What is an epiderma 5 Chemical Peel?

An epiderma 5 Chemical peel is a treatment which removes the outer layers of the skin by applying a chemical solution to the surface of the skin. The chemicals result in an even deep exfoliation of the skin which leaves fresh smooth resurfaced skin. At Features, we provide the range leading 40% glycolic acid peel, we believe this is the safest treatment and results in no peeling yet still provides fantastic results without the risks or side effects of medium and deep peels.

What are the benefits of an epiderma 5 Chemical Peel?

A Chemical peel not only freshens the surface of the skin, leaving revitalised glowing radiant skin it also greatly reduces the appearance of acne scars and reduces the risk of further outbreaks, it can lighten unsightly darkened pigmentation from sun damage and evens out the skin tone, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as well as increasing the production of collagen and elastin.

Who is a good candidate for an epiderma 5 Chemical Peel

Any client who wishes to improve the appearance of the skins surface, fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars and damaged pigmentation.

What are the risks associated with an Epiderma 5 Chemical Peel?

Superficial Chemical Peel treatments are usually very safe, with minimal risks, this is provided the treatment is performed by a fully qualified and trained practitioner. After all treatments, high SPF protection is essential to protect the new skin surface.

How is an epiderma5 Chemical Peel performed?

After an initial consultation, the surface of the skin will be thoroughly cleaned and prepared before the practitioner begins to apply the chemical solution to the skin, after a specific time the solution is neutralised and removed. The treatment normally takes 30 minutes to complete although to maximise results it can be combined with a dermaplaning treatment which will take approximately 1 hr in total.

What are the side effects following an Epiderma 5 Chemical peel treatment?

Chemical peel treatments carry very few side effects, the area treated may be slightly red and feel tight immediately after treatment but this will soon settle and fade.

How soon will I see the results after treatment?

The results will be seen immediately after treatment.

How long will the treatment last?

The treatment removes up to 3 weeks of dead skin cells so the results will last for approximately 4 weeks, although with a good skin care regime the results can last up to 6 months.

How Long is the down time after treatment?

There is no downtime after a Epiderma 5 chemical peel.

After every treatment, full after care advice will be given to every client. We are always on hand to answer any questions or concerns and to give advice or follow up appointments to all our clients