Vitalize™ is a slightly stronger peel, but it is still considered by standard definition to be a light peel. It is ideal for treating acne, fine lines, and minor skin discolorations and blemishes.
What type of peel is vitalize?
The SkinMedica® Vitalize Peel® is a superficial chemical peel that uses lactic acid, salicylic acid, resorcinol, and retinoic acid. It offers a dramatic improvement in texture and tone. The lactic acid acts as an exfoliant and skin conditioner.
Is vitalize peel medium depth?
The Vitalize Peel is superficial to medium peel. It is the deepest of the superficial peels. It removes most of the epidermis, which we feel is the perfect depth.
What is the lightest chemical peel?
A superficial or light chemical peel is the mildest type. It can be used to treat fine lines, acne, uneven pigmentation, and dry skin. It works by removing the epidermis or topmost layer of the skin.
Is vitalize peel a VI peel?
Both the Vi and the Vitalize peels are safe and effective for the treatment of melasma in people with brown skin. They are both combination peels. For brown spot, in my experience, the Vi Peel produces a more dramatic change in 1 week. This may be because it contains phenol which the Vitalize does not.
What is the Vitalize Peel good for?
Vitalize Peel® is appropriate for patients with mild-to-moderate skin imperfections that result from skin aging and sun exposure, such as fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture. Vitalize Peel® treatments also address skin unevenness that can be caused by acne scarring or other pigmentary changes.
How many Vitalize peels do you need?
For maximum results, our facial rejuvenation Omaha experts recommend Vitalize Peel® be applied every 4-6 weeks until the desired results are achieved. Results are cumulative and maximum benefits are seen with a series of 3 or more peels.
Which SkinMedica Peel is the strongest?
SkinMedica® Rejuvenize Peel is our strongest peel. Comprised of Salicylic Acid, Lactic Acid, Resorcinol, Panthenol, and Isoceteth-20, followed by a Retinol Solution, the peel penetrates deep into the epidermis, produces the most exfoliation, and can substantially improve the appearance of the skin.
How long do you leave vitalize peel on?
Immediately after the peel and up to 24 hours:
This is temporary and will fade in a few hours. Wait until before bedtime before washing your face.
What happens after vitalize peel?
For 2 to 3 days after treatment: The skin will typically be redder than usual; it is common and expected that your skin may be red, itchy and/or irritated after treatment. Avoid excessive sun exposure and use a sunscreen recommended by Dr. Biesman and his staff for several weeks after a Vitalize Peel.
Are light chemical peels worth it?
Results. A light chemical peel improves skin texture and tone and lessens the appearance of fine wrinkles. The results are subtle but increase with repeated treatments. If you have a medium chemical peel, treated skin will be noticeably smoother.
What is a light face peel?
What is a light chemical peel? A light chemical peel might be the right choice if you have uneven pigmentation, dryness, acne or fine wrinkling. This kind of peel removes just the outer layer of skin (epidermis) in a light exfoliation and can result in a healthier glow.
What is the best face peel?
The Best At-Home Chemical Peels
- Best Overall: The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution.
- Most Intense Formula: Perfect Image Lactic Acid 50% Gel Peel.
- Targets Acne and Fine Lines: Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial.
- Best Weekly Peel: Makeup Artist’s Choice (MUAC) Mandelic Acid Peel.