Skin

Chemical Peels

Treat yourself to healthier, younger-looking skin. From acne to hyperpigmentation, melasma, and age spots, our chemical peel procedures repair and rejuvenate your skin for a radiant, youthful glow.

We provide various types of peels, ranging from mild strength to medical grade. Our chemical peels come in a range of formulas, and blends od various acids, including, Glycolic, Salicylic, Mandelic, Jessners, TCA, Kojic and Lactic.

Treatment Overview

Treatment Time

30 mins

Results

0 – 4 weeks

Pain

Minimal

Downtime

0 – 4 days

What are Chemical Peels?

Chemical peel treatments are non-invasive cosmetic procedures for the face and body. They improve the skin’s appearance, quality, and health through deep exfoliation. As a result, the outer skin peels off, revealing fresh and smooth skin.

The chemical peel procedure treats several skin complications, from sun damage to acne scars, melasma, hyperpigmentation, and uneven skin tone. So, if you experience any of these conditions, our chemical peel procedure is right for you.

Our clinic’s specialists will consider your needs and goals and choose the most suitable treatment method for you.

This treatment can be combined with the following procedures:

Advanced Facials

– IPL

– Ultraformer III (HIFU)

– Infini RF Microneedling

– Anti Wrinkle Injections

– Dermal Fillers

The combination of treatments can be discussed at your consultation following with the bespoke treatment plan.

Before

The preparation for your treatment will depend on many factors such as: your skin tone, your concern, the area being treated and the strength of the peel you are going to have.

If you are of skin types 4-6 you may need to prep for a few weeks using a melanocyte suppressor to reduce the risk of post inflammatory pigmentation.

It is also advised to stop using any exfoliants such as retinol and tretinoin for at least 2-3 weeks before.

You will also be required to use hyaluronic acid serums to strengthen your skin barrier prior to the treatment.

At the Continental Skin Clinic, we understand that your goals are unique, so our chemical peel process is never a one-size-fits-all. We’ve got you covered.

After

After your procedure, you may experience temporary redness, irritation, and swollen skin.

Your skin will be very sensitive and will be vulnerable to infection. Therefore it is important to use anti-bacterial wash and to avoid touching it. The specific aftercare will be provided to you during your consultation.

It is also important to not moisturise the skin for at least 3-4 days after treatment and protect it from sun exposure.

Choosing the best chemical peel can be daunting but it doesn’t have to be. At the Continental Skin Clinic, we provide certified chemical peel experts who take the required steps to help get the most out of your procedure.

How do chemical peels work?

The chemical peel solution is applied to the skin, it penetrates through the epidermis eating away the dead skin cells while killing bacteria and speeding up the cell turnover which can cause slight peeling on the surface of the skin. There are various strengths of chemical peels so the result will differ from the client and area being treated. The skin specialist will discuss and decide the appropriate peel for your skin type and concerns. During the treatment, it is normal to experience a mid or moderate tingling sensation and have some erythema.

We offer multiple peel types and concentrations to treat various skin concerns. Our Retinol Infusion Peel helps to balance skin, Salicylic Acid Peel and Jessner’s Peel targets acne, fine lines and wrinkles are banished with our TCA Peel, while pigmentation such as dark spots and melasma are dealt with via our Hibiscus Flower Mandelic Peel and SkinBrite Peel.

Results can be boosted with combination treatments such as combining the peels with dermarollers, Fractional Microneedling RF, and advanced facials.

The team will help you choose the right procedure based on your goals, whether you want a chemical peel for saggy skin or acne.

During your consultation session, you’ll learn more about the most suitable treatment type. Contact our team to get started.

What do chemical peels do?

Chemical peels speed up cell turnover and remove dead skin cells by working their way through the epidermis to exfoliate the skin, this helps eliminate skin concerns and enables the skin to absorb products more effectively.

Our chemical peel procedures can treat wrinkles, uneven skin tone, keratosis pilaris, acne, scars, ingrown hair, and more on the face and the body. They also reduce the appearance of fine lines, enlarged pores, and hyperpigmentation.

