Chemicals peels are an excellent, non-invasive alternative to achieve long-lasting results. They are solutions for all skin types that are more affordable than other techniques. It is a procedure, where a chemical agent of a defined strength is applied to the skin to cause a controlled destruction of the different layers of the skin. This is followed by a regeneration and a remodelling.
Chemical peels have different types of benefits such as the treatment of mild-acne, keratosis pilaris, superficial pigmented lesions, solar & senile lentigines, elastosis, acne scars and actinic keratosis.
They also have additional benefits like reducing visible skin imperfections, improving skin tone and texture, stimulating natural collagen production and promoting cells regeneration.
Chemical peels are efficient across all types of skin indications: acne-prone skin, pigment spots, signs of skin aging etc. It exists different types of chemical peels acting in different layers of the skin: from very superficial to deep peels.
Dermaceutic peels offer proven safe and efficient chemical peels for all skin types.
As all chemical peels, symptoms like redness, erythema, or burning sensation may occur, however they disappear in few hours later. These are well known and normal reactions of the skin after a chemical peel.
Our innovative very superficial to medium depth formulas act on different layers of skin for optimal results. In addition, we also provide a homecare range to accompany your peeling treatments and optimize the outcome.
• Brand – Dermaceutic
• Treatment Time – 30 - 60 minutes
• Treatments required – Varies to skin indication
• Results – Depending on skin condition, improvement can be seen after 2 days
• Downtime – Superficial 12 hours, Medium 48 hours +
Am I suitable for treatment?
During your consultation appointment with Katrina Read, Independent Nurse Prescriber, you will complete a detailed medical history and assessment of your needs and expectations to ensure this is an appropriate treatment for you.
How does it work?
A very superficial peel that will act in the upper dermis layer. This peel is suitable for oily and acne-prone skin, dilated pores, excess sebum and uneven skin tone.
A superficial peel that is indicated for the treatment of mild-acne, keratosis pilaris and superficial pigmented lesions. This peel delivers results by penetrating into the epidermis layer of the skin.
Cosmo Peel 12% & Cosmo Peel 15%:
They are both superficial peel that act in the epidermis. They are intended for the treatment of solar lentigines, superficial pigmented lesions, keratosis pilaris.
Cosmo Peel 18% & Cosmo Peel 20%:
Superficial to medium peel intended for the treatment of solar & senile lentigines, pigmented lesions and elastosis. They operate in the deeper layers of the epidermis
Cosmo Peel Forte:
A medium peel for the treatment of acne scars, senile lentigines and actinic keratosis. This is achieved by being active in the upper layer of the papillary dermis
Will it hurt?
We aim to make the treatment as pain free as possible, but you may experience some slight discomfort, warmth and tingling, which are not painful.
What conditions can be treated?
• Dull/Dehydrated/Dry Skin
Are there any possible risk & side effects?
All treatments carry a degree of risk. All risks and complications will be discussed with you at consultation and prior to any treatment being agreed. Medi facials should be safely performed by a trained professional with specialist training to ensure any complications can be managed should they arise.
There are a few common side effects associated with these include redness, mild swelling. These are temporary and usually resolve within the first few hours.
Should you experience any unexpected side effects or any that concern you, please contact the clinic.
What pre & post treatment care do I need to follow?
Pre & Post skin care is highly recommended to enhance and support in clinic treatment. These will be discussed at consultation.
It is not advisable to have treatment if you are feeling at all unwell on the day of your appointment.
You will be provided with comprehensive pre & post aftercare advice sheet to assist outcomes, minimise risks.
Most people are able to continue with normal activities. You may be a little warm/red after treatment but this will resolves. Medium strength peels will cause the skin to peel, do not pick or pull skin, strict after care advise must be followed.