No matter how great your skin and body looks at 25, the inevitable age spots, pigmentation marks and rough texture will slowly leave their marks on one's face and body. By the time one reaches 35 these signs will only worsen with time. One of your many options in treating these conditions will be the Yellow Peel.
Frequently Asked Questions
yes, Yellow Peel is treatments are available in Johannesburg, Sandton and Pretoria at the Morningside, Parkhurst, Bedfordview, Fourways, West Rand, Illovo, Irene, Brooklyn as well as in the Western Cape at Cape Quarter, Claremont, Constantia, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Willowbridge branches and KwaZulu Natal in Ballito, Durban and Umhlanga.
This is an advanced three-phase is medical peel using the combined treatment of Beta Peel and Trichloroacetic Acid and Retinoic Acid to produce a medium depth peel.
This peel can be used for all skin types and treats post inflammatory hyper pigmentation, uneven texture (including areas such as the elbows, knees and legs), back acne and sun damaged areas.
One would begin this treatment if normal treatments for affected areas are not producing the desired results.
The Yellow peel is a prescription peel and one would need to have a consultation with one of our doctors. Patients would need to prepare their skin with an appropriate skin care pigmentation inhibiting product, as recommended by their doctor.
One would need to stop using all products containing Retinol and Vitamin A -3 days prior to the treatment as well as Roaccutaine for at least 6 months prior to the treatment. Avoid sun exposure for 14 days prior to the treatment.
One would have a smoother skin with the reduction in appearance of Pigmentation, acne, and an improved texture.
One would experience 3 to 4 days of moderate ‘social’ downtime. Pigmentation often darkens before it gets better- this is a normal reaction. This deeper exfoliation produces noticeable flaking in the following 3-4 days after the peel (during downtime). On areas of the body that are not regularly exposed to sun the peeling might take longer to begin, and then peeling could be for up to 5 days. In some cases one can experience a second bout of peeling in the entire area, which will be in the form of very fine flakes.
Avoid all sun exposure for 14 days following a peel- even when indoors.
Please note that all exfoliation treatments make your skin more sensitive to the sun thus a sunscreen of SPF 30 should be used daily, and sun exposure avoided.
Yes, The Yellow peel is safe to use on Skin Type I - IV, and a modified version is safe to use on Skin Type V & VI.
Take note, certain areas of the body might take longer to heal than the face.