MEDI-FACIAL AESTHETIC TREATMENT PROGRAMS
CRES (Clear – Revitalise – Exfoliate – Stimulate) your skin
What are CosmeDocs Medi-Facials?
Our Medi-Facials are special facial treatments, designed to Clear, Revitalise, Exfoliate and Stimulate (CRES) your skin, giving it a more healthy and radiant glow. We use a combination of facial techniques along with medical grade formulas to target dead skin, large pores, pigmentation and uneven texture of the skin. With virtually no downtime this is a very popular facial treatment that will leave your skin glowing. Most Medi-Facials are customised according to your skin type. Below you can find basic information on a few different facial treatment combinations.
OUR SIGNATURE FACIAL/MICRODERMABRASION COMBINATION – £125
Following a complimentary skin analysis, your skin will be cleansed, followed by an express microdermabrasion to start the exfoliation process and application of your prescribed skin care ingredients, which include powerful antioxidants, AHAs / PHAs, Retinoids and Multi-Peptides. The Aesthetician will finish the facial treatment with our SPF 30 sunblock to ensure total skin protection. (Mineral makeup can be applied after this procedure). You will be given a full skin consultation regarding your condition(s) and cosmeceuticals and prescription grade products will be recommended appropriately.
OUR SIGNATURE FACIAL/PEEL COMBINATION – £175
Following a complimentary skin analysis. A thorough cleanse will be followed with a superficial enzyme peel. This will prepare your skin for a relaxing massage allowing the deep penetration CosmeDocs own formulation of peptides vitamins and antioxidants, selected for your skin type. A treatment of diamond tip microdermabrasion may be applied depending on skin type. A relaxing mask will be applied followed by an application of SPF 30 to ensure total skin protection. (We would suggest no makeup is applied after this procedure for the rest of the day) You will be given a full skin consultation regarding your condition(s) and recommended cosmeceuticals and prescription grade products appropriately.
- Range from very superficial to superficial peels | No downtime
- Suitable for people in their early 20s – great for maintaining radiant skin
- Course of 4-6 sessions required
This chemical skin peels falls in the category of Alpha Hydroxy Acid peels, which is the most common category of skin peels. Glycolic acid naturally occurs in sugar cane juice, while lactic acid is present in sour milk and tomato juice. This is the mildest formulation of chemical skin peels and is used for making superficial skin peels. These chemical skin peels are used for the treatment of wrinkles, fine lines and dry areas of skin, acne and uneven skin pigmentation.
- Superficial peels | No Downtime
- Suitable for people in their early & late 20s
- Provides excellent maintenance treatment in between deeper peels treatments
The basic ingredients of enzyme peels are fruit enzymes, which are often derived from papayas, green apples, pineapple pumpkin and aloe. The skin peels have a dual action on skin. In addition to exfoliation, they help to nourish and rejuvenate the skin. These peels remove the dead skin cells, giving an even tone and texture to the skin. They also aid in reducing the appearance of age spots, scars and wrinkles.
- Superficial peels | No downtime
- Suitable for acne prone oily skin in otherwise clear, young skin
These chemical skin peels belong to a family of Beta Hydroxy Acid Peel (BHA), which are fairly mild to the skin and suitable for all types of skin, especially acne prone skin. Salicyclic peels are perfect for treating oily and acne prone skin, clogged skin pores and blackheads. A combination of peel treatment with glycolic peels is generally used to treat different skin conditions.
- Medium Peel.
- 1 week of mild flaking, dryness & tightness. No time off work required usually.
- Good for acne, acne scarring & mild pigmentation.
This chemical skin peel is formulated by the use of four peeling ingredients Salicylic acid, Lactic acid and Resorcinol. It is an excellent option for individuals having cystic acne, oil and acne prone skin, back acne, acne breakouts and sun-damaged skin. It removes debris, dirt and sebum from the pores, which become a cause of blackheads, open pores and acne breakouts. These peels can be layered depending on your skin condition and desired outcome.
- Medium peel.
- 1 week of mild flaking, dryness & tightness. No time off work required usually.
- Stronger than Jessner’s in softening acne scars and uneven pigmentation, as well as treating fine lines and wrinkles. One to three treatments every 4 weeks recommended.
