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Chemical Peels

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are an excellent, non-invasive option for those who want to improve the look of their skin while avoiding downtime. Each of our chemical peels is combined with an Avail Facial to give you the best outcome possible. Treatments take little time, and the results are absolutely beautiful. Schedule in Cary, North Carolina, to learn more.

A woman peeling off her chemical peel

How Does It Work?

Chemical peels are facial treatments made of different nutrients and acids. The most common are glycolic peels, but there are also trichloroacetic, lactic, carbolic, and salicylic peels. These safe components act as exfoliating agents, ridding your skin of dead cells and debris.

What Can I Expect?

Mild peels offer a nice radiance and glow with no downtime. The best part of choosing a mild peel is that it can be repeated every four weeks until the best results are reached. Medium and deep chemical peels can cause some irritation including slight swelling, redness, and sensitivity. Afterward, your skin will peel over several days.

What Kind Of Results Can I Expect To See?

This exfoliation process is completely normal, but if you have any concerns, you are always welcome to reach out to us. As your skin goes through its renewal process, you’ll need to avoid direct sunlight for several months after a chemical peel since your new skin will be fragile and prone to irritation.

Available Chemical Peels

Our Rejuvenate peel incorporates the latest in vitamin repair with lactic acid exfoliation. This peel is combined with any of our facials and is designed to treat prematurely-aging skin conditions while delivering potent, skin-repairing vitamins to improve elasticity, tone, and texture. A rejuvenate peel is perfect for all skin types and a great option before any special event.

A derivative of aspirin, salicylic acid, falls in the category of beta hydroxy acids, or BHAs. Salicylic acid is an exfoliant and has anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory properties. Salicylic acid can penetrate the pores of the skin, which is why it’s often used in products that treat acne lesions, including whiteheads and blackheads. Salicylic acid peels are a great option to treat skin affected by acne.

Mandelic acid is popular for the treatment of wrinkles and acne. Part of the alpha hydroxyl family of natural ingredients. Mandelic acid is derived from sugar cane and is a fruit acid. When applied to the skin, it helps to remove the “glue” that holds the older, rougher, and dryer skin on the surface. When it removes that top layer of skin, the fresh, new layer is visible. It’s this layer that is without damage and looks fresh.

Schedule Chemical Peels in Cary and Raleigh, North Carolina

If you struggle with aging signs or sun damage, a chemical peel may be just what you need. These treatments exfoliate and renew your skin, giving your complexion a fresh, new glow. To get started, click the button below or give our office a call at (919) 322-5440 today.