If you want to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, gain a more even skin texture, and give your skin a glow, but you don't want to have a laser treatment, skin rejuvenation through the amazing facial peels at our Beverly Hills med spa are an impressively effective option.
They improve skin texture and tone, smooth fine lines, improve superficial discoloration and reduce inflammation.
At Cassileth Cosmetic Medicine in Beverly Hills, we offer a variety of the best facial peels to match your needs and your lifestyle. For discoloration, fine wrinkles and overall skin resurfacing we offer TCA, ViPeel and the Perfect Peel; for a milder option we offer Melange Mini-Peel.
Facial peels work on two levels: they cause the outer layer of dead (and often discolored) skin cells to slough off, revealing, fresh new skin; and they penetrate deeply to instigate collagen production, transforming skin at a cellular level leaving you with smooth, glowing skin.
Facial peels take between 20-60 minutes depending on the areas treated. We will evaluate your skin and determine which peel is the best for you. We start by cleaning the skin to prepare it for the peel, and then we apply the solution to one area at a time. You may feel a bit of tingling for 5 – 10 seconds as the peel is applied. After the peel we apply sunscreen and you are on your way - you can resume regular activities immediately after treatment. It's important to remember that a peel increases the skin's sensitivity to the sun so limit sun exposure during the peeling phase and be sure to apply adequate sunscreen.
To optimize results, we recommend 3 - 4 peels a year.
Immediately following the peel, and for up to 3 days after, your skin may look light yellow, red or tan depending on which peel you have. For the deeper peels, on the third day after the peel the superficial layers of skin will flake and start to peel. This usually lasts for 3 – 4 days. On approximately the 7th day after the treatment, peeling stops, revealing bright new, clear, beautiful skin. Once your skin has finished peeling, you may begin wearing makeup.
The beautiful skin rejuvenating results from our facial peels last up to 6 months or longer with good skin maintenance. To prolong and protect your results, use high quality skin care products including a daily application of SPF of 50 or higher, and keep sun exposure to a minimum. Consult with our team to learn about the best skin care regimen to maximize your results.
Note that some conditions like acne scars, enlarged pores and hyper pigmentation may require multiple applications.
Physically, you can resume your daily activities immediately. However, you should plan for social down time, especially on days 3 -4 after the more intense peels. We recommend that you allow 2 weeks of recovery time before any important social functions.