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What Are Chemical Peels?

Dull, tired, or damaged skin can add years to your actual age and compromise your appearance. Chemical peels, professionally administered at MaVie Medical Spa, is a great starting point for someone who wishes to reverse signs of aging and refresh your skin complexion.

In healthy skin, the epidermal layer or the topmost layer of skin contains old, dead skin cells that are shed periodically. The skin’s younger cells in the deeper layer are pushed to the surface to take their place. This is what is considered to be a natural cellular turnover process.

As a result of sun damage, aging, illnesses, or other health conditions, this process can become ineffective and the cycle of cellular turnover can be disrupted. This results in the accumulation of dead skin cells that leaves the surface of the skin looking tired and dull.

As the name suggests, these “peels” contain chemicals that exfoliate the dead and damaged skin cells on a deeper level than manual exfoliation can provide. Chemical peels typically contain a type of acid such as alpha-hydroxy, salicylic or glycolic acids. After your chemical peel is applied, the chemicals begin the exfoliation process and new skin cells are then produced.

What Are the Chemical Peels Used For?

Chemical peel treatments can be carried out on hands, neck, or face and have the following benefits:

• Reduce fine lines and wrinkles
• Treat acne and reduce the appearance of acne scars
• Reduce the appearance of sun spots
• Reduce the appearance of melasma
• Improve the appearance, texture, and tone of the skin

PCA & ZO Chemical Peels

MaVie Medical Spa is a one-of-its-kind destination in Southern Utah that offers the most advanced aesthetic treatments for those desiring to slow the aging process. From facials to more invasive aesthetic procedures, we research and test out all of the products we carry in our spa to ensure we can provide you with the best.

This is why we use PCA and ZO chemical peels that are only available to medical professionals in order to deliver advanced effective, safe, and balanced treatments with maximum outcomes. While there is a range of chemical peel products that contain different formulations and strengths of exfoliating acids, our cosmetic providers will decide on the right product to use based on your skin type and desired outcomes.

Whether your skin is extremely sensitive, dehydrated, aging, or acne-prone, our experts have the perfect chemical peel product to achieve your desired outcome.

The Chemical Peel Treatment Process

Chemical peels are applied by licensed and certified professionals at MaVie Med Spa. After cleaning your face thoroughly, a suitable chemical peel is applied. It is common to experience a mild burning, heat or tingling sensation that resolves with time.

The length of time the chemical peel is allowed to remain on the skin is determined by our specialists by carefully observing skin changes. You can expect mild discomfort/heat during and immediately after the treatment but this is temporary.

With light peels, there is no downtime, but you will require additional treatments for optimal results. With deep peels, you may experience moderate to severe peeling depending of the peel used. Sun restrictions will apply and aftercare instructions will be given by your provider. The fall, winter and spring months are the best times to take advantage of chemical peels, but a gentle peel can be performed during summer months as well. This can be discussed with your aesthetic provider to ensure safety and optimal outcomes.

The treatment time can take anywhere between 30 to 60 minutes.

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Refresh Your Skin at MaVie Medical Spa

While it can take a few weeks to months to appreciate the full results of chemical peel treatments, most of our clients report that it is well worth the wait! With each treatment you can expect your skin to look better and better. The benefits of PCA and ZO chemical peels are long-lasting and your complexion appears fresher and younger for years to come.

MaVie Medical Spa offers medical grade, physician rated chemical peel treatments in Southern Utah. Book an appointment with our team to know more.

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