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RESERVOIR 

Clinic

Edwardes st Family Clinic   

32 EDWARDES STREET, RESERVOIR, VIC 3073 AUSTRALIA 

Craigieburn Clinic 

Craigieburn Medical And Cosmetic

Clinic

33 Craigieburn Road,

Craigieburn, 

 VIC 3064 AUSTRALIA 

 Call us: (03) 9333 1898

0426 995 099 

Chemical Peels 

  • Smooth the textures of the skin.
  • Price starts at $ 99. 
  • Remove dead skin.
  • Well known.
  • Treating freckles and skin issues.
  • Less wrinkle.
  • Economic price.
  • Takes few minutes.

CHEMICAL PEELS

Chemical Peels in Melbourne 

 

Chemical peels are one of the popular facial treatment services offered by Dr Manal Youssef at MY Natural Look Clinic. 

 

A professional chemical peel is relatively reliable procedure and can be used to treat a variety of common skin problems on the face and body (such as the hands, neck and décolletage).

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What is a Chemical Peel?

 

As the name suggests, a chemical peel involves the application of a chemical solution which acts as a peeling agent on problem areas with skin concerns such as sun damage, wrinkles, acne, scarring and pigmentation. 

 

Besides the exfoliating action, a chemical peel also works by stimulating cell renewal, regenerating and restoring the skin to a refined and more youthful looking complexion.There are several different types of chemical peel treatments available, ranging from very superficial to medium depth, depending on the type and concentration of peeling agent selected.

 

Depending on your specific skin type and condition, the most appropriate type of chemical peel(s) will be selected by the doctor and a treatment program will be tailored according to your needs. Sometimes, chemical peels may be combined with other cosmetic treatments such as microneedling, anti-wrinkle injections or dermal fillers to provide faster and improved results.

Types of Chemical Peels

 

At MY Natural Look, we currently offer superficial (acts through the epidermis) chemical peels to treat a wide variety of skin problems such as:

 

  • Acne and acne scarring.
  • Blackheads and/or whiteheads.
  • Photo-damaged and ageing skin.
  • Fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Pigmentation and skin blemishes.
  • Rough skin texture.
  • Dull looking skin.

 

A superficial peel removes the top layer of dead skin cells and is able to produce immediate visible cosmetic results, revealing refreshed, softer and smoother complexion. Superficial peels are personally performed by our qualified doctor and need to be repeated on several occasions for a noticeable improvement of skin concerns. Depending on the skin concern being treated and type of chemical peel used, a series of 5-8 peels every 2-4 weeks accompanied by using a prescribed skincare regime at home is recommended to achieve and maintain the best possible results.

 

The active ingredients we use for our superficial chemical peels include Alpha-hydroxy Acids (AHAs) such as Glycolic Acid and Beta-hydroxy Acids (BHAs) such as Salicylic Acid.

Glycolic Acid Peel

 

Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) are naturally occurring carboxylic acids derived from fruit and milk sugars. Glycolic acid is derived from sugar cane and the smallest of the AHA molecules. Due to its smaller molecular size and thereby better penetration, glycolic acid is believed to be more reliable for skincare than other AHAs such as lactic acid. 

 

Glycolic Acid Peel Melbourne

 

Glycolic acid acts on the epidermis of the skin by exfoliating surface dead cells that make the skin look dull and rough. It also penetrates under the epidermis where it acts to disperse melanin (pigment in the basal cells), increases the production of new and younger-looking cells, and restores hydration and plumpness in the skin through an increase in dermal fillers and collagen density.

 

Glycolic acid peels can be used to promote softer, smoother skin, fade wrinkles, lighten age spots and decrease blemishes. Nicknamed the “lunchtime peel”, it is a very short procedure which patients can go for during the lunch break and resume daily tasks after the treatment.

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Salicylic Acid Peel

 

Different skin problems respond to different peels. In the case of oily and acne-prone skin, it responds well to salicylic acid (a BHA) as it is oil-soluble and penetrates deeper into the skin. It is perfect for clearing oily and clogged pores, removing dirt and sebum.

Pre-Peel Preparation

 

Two weeks before your chemical peel you will need to start preparing your skin:For all chemical peels – Cleanse once a day with a specialised cleanser recommend by your doctor as appropriate for your particular skin type.

 

For Glycolic Acid Peels – Cleanse once a day with a specialised Glycolic Acid cleanser and use a specialised pre-peel product recommend by your doctor. The pre-peel enhancement product is essential to prepare your skin’s condition for the treatment, reduce side effects and ensure better results.

 

It is also essential to protect your skin from sun exposure and use at least an SPF30+ sunscreen every day.

After a Chemical Peel

 

The deeper the peel, the greater the likelihood of experiencing side effects, with increased recovery time needed. Some side effects that can occur include swelling, redness and stinging. 

 

Superficial peels may just cause mild irritation and require minimal post-peel care.

 

Post-treatment care will depend of the type of peel performed and your skin’s reaction to the peel. A Quick Recovery Cream containing anti-inflammatory ingredients and emollients may be prescribed by your doctor as needed.

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Post-Peel Care

 

After a chemical peel, your skin will need gentle care and may be more sensitive to UV light.

 

  • Use a gentle facial cleanser and good hydrating moisturizer containing dermal fillers 2-3 times daily.
  • Avoid scrubs, exfoliants and acne cleansers unless otherwise instructed. These products will only further irritate the skin, therefore slowing down the healing process.
  • Do not pick or peel away any crusts that may form after a chemical peel. Removing the skin prematurely can lead to complications such as hyper-pigmentation. To gently remove dead skin, the use of Micro-dermabrasion Paste is recommended a few days after the peel is performed.
  • It is essential to protect your skin from sun exposure by using at least an SPF30+ sunscreen every day
Address

RESERVOIR 

Clinic

Edwardes St Family Clinic 

32 EDWARDES STREET, 

RESERVOIR, 

VIC 3073, 

AUSTRALIA

Craigieburn 

Clinic 

Craigieburn Medical And Cosmetic Centre

33 Craigieburn Road

Craigieburn 

VIC 3064, 

AUSTRALIA

Contact

Phone:  (03) 9333 1898

     o426 995 099 

Email:  info@drmanalyoussef.com.au

Website:  www.drmanalyoussef.com.au

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