Chemical Peels Beverly Hills

Chemical Peels exfoliate the skin using a chemical solution of varying strengths to improve texture, tone, and signs of aging. They remove the outermost layers of the skin to reveal new, smooth, more-youthful skin underneath. Peels can reduce acne, scarring, wrinkles, and various forms of skin discoloration.

Treatments are entirely customizable, with three distinct depths (light-deep) to cater to each patient’s cosmetic goals and concerns. Chemical Peels are an excellent option for those looking to rejuvenate their appearance without surgical intervention or significant downtime.

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What is a Chemical Peel?

Chemical Peels involve applying a chemical solution to the skin, which removes and exfoliates the top layers, resulting in improved skin appearance. Patients can choose from three different types of Chemical Peels, based on their goals. The number of sessions necessary for optimal results varies depending on the selected peel.

  • Light Chemical Peel: This superficial chemical peel removes the outermost layer of skin to improve acne, fine wrinkles, and uneven skin pigmentation. Results initially last 1-2 months and up to 6 months with consistent treatment.
  • Medium Chemical Peel: This chemical peel removes the outermost skin layers and the middle layer’s upper portion. Ideal for reducing acne scars, deeper wrinkles, and uneven skin tones. Results can last 2-4 months at the beginning and up to 6 months after repeated treatments.
  • Deep Chemical Peel: The deep chemical peel yields the most drastic results, penetrating deeper skin cells and improving the appearance of deeper wrinkles, scars, freckles, and age spots.A single treatment can produce results that endure for up to ten years.

The PowerPeel combats the signs of aging, acne, scars, spots, fine lines, and wrinkles while restoring luminosity and hydration. These peels can enhance overall skin health. Active ingredients include hydroquinone 8%, retinoic acid, azelaic acid, kojic acid, arbutin, phytic acid, and ascorbic acid.

Chemical Peel Treatment Options

At Spa26, we offer three specific peel treatments:

  • Purity Peel: This medium complexion peel clears breakouts and discoloration associated with acne. The peel formula features skin-clearing boosters of benzoyl peroxide, kojic acid, and hydrocortisone.
  • Pure Peel Plus: A transformative medium peel that combats the signs of aging and discoloration, including melasma. Boosters of hydroquinone and kojic acid produce a more even skin tone. Patients may combine the Purity Peel and the Pure Peel Plus with dermal fillers and neuromodulators to enhance results.
  • PowerPeel: The PowerPeel is considered the grand slam of all medical-grade peels and does not require any anesthesia. It prevents and eliminates discoloration, such as post-inflammatory pigmentation, freckles, age spots, and melasma. 

Chemical Peel Benefits

Chemical Peels diminish the signs of aging and minor imperfections by removing damaged layers of skin to reveal a smoother, glowing appearance. Peels are highly customizable to serve each patient’s specific skin concerns. Light and medium peels are long-lasting and make a great addition to any skincare routine. One deep peel treatment delivers indefinite results.

What Results to Expect:

  • Smoother Skin
  • Balanced Texture
  • Improved Lifted Appearance
  • Reduced Wrinkles & Fine Lines
  • Even Skin Tone
  • Reduced Age Spots and Freckles (Deep Peel)
  • Reduced Pore Size
  • Treats Acne and Acne Scars
  • Reduced Sun Damage
  • Brighter Complexion
  • Improvement in Discoloration
  • Non-Surgical
  • Non-Invasive
Female Patient Experiencing Smoother And Brighter Skin After Chemical Peel Treatment

How Long Will Results Last?

The duration of results depends upon peel strength (light-deep):

  • Light Chemical Peels provide optimal results for 1-2 months.
  • Medium Chemical Peels last two to four months. Both light and medium peels can last up to 6 months with consistent treatments.
  • Deep Chemical Peels only require one session for results lasting up to ten years.

Chemical Peel Cost & Pricing Structure

The cost of treatment varies depending on peel selection and the treatment area(s). Light peels are less expensive than deeper peels but require more sessions to yield optimal results. Consult with an experienced practitioner to determine which peel is best for you.

