A well-chosen peel is one of the only ways to get picture-perfect, healthy skin. There are dozens of peels, including barely-there doses of acids in creamy bases and peels that simply brighten the complexion.
And the icing on the cake is that winter is the right time to indulge - the decreased UVA and UVB exposure lead to the best results. So why wait?
Here are 10 peels – for any skin color or type - that can get you looking fresh-faced and gorgeous in plenty of time for your holiday season!
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Mention that you are a Bungalux reader when you book a skin treatment at The Beverly Hills Institute and receive $75 towards a custom peel or $175 towards a custom peel series! Offer valid through 1/31/2012. Peel prices start at $125.
The College Peel (aka The Bright Peel)
A low dose of anti-aging TCA acid is mixed with antioxidants and three of our safe and best brighteners. Clears away surface uneven skin tone, acne spots, or light pigmentation as well as early signs of aging to reveal a beautiful, bright complexion. Ideal results for anyone in their 20s or 30s, but also refreshing for more mature complexions.
The Age Reversal (Regular or Light)
Restore youthful, tight, beautiful skin with a TCA anti-aging peel mixed at the best concentration for your skin color and type. This peel amps collagen and elastin production restoring that bouncy, fresh feel and look to the skin while simultaneously fading or eliminating skin discoloration. A favorite peel for anyone over 40 and a must for treating skin with prolonged sun exposure. Limited downtime with tremendous results.
The Clear Peel (Regular or Light)
A cocktail peel of anti-acne acids to eliminate acne, bacteria and blemishes in only a couple of days! Also a great solution to clear up congestion and clogged pores – to prevent future outbreaks. This does usually create some flaking or peeling within a couple days but it’s also available in a “light” version - appropriate for less severe conditions or as a series - with no sideeffects.
Finally a peel for red, sensitive, or overly dry skin, and anyone suffering from rosacea. The peel is customized with extra Lactic acid – a water-loving chemical – for dry skin and sensitive skin – even ones that can’t tolerate other peels or types of exfoliation. Rosacea skin is treated to a dose of calming Quassia extract, and if appropriate, a dose of Salicylic acid to fight bacteria. Skin looks calmer, younger, and healthier immediately – with no sideeffects!
The Deep Pore Cleanup
Skin is treated with an oil-soluble acid at a high concentration to dig deep and resolve blackheads, congestion, and uneven or bumpy texture. It’s also a great anti-inlammatory for active acne and a favorite to smooth thick complexions and wake up dull skin. This one has a lot of heat when its applied but no serious peeling or sideeffects.
The Spot Eraser
This is a heavy dose of lightening Arbutin and Vitamin A mixed to attack deep deposits of pigment - a peel for anyone suffering for melasma, or age or acne spots that have resisted other treatments. It is unique in that it is a strong treatment available for skin of any color. It does have some downtime though – best to schedule on a week when you can tolerate a heated complexion and then a few days of peeling and slathering on thick ointments.
The Body Peel
You will thank us for this one come May when you’re ready to reveal those forgotten limbs and posterior. Enough said!
The Deep Acne Fight
A customized one-two punch peel to clean, clear, and calm acne-ridden complexions. This is a very active peel – in essence putting The Clear Peel over The Deep Pore Cleanup then boosting it with keratolytic Vitamin A - so it does result in a few days of skin peeling or shedding, but well worth the effort for anyone suffering from long-standing or cystic acne problems.
The Vi Peel
A classic peel combining Retinoic acid and a proprietary blend of vitamins and antioxidants to improve tone, superficial pigment problems, and acne. Consistent results with a few days of downtime to accommodate skin peeling.
The Teen Peel
A customized blend of antioxidants and low-concentration clearing and cleaning agents to help maintain a lovely, clear complexion in young men and women. Great to resolve blackheads, oily complexions, and light acne concerns. Includes consultation and instruction on simple at-home care for teens.