What is a Chemical Peel?
A Chemical Skin Peel helps to create a younger, fresher look by improving the texture of your skin. They can help to reduce the signs of ageing, treat scars and blemishes and create healthier, firmer looking skin without the need for surgery.
A Chemical Skin Peel from The New You Clinic could help if you have any of the following: Fine Lines or Wrinkles, Acne or Acne Scars, Sunspots or Freckles, Uneven or Greasy Skin. The aim of the Chemical Peel is to rejuvenate the face giving you Smoother, Softer, Blemish Free Skin.
The Chemical Skin Peels used in The New You Clinic are Medical Peels and can only be carried out by highly qualified, trained Doctors and Nurses. They are not available on the high street and should not be confused with very mild and gentle glycolic peels available from beauty therapists. A glycolic acid peel is a mild, natural alphahydroxy acid (AHA) skin peel that derives from sugar cane and sometimes fruit acids. Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA) and Phenol Chemical Peels are much stronger and offer more dramatic results.
How does a Chemical Peel work?
Chemical Peels remove the top layer or layers of skin using a chemical preparation. As the new skin grows back, it is normally smoother than before and imperfections are reduced.
There are various types of Chemical Peel – Superficial, Medium and Deep. They achieve different results depending on your needs and recovery times vary.
Superficial Chemical Peels are easy to apply and the time needed for healing is minimal, but they won’t achieve long lasting or dramatic results. Superficial Peels aim to smooth and brighten the skin. They are suitable for those who don’t have time to recover from a Deeper Peel or don’t want any visible peeling.
Medium Chemical Peels can achieve more noticeable and long lasting results for surface blemishes, fine lines and facial scarring, such as acne scarring.
A Deep Peel will help reduce more severe facial wrinkles, and is often used Around the mouth and eyes.
Chemical Peels take between 15 minutes and 20 minutes, and you will be able to return home or to work straight away. Depending on the type of peel you have, your will begin to peel two to three days after the procedure and the new smoother skin will emerge.
As with any Cosmetic Procedure, it is important that you review your expectations thoroughly before you decide to proceed. Your Practitioner will explain the results you can expect from each type of peel and will discuss the associated risks and alternatives before going ahead.
Skin Tech Peels
The purpose of a Chemical Peel is to remedy Skin Aging, Pigmentation Marks, Acne Scars, Seborrhoea, etc. The skins texture is refined and the complexion becomes clearer and brighter.
There are 3 different types of peels – Light, Medium and Deep. All Chemical Peels should be carried out in a surgery by an experienced Nurse or Doctor. A Medical Peel is not just an exfoliation treatment that can be done at home.
To optimise peeling results whilst keeping secondary effects to a minimum, Skin Tech has prepared perfectly complementary daily care skin products.
Depending on the condition of your skin and the results you are looking for, your Practitioner will help you choose the peel and daily care products you need. Only Medical Professionals are qualified to do this.
Chemical Skin Peels can be used on the Face, Neck, Décolletage and Hands.
*Before applying a peel, we recommend you remove your jewellery (necklace, earrings etc) to avoid any reaction or redness. You can put them back on again 2-3 days after your treatment*
Easy Phytic Solution
‘’Slow Release’’ technology Dermal Stimulation without visible desquamation
Easy Phytic is a solution (enabling strong Dermal Stimulation) composed of a blend of pure acids with controlled gradual release: glycolic, lactic and mandelic acids are not neutralised despite pH below 1. Phytic Acid is a strong anti-oxidant. The increased effectiveness of the acids does not mean that social activities need to be postponed.
This is a slow release, Superficial Peel designed for those of you who don’t want or can’t afford to have visible flaking. Easy Phytic evens out the complexion and has a marked tightening effect. It helps to erase acne marks.
While the peel is being applied, you will feel a tightening sensation. At the end of the treatment, your Practitioner will massage the treated area until the tingling stops. The tingling may come and go for up to 1 hour after the peel. Over the next few days after the peel, your skin will flake ever so slightly, if at all.
- On the evening after your treatment, you must not wash your skin. Keep the product on until the following morning.
- The next morning, you can clean your skin as normal.
- In the morning and the evening apply the Skin Tech care creams that your Practitioner has recommended. You are advised to use the Actilift cream to prolong the tightening effect of this peel.
- Sun protection Metablock-HSP50
Particularly recommended for acne and the prevention and treatment of photo aging.
Easy and safe, for the face and body
Easy TCA is considered to be the safest, most effective and easiest peeling with TCS. No pre-peel preparation is required. There is no need for social activities to be postponed.
This is a highly effective medium peel that is well tolerated by the skin. It is applied in 4 weekly sessions. There is no downtime and you can carry on with your activities as normal.
- Do not wash the treated area on the evening of the peel. The post peel cream applied by your practitioner must be kept on until the next day.
- The next day, you can cleanse your face.
- Apply the Skin Tech daily care cream recommended for your skin type. The more you moisturise your skin, the more readily it flakes. Your skin will feel better and the results will be better too.
- You must always protect your skin from the sun with Metablock-HSP 50.
Skin Regeneration, Photo-Aging, Acne, Hyper Pigmentations, Melasma, Chloasma, Keratoses, Fine Lines. There are special protocols for Décolleté, Hands, Forearms and Stretch Marks.
We also offer a range of Skin Tech Skin Care products for purchase.