  • US National Average: $150-$3,000
  • Our Price: $300-$1,350
  • Additional Costs: Additional costs may include anesthesia or in-patient stay if the procedure or patient requires it.
  • Insurance: Most insurance companies do not cover cosmetic procedures. We offer a variety of payment options for your convenience.

Improve your skin texture and reduce signs of aging with Chemical Peels!

Before and After Gallery

Please refer to the gallery to observe the effects of our Chemical Peels.

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How PROCEDURE NAME Works

A chemical peel treatment is relatively simple and takes place in-office. Preparation and aftercare may differ slightly depending on the strength of the peel. Before treatment, your provider will clean the area and provide proper eye protection to ensure optimal safety and effectiveness. 

There are a few conditions the practitioner may request the patient follow before the procedure to aid with the healing process and reduce side effects.

Before & Preparation

  • Consult a provider to determine which peel works best for you and what to expect during the procedure.
  • Your provider may instruct you to use a retinoid cream or bleaching agent the weeks before treatment to assist with healing and reduce side effects.
  • You may need to take antiviral medication before treatment.
  • Avoid direct sun exposure to reduce the risk of abnormal pigmentation.
  • Avoid certain types of hair removal (waxing, laser) and cosmetic treatments a week before treatment.
  • Avoid exfoliating the treatment area for at least a week before treatment.
  • Stop the use of anti-aging or anti-acne medications.
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  • Stay hydrated
  • Avoid smoking
  • Arrange a ride home if your treatment requires sedation.
  • Arrive at your appointment with a clean face, free of makeup.
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Deep Peel

  • Your provider will administer intravenous (IV) fluids and monitor your heart rate throughout the treatment.
  • Your provider will apply the solution (typically phenol) to the skin using a cotton-tipped applicator.
  • Your provider will conduct the treatment in 15-minute intervals to limit your exposure to the intense phenol solution.
  • The practitioner will apply a surgical dressing and prescribe pain medication to reduce discomfort post-treatment.

During the Procedure

Light Peel

  • Your provider will apply the solution (glycolic or salicylic acid) to the treatment area using a brush, cotton ball, or sponge. 
  • You may experience a mild stinging sensation while the chemical is present.
  • Your practitioner will use a wash or neutralizing solution to remove the peel from the treatment area.
  • No painkillers are necessary after treatment.

Medium Peel

  • Medium Chemical Peels require a slightly harsher solution (trichloroacetic and glycolic acid). Your provider will apply the solution using gauze or a cotton-tipped applicator.
  • Your provider may apply a cool compress or utilize a fan to cool the skin during treatment.
  • A neutralizing solution is not required.
  • A stinging, burning sensation is expected following the session and may last up to 20 minutes.
  • Your provider may prescribe pain medication to reduce discomfort after treatment.

    Aftercare & Recovery

    • The peeling that occurs as a result of the therapy might take 7-10 days to entirely slough from the skin.
    • The patient can expect to see redness, mild irritation, and tightness following the procedure. 
    • A medium peel can result in swelling and stinging in the treatment area.
    • A deep peel will be accompanied by burning and throbbing. The patient can expect to see new skin develop about two weeks post-op, with redness lasting up to a few months.
    • Wash your face with cool water.
    • Ensure to stay hydrated and keep the skin moisturized.
    • Avoid strenuous exercise, saunas, or steam rooms.
    • Use gentle skincare products and do not over-exfoliate.
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    • Do not touch, pick or scratch at the skin.
    • Avoid other cosmetic treatments for at least two weeks to give the skin time to heal.
    • Use proper sun protection to ensure optimal results.

    Treatment Areas

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    Chemical Peels combat skin afflictions such as dry or scaly skin, uneven texture and tone, wrinkles, and discoloration on multiple body areas, including:

    • Face
    • Neck and Chest
    • Hands
    • Arms and Legs
    • Back

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    Am I a Good Candidate?

    A chemical peel may benefit those looking to rejuvenate the skin and reduce abnormal pigmentation, acne, fine lines, and wrinkles. Deep Chemical Peels may be a good fit if you would like to address extensive sun damage or certain precancerous growths. The value of a consultation with a healthcare provider is essential to establish expectations.

