Facial Resurfacing: Peels; Chemical/Glycolic, Enzyme, etc.

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Facial Resurfacing: Peels; Chemical/Glycolic, Enzyme, etc.

Any member who is interested in other's experience with various types and brands of peels; Any member who can share their experience with facial peels.

Location: New York
Members: 357
Latest Activity: Jun 6

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Client picked forehead / hyperpigmented / need advice, please. 10 Replies

Hi all, I need some advice please.I'm experienced in administering chemical peels - Jessner, TCA, AHAs, etc. -- I've done hundreds so this was bound to happen eventually, I suppose. :/Whenever I do…Continue

Started by Augusta. Last reply by Catherine Mantia Jan 23, 2016.

combining or layering peels 3 Replies

I was wondering have anyone here had any experience with layering peels in a treatment ? like glycolic & lactic ?  I have only been using peels for about 8 months and keep it pretty basic (stick…Continue

Started by Sandra Hicks. Last reply by Nancy Squier Oct 17, 2015.

Microdermabrasion 2 Replies

Hi Ladies. I am certified in micro and am looking into purchasing my own machine to add the service to my menu. I'm looking for some input on crystal vs. diamind tip. My training was with crystals.…Continue

Started by Toni Jaekel. Last reply by Danielle Lawrence Aug 3, 2014.

Chemical Peels During The Summertime. Yes or No? 7 Replies

Hello! I live in a very warm climate of Texas. During the summer months, temperatures are consistently in the 90's and 100 degree ranges. The sun is very bright and hot.I always heard that Chemical…Continue

Started by Nikki T.. Last reply by Nikki T. Jul 14, 2014.

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Comment by Kara Veina Hughes on August 27, 2013 at 3:00pm

Hello!  Does anyone have suggestions for professional organic face peels? 

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Comment by Christine Byer Esthetics on November 22, 2011 at 8:31pm
Raquel, they have a group here on the forum that is dedicated to Skin Scripts Rx. Their website is http://skinscriptrx.com/. You need to contact them with your esthy info to gain access to online ordering for professionals.
Comment by Raquel Solis on November 22, 2011 at 8:21pm

@ Christine, can you please give me the link? I'd love to get some...

Comment by Christine Byer Esthetics on November 22, 2011 at 11:46am
Skinscriptsrx has a 30% glycolic that is nice. Cheap too. And shipping is always $5 no matter how much you buy. I've been really happy with all their peels and enzymes. Their cranberry turnover enzyme peel with 20% salicylic is the bomb!
Comment by Raquel Solis on November 22, 2011 at 9:57am

I'm looking for a good Glycolic Peel! Can anyone help me than you.

Comment by Cherrica Myers on May 18, 2011 at 1:33pm

Hello Cherrica here. I think a peel is a peel is a peel. All chemicals do the same thing, exfoliate the superficial layer of skin to some degree. There are several types of exfoliating peels (enzymes, beta acids, alpha acids) knowledge of these are good. I think most important is to know the condition that you want to address and the clients skin type. Once you've learned a particular peel, you will be able to modify how you will reach the results that you want either by using a stronger percentage of the peel or incorporating an additional service like ultrasonic or microdermabrasion. It is best to have used the machine on the client a few times prior before adding a peel for deeper or better exfoliation. The kind of peel is not really important (brand name) as long as it works and you see improvement a series of peels will usually be required to achieve the best results. The strength of the peel and clients skin type is most important. It will have a lot to do with timing the peel so not to scare the skin. Taking the time to learn best methods and treatments for the individual is usually appreciated. Clients go by what you say, you are the professional. So don't worry to much on which brand chemical peel to use. Just be knowledgeable of strenght and how it works. Use other services to improve results. And please make sure your clients do home care to compliment the treatment. They should exfoliate or at least use a treatment to help correct their condition.  Good Luck, hope I was helpful.  

Comment by Karen Beard on March 27, 2011 at 9:38pm
You never want to put enough pressure to drag or pull skin. I use PCA and use cotton. I refold in the same area to avoid product loss and to maintain saturation.
Comment by Heather Capitanich on March 25, 2011 at 10:28pm

In search for a new enzyme.  Was using Bioelements, but moving on...Any suggestions would be appreciated :)

Comment by Raquel Willson on March 19, 2011 at 12:11am
Has anyone taken the H2T cosmeceutical class in Vista, Ca? I took the first 2 classes:30% pumpkin peel class & layering TCA.  Very affordable line and effective with all skin types in my experience.
 

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