Carbon Laser Peel
WHAT IS THE CARBON PEEL AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
The laser Peel is a two-stage process. During the first stage, a carbon lotion is applied to the skin. Then a 1060nm wavelength laser reaches the dermis, creating controlled thermal damage to stimulate the healing process. This causes collagen, elastin and fibroblast production and remodelling to rejuvenate the skin and target fine lines and wrinkles. The heat created also induces remodelling and contraction of the pores, making it an ideal treatment for those with enlarged pores. When targeted at acne, this high energy treatment goes straight to the acne’s membrane and destroys it, reducing acne and its related inflammation.
The second part of the treatment comprises the removal of the carbon lotion, with the Q-switch laser. This laser breaks up the carbon into fine particles and then absorbs them, by destroying the carbon and removing the dead skin cells, oils and impurities that were bound to it.
The skin also receives a deep exfoliation during this second stage, making it 4 times stronger than any other peel on the market, and leaving the skin considerably brighter, and smoother in tone and texture.
The entire treatment takes approximately 30 minutes, and the effects are noticeable straight away. You’ll see an instant brightening of your skin, which will also feel smoother and softer than ever before.
WHAT AREAS CAN A CARBON PEEL BE USED TO TREAT?
The Carbon Peel can be used to treat an array of skin concerns, including:
- Tired, sunken and ageing skin.
- Uneven skin tone and texture.
- Enlarged pores.
DOES A CARBON PEEL HURT?
Not at all. You may experience sensations similar to a very small prick.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS OF A CARBON PEEL?
The Carbon Peel is a completely safe skin treatment, with no reports of major skin complications or painful side effects. Post-treatment, you may notice some slight redness, and experience some tingling, but this will both subside post-treatment.
No downtime is required, and you will be able to resume daily activities straight away.
HOW MANY SESSIONS WILL I NEED?
The number of sessions needed is dependent on the size of the treatment area, and the desired effect. Usually, we recommend a course of 2-6 treatments, to take place every 2-3 weeks for the best in beautiful, long-lasting results.
HOW DO I LOOK AFTER MY SKIN AFTER THE TREATMENT?
Though you may experience some slight redness, this will clear up within a few hours, and can be soothed with some aloe vera gel. We recommend keeping the skin clean and dry while it’s red, but once this has cleared up, makeup can be worn. Try to avoid oily makeup however, as this will clog your pores again. Natural mineral foundations are always a good idea.