautiful radiant glow. This treatments is ideal for those who suffer from Rosacea and sensitive skin.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Happens Before a Snowball Facial?

Before a Snowball Facial, the patient should avoid Dermal Fillers or Botox injections for 10-14 days before the treatment. Before receiving treatment, the patient should be off Retinol and exfoliation products for 5-7 days. No tanning bed or sun for 7 days prior to the treatment.

What Happens Post-Care for Snowball Facial?

There is no downtime for this dermaplaning treatment. The patient's skin may be a little pink for thirty minutes to one day. Makeup can be applied after treatment; however, there should be no tanning through the natural sun or tanning bed for up to 72 hours.

Vitalize Peel

Before and After

Vitalize Peel is a dermal chemical peel that has been formulated to minimize fine lines and melanin spots that occur as the result of aging and exposure to the elements. Vitalize Peel is recognized as suitable for all skin tone types and complexions by utilizing a specific formulation of peeling agents, which include: alpha-hydroxy acid, beta-hydroxy acid, resorcinol and retinoic acid. The Vitalize Peel treatment utilizes a formula of acidic formulations that encourage exfoliation of the epidermis (top layer of skin) and encourages the molecular restructuring of collagen. The exfoliation and restructuring of the collagen tissue effectively reduces pore size, smoothes ruddy complexions, and improves the texture of skin, resulting in the appearance of a healthier and more resilient complexion.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vitalize Peel Used For?

Vitalize Peel is used by individuals seeking to decrease the appearance of fine line wrinkles, restore an even skin tone and diminish scarring which may occur with acne. Vitalize Peel is an effective treatment to utilize in conjunction with other treatment programs such as laser skin resurfacing, which is often used as treatment in more complicated dermal issues such as melasma (brown splotching caused by hormonal changes and other factors) and discoloration of the skin caused by post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation (post-surgical scarring).

What is the Recovery Time Post-Treatment?

Normal activity may resume immediately following a Vitalize Peel treatment. Patients may expect skin peeling for approximately one to three days post-treatment. The amount of peeling will vary for each patient based on the treatment area and skin type. This is normal and may be concealed with the use of an over-the-counter moisturizer, which will be recommended by the aesthetician.

Deep Chemical Peel

Before and After

Our deep chemical peels, TCA or Jessner, are designed to restore blemished, acne scarred, uneven, or sun-damaged skin. Once the treatment has occurred, new cells and collagen will be stimulated during the healing process in order to produce a tighter, smoother, age-defying look. The depth and type of peel is dependent upon the patient's skin type.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Deep Chemical Peel?

The Deep Chemical Peel, like Jessner and TCA, are a medium depth peel designed for more extensive damage. They are made from salicylic acid (a beta hydroxy acid), lactic acid (an alpha hydroxy acid) and resorcinol. These Deep Chemical Peels penetrate beyond the top layers of your skin and can be used on your face and chest.

What Happens Before Chemical Peel?

The patient should not be in the sun or tanning bed. The patient should also be off of any Retinol products for 7 days.

What Happens Post Deep Chemical Peel?

The Deep Chemical Peel requires 7-14 days down time. You can expect a complete sloughing or peeling of skin for 7 days. On a return visit within 7-10 days, an oxygen treatment will help restore cell growth with different vitamins and antioxidants. Every peel will cause some degree of flaking or peeling with varying amounts of redness post-procedure. The degree of flaking and redness is dependent upon the acid strength and type. The day after your procedure you could start to feel tightness. During the next 7-14 days flaking and/or peeling could occur. If you do not experience any flaking or peeling that doesn't mean that you will not achieve the optimal results. All peels will create sensitivity to heat and sun for several days post peel and it is critical to the success of the peel that you comply with post procedure care requirements.