Types of Chemical Peels
MEDIUM DEPTH PEELS
Our corrective peels include SkinMedica’s Vitalize and Rejuvenize peels. These two consist of a blend of several naturally derived acids that are safe for all skin types, with Rejuvenize being a stronger percentage of the two. Recovery can take around 5-7 days.
A deep peel is the most corrective, and has a recovery of one to two weeks, on average. We offer The Perfect Derma Peel has a much stronger effect and can combat more persistent problems such as melasma, mild acne scarring, and fine to moderate lines and wrinkles. Although deeper peels show the most dramatic improvement, a series of 3-6 peels is still recommended if correction is desired over routine maintenance.
The process for applying a chemical peel is generally the same for each type, but will vary slightly depending on the level of solution being applied. Anesthesia is not used during this procedure. First, the face is thoroughly cleaned, and a prepping solution is applied. The peeling solution is then applied to the skin using rough gauze, and several passes may be performed. Patients can experience mild to moderate stinging or a feeling of heat within the skin at this time. The peels are self-neutralizing, and the patient should wait at least 4-6 hours to cleanse their skin. Patients will need to wear sunscreen and limit sun exposure as much as possible.
Very Good place. Neat and clean office. Marria is very good. I got my laser done by her. I go for chemical peel facial as well. She is superb. Thanks Maria.T.U. / Google / Jul 11, 2017
Been a customer of Mountcastle for a couple of years now…it’s always a pleasure to see Amy. I have been very satisfied with my injectable services as well as my facial laser and rejuvenation…B.C. / Yelp / Jul 20, 2016
My first time at Mountcastle and it was awesome! After looking for awhile for a new medical spa and reading the good reviews I decided to give it a try and I am very happy. I had a chemical…D.V. / Google / Apr 13, 2018
This review is for the IPL-BBL treatment for age spots. In past years, I have wasted many thousands of dollars on IPL (non-BBL), microdermabrasions, chemical peels, facials, and products to…M.M. / Yelp / Mar 08, 2017
Chemical Peel Faqs
Does a chemical peel hurt?
A chemical peel does not hurt. However, it may cause some discomfort. Most patients will feel tingling and a slight burning sensation, which will subside shortly after the procedure has been completed.
Can I combine another procedure with a chemical peel?
It is very common to combine a chemical peel with another procedure. Microdermabrasion is one such procedure that provide effective results when combined with a peel. This will be considered a combination program that can be repeated every six weeks.
What are some alternatives to a chemical peel?
There are many alternatives to consider. Individuals looking to reduce fine lines, blotchiness, and other mild skin conditions may benefit from a chemical peel, which removes dead skin cells and accelerates the generation of new skin. If deep wrinkles are the issue, patients may also want to consider having a treatment such as injectable fillers, BOTOX, or Dysport.