Skin Peel

There is always something that we would love to change about our skin whether it is to eliminate fine lines and wrinkles or help control the breakouts which then leave us with scars. There are many treatments we can choose from but we all want results.

We use an advanced, high quality range of chemical solutions which are safe, effective and easy to manage. The facial peel is designed to help clients with concerns such as hyper-pigmentation, skin aging, acne, stretch marks and other skin imperfections.

A chemical peel is a technique used to improve and smooth the texture of the skin which causes the dead skin to shed off or often peel off.

Each peel can be tailored for the clients skins need. The peel depending on their needs will:

Purify and oxygenate the skin, leaving it free of impurities.

Close open pores, improve texture of the skin and increase thickness of the epidermis.

Address the effects of skin aging, softening wrinkles and adding firmness.

Even skin tone, adds luminosity and smoothe imperfections .

Lighten dark spots providing a depigmenting effect

Reduce the manifestation of acne and improve appearance of scars.

Chemical Peel

A Chemical Peel is a solution applied to the face to remove dead skin cells from the top layers of the skin helping to speed up and stimulate the growth of new cells. The aim is to improve the appearance of the skin and can help with a multitude of problems from pigmentation to scarring and stretch marks, hydration, acne, skin texture, fine lines and wrinkles.

TCA

Trichloroacetic acid acts by denaturing the proteins of the epidermis, causing ischemic necrosis, evidenced by the formation of frosting (whitening) and alterations in the elasticity of the skin.

Indications

Moderate photoageing.
Moderate post-acne marks.
Dark spots.
Mild to moderate wrinkles.

Purfiying Peel

Purifying Peel is a combination of Salicylic Acid and Azelaic Acid, which renews the skin by lifting dead cells off the surface and stimulating the proliferation of cells in the basal layer
underneath, what improves the health of oily and acne-prone skin. With the application of Purifying Peel you can quickly achieve substantial improvement in the appearance of acne-related disorders.

Purifying Peel is ideal to:
 Control sebaceous secretion
 Reduce dilated pores
 Improve cases of acneic couperosis

Indication
Acne and acneic scars
Folliculitis
Hyperkeratosis
Acneic couperose

Salicylic

The ability of salicylic acid to exfoliate the stratum corneum makes it a good agent for peeling. In particular, its comedolytic property turns the salicylic acid into a useful peeling agent for patients with acne. It is considered a keratolytic agent thanks to the role of salicylic acid as a demolytic agent, because it is able to disrupt cellular junctions rather than breaking or lysing intercellular keratin filaments. Salicylic acid as a peeling agent has numerous indications, including acne vulgaris, melasma, photo-damage, freckles and lentigines.

Indication
Advanced and severe wrinkles (biological age 45+)
Photo-damaged skin
Pigmentation disorders
Flaccidity
Acne related disorders
Scars and stretch marks

Mandelic

Since the mandelic acid molecules are bigger than the ones of other alfa hydro acids used in chemical peelings, it goes through the skin more slowly and less deeply. Therefore, Mandelic Peel is less harsh and bettter tolerated by everyone. As a result, there is less overall irritation when compared with other AHAs, which is beneficial for those who have sensitive skin that is prone to inflammation. Mandelic acid has an antibacterial effect on the skin, which makes it a viable choice for those with acne-prone skin who want to have a chemical peel but are worried about clogged pores and irritation as a result. Mandelic Peel is also a possible choice for those who have never had a chemical peel before and want results that are gentle on the skin.

indication
Inflammatory Acne
Rosacea
Hyperpigmentations
Sensitive and dark skins (phototypes IV to VI)
Hyperkeratinisation
Age Spots

Lactic

One of the gentlest chemical peels is the lactic acid peel. It is an alpha hydroxy acid like glycolic acid, but is much gentler and helps the skin maintain its ideal PH factor. Lactic acid peels are recommended for people who have very sensitive skin that might not be able to tolerate the slightly more intense peels. Lactic Peel exfoliates the surface of the skin while it cleans deeply the pores. It stimulates natural collagen production and reduces the intensity of skin Hyper pigmentation. It can brighten and lighten the skin and improve the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Indication
 Dry and Dehydrated Skins
 Keratotic lesions
 Hyperpigmentations
 Chrono-ageing
 Acne related lesions

Glycolic

Glycolic acid is currently a popular treatment for wrinkles and acne. It is part of the natural alpha hydroxyl family. When applied on the skin, it helps to remove the “glue” that holds the older, rougher and dryer skin on the surface. When that top layer of the skin is eliminated, the fresh and new layer becomes visible. Glycolic peel process triggers the production of new collagen and elastin and, as a result, erases fine lines and wrinkles, evens out skin discoloration and improves skin texture.

Indication
Mild to moderate wrinkles
Rough and Dull Skin
Keratotic lesions
Hyperpigmentations
Acne related problems

Rejuvenating

Rejuvenating Peel is a uniquely tailored specific combination of Pyruvic Acid and Lactic Acid.
It is designed to lift the stratum corneum without invasive damage to the underlying viable epidermis. It consists in a safe chemical peel that is ideal for all skin types.

