Circadia Skincare (Mandeliclear Peel, Oxygen Rx)

 

Skin peels are a very popular and effective treatment, where the top layer of skin is removed to reveal fresh, new skin underneath. They are sometimes called chemical peels depending on the nature of the solution that is applied; at Timeless Skin we offer our London patients both chemical and non-chemical peels.

We have many years’ experience in offering skin peels in London and can deal with all skin types and a wide range of skin concerns, from ageing problems such as lines and wrinkles, sun damage and other pigment problems, to poor skin tone that may include dull and tired skin or enlarged pores.

 

Am I suitable for a Chemical Peel treatment?

During your free consultation, your Timeless Skin practitioner will assess your skin and discuss your concerns and what you’re hoping to achieve from your treatment. We offer both chemical and non-chemical skin peels and will advise you on the best protocol depending on what results you’re hoping to achieve.

What Skin Peel treatment do you offer at Timeless Skin?

MANDELICLEAR PEEL SYSTEM WITH VITAMIN A ACCELERATOR
The MandeliClear Peel System was developed specifically for attenuating pigmentation issues associated with darker Fitzpatrick skin types. The system can be classified as a modified Jessner, containing 7% lactic, 7% salicylic and 7% resorcinol, in an ethanol base with quillaja bark. It also contains 9% mandelic acid, which is often derived from almond and wild cherry sources. Mandel is German for almond. This peel is safe, gentle, and well tolerated by most skin types.

Skin Type Indications
– Fitzpatrick I, II, III. Fitzpatrick IV and V requires pre-treatment.
– Effective for lightening pigmentation due to acne, melasma or photodamaged skin.
– May be repeated every 2-3 months.

Contraindications
– Aspirin or salicylic sensitivity
– Pregnancy
– Excessive open lesions
– Highly sensitive skin type

JESSNER PEEL
Circadia’s Jessner’s Peel is a combination of 14% Resorcinol, 14% Lactic and 14% Salicylic Acid. Since resorcinol is a peeling agent, the client will experience noticeable peeling or flaking approximately 3 to 4 days after the peel. Resorcinol will increase the amount of peeling experienced after a peel. Peeling is usually light to moderate and depends on the skin condition and depth of the peel.

Skin Type Indications
Pigmentation, acne, sun damage, lentigenes, hyperpigmentation, Fitzpatrick I-III.
Can be repeated every 2-3 months.

Contraindications
– Allergies to resorcinol
– Retin-A® or Renova® within last 4 weeks
– Allergies to aspirin or salicylates
– Laser resurfacing within last 6 months
– Accutane® within the last year
– Hypersensitivity
– Dry and dehydrated skin or compromised lipid barrier
– Pregnant or nursing
– Glycolic or salicylic acid within last week
– Herpetic breakout (cold sore)
– Open wounds or suspicious lesions

OXYGEN RX TREATMENT

Skin Type Indications
Acne, Rosacea, sun-damaged skin, telangiectasia

Properties
The Oxygen Rx treatment can be used on any skin type. The germicidal action makes it extremely beneficial for acne. The lightening and vasoconstricting capabilities give instant results. The procedure is quick, easy and pleasant. The end result is clear and luminous skin with a feeling of firmness. Can be repeated as often as once a week (oxygen only). With the enzyme treatment included, it can be repeated once every third week.
– Germicidal action to the skin
– A skin lightening agent, improves scars and lightens sun damage
– Increases skin function
– Decreases erythema
– Vasoconstricting
– Stimulates fibroblasts

LACTIC ACID
Lactic acid is a member of the Alpha Hydroxy group of molecules that promote desquamation of the stratum corneum.

Skin Type Indications
Aging, acneic or keratizined skin. Tolerated by most skin types for full timing. Can be used up to 5 minutes on any Fitzpatrick skin type. This peel can be repeated every 4 weeks.

Contraindications
– Hypersensitivity or anyone highly allergic
– Severely dry and dehydrated skin or those with a compromised lipid barrier
– Accutane® with the past year
– Pregnancy or nursing
– Glycolic acid or salicylic acid within past week
– Retin-A® or Renova® within the past week
– Herpetic breakout
– Open wounds or suspicious lesions

Presentation
Three Strengths: 30%, 35% and 45%

RASPBERRY ENZYME
Removes keratin buildup and helps brighten and clarify Use on dry calloused hands, feet, knees or elbows, back and hands.

Size
Dry Enzyme Powder – 2.3 oz (65 grams)
Activator – 8 fl oz (236ml)

Skin Type Indications

Aged, wrinkled or photodamaged skin

Properties

A light powder containing bromelain and papain dissolve cysteine protease and trypsin dissolves serine protease.

COCOA ENZYME
Removes keratin buildup and helps to brighten and clarify.

Size
Dry Enzyme Powder – 2.3 oz (65 grams)
Activator – 8 fl oz (236ml)

Skin Type Indications
Sensitive, acneic or aging skin.

Properties
A light powder containing bromelain, papain and trypsin that dissolves cysteine protease and serine protease.

SWICH™ DERMAL REJUVENATION SYSTEM
A scientific breakthrough that helps enhance mitochondrial function and restores skins youthful appearance. SWiCH™ Dermal Rejuvenation System gives the skincare practitioner a treatment that performs beyond the results achievable with non-surgical peels.

Skin Type Indications
Aging, photo-damaged or environmentally damaged skin.

Properties
– Based on a physiological principle of inducing the natural repair system of the skin to become active.
– Activation of the repair system effects a restoration of both sun damaged skin and intrinsic skin aging changes.
– Helps induce repair with minimal epidermal damage.
– Unlike most acid-based treatments, the SWiCH™ System is a leave-on system. The active ingredient remains to provide the continuous treatment for repair and restoration.
– Treatments can be repeated at regular intervals (every 28 days) without risk of over-treatment.

Contraindications
– Allergy to aspirin or salicylates
– Allergy to citric acid of any kind: oranges, lemons, grapefruit, etc
– Anyone who is highly allergic
– Pregnant or trying to become pregnant
– Use of Accutane within one year
– Use of antibiotics (topical or systemic)
– Laser surgery within the last 12 weeks
– Using glycolic acid, Retin A, or Renova in the last 2 weeks.
Clients considering the SWiCH™ program must discontinue the use of Retin A, Renova and any AHA products prior to their treatment. The guidelines for timing Retin A or retinol use with SWiCH™ depends on individual skin type. Do not perform SWiCH™ treatments when clients are non-compliant with these guidelines, on any client with compromised skin of any type. Do not perform SWiCH™ treatments for a minimum of three months after a facelift or blepharolplasty.

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