The VI peel combines the strongest and most effective acids suitable for all skin types and ethnicities. It is the only peel safe to use on the eye area, neck, chest and hands. It is a blended peel formulated with Trichloroacetic acid (TCA), Salicylic acid, Retinoic acid, Phenol, and Vitamin C. The VI Peel is ideal for treating hyperpigmentation and melasma, reversing sun damage and signs of aging, improving skin tone and texture, clearing acne & reducing acne scars, stimulating collagen growth and elastin production, and reducing the appearance of pores.
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What do each of the ingredients do?
- TCA – for penetration, healing, and stimulation of collagen growth
- Retin-A – an acid derived from vitamin A to combat wrinkles
- Salicylic Acid – this beta hydroxy acid is an exfoliant
- Phenol – has antiseptic and anesthetic properties; aids in skin penetration
- Vitamin C – ascorbic acid has antioxidant and mild exfoliation properties
How many VI peels will I need, and how far apart should I space treatments?
How will I look and feel after the VI Peel?
Skin peeling usually begins around the mouth by day three. It’s a light fluffy peeling that can be controlled with moisturizer. In some cases, the peel is virtually invisible. Various skin types can respond differently, but generally by days 7-10 you will be finished peeling.
What should I do before my peel?
What should I do after my peel?
Resist the temptation to tear or pull off your peeling skin. It’s important that you let it peel naturally, or scarring and skin discoloration may occur. Instead, you can manage your appearance with the included post-peel kit. The benefits of the VI Peel can be prolonged by maintaining a home care regimen that is appropriate for your skin.
Makeup should not be applied within a four hour period post-peel, but may be applied any time after that period. Discontinue use of any product that causes discomfort.