The VI Peel® is a minimally-invasive chemical peel comprised of Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA), Phenol, Salicylic Acid, Vitamin C and Retin-A. Done on its own or in a series, this peel will dramatically improve your skin’s tone, texture and clarity. This peel is anti-aging, rejuvenating, and restorative. It softens fine lines and wrinkles, improves skin tone and texture, and reduces age spots and sun damage. Peeling lasts 3 to 4 days. This peel is safe for all skin types. A post kit of products is included with every VI Peel®.
The VI Peel® treats:
This peel is well known for its dramatic effects in brightening the skin, lightening sun spots, reducing acne and acne scarring. The peel is safe enough to be repeated in a series every 2-4 weeks, then maintaining once or twice a year
During your skin care consultation, you will discuss your skin care concerns and goals with a member of our team. Additional peel options are available to address your needs.
Additional VI Peel® Options:
VI Peel® PURIFY: For those with acneic skin conditions, the VI Peel® PURIFY is specially formulated to address acne, acne scarring and oily skin. This peel helps cellular turnover and clears out dead cells to open pores, eliminates P. acnes bacteria, and soothes inflammation and redness.
VI Peel® with Precision Plus: A higher concentration of the VI Peel® boosted with added ingredients formulated for pigmentation concerns. This peel addresses pigmentation, acne scarring, age spots and rough skin texture. Specifically developed for pigmentation concerns, the VI Peel® with Precision Plus reduces appearance of age spots and sun damage, brightens discoloration, and evens skin tone and texture.
VI Peel® Packages: VI Peel®, VI Peel® PURIFY, and VI Peel® with Precision Plus are all available in packages of 3 treatments.
Who is a good candidate for a VI Peel®?
The VI Peel® is a great option for anyone with acne and acne scarring, melasma, hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone or texture, enlarged pores, sun damage or visible signs of aging. VI Peels are known for its dramatic effect in brightening the skin, lightening sun spots, reducing acne and acne scarring.
How Does a VI Peel® Feel?
A VI Peel® treatment tingles only slightly for the first few seconds before a numbing effect sets in. The solution is continuously applied to the skin until the remainder of the peel is used up, applying a single light layer right under the eye and to the brow bone at the end. This process takes about 10 minutes.
When Will the Peel Begin?
Peeling begins after 48 hours, starting around the mouth on day 3 working toward the outer edges of the face and down the neck over the next 4 days. The full process is complete on day 7.
What Should I Avoid After Treatment?
It is advised to avoid heavy sweating during the initial peeling process. This peel is well known for its dramatic effects in brightening the skin, lightening sun spots, reducing acne and acne scarring. The peel is safe enough to be repeated in a series every 2-4 weeks, then maintaining once or twice a year.
Who Should Not Get a VI Peel®?
Anyone who is 1) pregnant or nursing or 2) has an allergy to aspirin should not get a VI Peel®.