Rejuvenating Peel has been developed to:
 Fight against moderate and advanced wrinkles
 Provide anti-flaccidity action
 Revitalise skin

Indication
Moderate and advanced wrinkles
Dull and sagging skin
Devitalised skin

Radiance

Radiance Peel is a chemical peel with superficial action and with innovative whitening ingredients. These ingredients make it possible to achieve a homogeneous skin tone by attenuating pigmentary irregularities. Radiance Peel is an anti-ageing peel that implements a lasting whitening effect and diminishes the visible signs of photo-damage and provides a brightening effect by removing dead surface cells.

Indications:

Chloasma and Melasma

Age spots

Photo-ageing

Solar lentigo

Frequently asked questions

Is a Peel painful?

You can experience some mild discomfort while the solution is on the skin. There can be certain areas on the face where you will feel it more than others. Expect the skin to feel tight after the treatment as most of the peels help to close up pores and firm the skin.

What to expect after a Facial Peel?

Immediately after the facial peel, the skin can appear quite pink and in most cases the skin may feel sensitive although these effects might be less noticeable with each repeated treatment.

The skin can experience peeling or flaking a couple of days after the treatment, allow the dead skin to shed off itself otherwise ignoring this advice could lead to scarring.

What does the facial peel do?

The peel works by encouraging deep exfoliation of different surface layers of the skin. It increases cell regeneration and restoration of collagen and elastin fibres.

Who is a facial peel for?

Anyone with concerns such as hyperpigmentation, skin aging, acne, stretch marks and other skin imperfections. After the peel the skin will appear younger, hydrated and luminous.

What are the benefits?

Each peel can be tailored for your skins needs. The peel – depending on your needs – will:

  • Purify and oxygenate the skin, leaving it free of impurities.
  • Close open pores and improve texture.
  • Addresses the effects of skin aging, softening wrinkles.
  • Even / lighten / reduce / improve.
  • Lightens dark spots.
  • Reduces the manifestation of acne and improves appearance of scars.
HOW DOES THE PEELING PROCESS WORK?

Prior to a chemical peel, your skin needs to be prepared with a product that is able to degrease the surface. After this, a chemical acid solution is applied to the skin surface and left there for a specific period of time so that the product can act on the skin. After this time, another chemical solution is applied to neutralise the traces of the acid that raise the pH of the skin to counteract the effects of the acids. Over the following 1 to 14 days, depending on how deep the chemical peel has been, the skin surface peels off. This procedure destroys part of the skin cell connections in a controlled way, so that renewed and healthy skin can grow.

How often can I repeat a peel session?

Superficial and medium depth peel procedures might be repeated every 2 weeks. However, 3 to 6 peels may be needed to achieve the desired results, and for deep peels only one procedure is recommended.

TOSKANI Peelings are suitable to achieve superficial to medium peels.

How long does the peel procedure take?

Superficial to medium peel procedures do not take more than 30 minutes. Larger body parts will require more times. Deep peels can take up to 60 min and are only applied on face, neck and décolletage.

Does it burn?

You may feel a slight stinging or tingling sensation which will subside after just a few seconds. Numbing takes place once the first Perfect Peel solution is applied. A fan or cool breeze may be used for your comfort.*

How much will I peel?

The amount of peeling skin after having a Perfect Peel is mainly the removal of thin sheets of epidermis skin. This begins around day three, and generally is completed by day six or seven.

Can I go out in the sun?

Sun exposure should be avoided before and after treatment.

Will the treatment affect my daily routine?

Normal activities may be resumed immediately post peel. We recommend avoiding heavy exercise and excessive sweating during the peeling process for best results.*

How many treatments will I need?

Just one treatment of The Perfect Peel, will improve overall skin tone and your complexion will appear smooth, glowing and fresh. Depending on skin conditions, multiple treatments may be necessary for desired results. A series of 2-3 treatments applied once every 4 weeks will allow for optimal results for more severe skin conditions such as Melasma and active acne.

HOW DOES THE PEELING PROCESS WORK?

Prior to a chemical peel, your skin needs to be prepared with a product that is able to degrease the surface. After this, a chemical acid solution is applied to the skin surface and left there for a specific period of time so that the product can act on the skin. After this time, another chemical solution is applied to neutralise the traces of the acid that raise the pH of the skin to counteract the effects of the acids. Over the following 1 to 14 days, depending on how deep the chemical peel has been, the skin surface peels off. This procedure destroys part of the skin cell connections in a controlled way, so that renewed and healthy skin can grow.

