This resurfacing treatment contains 20% Salicylic Acid. That reduce the redness and inflammation associated with acne, preventing future breakouts. By targeting blemish-causing bacteria, the treatment effectively releases hardened sebum whilst suppressing oil. It’s safe for red, inflamed acne skin that shows signs of sensitivity.
The Salicylic Resurfacer treatment is very effective at reducing inflammation triggered by breakouts and the redness that blemishes can cause. It penetrates all the way to the follicle, providing deep exfoliation and helping to release hardened sebum.
By controlling oil secretion whilst allowing moisture retention, the skin is more balanced.
Step 1 – Free Initial Consultation
Prior to your treatment, you will need to prepare your skin for this treatment using DermaQuest recommended products. Depending on your skin type, you will need to prepare for either two or six weeks. It is important that your skin is in good health prior to this peel, so you will be advised to use homecare products to strengthen, hydrate and protect the skin barrier before starting your clear skin journey.
Any retinol or Vitamin A Products should not be used for approximately two weeks prior to treatment.
We recommend that you prepare your skin for treatment to ensure you experience minimal downtime and to achieve the best long-lasting results.
Step 2 – The Treatment
Your practitioner will start by cleansing your skin twice. The first cleanse will remove any dirt or make-up sitting on the skin, the second is a peptide rich cleanser designed to firm and tighten the skin. Next a preparation solution is applied to prep the skin. Pigmentation Solution which readies the skin for the peel. A balm is then applied to protect the skin post treatment. The Salicylic Peel is then applied and will remain on the skin for 5 minutes. The peel will be applied up to three times depending on comfort level and necessity. Retinol is then applied to the skin. Finally our SheerZinc SPF30 is applied to protect the skin from the elements for the rest of the day.
The process may vary slightly between client’s depending on individual needs for optimum results.
Step 3– Recovery
Directly after your peel you may experience some redness, this will fade within 24 hours. No water can be applied to the skin for up to 6 hours post peel as this will stop the process. We strongly recommend that make-up is not applied for 24 hours, unless it is mineral based.
Step 4 – Aftercare
Following the aftercare advice and using a great homecare kit is essential as these are the key to maintaining your results. We recommend a hydrating serum, such as DermaQuest’s B5 Hydrating Serum, to bring the glowing and supple look back to your skin.
- Your skin may experience heavy peeling three to six days after your treatment.
- Please do not exfoliate until 7 days after your treatment as your skin will be sensitive.
- You will need to use complementary products between treatments to ensure the skin remains prepped.
Between courses it is advised that you Retinol Youth Serum. This will maintain the results from your treatment by continuously speeding up cell renewal and prepares the skin for your next course.
Your practitioner will advise you of your complete aftercare programme.