Chemical Peels Albuquerque
Cell turnover is the process by which our skin produces a new skin cell. When a skin cell is born, it starts in the lower layers of the epidermis and travels to the top layer of skin over the course of its life. Once the cell gets to the top of your skin, they die and you shed them. The regeneration of new cells and shedding process is what keeps dead cells from building up on the surface.
This is important because as we age, skin cell turnover slows down significantly. As babies, our cells regenerate every 2 weeks. However, by the time we get to 25, the rate slows to 30-35 days. This slow down is natural, however, there are many things we can do to help our bodies increase cell turnover – medical peels being one of them because they help the body regenerate.
At Flawless, we offer several types of peels and can tailor a package around your needs. Our peels range in pricing depending on the condition you want to address and the depth you want to peel.
Before & After Photos
This peel is a mild peel and many people will not actually peel. That does not mean it is a bad treatment! On the contrary, many peels today have been specially formulated to ease the peeling process. After this peel, you will actually glow. We call it the “date night peel” because you could go out right after. We recommend staggering this with a dermaplane treatment to encourage exfoliation and cell generation.
|A La Carte||$95|
|Package of 4 (Save 10%)||$342|
|Dermaplane and Peel combo||$150|
This specially formulated peel is a moderate grade peel and is recommended in a series of three. The peel is applied to the skin and will help thin the upper skin layer thin – thus encouraging the cells to go into “shed” mode. Thinning this top layers helps to release blocked pores – this is important because these blocked pores can result in acne scars. In addition to the top layer, our peels tackle what is happening under the skin by inhibiting the body’s ability to produce sebum – the lubrication within a cell that can sometimes get “out of control.” Having too much sebum, dead skin cells & a warm environment is ideal for acne. We recommend that you purchase a package of 3 or 6. Treatments are scheduled 4 weeks apart.
Pigment & Spot Peels
As we age, sun damage, genetics, life style choices and hormones all play a role in the body’s ability to get “out of whack” when it comes to producing pigment. Chemical peels are an excellent way to address unwanted pigment because it encourages the body to shed pigmented cells to make way for new baby cells. We can spot treat special areas, which makes this treatment very effective, especially when it is combined with our PicoSkin Laser Facials. We recommend that you purchase a package of 3 or 6. Treatments are scheduled 4 weeks apart.
Brighten & Revitalize & Transform
These peels are ideal for addressing the visible skin imperfections that result from skin aging and sun exposure. These peels maximize skin rejuvenating effects with low to medium irritation (depending on the peel applied). We offer two Jan Marini peels, the Clarifying and the Transform. Both of these peels can uncover your skin’s potential, and help with fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and overall texture.
The Clarifying Peel is good for all skin types and is used for aging skin and acne. Lipid soluble salicylic acid and mandelic acid help clear follicles for maximum results. Retinol, peptides and antioxidants enhance efficacy and overall benefits. With this particular peel there may be a day or two of recovery time.
The Transform peel is good for most skin types and is great with hyperpigmentation, aging skin, and acne. The Transform Peel utilizes a high concentration of multiple acids to lift the appearance of pigment and aggressively resurface the skin. Retinol, peptides and antioxidants enhance efficacy and overall results. This is considered a very deep peel and there is some downtime. Recovery period will vary for each individual but the recovery time could be up to a week.
Speak with one of aestheticians to see if one of these dynamic professional-only peel is right for you.
Jan Marini Clarify Peel
|A La Carte||$175|
|Package of 4 (Save 10%)||$630|
Jan Marini Refine Peel
|A La Carte||$175|
|Package of 4 (Save 10%)||$630|
Jan Marini Transform Peel
|A La Carte||$225|
|Package of 4 (Save 10%)||$810|
How To Prepare
It is important that you discontinue topical prescription medications 14 days before your treatment (like Retina-A, Differing, Trilumen). Please stop all tanning (spray and or sun) and keep the area being treated out of the sun at all times.
Advise your aesthetician you are taking any oral medications or trying to get pregnant.
What To Expect
On the day of your appointment, we will remove your make up and the aesthetician will gently clean your face. Our aesthetician will use a brush, cotton ball, gauze or sponge to apply a chemical solution. You might feel mild stinging while the chemical solution is on your skin. Our esthetician will apply a neutralizing solution or wash to remove the chemical solution from the treated skin.
After the treatment, we will clean and dry the skin, apply NeoCutis Hyalis, and Elta MD Sunscreen. We recommend that patients give their skin a rest and refrain from exercising for 36-48 hours. The area that was treated may be red and dry. This reaction is normal. Some people will start to peel 2-3 days after their treatment as new skin will start to form 4-7 days after a peel.
While your skin regenerates, we recommend that you wear a sunscreen like Elta MD everyday and incorporate a retinol & vitamin C into your skin regimen. Wait to wash your face until the next day. Do not scrub your skin or use washcloth. Do not pull at your skin while it is in the shedding phase. If you have any questions, please call the Spa. You can request another copy of post care instructions at anytime.
Membership & Pricing
Save money by joining our membership or buying a package of 3 treatments. When you purchase a package of three you will get a 5% discount and when you join our membership, you save 10%. Our membership is ideal for those who want to add a peel to their monthly skin care plan.