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Revitalizing Peels

Revitalizing Peels

The advantage of repeated light chemical peeling is minimal “down time” from work or other activities.  Repeated chemical peeling is a program of skin rejuvenation which aims to improve the skin over time rather than with one procedure. Perfect for the face, chest, and back. 

You may add one of our revitalizing peels to any Empower Facial treatment you receive here at the Spa after a consult with an Esthetician. An Empower MedSpa professional will perform an analysis of your skin to formulate the precise treatment best for you!

VI Peel

The VI Peel is ideal for treating hyperpigmentation, melasma, sun damage, aging skin, active acne, acne scaring, and improving skin tone and texture. The VI Peel is safe for all skin types and ethnicities. It is the only peel safe to use on the eye area, neck, chest and hands. No skin preconditioning is necessary. It is virtually discomfort free. Clients typically experience a warm, tingly sensation that quickly subsides. There is little or no downtime. You’ll see beautiful results in just one week!

What happens during a VI Peel?

The VI Peel treatment is very convenient as it is performed in the clinic and requires no pre-treatment.

After the skin is cleaned, the VI Peel will be applied topically to your skin.  Patients typically experience a warm, tingly sensation that quickly subsides.  The procedure takes only 20 to 30 minutes, but patients must leave the peel on the skin for five hours following the appointment.

With VI Peel there is little or no downtime.  Peeling lasts 2 to 3 days and is easily managed with the post-peel kit that is included with the peel.  For a week or two following the peel it’s best to avoid exfoliating products like glycolic acid and retinols.  Avoid direct and prolonged exposure to the sun.  As well, resist the temptation of pulling your peeling skin off – it’s important that you let it peel naturally.

Once your skin has completely recovered and is finished peeling, you will notice a visible improvement in your complexion.  Your skin’s appearance should continue to improve for the next 4 to 6 weeks, becoming firmer, clearer, smoother, healthier, and more youthful looking.

The best candidates for a VI Peel

Anyone seeking to improve their skin’s tone and reduce blemishes may be a candidate for a VI Peel.  The VI peel has been tested and used on individuals of a variety of skin tones, including Asian, African-American, and Latino skin types, which traditionally have not always responded positively to chemical peel treatments.  The VI peel was originally developed as a treatment for acne and acne scarring and is still extremely successful at treating this sometimes frustrating condition in individuals as young as 12-years-old.

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