Chemical Peels

The Carney Center Skin Spa offers a variety of different peels that we cater to your individual goals and desires. Gone are the days of stinging, painful peels. The new generation of chemical peels combine different acids at lower percentages to achieve optimal results without patient discomfort. Chemical peels are a wonderfully quick, safe and cost effective way to achieve a more polished and even skin tone by sloughing off those unwanted dead skin cells and forcing brand new fresh skin to the surface. Peels will give you the appearance of tighter, brighter skin and small pores! Peels can be performed singularly, or in a series for optimal results.

LIGHT CHEMICAL PEELS (Little to no downtime)

Hydrallure Peel – this is our “glowy” peel! Made up of 20% lactic and 20% urea, the hydrallure peel will leave you dewy, hydrated and brightened for that special night out. No visible peeling. Great to do the day before an event. Perfect for dry, dehydrated skin. ***Not recommended for sensitive skin.

Pure Radiance Micro Peel – this is our “retexturizing” peel! Made up of 12% TCA, 12% Salicylic acid, and 12% Azelaic acid, the pure radiance peel will help to smooth skin texture, fine lines and wrinkles, and restore a polished, radiant and youthful appearance. Minor flaking will occur for 3-4 days. Ideally performed 1 week before an event. ***Not recommended for all skin types.

Lumiglow Micro Peel – this is our “brightening” peel! Made up of 10% Salicylic acid, 10% Mandelic acid, and 10% Azelaic acid, the lumiglow micro peel is a multi-functional peel that will help with uneven skin tone and pigment issues as will as fine lines and wrinkles. Minor flaking will occur for 3-4 days. Ideally performed 1 week before an event. ***Recommended for all skin types.

MEDIUM DEPTH CHEMICAL PEELS (3-5 days of peeling)

Pure Radiance Retexturizing Peel and System – Made up of 17% TCA, 17% Salicylic Acid, 17% Azelaic acid, and 2% Azelaic acid, the pure radiance peel will retexturize your skin, improving fine lines and wrinkles, shrinking pore size and lightening superficial sun damage. Peeling will occur for 3 to 5 days. A take home kit with very active ingredients is included with this peel. Patient compliance using the home care kit is imperative to achieving maximum results.

Lumiglow Brightening Peel and System – Made up of 10% Azelaic acid, 10% Lactic acid, 10 % Phaetic acid and 1% Retinoic acid, this is the perfect peel for beautifully improving pigment issues such as melasma and sun damage. Peeling will occur for 3 to 5 days. A take home kit with very active ingredients is included with this peel. Patient compliance using the home care kit is imperative to achieving maximum results. ***Recommended for all skin types.

DEEPER CHEMICAL PEELS (7-14 days of peeling)

Lumiglow Max Brigtening Peel and System – Made up of 20% Arbutin, and 1% Retinoic acid, this peel is a game changer for patients with moderate to severe pigment issues such as melasma and sun damage. Peeling will occur for 7-14 days. A take home kit with very active ingredients is included with this peel. Patient compliance using the home care kit is imperative to achieving maximum results. ***Recommended for all skin types.

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