Although chemical peels have been around since ancient Egyptian times, when peel instruction in medical and aesthetic textbooks took hold in the 1980s, much has changed today. Aggressive peels were being used globally by the early 1900s, and in the 30s and 40s, women from the Eastern Bloc settled in New York, New York and Los Angeles, California where they opened practices specifically to peel…
According to most medical practitioners, the goal of a chemical peel is to remove a predictable, uniform thickness of damaged skin, which subsequently allows for normal wound healing and skin rejuvenation to occur while simultaneously minimizing complications, such as scarring and unwanted pigmentary change.1 {mprestriction ids="3,4,26,18,6,7,8,9,14,18"} PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS One of the most important preliminary practices for the application of a chemical peel is to qualify…
Exfoliation is the new cleansing step. Just as quality cleansing removes dirt, oil, and makeup, exfoliation goes a little deeper to rid skin of critical factors which advance the signs of aging and affect skin health. Over the last decade, clinical research has shown that the cumulative impact of environmental factors like pollution particles, ultraviolet rays, blue light, chemicals, and urban dust accelerate a loss…
Reduce downtime and inflammation while growing a business with great results. Chemical peels provide solutions for an array of client skin concerns and, as with most professional treatment options, often work best when performed in a series. Whether clients are seeking aesthetic services to combat acne, aging, hyperpigmentation, or simply achieve a more vibrant complexion, the amazing array of formulas and ingredients provide exceptional solutions…
Glycolic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), is an ingredient product developers incorporate into topical formulations as an exfoliant in creams, gels, or lotions. It has a characteristic light smell that dissipates within seconds after application. It acts as a chemical exfoliant, meaning it melts dead skin cells off the surface of the epidermis instead of mechanically sluffing them off as a scrub would. {mprestriction…

January 2022

Skin Care Blogs

Brands of the Month

  • DMK Skin Revision Center
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc