Chemical Peels in Nashville

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Chemical peels are a process in which a chemical solution is applied to the face to remove dead skin cells and stimulate the production of new skin cells. The chemical solution is applied to the face to dissolve the built up skin cells of the epidermis. The result is a fresh, more youthful overall appearance, though the specific outcome will depend on the type of peel.  There are varying types and strengths of peels, depending on the needs of your skin and concerns you desire to address.

Chemical peels are utilized for a variety of reasons — even out discoloration, minimize fine lines and wrinkles or diminish blemishes and uneven texture. We offer superficial/light peels such as Glycolic, Salicylic and Lactic Acid peels, as well as “event” peels for extra radiance prior to an important occasion. We offer a variety of peel options to suit every need and concern.

Mild side effects may include temporary redness and peeling; these are normal and should resolve within 2-10 days depending on the treatment. Multiple treatments are often recommended to enhance and then maintain the effectiveness of the peel.

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Reverse Peel

The Skin Benefit Reverse Peel is a highly effective, moderately aggressive peel that targets sun damage, discoloration, freckles/brown spots and melasma. This peel includes at-home skin care products to use immediately after and for the next few weeks following the peel. These products will continue targeting the brown pigment at home and enhancing results. Peeling downtime is typically 5-7 days. Suitable for all skin types.

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Stimulator Peel

The ZO Stimulator Peel uses a blend of alpha and beta hydroxy acids to gently exfoliate and stimulate skin cell turnover. Over time this treatment will reduce fine lines, improve skin tone and texture, providing smoother skin, while reducing clogged pores. There is no peeling with this peel. Suitable for all skin types.

Illuminize Peel

As a true “red carpet peel,” the SkinMedica Illuminize Peel will provide vibrant and radiant looking skin with no peeling downtime. Suitable for all skin types.

Vitalize Peel

The SkinMedica Vitalize Peel is a great place to start if you are interested in trying a traditional chemical peel. This treatment helps fight the effects of time and environmental assaults. It uses a unique blend of exfoliants and peeling agents (alpha-hydroxy acids, beta-hydroxy acids, resorcinol and retinoic acid (obtained by physician)) to address sun damage, fine lines, pigment, acne, clogged/large pores, uneven skin tone and texture. Peeling downtime is typically 2-5 days. Dramatic results are seen after a series of peels, however, results are typically predictable and noticeable after just one peel. Suitable for all skin types.

3-Step Chemical Peel

One of our most popular peels, the ZO 3-Step Peel is a moderately aggressive peel that uses a blend of exfoliants, retinol and multi-action agents that target melasma, acne/breakouts, fine lines, hyperpigmentation, rough texture, clogged/large pores and dullness. It includes an at-home treatment that produces longer-lasting results. Peeling downtime is typically 5 days. Suitable for all skin types.

TCA Cross

TCA Cross uses a high concentration of trichloroacetic acid to greatly reduce the depth and size of icepick acne scars.  While this treatment is suitable for all skin types, a consultation is necessary. Multiple treatments may be necessary to achieve the desired result.