    You may not be a good candidate if you:

    • Are prone to cold sores;
    • Take medication with isotretinoin (in the past six months);
    • Are pregnant;
    • Have extra oily or bulging skin;
    • Have increased pigmentation around scars;
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    • Have abnormal scarring;

    Similar & Related Procedures

    • Diamond Glow Microdermabrasion: This non-invasive procedure utilizes a diamond tip wand to remove dead skin cells and improve the appearance of discoloration, fine lines, and acne. It simultaneously exfoliates, extracts, and infuses the skin with nourishing serums.
    • Microneedling: Microneedling is a procedure that uses tiny needles to prick the skin, inducing natural collagen and elastin production. The treatment creates a more youthful appearance and aids in healing the skin.
    • Dermaplaning: Dermaplaning is a skin resurfacing procedure that uses a blade to scrape hair and dead skin cells from the skin’s surface. It helps to reduce fine lines and acne scarring.
    • Halo Fractionated Resurfacing: This treatment uses ablative and non-ablative laser wavelengths to remove the top layer of skin to improve skin texture and tone.
    • Gold Tip Facial: Gold Tip Facial is a treatment in which a small vial with 24 karat gold plated microneedles distributes a customized serum to the outermost layers of the skin. This facial helps to improve texture, reduce signs of aging, calm irritation, and hydrate the skin.

    Chemical Peel vs. Diamond Glow Microdermabrasion

    Chemical Peels and microdermabrasion can work well together to enhance your treatment results.

    Chemical Peel
    Mechanism of action:
    Exfoliates with a chemical solution
    Duration of Results:
    Light- 4 weeks, Medium- 6-12 months, Deep- 10 years
    Recovery Time:
    2 weeks
    Optimal Results in:
    Up to 2 weeks
    Duration of Procedure:
    30-90 minutes
    Stimulates Collagen Production:
    Yes
    Diamond Glow Microdermabrasion
    Mechanism of action:
    Exfoliates and extracts with a diamond tip wand
    Duration of Results:
    4-6 weeks
    Recovery Time:
    1 day
    Optimal Results in:
    Instantly
    Duration of Procedure:
    30-45 minutes
    Stimulates Collagen Production:
    Yes

    Side Effects & Risks

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    Chemical Peels can have some inherent risks. Deep Chemical Peels may induce more side effects than a medium or light peel.

    • Peeling Skin
    • Redness
    • Scarring
    • Skin Color Alterations
    • Infection
    • Heart, Kidney, and Liver Damage

     

    Chemical Peel Reviews

    “I’ve had great experiences with Dr. Nazarian.  About 2 years ago, she recommended a TCA chemical peel and I got tremendous results.  I recently had Botox and fillers and they look amazing.  I also recommend the skincare line that she sells in her office (I’ve tried them all).  I totally trust her and will be back!!!”

    Hilary M.

    Chino, CA

    Improve your skin texture and reduce signs of aging with Chemical Peels!

    Chemical Peel FAQs

    Is a chemical peel good for your skin?

    A chemical peel exfoliates and improves the texture and uniformity of your skin tone and fights fine lines and acne. This procedure treats a range of skin afflictions and reveals glowing, healed skin underneath.

    How long does a chemical peel last?

    A light chemical peel can last 1-2 months, while the medium peel lasts up to 2-4 months. A deep peel can last up to 10 years, especially if the client takes care to protect their skin from sun damage.

    Can you see results after 1 peel?

    Improvement in skin texture and tone are noticeable after one treatment. It takes about two weeks for the skin to heal completely after a deep peel, whereas it will take approximately five days for a medium peel to heal.

    What are the side effects of chemical peeling?

    Side effects can include irritation, redness, skin pigmentation, and scarring. The more severe side effects include infection, heart, liver, and kidney damage.

    Will a chemical peel remove blackheads?

    A chemical peel can combat skin imperfections, including fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, acne, and scarring. It is an effective tool to rid the face of blackheads and other forms of acne.

    Can I wear makeup after a chemical peel?

    Yes, but the timeline depends on which peel you receive. You can wear makeup as soon as the next day with a light peel, while medium peels require a clean face for five days during the healing process. Wait two weeks before applying makeup after a deep peel.

    Improve your skin texture and reduce signs of aging with Chemical Peels!