Chemical Peels - St. Louis
Chemical peels allow several layers of skin to be penetrated in order to reveal healthier cells below. Precise and careful consideration is given to determining the correct peel regiment for you. Peels can treat wrinkles, environmentally damaged skin, acne, oily skin, brown spots and other signs of aging.
What does the procedure entail?
What can I expect?
Who is a good candidate?
Light or targeted chemical peels take 30 minutes to apply in our office. After the peel has been applied, it is neutralized with water and then covered with a protective ointment. There may be a slight burning sensation while the peel is doing its job.
For several days after the peel, you may notice redness or flaking of the skin. New skin will start to appear 7-10 days after the procedure, and more noticeable effects will take place in the months following the procedure. For deeper peels, you may have additional downtime.
You may be a candidate for this procedure if:
You have roughness in the texture of your skin; you have persistent melasma; you have oily or acne-prone skin, or scars from prior acne; you have sun-damaged skin or age spots; you have fine lines around your mouth or eyes
Real Artistic Outcomes
Dr. Gurley and her team offer a variety of different types of chemical peels for your individual skin concerns:
Cell Renewal Peel – This gentle but effective peel increases cell renewal, refines the epidermis, clarifies and returns the skin’s freshness.
Cleansing Peel – This peel is a unique one-step treatment of chemical exfoliation designed to reduce acne, keep problematic skin clear of breakouts, and help correct photo-aging.
Illuminating Peel – This treatment was developed to fade dark spots, improve skin tone, increase radiance, and diminish fine lines and wrinkles.
Brightening Peel – This gentle peel was developed for all skin types to help improve your skin’s look, texture and feel.