TCA is a widely used compound in skin peels. It is also used in removing warts and tattoos. This is a medium depth peel and can penetrate the deeper layer of the skin, resulting in reorganisation of the skin and increased cellular turnover leading to healthier skin with increased collagen production.
- Superficial to medium.
- 1 week of mild flaking (starts day 2-3), dryness & tightness. No time off work required usually.
- Combination (fusion) acid & skin brightening peel formulated with a powerhouse of potent ingredients to address skin problems from various angles, including pigmentation, dullness, acne & acne scars, oil, texture, pores, as well as the aftermaths of photo-ageing / sun damage, such as decreased collagen.
Peel to Reveal by HSF is a unique fusion peel we have introduced recently, but has become the most popular lunchtime peel that we perform. It is composed of TCA, Salicylic, Lactic Acids, as well as multiple skin brighteners & antioxidants, such as Glutathione(GSH), Kojic, mandelic and azaelic acids, as well as papaya, which is known as a powerful antioxidant and immune booster. It is also loaded with many natural extracts, including Arginine, Glutamine, Soybean, pineapple, licorice and bearberry. The combined effect of these ingredients is a powerful system capable of treating almost all of the above mentioned skin problems. This peel can be tailored to your skin type, as well as its depth and intensity, in case you do not wish to peel too heavily, but still would like the benefit of all the performance ingredients. The price starts at £120 for the Peel To Reveal.
- Medium peel (slightly on the deeper side).
- 1 week of mild flaking, dryness & tightness. Good peeling day, 2-3 for 2 days.
- Excellent added benefit of phenol and retinol for treating acne, acne scars, skin dullness/pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles.
Perfect Peel is a unique kind of chemical skin peel treatment that has the powerful skin rejuvenation ingredients, including TCA, Kojic Acid, Retinoic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Phenol, Vitamin C and the antioxidant Glutathione. It effectively treats many different skin conditions, including melasma, acne, scars, sun spots, pigmentation, dull and uneven skin tone, as well as ageing skin.
How the skin responds to the peel depends on the skin type as well as the type of peel used. This also affects the healing process. Depending on the type of chemical skin peel treatment you receive, you will be provided with individualised instructions afterwards. There are, however, some general instructions that should be followed afterwards. These are:
- Avoid applying makeup instantly after receiving the treatment.
- Avoid rubbing or scratching the treated area.
- Avoid exposure to sun at least for 2 weeks after the treatment.
- Cold compression may be applied for relieving discomfort.
- Wear SPF sunscreen during the day.
- Keep your skin moisturised. Some particular post treatment moisturising creams will be recommended.
A right skin peel which suits your skin type is highly unlikely to cause skin burning. As we will choose the most suitable peel for your skin type, there will be minimal burning sensation. You may experience slight stinging during the application but it will fade in just few minutes.
At the beginning of the treatment, your skin is cleansed thoroughly with a cleanser. After that a chemical skin peel solution is cautiously applied on your skin. It will remain on your skin for few minutes depending on the type of skin and peel and then it is removed.
The complete treatment takes about 15- 30 minutes in total. After the treatment you can immediately get back to your routine activities.
At times, you may be instructed to follow a simple home care regime before you have the peel treatment. This may involve the use of some skin care products before you finally come for the peel treatment.
The most popular peels used at CosmeDocs are the peels with mild to moderate strength. These peels may cause mild redness and swelling which usually go away in few days. Sloughing (peeling) may be experienced but it is usually tolerable and does not interfere much with your routine activities. This situation usually resolves in almost 7 days.
It is recommended that you have the chemical skin peel treatment ideally in winter season because during winter the skin is less exposed to sun. You should not undertake the treatment if you are going on holiday to a country with hot climate or before any special occasion. It is important to note that it is always advisable to apply sun screen and particularly after having the skin peel treatment.
At CosmeDocs, microdermabrasion is frequently performed after the chemical skin peel treatment which helps in maximizing the results.
It largely depends on the concern of individuals and the desired outcomes. You can purchase these in the form of package which is available at reduced prices.
- Signature Med-Facia$125
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