How Peels Work and What you Tell Me!

Just a note about your skin:  it consists of several layers that are referred to as the epidermis (one part) and dermis (two parts called the papillary dermis and reticular dermis). The part you touch and see everyday is called the epidermis. This is also the part...

Your Chemical Peel Strength

Did you know that chemical peels are usually classified as very superficial, superficial, medium and deep?  Below is a scale that helps you think about a “very superficial” peel. Very Superficial: -Glycolic acid up to 35% -Salicylic acid up to 30%...

5 Things to do After Your Peel

When you get a chemical peel, there are a few things that you should do in order to get the best outcomes. 1.   Know what to do and who to call. Seriously, clients sometimes suffer through things that can be easily addressed or things that shouldn’t occur.  Your...

18 Reasons WHY YOU CANT get a Peel

Dear existing skincare clients, I might be talking about you! Dear future skincare clients, I will be talking about you soon! Dear all clients, you know I love you!   1.  You used a prescription retinoid within the last 5 – 7 days. 2.  You used an...

Chemical Peeling? You’ve just been Wounded!

The idea behind a peel is to get rid of the upper layer of dead skin quickly.  Mind you, your body naturally gets rid of dead skin; however, the older you get, the slower that natural process becomes.  Further, as you age, the body is sometimes unable to get rid of...

Don’t Peel at Home! The Risks You Take!

The Situation: Client:  What kind of peel do you put on my face? Me:  Sometimes I use salicylic acid and sometimes I do a type of Jessner’s. ***A couple of weeks later*** Client:  Hey Blush!  I bought a peel off the Internet and need your help.  I think I got a...

So, what’s on your face? 4 Things to Know!

I’m glad you came back!  While your skincare professional has to educate you on the risks of chemical peels, you have some educating to do, too!  You must make sure you are totally honest about your health and the products you use on your skin, both...