What is a VI Peel?
VI Peels are a collection of chemical peels formulated to treat a variety of skin concerns. Wecarry the Original, Precision Plus, and Purify Precision Plus. The primary ingredients on VIPeels are trichloroacetic acid, salicylic acid, and phenol. On top of that, the addition ofretinoic acids, Vitamin C, and minerals aid in rejuvenation.
Trichloroacetic acid is effective in combating signs of aging from sun exposure. It can alsotreat fine lines and hyperpigmentation. Salicylic acid is great for treatingactive acne as ithelps decongest the skin of dead cells. Phenol helps alleviate the effects of sun damage, acne,hyperpigmentation,and scarring.
What is VI Peel Original?
VI Peel Original is a great first-time treatment that is safe for any age group and skin type.The treatment leaves your skin with a tighter, smoother, and more radiant appearance. It is apeel that gives an overall rejuvenation in the treated area.
What is VI Peel Precision Plus?
VI Peel Precision Plus penetrates through the top layer of skin to suppress melanogenesis.Melanogenesis is the process by which our skin produces melanin and pigments. It is safe forall skin types, penetrating into a medium-depth to treat your skin concerns. By encouragingrapid cell turnover, VI Peel Precision Plus gives you a brighter and more even skin tone!The ingredients in VI Peel Precision Plus are stronger compared to that of the Original peel.Hydroquinone and kojic acid are added into the blend to inhibit pigmentation and fightdiscoloration.
What is VI Peel Purify with Precision Plus?
What is VI Peel Purify with Precision Plus?The VI Peel Purify with Precision Plus is a two-in-one treatment that combats active acne andhyperpigmentation. It clears out dead skin cells and excessive oil on the surface of your skinto help activeacne clear up and prevent further breakouts. The combination of Precision Plusin the formula targets the production of melanin. The formula also unclogs congested poresand kills P.acne bacteria. This comprehensive peel remedies residual acne scarring, reducingtexture and pigmentation.
In addition to the blend of ingredients used in the VI Peel Precision Plus, the Purify withPrecision Plus has benzoyl peroxide and hydrocortisone. Benzoyl peroxide fights bacteriathat causes acne to reduce and prevent breakouts. Meanwhile, hydrocortisone can help sootheredness and irritation.
What Does the VI Peel Treat?
VI Peels are great for patients who have concerns about:★Early signs of aging★Rough texture★Sun damage and UV-induced pigmentation★Melasma★Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmention
How Long is the Treatment?
The treatment takes around an hour. For patients with acne concerns, the treatment may take longer as your provider performs extractions on any active acne and comedones.
What Should I Avoid Before Treatment?
Before your treatment, be sure to stay out of the sun! Remember to always use sunscreen. Avoid laser treatments 1-2 weeks before your appointment. Do not use any active ingredients such as retin-A or retinoids in your skincare for the week leading up to your appointment.
What Can I Expect During the Treatment?
During the treatment, it is normal to feel a bit warm and some tingling. You may also have temporary minimal redness. Your skin will likey start to peel 3 days after treatment.
Why am I not peeling? is this normal?
There are many reasons why you may not see the peeling, the VI peel is still working for you and exfoliating at the cellular level to brighten and improve your skin’s appearance.
What Should I Avoid After Treatment?
As always, stay out of the sun and remember to wear sunscreen! Avoid active ingredients for up to 14 days. Your provider will make recommendations for your skincare regimen following the treatment.
When can I workout?
You should avoid workout for 72-96 hours after the peel to prevent any blistering or PIH (Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation) if prone to PIH or with pigment damage/melasma it’s is suggested to avoid workout for entire 7 day peeling process.
What Should I Expect After the Treatment?
Your skin may feel dry and begin to peel a bit. Do not pick at the peeling skin. Allow it to slough off and heal on its own. As you are healing, do not use harsh ingredients on your skin that may cause additional irritation and sensitivity.
VI Peels come with a post care kit that includes a supply of sunscreen and lotion that will last you up to two weeks! The post care kit also comes with peel towelettes. Your provider will instruct you on how to use the kit.
When Will I Be Able to Notice the Results?
It takes 4-6 weeks to see the results from your treatment and may take 3 or more treatments for optimal results! For the best results, please schedule a consultation with a provider to discuss a thorough treatment plan for your skin concerns. Treatments can be combined with Diamond Glow and other laser options in between for optimal results.
For any other questions or concerns, please contact our office to schedule a personalized consultation at 714-760-9918!