Perfect Peel summary

Treatment care

PRE-TREATMENT CARE

PRE-TREATMENT CARE

  • Avoid using self-tanners, scrubs or exfoliating agents for at least 48 hours prior to peel.
  • Stop glycolic acid and Retin A/Retinol products two weeks prior to your peel treatment.
  • Do not wax facial hair for 2 weeks beforehand.
  • Notify us if you have a history of cold sores, fever blisters or herpes outbreak anywhere on the face prior to appointment.
  • Avoid sun exposure and tanning for at least 1 month prior and one month after peel.
POST-TREATMENT CARE

POST-TREATMENT CARE

  • Avoid exercise and heat treatments (sauna, steam rooms, sunbeds) for 24hrs after procedure.
  • For the next 24-48hrs avoid the use of abrasive sponges or exfoliating products; applying recommended moisturiser at least twice daily.
  • Avoid products containing alpha-hydroxy acids unless advised by your treatment provider.
  • Do not peel, pick, scratch or scrape skin or any loose skin resulting from the treatment. This must come off in it’s own time with no assistance. Ignoring this advice can lead to scarring.
  • Do not wax facial hair for 2 weeks post treatment.
  • Delay the use of makeup for 24-48hrs (if you need to put it on, we recommend mineral makeup).
  • Adverse reactions to chemical peels are rare but can include peeling; redness; scabbing; infection; recurrence of cold sores and prolonged sensitivity to wind and sun.
A LITTE MORE INFORMATION

A LITTLE MORE INFORMATION

Mesopeel Treatment

What is a mesopeel treatment?
A mesopeel is a pharmaceutical grade chemical peel. A chemical peel is a dermo-cosmetic procedure that consists of provoking accelerated skin regeneration in a controlled manner through application of chemoexfoliation agents that are used to act on different layers of the skin.

What are the benefits of this?
The peeling action causes the elimination of the external layers of the skin with the objective of stimulating collagen, elastin and glycosaminoglycan production, thus enhancing its physiological and mechanical characteristics. 

Objectives;

  • Purify and oxygenate the skin, leaving it moisturised and free of impurities.
  • Close open pores, improve the texture of the skin and increase thickness of the epidermis.
  • Address the effects of skin aging, softening wrinkles and adding turgidity.
  • Unify skin tone, add luminosity and smooth cutaneous imperfections.
  • Lighten and attenuate pigmented lesions, providing a depigmenting effect.
  • Reduce the manifestations of acne and improve the appearance of scars.

Do different peels work deeper than others?
Yes, chemical peels can be classified into four levels, depending on its depth of action, which in turn correlates with the nature and intensity of the lesions to treat.

Highly Superficial (Superficial Stratum Corneum) – Increases uniformity of skin tone for a more luminous appearance.

Superficial (epidermal to basal layer) – Stimulates epidermal growth by removing the stratum corneum. This causes skin to flake in a similar way to that occurring after excessive exposure to the sun.

Medium (papillary dermis) – Medium peels affect the papillary dermis, causing significant flaking by inducing superficial dermal inflammation. It completely removes the epidermis, which then renews until fully regenerated. Medical Only.

Deep (reticular dermis) – Deep chemoexfoliation leads to an inflammatory reaction of the reticular dermis, inducing collagen and elastin fibre reconstruction. Advanced Medical I.e. Dermatologist.

What makes some go deeper into the skin than others?
Chemical peels reach distinctive depths depending of different factors such as skin typology (history, thickness, integrity of the epidermal barrier), type, concentration and PH level of the substance used and the skin preparation and application techniques used in performing the treatment.

Can peels be used on all skin types and phototypes?
No. Peels are selected on the basis of the nature of the cases to treat, as well as patient’s individual characteristics, especially the phototypes. Low phototypes present less risk of suffering PIH (Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation’s). You should always determine the advisability of performing chemoexfoliation on high phototypes (type 5 and 6) patients.

Can these treatments be performed on the body?
Mesopeel ensures unbeatable, progressive results for both facial and body treatments.

What different peels are available?
We offer a wide range of AHA, BHA and combined acid peels ranging from practitioner up to medical level, each suiting different varieties of skin concerns.

Can the peels be combined?
Yes, more than one peel can be performed in the same session to achieve maximum and deeper results. The peels however should be removed and neutralised between each application.

How many sessions are recommended?
This does generally depend on the peel being used. A lot of our medical peels the TCA in particular, should only be performed once every twice a year. However, our highly superficial, superficial and medium strength peels are generally able to be performed in sessions of six treatments, with two weeks between each treatment.

Is there are recommended homecare to prepare the skin prior to a peel?
The Brightening peel booster or the Resurfacing peel booster is recommended to be applied nightly to the skin 15 days prior to a skin peel to prepare the skin.

Is there any specific aftercare that should be followed?
The client should be using mesoestetic hydra milk cleanser, hydratonic, fast skin repair, hydra-vital factor k and moisturising sun protection SPF 50+. This is all available as a pack called the post-peel pack which is recommended for use following any of our peel treatments. Using the products will reduce irritation, peeling and chances of having any adverse reactions.

Is it recommended to continue peels as a maintenance treatment following your recommended sessions?
Regular maintenance peels, several times a year, sustain the skin’s healthy appearance, improving texture and providing a preventative, anti-aging effect. Peel frequency is dependent on the type of peel being performed, a session can be repeated generally up to four times a year to maintain results. Some of our medical peels however should not be performed more than twice a year maximum.

Can peel treatments be combined with other treatments?
As well as being a highly efficient treatment for skin aging, acne and pigmented lesions, mesopeel is an ideal tool for optimising other medical aesthetic procedures such as; mesotherapy, botulinum toxin, radiofrequency, micro needling and electroporation among others.

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