Facial Precautions

Possible modalities, techniques and products are used during your treatment - please read to see if you have any contraindication :

Modalities / Tools - please let us know if you are :

  • Pregnant or trying to become pregnant, Brest feeding, Oral contraception, Pacemaker

  • Neurological disorders including epilepsy, Autoimmune disorder

  • Battery operated and electrical implant

  • Multiple sclerosis, Connective tissue disease

  • HIV / AIDS, Cancer, Skin Cancer, Cold or Flu or Fever

  • Metal filling or dental implants, Metal pins and plates

  • Sensitivity to light, Keloid scarring / Fresh scars

  • Cold Sores / Herpes Virus, Hepatitis

  • Taking photo-sensitive drugs,

  • Seizure Disorder, Heart complain, Blood clotting abnormalities

  • Diabetes, Blood thinner

  • Acne or weeping acne, Dermatitis

  • Fragile capillaries, Eczema, Sensitive or reactive skin conditions

  • Psoriasis, Lupus, Fresh Botox / Juvéderm or other injectable (< 2wks), post facelift (< 8wks), Inflamed rosacea.

Chemical Peel Treatment Precautions:

NOT for those who use acne medication such as :

  • Hypersensitivity or anyone highly allergic.

  • Severely dry and dehydrated skin or those with a compromised lipid barrier.

  • Accutane® within the past 6-12 months.

  • Pregnancy or nursing.

  • Acne medication such as Retinol, Differin last 15 days, Glycolic acid or salicylic acid within past 15 days, Retin-A® or Renova® within the past 15 days.

  • Herpetic breakout, Aspirin / blood thinner or salicylic sensitivity, Allergy to Resorcinol.

  • History of “cold sores” (herpes simplex-type I), Seborrhea or atopic dermatitis.

  • History of being highly allergic, Antibiotics - topical or systemic.

  • Broken skin, medications causing skin sensitivity, Sunburned skin, Open wounds or suspicious lesions.

  • Laser surgery within the last 12 weeks. 

  • Herpes simplex/cold sores/ fever blisters or a history thereof unless taking an antiviral medication.

  • Sunburn, allergy, use of tanning bed.

  • Cancer or patients using chemotherapy drugs, patients undergoing radiation andpatients with an autoimmune disease.

 

Other type of chemical peel :

1. Hydrating Lactic - member of the Alpha Hydroxy group of molecules that promote desquamation of the stratum corneum. Suitable for most skin types, ideal for aging, dry and sensitive skin types. Fitzpatrick I-VI. *Can be repeated every 4 weeks on any Fitzpatrick skin type.

2. Alpha Beta - the perfect blend of acids to exfoliate without harshness, irritation or inflammation. A new technology in peeling, clients experience little to no stinging and should not experience flaking or peeling. Suitable for most skin types, ideal fo combination, congestion, oily prone. *Can be repeated every 4 weeks on any Fitzpatrick skin type. Not for individuals allergic to aspirin.

Will my skin always peel?

You do not always have to actually peel after a peel to see the benefits. The visible peeling is just a side effect. The actual peeling is happening at the cellular level. This is often the reason why most people will stop experiencing visible flaking after a few peels.

For approximately one week following the procedure, the skin will undergo a renewal process, lightly shedding its dead outer layer. Depending on the skin, you may or may not experience peelingIf peeling occurs, it usually begins four to five days following the treatment and lasts for approximately three days. In addition, may experience mild itching, dryness, and redness.

Enzyme Peel Treatment Precautions:

NOT for those who use acne medication such as

  • Acutane within the past year, as well as Retinol, Differin, AHA (Glycolic, Lactic) aspirin or salicylic sensitivity,

  • History of “cold sores” (herpes simplex-type I), seborrhea or atopic dermatitis,

  • History of being highly allergic, antibiotics - topical or systemic, broken skin.

  • NOT for individuals with allergies to pineapple, papaya, citrus, raspberry and/or cocoa.

 

Enzymes are used in skincare products to remove keratin buildup and helps brighten and clarify, acne skin with pustules and macules (calms and softens). Containing anti inflammation (pineapple), papain (fluid retention) and trypsin (dissolves keratin), cocoa (vasoconstrictor and anti-inflammatory), raspberry (anti-inflammatory). 

