Peel the love this holiday season with winter’s favorite spa treatment. Chemical peels are a fabulous way to hit “reset” on the complexion, and while you can opt in for a peel anytime of the year, the cooler months are definitely an optimal time to schedule this spa exclusive appointment.
So, what is a Chemical Peel?
Let’s start with the basics. A chemical peel is skincare technique performed ONLY by a trained aesthetician (no trying this at home, kids). The goal of this specific peel treatment is to help remove dry skin and impurities on the outermost layer of skin to help reveal the smooth, supple skin underneath.
What is the downtime after treatment?
Well, that depends. Peels are available in different levels, with lower level peels usually requiring little to no downtime. On the other hand, high level peels can cause moderate to severe skin flaking, which is why clients are instructed to stay out of the sun and follow a strict skin care routine. This is also why winter is often the best time to book your chemical peel!
Consult your aesthetician or find a spa near you to find the level that is right for you. COSMEDIX chemical peels range from low Level 1 to a moderate Level 2!
What are the benefits of a chemical peel?
Every peel is different, but common benefits include a brighter complexion, smoother skin, reduced fine lines and wrinkles, a more even skin tone and radiant-looking skin. You can always choose a peel that addresses specific skincare concerns for a more “targeted” result. What’s not to love?
COSMEDIX Chemical Peel Recommendations:
For the Peel Beginner: Pomegranate Peel (Level 1)
If you’re a newbie to the game of peels, the low-level Pomegranate Peel is the perfect place to start. Made with Fruit Enzymes and Lactic Acid, this antioxidant-rich treatment works with all skin types to help lift away dry skin and brighten the complexion. And, the best part? Unlike its stronger counterparts, this gentle peel works at the surface level so that you can carry on with your day while experiencing minimal skin peeling.
For Blemish-Prone Skin: Clarity Peel (Level 1 + Retinol)
Give skin a moment of Clarity with this Exfoliating and Clarifying Treatment. If stubborn blemishes and congested skin are your skincare concerns, then this Level 1 Peel with retinol was made for you. Formulated specifically for blemish-prone and oily skin types, Clarity features two chemical exfoliants—Lactic Acid and Salicylic Acid—and Vitamin A to help refine and clarify the look of skin as it washes away pore-clogging impurities.
For Uneven Skin Tone and Texture: Deep Sea Peel (Level 2)
Uneven skin tone and texture is a common skincare concern that can be addressed with the proper facial peel. If smooth skin is what you seek, ask your aesthetician about the COSMEDIX Deep Sea Peel. This polishing treatment is part chemical exfoliant, part manual scrub that helps resurface the complexion while improving the look of uneven skin.
For the Peel Pro: Timeless (Level 2 + Retinol)
Made for the peel expert, Timeless Peel is COSMEDIX highest level peel that helps dramatically improve the look of skin. With 30% AGP Retinol Complex and 30% Lactic Acid, this age-defying peel contains the highest level of potent ingredients to encourage healthy skin renewal while improving the look of wrinkles and pigmentation. Powerful results may include mild to moderate skin flaking.
Check out our spa finder here to find your local COSMEDIX aesthetician and learn more about what peel might be best for you!