More on Chemical Face Peels

A bit about Alumier Peels

Alumier face peels are fully customised to suit your needs. Below is the list of elements that can be combined to make up your peel.

Glow Peel
(Dry, Normal, Oily, Dehydrated, Acne, Hyperpigmentation & Ageing)
Glow Peel combines lactic acid, salicylic acid and resorcinol, creating a multipurpose resurfacing solution effective in minimizing the  appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation issues like age spots, discolouration and uneven skin tone. This formula exfoliates dead skin cells and stimulates cell renewal. To suit individual needs, Glow Peel can be customized by strength by numbers of layers.


Vitamin A Boost
(Acne, hyperpigmentation & Ageing)
Vitamin A boost is a potent and pure retinol and lactic acid resurfacing treatment. It reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation by boosting collagen production and speeding cell turnover, creating a more radiant and even-toned complexion. Ideal for mature or sun damaged skin.


Detox Clear
(Acne, Congestion)
Detox Clear contains salicylic acid and lactic acid for excellent pore penetration and exfoliation. Salicylic acid penetrates into the pore and exfoliates dead skin cells and excess sebum. Lactic acid exfoliates dead skin cells and hydrates. Eucalyptus provides strong astringent properties. Together, they work to smooth skin, minimise pore size experience, reduce acne and prevent new pimples from forming.


Radiant 20/10
(Acne, hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, congestion, open pores & oiliness)
With lactic and salicylic acid, radiant 20/10 resurfacing peel contains a powerful combination of them both which improves skin tone and texture by exfoliating dead skin cells and speeding cell turnover. The multipurpose resurfacing peel reduces acne pimples and minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, large pores, hyperpigmentation and sun damage.


Radiant 30
(Hyperpigmentation, Uneven Skin tone, dull skin, line & wrinkles)
Radiant 30 is an alpha hydroxy acid resurfacing peel containing lactic acid to exfoliate dead skin cells. Boost cell turnover and stimulate collagen, improving skin texture and tone. This multifunctional peel targets multiple skin conditions, including fine lines and wrinkles, discoloration, sun damage and large pores.


AlumierMD Enzyme Treatment
Enzyme Retexturing Treatment is a highly effective fruit enzyme resurfacing solution. The unique blend of fruit enzymes exfoliates dead skin cells and promotes skin renewal. This unique experience also includes brightening enhancers, followed by targeted treatment serums to address each skin concern. The result is a reduction in the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation, while soothing and maintaining hydration.

How does it work?

Chemical face peels are a chemical exfoliator. This means that they help to break down the bonds between skin cells, causing them to shed and exposure fresh new skin underneath.

How is it carried out?

Initially, we will discuss with you what you are currently using on your skin and advise accordingly to ensure you go away with enough information to maximise your home routine.

Depending on the peel and your skin type, we will start with a double cleanse and tone. We will then follow this with dermaplaning (a manual exfoliation of the dead skin) followed by layering the peels (and sometime removing them), as well as adding masks and exfoliators where necessary. 

We will finish your treatment with a moisturiser and SPF suited to your skin type.

How quick does it work?

Sometimes you'll notice the difference within a few days, occasionally you will need a course of three peels to really notice the difference, however this will depend on what it is you want to achieve, what it is that's being treated and finally, what you are doing at home to compliment the treatment.

Are there side effects or risks?

The biggest side effect is redness of the skin. Depending on your skin type and the type of peel used, this will be mild and from the next day, you may wear make up to cover this up.

Other risks can include pigmentation and reocurrence of cold sores and we suggest moisturising and use a good SPF for at least two weeks post treatment. 

Does it hurt?

It can feel a little tight and burny during the treatment and a little uncomfortable for a few days after treatment, but this will depending on the peel and your skin type. We always suggest lathering up the skin with as much moisturiser as you can get away with to help make this as comfortable as possible.

 

Is it safe for me to have?

Although Skin Peels are safe, they are not suitable for everyone including:

 

  • Those taking oral retinoids
  • Those who suffer from keloids or hypertrophic scarring
  • Those who are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Those who suffer from cold sores
  • If you have darker skin, you may be required to have two weeks of preparation at home before you can have a professional peel.

How can I prepare for my treatment?

Firstly, ask questions and make sure you are 100% happy!

Ladies- avoid your time of the month!

Don't wear make up to your appointment if you can avoid it.

Do not drink alcohol for a couple of days before your treatment and don’t plan on going swimming or doing anything where water or chemicals might touch the treated area.

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Are there any restrictions after?

Don't rub the area

Avoid any treatments in the area a couple of weeks either side.

Avoid alcohol, smoking and anti-inflammatories for a few days afterwards.

Avoid swimming, steam rooms and saunas and going to the gym for a few days. 

Do not have a shower or bath for a couple of days.

Avoid any activity that may make you hot, this can encourage the skin to burn well after treatment.

 

 

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