Chemical Skin Peels Geelong

Chemical Skin Peels have been used for over 100 years to create an even and controlled shedding of built up or damaged skin cells. Although our skin is able to replace old cells, with new one’s overtime this natural exfoliating process begins to slow down. A peel involves using a solution applied to the skin to remove dead skin cells in the upper layer of skin and stimulate the production of new skin cells. It unblocks pores, tightens the skin, reduces wrinkling, reduces superficial pigmentation and restores a more youthful appearance. Each year thousands of peels are performed in Australia.

Peels are most often performed on the face but may also be beneficial on other areas of the body including the backs of the hands, neck, chest and back.

What can chemical skin peels treat?

Peels can effectively improve a wide variety of skin conditions including:

  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Uneven pigmentation
  • Shallow acne scars
  • Sun-damaged skin
  • Age spots
  • Freckling

Do Chemical Skin Peels Hurt?

Most patients experience a warm to hot sensation, which may last as long as ten minutes. Reactions to peels are dependent on the type of peel undertaken. For superficial peels, there is immediate softening of the skin without any visible post treatment reddening, making them very popular as quick and effective ‘lunchtime’ treatments.

Why choose Geelong Veins, Skin and Laser for Chemical Skin Peels?

Chemical Skin Peels performed at Geelong Veins Skin & Laser are based on organic compounds such as lactic and ascorbic acids. These ingredients work with your skin’s natural physiology to restore a healthier, clearer more luminous skin tone and texture.

How many treatments are needed?

Chemical Skin Peels are usually prescribed as a course of four to six. Over the course your skin therapist will tailor the actives and strengths according to your skins individual responses. The treatment takes about 30 minutes and you can return to work immediately afterward. There is a Procedure peel for every skin type, even the most sensitive. Developed and tested by dermatologists to ensure optimal results with maximum safety.

Meet our Beauty/Dermal Therapist – Charlotte Woolfe

Charlotte is a trained beauty therapist and is currently undertaking her degree in Dermal Therapy at Victoria University.  She offers brow and lash tinting, and brow shaping treatments with a keen eye for symmetry and beauty. Charlotte can treat difficult hair problems that are unsuitable for laser hair removal with electrolysis, including fair hair and facial areas. As a trained laser therapist Charlotte also performs laser hair removal for all hair areas.  Charlotte has a special interest in assessing skin conditions and preparing an individualised plan for clients to achieve their skin needs and resolve skin problems including acne, scarring, stretchmarks and signs of ageing. Treatments you can book with Charlotte include facials, microdermabrasion, skin needling, BBL (Broad Band Light) and photorejuvenation.

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