Trichloracetic acid (TCA) peels are used to help correct fine lines, fade superficial scars, minimal laxity and pigmentation problems. It can help people of all skin types- Asian, African American, Italian and other darker skin tones can safely undergo beneficial resurfacing. This peel can be used on the face, neck, chest, back, arms, hands, etc. Anywhere you wish to rejuvenate or improve your skin. TCA is the active ingredient in the Obaji peel which is applied in multiple layers.
Procedure time: 15-20 minutes
Recovery Time: 4-10 days (varies)
Price: $ 125
You should not have a chemical peel if
You will continue to have excessive sun exposure.
Active Herpes Simplex, Warts, history of Keloid, any type of recent facial surgical procedures.
You should not have a chemical peel if you've used Accutane in the last year (it will increase chances of scarring)
You are pregnant or lactating.
If you have any autoimmune diseases, have had any recent radioactive or Chemotherapy treatments - have sunburn, windburn or broken skin or have recently waxed.
Melasma is a common skin condition with stubborn brown patches and is quite difficult to treat. They tend to appear on the cheeks, forehead, nose, or upper lip. This procedure is a non-peeling facial. It will take several sessions and months before you see the results of treatment. It is also important to avoid being in the sun and to use sunscreen daily to help prevent melasma from returning.
Procedure time: 20-30 minutes
Recovery Time: none
Price: $ 195
Microneedling is used to treat and improve conditions like acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, loose skin, skin texture, pore size, brown spots, stretch marks, and pigment issues. The procedure is by most is painless. Some people could feel the needles ever so slightly on their forehead, the most sensitive area.
Procedure time: 40-50 minutes
Recovery Time: 2-3 days
Microneeding with PRP Facial
This is facial combination of a microneedling and PRP (Platelet-rich plasma). PRP contain high levels of growth factors, which, when applied to the skin, will stimulate cell turnover and essentially act as energy boots for our skin. This helps our skin function optimally, increasing everything from collagen to elastin, while also bringing antioxidant and hydrating properties.
Procedure time: 50-60 minutes
Recovery Time: 2-3 days
Price: $ 295