The skin peeling associated with the VI Peel is a light, fluffy peel that will start on day three and generally be finished by the end of day four. The peeling is easily hidden by moisturizer. In some cases, the peel is virtually invisible. Patients using Retin A may experience heavier peeling.
When do you start peeling after VI peel?
VI Peel aftercare
About 4 to 6 hours after your procedure, and at least an hour before bed, you should wash off the peel using a mild cleanser and water. Your skin will likely start to peel 3 days after treatment.
How many days after chemical peel do you peel?
Peeling will generally start 48-72 hours after your treatment and can last 2-5 days. It is very important not to pick off peeling skin; peeling is minimal and easily controlled with moisturizer. Premature peeling of the skin will result in dry, cracked, raw skin that may develop into hyperpigmentation.
What should I do after VI peel?
After peeling begins, apply Vi Derm moisturizer as often as necessary for comfort or to hide any sloughing of the skin. This will also aide in elimination of picking the peeling skin. Refrain from picking the skin so redness, irritation and hyper pigmentation do not occur. You may resume your regular skin care regimen.
What are the steps of Vi Peel?
Vi-Peel: The 10-Day Post Treatment Plan
- Wash your face four hours after the peel and apply a layer of post peel protectant.
- Wash your face with a mild cleanser, pat dry, and then use one of the post peel towelettes about one hour before you go to bed.
- Wear sunscreen during the day.
Can you see results after 1 peel?
It usually takes several treatment sessions to see the desired outcomes. Most people notice some improvement after their first chemical peel, but with multiple treatments over the span of several months, patients will be astonished by how much better their skin looks.
Which VI Peel is strongest?
VI Peel Advanced is our strongest peel with a booster system formulated to combat the effects of aging. It is made with a powerful blend of ingredients to provide a deeper penetration to soften fine lines and wrinkles, enhance cellular turnover, and stimulate collagen production.
Can you leave the VI Peel on overnight?
The peel solution should stay on your skin for at least four hours, or overnight if possible.
How long does it take for a VI Peel to heal?
While the skin is healing, it may be extra sensitive, so patients should continuously wear sunscreen with an SPF 30 or higher during the peeling process. Once the skin is fully healed, in about 14 days, patients will notice a smoother, healthier complexion.
Should you moisturize after a chemical peel?
It is important to moisturize after a chemical peel. The fresh skin is sensitive, and the skin may still be peeling following the treatment. Moisturizers will not prevent the peeling process, as it is part of the chemical peel process.
How soon after VI Peel Can I use retinol?
Avoid using retinols and glycolic acids for 10 days post peel. Do not use scrubs, loofahs, exfoliating sponges or other means of mechanical exfoliation on your face for 7-10 days.
Is Vi Peel worth?
Benefits of the VI Peel
“The VI peel helps to improve the tone, texture, and clarity of the skin while reducing age spots, sun damage, and hyperpigmentation,” explains Doft. “It also softens fine lines and acne scars while stimulating collagen production for firmer, more youthful skin.”
Can you use Aquaphor after VI peel?
Cleanse the skin with cleanser (safe for post procedure). The post peel protectant (hydrocortisone cream) may sting upon application, but stinging quickly subsides. Aquaphor can be used for overly dry, chapped areas.
How do I speed up peeling after VI peel?
Keep It Moisturized
The more your skin is moisturized, the faster it’s going to heal. Try applying a thick layer of a gentle, unscented moisturizer all over your face before you got to bed at night. Not only will it help to speed up your recovery but it will also soothe your skin so that it doesn’t feel so irritated.
Can I do my own VI peel?
Remember, these are trained professionals and medical-grade chemical peels should only be administered by licensed provider. Misuse of these chemicals can have potentially harmful effects on your skin. Do not try this at home.