Facial Peel Pre/Post Information

We aim to ensure clients have the best possible advice both prior to and post-treatment.

Children under the age of 16 should have consent from a parent or guardian prior to any appointment.

The following has been taken from the consultation form you will need to sign upon consultation completion. It is published for your information only and should be reviewed prior to making an appointment, to give you a better understanding as to what will be asked of you and to give you an idea of whether or not you are a candidate for this service. Your safety is our top priority.

 Indications (Reasons to have a peel)

  • Acne

  • Acne Scarring

  • Hyper-Pigmentation

  • Wrinkles/Fine Lines

  • Dry/Dehydrated Skin

  • Sun Damage

  • Improve Skin Texture 

  • Blocked Pores/Follicles

 Contraindications (Peel should not be performed)

  • Active cold sore

  • Inflamed acne cysts

  • Pregnant or nursing

  • Accutane usage in the last 6 months

  • Radiation/Chemotherapy

  • Open wounds

  • Sunburn

  • Irritated or damaged skin

  • The current use of Hydrocortisone on area to be treated

  • History of hypertrophic/keloid scar formation

  • The use of prescription Keratolytics within the past 7 days (Retin A, Azelaic Acid, Tazorac, Differin)

 PRE-PEEL GUIDELINES

 ONE WEEK BEFORE PEEL

  • Discontinue any topical prescriptions or any products containing Retinol or Vitamin A

  • Avoid waxing, electrolysis, and laser hair removal

  • Avoid sun exposure (indoor & outdoor)

  • Do not receive Botox or facial fillers

  • Do not have another treatment unless recommended

 THE DAY OF PEEL

  • Discontinue all use of alpha hydroxy Acid (AHA), beta hydroxy acid (BHA) and benzoyl peroxide

  • Stop exfoliating products that may be drying or irritating

  • Do NOT shave the area to be treated the day of your peel

 

 PRECAUTIONS

  • This treatment may cause increased sensitivity to the skin depending on skin type and home care regime. Avoid the sun, tanning beds, excessive sweating, hot baths or showers.

  • Avoid waxing 48 hours before and a minimum of 14 days after treatment.

  • Discontinue the use of exfoliating scrubs, Retinol, Glycolic Acid, or Benzoyl Peroxide products 48-72 hours prior and 7 days post treatment.

  • A broad-spectrum sunscreen is necessary daily, pre & post treatment.