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Chemical Peels

Exfoliation is key in the treatment and prevention of acne and aging. Removing dead cells from the surface reveals fresh, new skin and helps to prevent clogging and breakouts.

Spa City Spa offers an array of peels each addressing specific skin conditions. In order to best determine what peel is ideal for you please call and schedule an appointment with one of our medical aestheticians at 518-581-1888.

If you are using prescription topicals to treat acne please disconutinue use for at least 5 to 7 days prior to your scheduled peel appointment.

 

Peels:

 

Enzyme peel (all skin types, Acne)
Derived mainly from fruit or plants this peel is suitable for all skin types. A thin layer of enzyme solution is applied to the skin and then steam is used to dissolve dead skin cells and soften any impactions making extractions easier. Great for teens and adults dealing with acne.

Glycolic Acid Peel (Aging)
Derived from sugar cane this peel comes in several different strengths. This peel will remove the top layer of dead skin cells and stimulate production of Collagen and Elastin. Great for erasing those fine lines and wrinkles and diminishing age spots and acne scars. Temporarily minimizes pores for a more even texture and radiant complexion. A series of peels is recommended for best results.

Salicylic Acid Peel (Acne).
Derived from asprin this peel is great for acne and hyper-pigmentation. Ideal for unclogging pores and treating active acne. Flaking and peeling is common approximately 2 days post peel.Gentle products and a good sunscreen are recommended post peel due to the sensitivity of skin.