When should I wash off vitalize peel?

Immediately after the peel and up to 24 hours: Wait until before bedtime before washing your face.

What should you put on your skin after a peel?

Gently apply a thin layer of moisturizer all over the skin multiple times throughout the day, as needed. You’ll be able to go back to your regular skincare routine once the peeling process is complete and skin no longer feels sensitive – generally within a week of receiving your chemical peel.

What kind of moisturizer should I use after a peel?

When you start to peel, use a non-comedogenic moisturizer such as AveenoⓇ, VanicreamⓇ, CetaphilⓇ, or CeraVeⓇ, until the skin feels back to normal. This will promote the healing process by locking in moisture and reducing the chance of a bacterial infection, redness, and irritation.

What can you not do after a chemical peel?

Here are the top ten things to avoid after a chemical peel.

  • Picking at the skin.
  • Skipping sunscreen.
  • Letting the skin dry out.
  • Not applying moisturizer.
  • Applying too much moisturizer.
  • Being afraid of cold compresses.
  • Exfoliating.
  • Expecting immediate results.

What does vitalize peel do?

The Vitalize Peel combines resorcinol, lactic, salicylic, and retinoic acid (at aesthetician’s discretion) to offer dramatic improvement in texture and tone. The renewal process stimulates collagen production, improves pigmentation, acne, and melasma. The skin appears healthier and more youthful with minimal downtime.

Which SkinMedica Peel is the strongest?

Rejuvenize Peel is our strongest SkinMedica peel.

  • Appropriate for moderate to severe skin imperfections.
  • Smooths the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and roughness.
  • Safe for all skin types but best for light-to-medium skin tones.
  • 3-6 peels are recommended every 3-4 weeks for best results.

Why does my skin look worse after a chemical peel?

A chemical peel can cause treated skin to become darker than normal (hyperpigmentation) or lighter than normal (hypopigmentation). Hyperpigmentation is more common after superficial peels, while hypopigmentation is more common after a deep peel.

Should I moisturize right after a chemical peel?

It is important to moisturize after a chemical peel. The fresh skin is sensitive, and the skin may still be peeling following the treatment. Moisturizers will not prevent the peeling process, as it is part of the chemical peel process.

Can you see results after 1 peel?

It usually takes several treatment sessions to see the desired outcomes. Most people notice some improvement after their first chemical peel, but with multiple treatments over the span of several months, patients will be astonished by how much better their skin looks.

How long does vitalize peel last?

Peeling will generally start between 48-72 hours after the procedure and can last 2 to 5 days.

What type of peel is the Vitalize Peel?

Vitalize™ is a slightly stronger peel, but it is still considered by standard definition to be a light peel. It is ideal for treating acne, fine lines, and minor skin discolorations and blemishes. Rejuvenize™ provides a medium-depth peel, removing the outer layer of the skin and the upper layer of the dermis.

What kind of peel is vitalize peel?

The SkinMedica® Vitalize Peel® is a superficial chemical peel that uses lactic acid, salicylic acid, resorcinol, and retinoic acid. It offers a dramatic improvement in texture and tone.

How to prepare for a Vitalize Peel?

How to Prepare for a Vitalize Peel. Prepare the Skin. To obtain the best results and reduce irritation, stop exfoliating and using harsh skincare products two to four weeks before Talk to the Doctor. Stop Smoking.

How often can a person get a Vitalize Peel?

Vitalize Peel ® treatments can be repeated every 3-4 weeks . How many treatments are required? Multiple treatments may be required to achieve desired results. The number of treatments is based on initial level of skin damage, and can vary from 3 to 6.

Was vitalize Peel too strong for my sensitive skin?

A burning irritation during treatment acts as another common side effect caused by Vitalize Peel. Even though most patients claim that the level of discomfort remains bearable throughout the entire procedure, some individuals with sensitive skin types find the acids used in the chemical peel too strong.