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  • Chemical Peel for Acne in Cardiff

    Skin resurfacing; TCA peel; Glycolic Peel; Salicylic Peel

    Queen Cleopatra is known to have used soured milk to make her skin look radiant; her secret was the Lactic Acid in soured milk that was rejuvenating her skin. At ReformeMedSpa you don’t have to be a queen to have glowing, fresh looking skin.

    Skin care

    Given that the outer dead skin layer is acidic, good skin care is aimed at using Ph balanced (slightly acidic) products that will regularise your skin cycle, calm hyperactive pigment cells, exfoliate any build up of dead skin, moisturise and repair the skin barrier and most importantly, protect the skin with a physical sunblock.
     

    At ReformeMedSpa we have used our expertise and researched long and hard to select skin care and Chemical peel products that will deliver a safe, predictable and visible result to our patients.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What molecules are used in Chemical Peels?

    These treatments use molecules like Glycolic Acid, Salicylic acid, Azelaic acid, TCA amongst others, that will exfoliate your skin at different levels.

    Chemical peels are commonly used to correct and improve photoaging (sun damaged skin), hyperpigmentation (dark spots), rough skin, oily acne prone skin and fine lines or scars.

    Depending on the type of chemical peel used, shedding of various layers of the skin can be achieved to give you a smoother younger looking lustrous skin.

    What are the types of Chemical Peels?

    Peels are classed as Medium Depth or Deep depending on whether the exfoliation is only of the dead skin or if it goes down to the level of the dermis.

    A Medium Depth peel is a superficial peel that has been designed to have minimal downtime, it will leave your skin feeling soft and smooth and feeling fresh. Done as a course of 6 peels it will improve to an extent skin pigmentation, fine lines and acne scarring. It will not correct deep coarse wrinkles or skin laxity.

    A Deep Peel will generally use the TCA molecule that can be used to predictably peel to the level of the deeper (Dermis) layer of your skin.

    Is chemical peel good for your skin?

    After the age of 30 years, the skin loses its ability to repair and renew that it had when it was younger. A chemical peel can deliver predictable exfoliation and renewal of skin, returning it back to how it was earlier.

    How long do chemical peels last?

    The duration of the results you get from a chemical peel will vary from a few weeks to a few months, based on the depth of peeling. Almost all peels are done as a series of treatments separated either by a couple of weeks to a month apart.

    Are chemical peels safe?

    When performed by an expert, chemical peels are a very safe procedure, with predictable results, that will restore the glow and smoothness of your skin.


     

    What are chemical peels best for?

    Salicylic acid peels are excellent for managing Acne and related issues. Glycolic peels are good for controlled exfoliation and reducing pigmentation. TCA peels are very good for pigmentation problems. Our clinicians will choose the peel based on what problem needs to be addressed

    Chemical Peel Side Effect?

    Done by expert chemical peels have safe predictable results, but commonly associated side effects are chemical burns, and reactive hyperpigmentation, we outline all the risks and complications in our consent form.

    Chemical peel at home?

    In the age of Amazon and other e-commerce portals, you can access any peeling molecule and use it from the comfort of your home; having said that it is a dangerous thing to do. Your doctor has spent years perfecting his knowledge about the whole science of peels and therefore can deliver a more consistent and safe result.

    Costs

    * All prices quoted apply to surgery done at World Class clinic in Mumbai, India and are subject to variation based on prevalent exchange rates.

    The cost of chemical peels is either charged per peel or on a series of peels (package). Once you have had your consultation, we will tell you what you need and the associated costs.

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    Disclaimer: The content on this website is purely generated for awareness and educating purposes only. This shall not be considered as a substitute for professional advice or prescription. Every individual and their case is different, so the results mentioned on the website may vary from person to person.

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