Chemical Peeling

Chemical Peeling at Ascend Spa

Nowadays, there are a lot of options available towards getting that youthful glow for your skin. From the most complicated of plastic surgeries, to a simple face lift or chemical peel – there are about a hundred options that one can choose from to remove dead skin cells and get rid of that old, wrinkled look to give your spirits a lift and your morale a boost.

When we go out and get exposed to sunlight, the outer layer of our skin gets damaged and dead skin cells remain embedded on our skin, resulting from the dirt that gets stuck to the pores. Thus, as we grow old, the skin looks more dull and lifeless. When you add the acne scars, freckles and other facial blemishes, you really would like to have an option to restore that youthful glow that only movie stars seem to exude on screen, no matter how old or young they are.

What Is Chemical Peel?

If you would not like to go for the surgical and more complicated procedures such as face lift and plastic surgery, chemical peel is definitely an option for you. Chemical peels are exfoliation treatments which smooth out upper layers of the skin with the use of a chemical or acid. Chemical peels have been performed in the U.S. for many years and are very common amongst those who have skin concerns. Ascend Medical Spa offers a variety of specialty compounded chemical peel procedures for the treatment of various skin concerns.The procedure also enhances your overall look by removing the damaged outer skin layers. This is applicable and recommended for people with uneven skin tones, for people with wrinkles and facial scars from pimple/acne, and for people who just need to improve their skin texture.

Lactic Acid

Lactic Acid peels help to increase cell turnover, lighten pigmentation, increase epidermal and dermal hydration, decreases fine lines and wrinkles, assist with the release of comedones, and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. This peel is appropriate for sensitive types and an excellent introductory resurfacing treatment*.

Glycolic Acid Peel

Glycolic acid encourages new cell regeneration and help to improve skin tone. They can aid in reducing mild acne scars and fine lines and can help unclog pores. Glycolic acid peels are considered a light grade peel and can help relieve chronic dry skin and uneven pigmentation*.

Modified Jessner’s Peel

Jessner Acid is a blend of Lactic Acid, Salicylic Acid and Resorcinol. It’s an effective but gentle chemical peel designed to help you achieve dramatic improvement in texture and tone with minimal downtime. This renewal process has been clinically proven to help conditions including fine lines, photo damage, pigment irregularities and acne. It is gentle enough to use every two to three weeks for maximum benefits*.

Kojic Acid

Kojic Acid is a natural antibacterial and antifungal agent that is also proven to be very effective with the reduction of superficial pigmentation and a great alternative to clients sensitive to hydroquinone. This peel is a great add on to a microdermabrasion treatment.

  • Chemical peels can help improve*:
  • Acne*
  • Blackheads and Whiteheads*
  • Scarring*
  • Fine lines*
  • Rough skin texture*
  • Uneven skin tone*
  • Dull skin*

*Disclaimer: Individual results may vary from person to person

Chemical peels are available in various concentrations. The intensity level will vary depending on your particular skin concern. A Chemical peel is often combined with laser skin treatments for best results. We may recommend starting with a chemical peel before laser treatment to ensure proper laser penetration. We also carry a wide range of laser treatments which also improve skin texture, pigmentation or uneven skin tone as well as fine lines and dull skins. Combination therapy may be recommended however, if you are new to cosmetic skin treatments, we do recommend coming in for a complimentary, no obligation consultation with us.
We encourage all clients to visit us for a complimentary skin consultation. At this time we will analyze your skin and provide recommendations for what treatment is best for you based on your skinís needs and your personal goals for your skin.


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