Peels

Chemical peels’ is an umbrella term for putting chemicals on the skin to do something.

Broadly speaking there are three depths of Chemical Peels. Superficial, Medium and Deep.

Find out more about each of these treatments below:

Superficial Peel

Using ZO Stimulator Peel

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Medium Depth Peel

Using ZO 3 Step Peel

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Deep Peel

Using ZO Control Depth Peel

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Carbon Laser Peel

Using M22 Carbon Laser

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Superficial Peels

Which one do we use: ZO Stimulator Peel
What do they do?
Their purpose is to help clean out oil and dead cells that have collected in pores (thereby reducing their size). They will also break down the bonds which hold the dead layers of skin together one the surface, helping to slough these cells off.
How deep do they go?
These peels only act of the superficial epidermal layers
Key Ingredients:
Alpha-Hydroxy Acids: Lactic, Glycolic, Salicylic Acid
Down time:
These peels don’t actually cause any peeling. There is no down time to them. They are great to have just before a big event or function.
How often should you have them:
A course of 3-6 is recommended. One every 1-2 weeks and then repeat a few months later. These peels help to complement your skin care regime.
Cost: £80 / peel. £220 for a course of 3

Medium Depth Peels

Which one do we use: ZO 3 Step Peel
What do they do?
Utilize a blend of exfoliants, retinol and multi-action agents to help improve skin health and treat many signs of ageing such as fine lines and wrinkles as well as pigmentation and sun spots.
How deep do they go?
Penetrate to the deeper layers of epidermis, just above the dermis.
Key Ingredients:
10% TCA (trichloroacetic acid), salicylic acid, lactic acid and high-dose retinol (6%)
Down time:
5-7 days of peeling.
How often should you have them:
Once a year
Cost: £450

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Deep Peels

Which one do we use: ZO Control Depth Peel
What do they do?
This peel is great for men and women wanting to correct skin problems such as acne scarring, fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation, tone, skin laxity or poor texture. This skin peel will help to reveal a new and healthy layer of skin with improvements to tone, tightness and texture. It is used to medically treat various skin conditions including acne, wrinkles, fine lines, rough texture, pigmentation disorders and sun damage.
How deep do they go?
Penetrate to the dermis.
Key Ingredients:
It is a robust in-office dermal peel using TCA (Trichloracetic Acid) with multi-action components for intense exfoliation and skin renewal.
Down time:
7-10 days of peeling.
How often should you have them:
Once every few years
Cost: £1250

Carbon Laser Peel

Which one do we use: M22 Carbon Laser
What do they do?
They help to reduce pore size, oil production, black heads, white heads and helps with pigmentation.
How deep do they go?
The effects can be seen on the epidermal layers
Key Ingredients:
Carbon paste is applied to the skin. This is then ‘blasted’ with a Q-switch laser. The heat generated helps to immobilise the debris and sebum clogging pores, thereby reducing their size. the Q switch laser will also help to address superficial pigmentation.
Down time:
None. Great to have a peel before a big event, or just because.
How often should you have them:
A course of 3-6 is recommended. One every 1-2 weeks and then repeat a few months later. These help to complement your skin care regime.
Cost: £120/peel Course of 3 £340