What’s more? Chemical peels cleanse the skin, remove dead skin cells, kill bacteria, boost skin hydration, and revitalise skin for a more even and smoother skin appearance. While also allowing a more effective penetration of skin care products.

If you are looking for the right chemical peel for acne scars, melasma, and hyperpigmentation, don’t search further, contact us today and let’s get you started.

Benefits:

  • Reduces wrinkles and fine lines
  • Improves uneven skin tone
  • Helps manage Melasma
  • Reduces & treats hyperpigmentation 
  • Combats acne, acne scarring, congestion, and inflammation on the face and body
  • Preventative treatments to have regularly to maintain beautiful, healthy, and youthful skin for long
  • Gently improves skin texture
  • Restores luminosity for dull skin
  • Treats Keratosis pilaris
  • Body Acne
  • Brightens dark intimate areas and underarms

How long is the Chemical Peel process?

The treatment takes around 30 minutes to complete. If the area treated is large like full back or buttocks, it may take 45 minutes – 1 hour.

How often should you get chemical peels?

To achieve the best results with minimal risks, it is recommended to have between 3-6 treatments, 2-4 weeks apart, depending on the strength of the peel and indication treated.

Do chemical peels hurt?

Chemical skin peel causes minimal discomfort. You may experience a burning sensation lasting for a few minutes. Afterward, you may feel a stinging sensation in treated areas. Our specialists will be with you during these brief moments of discomfort, mitigating its effects.

What is the downtime of a chemical peel?

Not all chemical peels require downtime. Our milder peels may cause slight redness, flaking, or shedding that can last for a few hours after the treatment, without causing disruption to your lifestyle. On the other hand, we offer stronger peels, that may require downtime up to 7-10 days post-treatment. However, details of the side effects and downtime will be discussed in detail during your consultation. Aftercare advice will be provided to mitigate the effects or possible discomfort.

Is a chemical peel safe?

Chemical peels are safe when done by trained professionals. 

However, every treatment carries potential risks such as burning and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and should be handled with the utmost care, experience and expertise. 

At the Continental Skin Clinic, we provide certified and experienced chemical peels, and our experts will conduct a harmless procedure for you to improve long-lasting results that you will love!

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FAQs

Yes, chemical peels help with back acne. The skin on backs and buttocks is often neglected. As a result it gets congested, inflamed, and forms breakouts that can cause discomfort and makes some people self-conscious when wearing certain outfits such as open-back or swimwear. We recommend, to have professional in-clinic treatments, such as chemical peels and Hollywood Carbon Peels, that will clear out the congestion and treat hyperpigmentation. Over the course of 4-6 treatments clients achieve clearer, brighter complexions free from blemishes and marks. Following this we recommend some specific aftercare products to include in your daily routines to prevent further breakouts.

Medium and deep acne chemical peels are highly effective in removing scars. The process reaches more deeply into the skin to eliminate scars effectively.

Chemical peels penetrate the under and outer layers of the skin to dissolve blackheads and eliminate skin scars.

Chemical peels do not aim to lighten the skin. Instead, it cleanses and exfoliates the skin to reveal an even, natural complexion.

Chemical peels reduce wrinkles and eliminate fine lines and other signs of ageing. In addition, it rejuvenates the skin to produce a smooth appearance.

A chemical peel is one of the most prominent treatments for freckles. However, the treatment depth determines how effective it will be.

Chemical peels lighten dark spots by removing the top layers of the skin. In addition, they exfoliate the skin and break down clusters of melanin responsible for dark spots.

Chemical peels cause minor side effects, including redness, swelling and stinging. However, these discomforts last temporarily.

Yes! Razor burns as a result of shaving beards, and intimate areas can cause discomfort and lead to ingrown hair, hyperpigmentation and scarring. Regular chemical peels will treat these symptoms and will provide superior results when combined with Laser Hair Removal and active skin care at home. Discuss your concerns with our specialist during your consultation.

Chemical peels can reduce or improve fine lines and wrinkles, acne, scars, uneven skin colouring and other skin imperfections.

Yes! Many people can see a significant improvement in the appearance of their skin tone and texture in as little as one peel treatment.

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