What is a PCA Chemical Peel?
PCA SKIN Chemical Peels are fundamentally different. Remarkably effective and results driven. These corrective peels deliver results without burning or “down time”. Corrective peels are an effective, painless and quick way to rejuvenate your skin. Corrective peels have been shown to be an excellent, non-invasive way to help correct an abundance of skin concerns, including:
- Sun Damage
- Oily Skin
- Enlarged Pores
We use PCA Skin treatments, you can rest assured that you are getting the industry’s most trusted and proven ingredients. PCA Skin has been transforming skin for over 25 years, and their products are only available to licensed skin health professionals who have been trained and certified by PCA Skin themselves. These products are created by a medical doctor (MD).
Our fully licensed team is trained, experienced and looking forward to making you beautiful!
What does a PCA Chemical Peel involve?
In preparation for your treatment, we will ask you to wear a top that leaves the face and neck exposed. To begin, we will cleanse your face with a gentle cleanser. Next, we will apply the solution with soft gauze to the selected areas. You may experience a warm feeling or slight stinging as the solution rejuvenates your skin. After a few minutes, your technician will gently apply a hydrating, moisturizing lotion followed by SPF.
Do I need to wash my face before arriving?
You need to arrive with a makeup free face. One of our licensed estheticians will cleanse your face for you before the treatment begins.
How long does it take to get a PCA Chemical Peel treatment?
We will analyze your skin before recommending treatments that are suited for your skin needs. Whether you struggle with acne, rosacea, sun damage, wrinkles or sagging, we have the most advanced products & technologies available to meet your needs. A PCA Chemical Peel treatment is very quick. We book the treatments for 30 minutes, and the entire process takes only 15 -25 minutes.
Please be on time for your treatment, as we will have a limited time slot available.
What will I look like after a PCA Chemical Peel?
After your treatment, your skin may be pink for 24 hours. The peel will cause your skin to glow and look more youthful.
What is the down time after a PCA Chemical Peel?
In 3-5 days you will notice flaking of the skin, and your skin may feel dry and tight, but you may moisturize multiple times throughout the day. No manual exfoliation may be performed for 10 days post peel.
Will a PCA Chemical Peel cause me to break out?
No, this treatment will not cause a breakout.
Is a PCA Chemical Peel painful?
During the treatment, you will experience a warm, tingling sensation and possibly stinging, but your discomfort is minimal. If you notice any post-treatment discomfort, the PCA Post Peel Kit will eliminate these symptoms.
Who are the best candidates for PCA Chemical Peels?
PCA Chemical Peels can be performed on all.
In addition, the ideal candidates for PCA Chemical Peels are those people who are unhappy with the condition of the skin on their face, neck and/or hands.
What effects do PCA Chemical Peels have on the skin?
- Creates skin that is more youthful and fresh
- Decreases the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
- Brightens dull skin
- Shrinks pore size
- Reduces the appearance of freckles, liver spots, age spots and scarring
- Evens skin tone and pigmentation
- Thickens up thinning skin
- Creates glowing, dewy and refreshed new skin
- Allows better penetration of your skin care products, because the buildup of dead skin will be removed
- Controls oil production and decreases breakouts
What should I do after a PCA Chemical Peel treatment?
After your treatment, you should apply sunblock and avoid all exposure to the sun for up to 14 days. You may also purchase a PCA Post peel kit to protect your skin and improve result.
In addition, you should avoid working out, sweating and swimming for 48 hours after the peel.
And you should avoid the tanning bed for 3 weeks. It is important not to pick or pull at flaking skin, as this could lead to infection.
We will give you written, detailed instructions on how to care for your skin after treatment.
How often should I have a PCA Chemical Peel?
The recommended frequency varies depending on which condition we are treating. In general, you may receive a PCA Chemical peel from once every 2 weeks to once each month.