Who should not get a VI peel?

This is a medium-strength peel that’s made up of three primary ingredients (salicylic acid, lactic acid, and resorcinol). It’s a great peel for hyperpigmentation and acne-prone or oily skin, but should be avoided if you have dry or sensitive skin because it could be fairly drying.

Who is not suitable for chemical peels?

Your doctor might caution against a chemical peel or certain types of chemical peels if you: Have taken the oral acne medication isotretinoin (Myorisan, Claravis, others) in the past six months. Have a personal or family history of ridged areas caused by an overgrowth of scar tissue (keloids) Are pregnant.

Is VI peel safe for sensitive skin?

Because the VI peel is so gentle, it is appropriate for patients of all ages and ethnicities, including people with sensitive skin. A VI peel can boost your beauty by: Softening lines and wrinkles. Minimizing the appearance of freckles and sun spots.

Is VI peel safe for dark skin?

The Vi Peel was one of the first chemical peel brands to promote itself as being safe in patients of all skin types – meaning patients with both light and dark skin.

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Why should you not peel a chemical peel?

Resist! Touching, picking, or pulling on the peeling skin interrupts your skin’s natural healing cycle. What’s more, you are likely to interfere with the results, increase your chance of infection, and may even cause permanent hyperpigmentation.

Is chemical peel for everyone?

The short answer is YES. Chemical peels are for anyone and everyone of any skin type. Whether you have dry/combination/oily skin, light or dark skin, or even sensitive skin, there is a chemical peel for everyone at Jae Kim, MD Facial Plastic Surgery. Here we customize the peel to your specific skin concern and type.

What skin type is best for a chemical peel?

Chemical peels are best for people with fair or lighter skin tones. If you have a darker skin tone, the procedure may leave the tone of your skin uneven, so Dr. Meinhart may recommend a different procedure.

What is the difference between a chemical peel and a VI peel?

VI Peels are medical-grade chemical peels. The are typically used to treat acne, acne scarring, fine lines, age spots/skin discoloration, sun damage spots, wrinkles, melasma, enlarged pores and more. The VI peel goes deeper than many other peels, penetrating the dermis of the skin.

What is better Microneedling or chemical peel?

Both chemical peels and microneedling will improve the appearance of your skin. Chemical peels generally work best on superficial imperfections, while microneedling penetrates deeper to improve more troublesome issues.

Does VI Peel have phenol?

OVERVIEW. The VI Peel contains TCA 12% (Trichloroacetic Acid) , Tretinoic Acid 0.1%, Salicylic Acid 12%, Phenol 12%, Vitamin C and a mineral blend. The recommended downtime varies between 5-7 days. This peel can be repeated monthly as needed.

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How many vi peels should I get?

How many Vi Peel treatments do I need? Noticeable results will be seen after a single treatment, but best results are seen after 3-6 treatments, spaced 2-4 weeks apart. For maintenance treatments after the initial series, we recommend the Vi Peel 2-4 times per year, depending on your skin’s needs.

How often should I do VI peel?

The VI Peel may be repeated as often as every two weeks initially, if necessary, for damaged skin and problematic skin. Our recommendation for maintenance of average skin would be once every three months to prevent damage and aging of the skin.

Does VI Peel lighten skin?

Treating sun spots and discoloration

Chemical peels can potentially help you lighten areas of skin darkened by sun damage or skin conditions like melasma . One of the key ingredients in VI Peels is phenol. Phenol is one of the most effective ingredients used in chemical peels for treating freckles and discoloration.