CONTRAINDICATIONS OF A CHEMICAL PEEL

CONTRAINDICATIONS OF A CHEMICAL PEEL

An intake form and in-depth consultation with your esthetician will determine if you are a candidate. This will ensure the best suitable treatment for you.

Accutane: 1 year off
Retin-A: Discontinue for 7- 10 days prior to treatment.
Pregnant or Lactating
Allergy to Aspirin
Sunburned or compromised skin: Outdoors Life style, Tanning bed users.
Serious medical condition: Heart condition/problem, Immunity disorder, Diabetes etc.
Medications: Diabetes Type 2, Lupus, chemo
Permanent cosmetics wait 7 days then cover with occlusive barrier
Active cold sores or lesions
Active facial rash
Immediately post lift of facial surgery needs doctor approval
Rosacea- Will need to be evaluated.
Facial Waxing requires a 72 hour waiting period.

PRIOR TO PEEL
Consult with esthetician. Fill out intake form. Men shave day before peel.

DAY OF YOUR PEEL
1) Do not use any alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), beta hydroxy acid (BHA) and benzoyl peroxide (Carefully read labels on home care products)
2) Stop any exfoliating products that may be drying or irritating.
*Men *DO NOT shave day of peel.

POST PEEL
To ensure optimal results follow your personal prescription your esthetician has given you.


CHEMICAL PEEL POST CARE

The initial -72 hours post procedure are the most critical.
Clients should adhere to the following guidelines for healthy, radiant skin:
Avoid direct sun and extremes of heat or cold.

Discontinue use of any AHA products for 72 hours, or 6 weeks if doing a treatment cylce. A client may continue their regular skin care routine after 72 hours or when their skin is no longer flaking/peeling.

Use hydrating and reparative products. Esthetician will provide prescription to best suit your needs
Sun protection is crucial.

No scratching, peeling or picking. no extreme exercise, steam rooms or hot tubs for first 24 hours.


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