Acid Peel Facial (90 mins) @
Acid peel is a facial peel designed
to reduce the appearance of adult acne blemishes, wrinkles, sun damaged
skin, or to soften acne scars. Chemical
peel concentrations vary and are selected based on the skin condition.
Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) are
naturally occurring organic carboxylic acids such as glycolic acid, a natural
constituent of sugar cane juice and lactic acid, found in sour milk and tomato
juice. This is the mildest of the peel formulas and produces light peels for
treatment of fine wrinkles, areas of dryness, uneven pigmentation and acne.
AHA peels are used to:
* reduce fine wrinkling
* treat areas of dryness
* reduce uneven pigmentation
* aid in the control of acne
* smooth rough dry skin
* improve the texture of sun-damaged skin
Glycolic Acid: Formulated from
sugar cane, this acid creates a mild exfoliating action. Glycolic acid peels
work by loosening up the horny layer and exfoliating the superficial top layer.
This peel also stimulates collagen growth.
The Glycolic Acid Peel is a
procedure used to revitalize skin that appears dull or non-vibrant. It is also
used to improve acne and acne scars as well as to reduce brown spots on the
Since it is a fruit-derived alpha
hydroxy acid, it gently sheds dead, dull surface cells, permitting new healthy
cells to take their place, leaving your skin refreshed.
Glycolic peels result in a major
improvement in the skin's clarity, texture, color, and tone. It reduces lines
and wrinkles, resulting in smoother, firmer skin. It reduces pore size and
improves acne-prone skin.