Obagi Blue Radiance Peel
Blue Peel Radiance contains a unique blend of 20% salicylic acid, Glycolic acid and Lactic acid to provide a gentle but effective exfoliating peel.
We replace old dead skin cells with new cells automatically every day of our lives. Unfortunately, as we get older this process of exfoliation and cell renewal completely slows down. When dead skin cells are removed it reveals the younger, softer looking skin below.
Blue Peel Radiance effectively exfoliates the uppermost damaged skin layers, leaving your skin fresh, renewed and radiant. This deep exfoliation peel also improves product penetration once the dead skin has peeled, it’s a great way to kick start a new skin routine especially when starting on The Obagi 14 Skin Transformation kits as it will fast track your results.
The peel is applied to the face where a rush of warmth is felt on the skin for the 1-2mins. Its not painful, just a little uncomfortable whilst the tingling effects happen. If the skin responds well, a second layer may be applied for a deeper peel.
It is particularly effective, in the treatment of photo damage, and results in an overall improvement in the texture and tone. It may also be beneficial in the treatment of darker skin pigment changes. The Blue Radiance Peel is a low 2.7ph and 20% Salicylic with a blend of lactic and glycolic for deep exfoliation and pore purging peel. It results in tighter, smoother, brighter looking skin immediately after just one facial treatment. Salicylic acid based peels are used to improve patient outcomes for a range of skin conditions, including acne, photo damage and melasma
What does it do?
Chemical peels are cosmetic treatments using natural acids that can be applied to the face, neck, body and hands. They are popular to improve the appearance and feel of the skin. During this procedure, natural acids are applied to the skin, not all peels have downtime so they are very versatile for clients needs and lifestyle.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW LONG DOES IT LAST?
Peeling may be experienced about 1-2 days after the facial peel. Not everyone will peel, it depends on the number of layers applied and how long the peel is left on for. It also very much depends on the skin condition being treated.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I HAVE IT DONE ?
If all depends on the acids used, the number of passes and how long the chemical peel was left on for. A medium peel can take the skin takes 3-5 days to heal to a point where you can use makeup. There is little or no pain during or after the peel.
IS IT PERMANENT
After a deep chemical peel, you'll see a dramatic improvement in the look and feel of treated areas. Results may not be permanent..
Who Is a Good Candidate For a Chemical Peel?
Generally, fair-skinned and light-haired patients are better candidates for chemical peels. If you have darker skin, you may also have good results, depending upon the type of problem being treated. But you also may be more likely to have an uneven skin tone after the procedure.
How do I care for my skin after the peel?
Use of a soap free gentle cleanser shall be used to wash your face, scrubs and wash cloths should be avoided while skin is peeling.
When will my skin start to peel and for how long?
Peeling will generally start 48-72 hours after your treatment and can last 2-5 days.