A peel is an acceleration of the skin’s natural exfoliation. It is a non-invasive and progressive technique. Dermaceutic has been working with dermatologists for several decades and has substantial experience in this field.
What active ingredients are used?
In superficial peels, AHA and BHA (alpha hydroxy acid and beta hydroxy acid) are used, particularly glycolic acid, the smallest fruit acid molecule. In medium peels, the most widely used agent is TCA (Trichloroacetic acid).
What are the benefits of a peel?
A peel works with your face’s morphology to give natural results that can be seen after the first session. It is an entirely natural and efficient process, administered by a professional. The peel’s discreet effect on your skin will cause your friends to comment on how radiant you look, without them knowing why.
Do I have to prepare for my first peel?
If it has been recmmended during your consultation it is highly advisable that patients use the homecare regimen prescribed by their skin technician to prepare the skin and get the most out of the treatment. You must start the skin care program at least 2 weeks before the first peel.
What happens during a session?
A session lasts between 15 and 30 minutes and takes place as follows: cleaning, application of the peel, and neutralisation. Some peels are performed as a series of 4 sessions, which take place over the course of several weeks.
What does a professional peel feel like?
When the peeling agent is applied, you will feel some tingling and a warm sensation.
What are the effects?
Depending on the intensity of the peel, you may observe mild flush of the skin for up to an hour, or a sensation similar to mild sunburn, slight flaking, or desquamation for about 3 days following the treatment.