The Treatments

Oxygen Treatment

Not for allergy to Citric Acid of any kind – oranges, lemons, grapefruit, etc

Dermal Glow 

Not for Acne or Rosacea

Focuses on exfoliation and absorption of skin transforming activites. The synergistic action of uniquely sourced ingredients work to detox the skin from deep within the pores, As the solution dries, it will bond to your skin's surface. During the bonding time, drawing agents in the solution will lift & pull up residues and waxy accumulations in your skin. This treatment increasing cellular turnover to reveal smooth, bright even toned skin. Skin will be red or flakes after and 

Melasma Treatment - requires pretreatment & post care

There are 2 options  :

1. Nano needling with mela treatment. 

For best results, you must use brightening products and get series of 6 peels once amonth.

2. Combination of Mandelic acid + Vitamin A (Cannot cleanse the skin 12 hours after treatment)

MandeliClear a deeper peel that was developed specifically for treating pigmentation issues associated with skin of color. Brightening of post-inflammatory pigmentation due to: acne, melasma or photodamage, mild acne scarring. *May be repeated every 2-3 months.

Not for individuals allergic to aspirin. 

Vitamin A , multifunctional treatment booster designed to accelerate physical peeling from the inside out without creating damage to the skin. Suitable for all skin types- aging, dry, fine lines, brightening of post-inflammatory pigmentation, photo damaged. 

For approximately one week following the procedure, the skin will undergo a renewal process, lightly shedding its dead outer layer. Depending on the skin, your client may or may not experience peeling. If peeling occurs, it usually begins four to five days following the treatment and lasts for approximately three days. In addition, may experience mild itching, dryness, and redness.

MicroPeel - requires pretreatment & post care

A treatment in which a cream is applied to the skin to encourage the exfoliation of dead skin cells and debris while stimulating the skin’s natural renewal process. For maximum results, we recommend a series of 6 Micro-Peel procedures in 2-6 weeks intervals, depending on the skin type. Cannot cleanse the skin 12 hours after treatment.

 

For approximately one week following the procedure, the skin will undergo a renewal process, lightly shedding its dead outer layer. Depending on the skin, your client may or may not experience peeling. If peeling occurs, it usually begins four to five days following the treatment and lasts for approximately three days. In addition, may experience mild itching, dryness, and redness.

What to do after Mela Treatment and MicroPeel Treatment 

It is so important to use products that work in conjunction with your peels to help prevent and lighten discoloration. Hydrating and healing ingredients must also be used to reinforce the skin's protective barrier. Remember, 70% of your results comes from what you do at home!​

Nano Needling with mela treatment.

  • Must use brightening products 2 times a day

  • Can do this treatment monthly

Combination of Mandelic acid + Vitamin A Accelerator AND MicroPeel

Please read below :

  • It is preferable not to cleanse or apply any creams to your skin until the morning after your peel!

  • The day following your peeling application: you may cleanse and apply makeup as usual. You may follow your normal skin care regiment.

  • For Mela Tx : to reduce any visible shedding / flaking: moisturizer may be applied 2-3 times during the week to reduce any visible shedding/flaking while infusing the skin with antioxidants to protect & hydrate the skin. 

  • For MicroPeel : You should not over compensate with emollients even though the skin may seem dry. The object is to peel.

  • Cleanse your face with facial cleanser, using warm water, tap dry with towel, spray Toner / Mist

  • Use the Post Treatment Kit for proper home care post peel.

  • Continue with moisturizer. In the morning, protect with SPF 50, reapply as needed

  • Do nothing that will cause your body to become heated, perspire, or cause inflammation and/or breakout (exercise, sauna, hot tubs, etc.)

  • May cause stinging, peeling, flaking, irritation, pruritus, erythema, and mild edema.

  • If extreme irritation occurs, discontinue any products containing actives (vitamin c, vitamin A, peptides, retinol, Glycolic, or RetinA) until your skin heals. Benadryl may be taken if there is any swelling or extreme itching. You may also use some over the counter cortisone for a maximum of two days twice a day should there be any major irritation.

  • You should always be vigilant with the application of a total sun block every day of the year. As with any peeling, should exposure to the sun occur post peeling, there is a chance of developing brown marks and unwanted pigmentation. Peels increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Recommend staying indoors as much as possible.

  • You may or may not experience some visual flaking or shedding of the skin approximately 2 - 4 days post peel. The amount of visual flaking is not indicative of your end results. If heavier shedding is present, do not under any circumstances, pick or manually peel the skin.

  • Avoid chlorine.

  • For Men, do not shave for at least 72 hours or more after peel. Everyone's experience is unique.

  • Do not peel, pick, scratch, scrape, scrub or abrade the skin which could predispose to infection.

  • Use tanning beds or sunbathe

  • Do not have an electrolysis or laser treatment

  • Obtain no hair service that use chemicals

  • Do not have facial wax, threading or use depilatory products

  • Do not receive aesthetic injections