Chemical Skin Peels

What are Chemical Skin Peels?

Skin peels aim to remove the outer layers of skin to reveal smoother, brighter-looking skin beneath. Peels help to reverse skin damage and transform tired, dull skin. They focus on targeting a patients individual skin concerns such as acne, sun damage, pigmentation, fine line and wrinkles, and scarring.

Dr Bhavjit Kaur offers a number of skin peels by Obagi:

Obagi Stimulation Peel helps to boost skin health thorough exfoliation and cellular stimulation of the deeper layers of the skin. Targets the signs of ageing as well as uneven skin texture, large pores, dullness and acne with very little downtime.

Obagi Controlled Depth Peel is the latest version of Dr. Obagi’s famous Blue Peel. Helps to firm and tighten while smoothing skin with mild resurfacing. We can control the levels of TCA (trichloraceutic acid) used to penetrate at multiple levels in the dermis. 

Obagi Blue Peel Radiance contains a unique blend of acids for a gentle but effective salicylic acid-based facial chemical peel. Skin should feel tighter, smoother and look brighter after just one treatment.

Skin peels are a popular treatment for patients with many skin concerns. When it comes to skin health, regular peels are a must to support skin’s natural renewal process and reveal a healthy looking, fresh appearance.

Dr Bhavjit Kaur will discuss your treatment goals during your consultation. We will devise a bespoke treatment plan for you, where you’ll also be able to ask any questions.

Conditions Treated:

  • Dull, dry skin
  • Acne
  • Acne scars
  • Facial scars
  • Fine lines & wrinkles
  • Sun damage
  • Pigmentation
  • Improves skin confidence

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Frequently Asked Questions

By expertly applying a chemical exfoliant to the skin, outer layers are exfoliated and eventually peel away. The newer skin revealed is smoother and younger-looking. This rejuvenating treatment is also suitable for targeting conditions including acne, acne scarring and sun damage.

Most people feel a brief burning sensation followed by numbness or stinging. This can vary depending on the peel you have.

Normally, your treatment and consultation should take around 60 minutes.

This depends on your skin type and skin goals. During your consultation we can advise on the best course of action to take.

Although your skin may look a little red and flushed at first, this will subside shortly after treatment. Avoid applying make-up for 24 hours after the treatment and use an SPF of 30+.

It’s common to experience redness, tingling and slight swelling after a skin peel, but this is an extremely safe procedure when carried out by a professional clinician.

Clinics

Dr Bhavjit Kaur co-owns Health & Aesthetic Clinic, a Cosmetic Medicine, Laser & Skin care clinic in Royal Borough Of Greenwich, London.

Dr Bhavjit Kaur

Dr Bhavjit Kaur is an Aesthetic Physician, with over 27 years of clinical experience. She is a postgraduate in Pathology, Biomedical sciences, DRCOG, DFSRH and Cosmetic Medicine.