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Resurface Healthier, Younger Skin

Chemical peels are an easy and popular way to refresh and rejuvenate your skin. This modern skin treatment involves applying a chemical solution to your face, exfoliating away the top layer of dead skin cells. This process helps to unclog pores, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and even out skin tone, leaving you with healthier, younger-looking skin. So, if you’re looking to liven up dull, aging skin, chemical peels are exactly what you need!

Benefits of Chemical Peels:

  • Non-invasive skin rejuvenation
  • Resurface smoother, healthier skin
  • Remove dead and damaged skin cells
  • Improve overall skin tone and texture
  • Stimulate natural collagen production
  • Personalized according to your skin type
  • No harsh side effects or complications
  • Resume your daily activities and work immediately

Your Chemical Peel Options

PCA

PCA is a specific brand of chemical peel for patients with acne breakouts, scarring, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, and other signs of aging. PCA peels contain lactic acid and salicylic acid, which can remove the uppermost layers of dead and damaged skin cells without causing excessive damage. Some PCA peels also contain trichloroacetic acid (TCA), which can provide a deeper level of peeling.

GlycoAla

GlycoAla is a unique skin rejuvenation procedure that uses a photodynamic gel to reverse the signs of aging. GlycoAla is a photodynamic gel made of hyaluronic acid and advanced glycosphere nanoparticles, so it can penetrate deep within the skin to reverse the signs of aging, improve overall skin texture, reduce sun damage, and hydrate your skin from within. GlycoAla is extremely gentle and causes minimal redness and side effects.

Chemical Peels Treat:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Skin laxity
  • Loss of elasticity
  • Mild facial scarring
  • Acne scarring
  • Uneven skin tone and texture
  • Textural irregularities
  • Acne breakouts
  • Sun damage
  • Sunspots and age spots
  • Rosacea and freckles
  • Melasma
  • Enlarged pores
  • Congested pores
  • Hyperpigmentation

How Chemical Peels Work

Chemical peels involve applying a chemical solution to make the dead skin layers peel off, revealing a softer, smoother layer of skin underneath. Depending on the type of peel used, you may experience various degrees of peeling, ranging from mild to intense. Chemical peels trigger the skin’s natural healing process, including collagen production and cellular regeneration. Over time, the damaged skin cells are replaced by new, healthy skin cells.

Your Chemical Peels Experience

The Consultation

At your consultation, we’ll work together to determine the best approach for you. We’ll analyze your facial skin and conditions to assess your skin type and goals and then recommend the appropriate chemical peels — PCA or GlycoAla — that will best target your specific skin issues. We’ll give you all the information and support you need to make an informed decision and develop a plan for achieving your desired results.

The Treatment

Your chemical peel is administered by a trained professional in our medical spa. The medical provider will cleanse your facial skin to remove impurities and debris, following which they’ll apply the chosen peel to your face. The chemical peel is allowed to remain on your skin for a set amount of time, typically ranging from 10 to 20 minutes. Following that, the peel is neutralized or removed, and a cooling gel is applied to your skin.

The Recovery

You may experience mild redness, itching, or burning sensations after your treatment. These should improve within a few days, but the complete recovery will take some time. You can resume most of your normal activities immediately, but please avoid direct sunlight and strenuous workouts for a week. You must also use a moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated and wear sunscreen with an SPF of at least 50.

Your Path to Cure

At Cure Med Spa, we understand that everyone’s skin is different and requires different treatments. We provide careful skin analysis and assessments to personalize chemical peels specific to your needs. With years of experience and a team of expert skin care professionals, you can be sure you’re in good hands when you choose Cure Med Spa for your chemical peels in Mystic, CT.

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