The Perfecting Peel is a unique peeling option for all clients, including those with aging, discolored, sensitive or acne prone skin. The only peel to contain 20% Mandelic Acid, the PCA Skin Perfecting Peel is a gentle yet effective chemical exfoliator, resulting in smoother skin texture and more even skin tone. Clinical studies have shown it is effective in treating acne and hyper-pigmentation, including melasma.
Chemical peels are the #5 most requested non-surgical procedure in the world!
This gentle peel is perfect for sensitive or melanated skin and can be customized to fit your skin's needs.
Along with the peel, you will have a custom treatment including custom serums and toners. The best part is minimal downtime with immediate results!
Mandelic Acid (20%) -an AHA found in bitter almonds. It dissolves the the bonds between the cells for easier exfoliation.
Lactic Acid (10%) - an AHA found in milk and sugars. Lactic acid is part of the skin's natural moisturizing factor, keeping the skin moisturized.
Indian Gooseberry - a botanical ingredient that contains a high amount of tannins. Tannins have been shown to reduce discoloration and visible signs of aging.
Silymarin - found in the milk thistle plant. This powerful antioxidant provides anti-inflammatory action and have a protective effect against oxidative stress.
STEP 1: CLEANSE - Your skin will be thoroughly cleansed to remove any dead skin cells and left over makeup.
STEP 2: TONE - A hydrating toner will be applied to keep your skin feel more glossy and replenish any lost moisture.
STEP 3: PEEL - Your Perfecting Peel will be applied in layers (depending on your skin type) and be left on for 3-5 minutes to dry. With multiple treatments, we can apply a higher level of peel for further results.
STEP 4: TREAT - A custom serum will be applied to treat your skin needs.
STEP 5: PROTECT - The whole treatment is followed with sunblock and moisturizer to leave you with that new skin feel.
- Anyone pregnant or nursing
- Anyone with nut allergies
- Anyone with a current sunburn, skin irritation or herpes
- Anyone on accuntane in the last 6 months
- Anyone with botox/fillers applied in the last week
- Anyone with an impaired immune system
Results can be immediate, with clearer, brighter skin from the moment you leave our studio. 2-3 treatments spaced out once a month are recommended for best results.
During your appointment, you may find mild tingling and discomfort.
Peels are known as the 'lunch hour treatment', they take under 30 minutes and you can return to your normal life immediately after the treatment. Makeup and showering are all safe.
-no heavy sweating for 48 hrs
-no direct shower spray for 48hrs
-no hot tubs/ sauna for 48hrs
-no mechanical exfoliation for 48hrs
Your skin will be sensitive to the sun, it is best to apply sunscreen daily and every two hours if you are in the sun for a prolonged time period.
Your skin will be immediately brighter, smoother and clearer.
After your appointment, you may be red and the skin may feel sun burnt. This usually subsides within a few hours.
Depending on your skin type and level of peel, you may find mild peeling or flaking for up to 3 days after your treatment. Best results can be seen after 7 days.
Always wear sunscreen.