WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT PEELS?

Mandelic Acid

Origin of Peels

Skin peels have a very long history. Ancient Egyptians applied sour milk to their skin, this milk containing lactic acid and an alpha hydroxy acid helped rejuvenate the skin. In Roman times, people would use fruit such as grapes to exfoliate their skin. The active ingredient responsible for the use of grapes was tartaric acid. After being eclipsed in the early 2000s by new skin-resurfacing lasers, these classic treatments (like ancient-Egypt classic) are back on top in dermatologists’ offices.

What are Peels?

Chemical peels are an exfoliation process that penetrates deep in the skin. It rejuvenates the skin by removing the keratin layer of dead skin cells that sits on the skin’s epidermal surface and by stimulating the production of new healthy epidermal cells.

Overall the process stimulates collagen and increases cellular turnover to reveal new, fresh skin, giving a tightening effect and a more even distribution of melanin.

The depth and type of peel chosen to treat the patient is dependent on their skin type and skin disorder being treated. Some of the treatable skin disorders and concerns include:

  • Photo-damage and pigmentation
  • Anti-ageing
  • Reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles
  • Improve tone and texture
  • Lighter and brighter skin
  • Reduce open pores
  • Decrease acne and scarring
  • Stimulate cell renewal
  • Renewal of the skin’s structure by stimulating collagen and elastin

Range of Inspira Cosmetics Medical Grade Chemical Peels

INSPIRA: MED signature chemical peels focused on providing visible anti-ageing results. Helping to repair gradual damage while encouraging the skin to repair itself. Firstly, they melt away dead skin cells, minimise the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation, dark spots, blocked pores and blemishes. Secondly, they stimulate collagen production for more firmer and plumper looking skin over time. Your beauty therapist can guide you in selecting which INSPIRA: MED chemical peel suits your skin needs.

Anti-ageing & lifting peel

MEDILIFT TREATMENT WITH ADVANCED THERAPY CU-X

MediLift Peel with 25 % Mandelic Acid is the special medical grade product for skin rejuvenation.

Anti-ageing & pigmentation peel

MEDIGLOW TREATMENT WITH ADVANCED THERAPY CU-X

MediGlow Peel with Glycolic and Salicylic Acid is the special medical grade product for the improvement of skin complexion and radiance.

Acne peel

MEDIPEEL TREATMENT

Blend of Glycolic and Salicylic Acid effectively treat acne-prone skin. Purifying and clarifying blemishes, acne and spots, also suitable for minimising acne scars.

Sources:

www.thepmfajournal.com/features/post/an-overview-of-chemical-peels

www.elle.com/beauty/makeup-skin-care/a24893466/chemical-peel-explained/

www.allure.com/story/chemical-peel-benefits

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