Chemical Peel in Cincinnati, Ohio
Improve & Smooth Skin Texture.
A chemical peel in Cincinnati is a procedure used to improve and smooth the texture of the skin, specifically by removing the outermost layers of the skin. The chemical solution used during the peel is customized to your skin type, desired benefits, and allotted recovery time post-peel.
From a “lunchtime” peel to deeper peels, we have the option that fits your lifestyle.
Improve the Appearance of Your Skin.
A chemical peel in Cincinnati is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve the appearance of your skin. From fine lines and wrinkles, acne and acne scars, to hyperpigmentation/melasma, we all struggle with the insults age and sun-exposure have on our skin.
With relatively little downtime, a chemical peel in Cincinnati will leave you with renewed, healthier-looking skin and a more uniform complexion.
What it Treats
- Acne and acne scars
Fine lines and wrinkles
- Although chemical peels are used mostly on the face, they can also be used to improve the skin on your neck and hands.
What the Chemical Peel Does Not Treat
- Chemical peels in Cincinnati cannot treat deep facial lines or wrinkles, tighten loose or sagging skin, or remove deep scars.
30 – 45 minutes per treatment cycle
Minimal to none
Top layer of skin will peel over 24-72 hours after treatment
Our aesthetician will provide you with detailed instructions for post care after your chemical peel in Cincinnati.
Which Peel is right for you?
Which peel is right for me? During the initial consultation, one of our skincare specialists will evaluate your skin condition and recommend the appropriate peel regimen based on your needs. Here is a description of the peels we offer:
This is the perfect “lunch time” peel for skin rejuvenation. This superficial chemical peel contains alpha-hydroxy acids (mandelic and malic acid) in combination with phytic acid and commonly used peeling agents (salicylic acid and resorcinol) to maximize skin rejuvenating effects with low irritation. Expect enhanced skin glow and radiance, improved clarity, color and skin texture. A perfect peel for a first-time chemical peel patient who is looking for a gentle peel with minimal to no downtime. May be performed on all skin types. Little visible peeling is expected post peel. For maximum results, the Illuminize Peel® can be received every two weeks until desired results are achieved. Results are cumulative and optimal benefits are seen with a series of three or more peels.
The most popular SkinMedica peel, the Vitalize peel specifically targets mild to moderate skin aging, melasma, sun damage, and acne prone skin. The Vitalize peel combines resorcinol, lactic, salicylic, and retinoic acid to offer dramatic improvement in texture and tone. The renewal process stimulates collagen production, improves pigmentation, acne, and melasma, as well as evens skin tone. The skin appears healthier and more youthful. Vitalize Peel® is appropriate for all skin types. Tingling or burning sensations are normal and expected reactions. A handheld fan can be used during the procedure to minimize discomfort, which usually subsides in a few minutes.For best results, a series of 3, each spaced 4 weeks apart is recommended.
This deeper peel offers dramatic skin rejuvenation. The Rejuvenize peel is appropriate for moderate to severe skin imperfections, such as fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture from acne scarring and hyperpigmentation. The SkinMedica Rejuvenize Peel contains a number of alpha and beta hydroxy acids that slough away damaged skin, including lactic acid, salicylic acid, retinoic acid, as well as panthenol, which is also known as vitamin B5. This ingredient soothes the new skin that forms as the peel works on destroying the old cells. The degree of peeling may vary depending on the individual’s skin condition and degree of damage. Peeling can range from mild flaking to peeling in sheets. Regardless of the amount of peeling, the skin is still sloughing off at an accelerated rate, which will result in the following benefits: improvement in the appearance of skin tone and texture, smoothness of fine lines and wrinkles. For optimal results, Rejuvenize peels should be repeated every 6 weeks in a series of 3.Return to Skinmedica Chemical Peels ^
This quick superficial salicylic acid-based facial chemical peel will exfoliate and help improve overall complexion. The Blue Radiance peel will provide firmer, smoother, brighter-looking skin after just 1 use. This 20% Salicylic Acid peel will specifically address fine lines and wrinkles, rough and uneven skin, acne and mild to moderate photoaging. A series of 4 to 6 peels evert 2 weeks provides best overall results.Return to Obagi Blue Peel Radiance ^
This is the perfect “lunch-time” peel for acne-prone skin. The Salicylic Peel is a superior exfoliate that improves the appearance of aging, acne-prone, and sun-damaged skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties help to immediately reduce the inflammation of acne, unclogs pores, loosen and lifts out blackheads, evens skin tone, and prevents future outbreaks. This extremely safe peel can be used more frequently than the other peels without much risk for irritation. Facial redness, or erythema, post-peel should subside in a few hours. Light peeling may be seen for the next few days. If you get salicylic acid peels for active acne, you might experience some post-peel purging. As the acid exfoliates away the surface of your skin, it brings clogs you have underneath closer to the top, which may erupt as more active pimples. We recommend repeating the peel weekly until achieving the desired results. Results are cumulative and optimal benefits are seen with a series of three or more peels.
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This is a great “lunch-time peel” for rejuvenating skin. It is also helpful in unclogging pores in acne-prone patients, revealing clearer skin over time. This is a very mild peel intended to provide a deep exfoliation without any downtime. The glycolic acid peel is meant to show improvement gradually. If you have never had this treatment before, the most dramatic improvement will appear after several treatments. From that point forward, the glycolic acid peel can be used as an upkeep measure to assist your natural skin cycle with shedding dead cells and clearing out your pores. A glycolic acid peel is recommended every 2 weeks until the desired results are achieved. Results are cumulative and optimal benefits are seen with a series of three or more peels.Return to Glycolic Acid Peel ^
This is a perfect “lunch-time peel” for anyone with sensitive skin or anyone new to chemical peels in Cincinnati. Lactic Acid peels are extremely gentle and have a lower risk of side effects, such as irritated skin, peeling, and hypersensitivity. Lactic acid peels are alpha hydroxy acids (AHA); derived from milk, they are very mild chemical peels in Cincinnati with little to no downtime. This type of peel is excellent for both deep skin cleansing and for balancing pH factors associated with blocked pores and acne. Even though a lactic acid peel is gentle, it is strong enough to remove a number of toxins, dirt, and excess oil from the skin, leaving it looking younger, firmer, and healthier than before.Return to Lactic Acid Peel ^
The VI Peel is a pharmaceutical-grade chemical peel. It contains a synergistic blend of powerful ingredients suitable for all skin types to improve the tone, texture and clarity of the skin; reduce or eliminate age spots, freckles, and hyper-pigmentation, including melasma; soften lines and wrinkles; clear acne skin conditions; reduce or eliminate acne scars; and stimulate the production of collagen, for firmer, more youthful skin. One of the differences between a VI Peel and other chemical peels in Cincinnati is that VI Peel contains an anesthetic, which can improve comfort during the peel. Patients using VI Peel usually report feeling a stinging sensation at the beginning of the peel, which tends to subside when the anesthetic sets in. Typical recovery for the VI Peel is 5 to 7 days. The skin will look red immediately after, skin peeling usually begins on day 3. By day 6 to 7, the patient is done peeling and the results are dramatic! The VI Peel is recommended every 6 to 12 weeks.Return to VI Peel ^