How many Vi Peel treatments do I need? Noticeable results will be seen after a single treatment, but best results are seen after 3-6 treatments, spaced 2-4 weeks apart. For maintenance treatments after the initial series, we recommend the Vi Peel 2-4 times per year, depending on your skin’s needs.
Are VI peels worth it?
Benefits of the VI Peel
“The VI peel helps to improve the tone, texture, and clarity of the skin while reducing age spots, sun damage, and hyperpigmentation,” explains Doft. “It also softens fine lines and acne scars while stimulating collagen production for firmer, more youthful skin.”
How many chemical peels are needed to see results?
Most patients require about 4 to 6 light peels, spaced 1 to 2 months apart, to achieve desired results. The time between the peels allows skin cells to renew and turn over, with each subsequent peel exfoliating cells and treating new cells just beneath the skin surface.
How long does VI Peel last?
Leave the peel on for at least 4 hours or longer, unless irritation occurs. Do not apply anything on top of the skin for 4 hours including sunscreen. You may cleanse after this time with a mild cleanser and water. Dry thoroughly.
Which VI Peel is the strongest?
VI Peel Advanced is our strongest peel with a booster system formulated to combat the effects of aging. It is made with a powerful blend of ingredients to provide a deeper penetration to soften fine lines and wrinkles, enhance cellular turnover, and stimulate collagen production.
Can you see results after 1 peel?
It usually takes several treatment sessions to see the desired outcomes. Most people notice some improvement after their first chemical peel, but with multiple treatments over the span of several months, patients will be astonished by how much better their skin looks.
How many days after a chemical peel do you start peeling?
Peeling will generally start 48-72 hours after your treatment and can last 2-5 days. It is very important not to pick off peeling skin; peeling is minimal and easily controlled with moisturizer. Premature peeling of the skin will result in dry, cracked, raw skin that may develop into hyperpigmentation.
Can I do Microneedling before a chemical peel?
Combining chemical peels and microneedling enhances your skin inside and out. We recommend that you have a chemical peel first to exfoliate the top layers of your skin. Then, 4-6 weeks later, you start your microneedling treatments to boost collagen production in the deeper layers of your skin.
How many chemical peels do I need for hyperpigmentation?
Dark spots (post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation)
This condition typically resolves completely after the application of 6 to 8 glycolic acid peels.
Why does my skin look worse after a chemical peel?
A chemical peel can cause treated skin to become darker than normal (hyperpigmentation) or lighter than normal (hypopigmentation). Hyperpigmentation is more common after superficial peels, while hypopigmentation is more common after a deep peel.
Should I moisturize after a VI peel?
After peeling begins, apply Vi Derm moisturizer as often as necessary for comfort or to hide any sloughing of the skin. This will also aide in elimination of picking the peeling skin.
How much is a VI Peel cost?
Vi Peel cost
The typical cost of Vi Peel is $450. It’s best to speak to your dermatologist about the cost of Vi Peel and which Vi Peel treatment is best for your skin type. The Vi Peel should be performed about 4 times a year, beginning at puberty for most patients.
How soon after VI Peel can I exfoliate?
When peeling is complete, you may begin using your regular skin care products at this time; however, avoid the use of exfoliating products for approximately 6 weeks. Sunblock is essential to maintain your results.
Which VI Peel is best for hyperpigmentation?
The VI Peel Precision Booster is a chemical peel that contains a higher concentration of the ingredients found in the original VI Peel. It is designed for those who have hyperpigmentation which hasn’t responded to other treatments, those with age spots, melasma and actinic keratosis have great results with this peel.
Can you do VI Peel at home?
Remember, these are trained professionals and medical-grade chemical peels should only be administered by licensed provider. Misuse of these chemicals can have potentially harmful effects on your skin. Do not try this at home.
Does VI Peel tighten skin?
The VI Peel is known to improve the quality and texture of the skin and also helps tighten and soften fine lines.