Skin peels

Chemical peels are the most popular non-invasive cosmetic procedure performed to rejuvenate the appearance of skin.

A build up of dead skin cells can make skin appear dull, uneven, clog pores and cause a number of different aging problems.

Skin peels remove this dead skin cells through a process of chemical exfoliation and enhance the growth of new collagen and elastin tissue.

Chemical skin peels can be used on face, neck and hands for the following skin conditions:

  • Dull, uneven skin texture
  • Clogs pore
  • Ageing skin
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Active acne
  • Smooth post acne scaring

In modern time scientists discover many different acids which can be used for the cosmetic procedures. The most popular are hydroxy (AHA and BHA), salicylic, TCA and Phenol.

There are numerous ways of classification of skin peels, but a simple way is to divide them into a three categories depend on the depth of skin penetration.

  • Superficial: Stratum Corneum to mid-epidermis
  • Medium Depth: Papillary Dermis
  • Deep: Reticular Dermis

When you come to our clinic with your cosmetic problems, we use different acids and combinations thereof, depending on the patient’s problem and skin type:

Glycolic acid, Salicylic acid, Mandelic acid, Lactic acid, modified Jessner, Light TCA, and Cosmelan.

Superficial and medium depth skin peels treatment at our clinic provided by the qualified aesthetic therapists under supervision our medical professional. Deep chemical peels can be performed after an in-depth consultation only by medical professional.

The best way to chose what type of chemical peel you need to sort out your skin problems or imperfection, is to book a free consultation with our experienced therapists.

They will recommend you the best option of skin peels treatments depend on your skin type and colour.

The procedure for SUPERFICIAL and MEDIUM depth SKIN PEERLS is not particularly complicated and usually doesn’t take more then 20-30 minutes to complete.
It involves cleansing the skin, following by disinfecting with alcohol and degreasing with
Acetone, then applied the chosen acid for few minutes followed by a neutraliser.
If it necessary a calming mask will be applied and finally sun protection cream.

The end-point is minimum to moderate erythema.

Down time: Anything from none up to five days of minimal shedding.

DEEP PEELS PROSEDURE involves consultation with medical practitioner, at least one month preparation before treatment.
The peel itself takes up to 1 hours to perform. Local anaesthesia can be used to make the procedure more comfortable.

Down time: Facial swelling up to three days. At least six days of isolation with semi-solid mask following by the rest for a week. Skin sensitivity for a few weeks up to six months after the peel.

What are the chemical skin peels?

Chemical skin peels are facial treatments that use naturally occurring acid (glycolic, fruit, salicylic) to peel of the upper layer of the skin to stimulate the production of collagen, a protein that helps preserve skin elasticity and firmness.

What are chemical peels used for?

Chemical peels are used for improvement of skin texture, clogged pores, fine lines and wrinkles, poor elasticity, sun damaged skin, active acne and acne scarring and many others skin conditions.

Are skin peels painful?

This is dependent on how deep the peel is. Superficial and medium depth is causing just little discomfort or heating sensation for a few minutes. When peel neutraliser is applied all unpleasant feeling will disappear immediately.

Deep peels procedure usually performs under local anaesthesia.

What are the side effects of skin peels?

Again, this is dependent on how deep the peel and type of chemical peels.

Superficial depth peels are quite safe, but occasional patches of erythema and rarely hyperpigmentation may present.

Medium and Deep skin peels may cause hyperpigmentation, skin sensitivity, acne flare-ups and rarely scarring.

How long does a skin peel treatment last?

Skin peel treatment will take from 30 minutes up to 4 hours depend of the strength of chemical peels. Average treatment time in the salon or clinic is from 30 minutes to 1 hour.

How many skin peels treatment will I need?

Generally recommended course of 3 to 6 skin peels treatments once every 2-3 weeks until the desired results are achieved. The maintenance treatments will be recommended by therapists depends on your skin type and texture.

Prima Britannia Skin Peels Treatment Price List

We will do our best to make you feel comfortable.

We accept different payment methods: Cash, or Credit/Debit Card (excluding American Express)

Please note we require 24 hours notice for all cancellations, during our working hours 10am to 7pm weekdays and Saturday between 10am to 6pm for Monday’s appointments. If you miss a prepaid appointment without giving notice you may lose the cost of that treatment.

 Chemical Peels Single £ course of 4 Course of 6
Eye Peel ( Eye Global ) £60 £200 £280
 Superficial Peel (Pre Peel) £60 £200 £280
Glycolic, Salicylic, Mandelic, Lactic Peels £75 £260 £390
Obagi Blue Peel Radiance £85 £300 £400
Azelan Acne Peel £95 £340 £480
Modified Jessner OR Melanostop Peel £95 £340 £480
TCA 15% (course of 3 )* £125 £440*
70% peel OR TCA 35% (with Nurse) £200
Cosmelan Depigmentation Peel £850