WHAT IS THE PRE-TREATMENT ADVICE?
A free, full consultation and patch test is carried out prior to treatment to ascertain your suitability and individual treatment peel needed. A specific recommended home care kit to prepare your skin for the treatment.
WHAT DOES TREATMENT FEEL LIKE?
The skin may initially tingle as the peel is applied but this is perfectly normal. Further layers are applied at 5 minutes intervaks as needed, to a maximum of 3 layers.
AM I SUITABLE FOR TREATMENT?
If you are concerned with fine lines and wrinkles, or have acne and skin congestion, or want to improve pigmentation concerns then providing you have no reaction to the patch test you can have this treatment.
DERMAQUEST STARTER KIT
These products prepare the skin prior to treatment to give optimum results.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT AFTER TREATMENT?
The skin will feel warm and fresh and will start to feel tight, within 2-4 days you will experience some flaking and dryness, which is perfectly normal. Some skins may appear flushed for a day or two, this will settle down.
WHAT WILL I SEE AFTER THE TREATMENT?
Your skin may feel a dry or tight for a couple of days, then the peeling and flaking will start and last for 3-7 days.
WHAT SHOULD I DO AFTER TREATMENT?
You may moisturise as normal but we would advise that you don’t over moisturise as this can slow down the peeling process. It is essential that you apply a SPF 30/50 on a daily basis and avoid sun exposure for 4 weeks after the treatment peel.
You must not pull at the dead skin, as this can cause complications and delay the healing.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS?
You will feel your skin getting tighter over the next 24-48 hours and then the peeling will start. The new skin may feel slightly sensitive but this will subside very quickly.
HOW MANY TREATMENTS WILL I NEED?
A course of 3-6 treatments is recommended and the sessions are 4 weeks apart.
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