What is Silk Peel?
SilkPeel™ is a breakthrough system that combines precision non-invasive exfoliation with Dermalinfusion™, deep delivery of skin-specific solutions, to improve and revitalize the skin. SilkPeel is unique because it does not use crystals or other abrasive particles that can irritate the skin like most microdermabrasion.
You can trust the Radiance Medspa professionals for effective, state-of-the-art exfoliation procedures in Fairfax.
How does the treatment work?
After your skin is cleansed, Your skin care professional will choose one or more of the specialized treatment serums, formulated to address a variety of skin conditions. The SilkPeel™ infuses these products deep into the skin where they are most effective. The solution doesn't just sit on top of your skin like a lotion or cream would, instead the SilkPeel™ handpiece deeply delivers the vitamins, antioxidants and other therapeutic ingredients that your skin needs most. The topical solutions are absorbed down to where they will be most effective in brightening, clarifying, and hydrating your skin.
What does Silk Peel treat?
The infusion of patient specific topical solutions combined with effective abrasion allows SilkPeel™ operators to address many different conditions. SilkPeel™ procedures can assist in the improvement of the skin in many ways, including:
- Clarifying oily, blemish prone or acne prone skin;
- Moisturizing dry, flaky patches or fine lines and wrinkles;
- Brightening red, or blotchy patches, skin that has been overexposed to the sun, or just needs a brightening boost
SilkPeel™ is also fantastic as a pre or post-operative procedure to improve results of IPL, Laser or other cosmetic and medical procedures.
How many treatments are required?
Silk Peel works best when repeated over several weeks. Discuss the optimum schedule and number of treatments with your medical professional.
Is the Silk Peel safe?
SilkPeel™ is exclusively offered through facilities with medical directors on staff, and isn't available at typical day spas or salons where you might find microdermabrasion. The procedure is non-invasive and even soothing; delivering the results you want without harsh chemicals or uncomfortable treatments! It is safe for even the most sensitive skin. But, as always, provide your full medical history and follow your post-treatment instructions.
Are there any possible side effects?
When you get a SilkPeel™, you won't have any downtime, and don't have to worry about dealing with irritated or inflamed skin that microdermabrasion may cause. At times, there is a sunburn like redness that generally disappears within a few minutes of your treatment. . You can return to your normal routine and apply cosmetics directly after treatment.
What are the results?
Within about 30 minutes, SilkPeel's wet exfoliation leaves your skin silky smooth, hydrated, bright, and full of the youthful, healthy glow that we all desire.
How long does a Silk Peel treatment last?
A Silk Peel facial treatment lasts about half an hour. Additional time is required for additional areas. It's a perfect lunchtime facial!
What conditions respond best to this treatment?
Silk Peel works well for damaged skin, whether affected by acne, sun damage or aging.
Who are candidates for Silk Peel?
Silk Peel can be used to rejuvenate skin of any type. Those seeking to reduce minor flaws or wrinkles without downtime are encouraged to consider Silk Peel.
Who should avoid Silk Peel?
Silk Pwwl should be avoided by those with recent viral infections, such as cold sores and shingles, those with eczema, sunburns or rosacea, those with auto-immune disorders, poor healing or excessive scarring and those with a history of diabetes or keloid formation. You must not have recently had laser surgery or used Accutane. If you have any questions regarding your treatment with Silk Peel, contact one of our skin care specialists.
How does the treatment feel?
Silk Peel is generally painless and does not cause discomfort like microdermabrasion. It can be very relaxing!
How long do the results last?
Lasting effects are dependant on proper skin care. Additional treatments will renew your youthful appearance. A series of six treatments over a few months is recommended for best results, followed by regular maintenance treatments.
What are the limitations of Silk Peel?
Silk Peel is designed to treat minor imperfections and general improvement. Those with very large or dark spots, moderate to deep wrinkles and serious scars should speak to our skin care professionals about alternative treatments.
Instructions for before treatment:
Avoid Retin-A®, sun tanning or tanning creams for at least a week before treatment. Do not have other facial procedures, such as chemical peels, before treatment. If you have an active cold sore you will want to postpone treatment. If you are prone to developing cold sores, contact your doctor about receiving prophylactic treatment.
Instructions for after treatment:
For the first 72 hours Post-Treatment, Your skin is more vulnerable to irritation and damage. You may find that you are sensitive to products that you usually use and tolerate well. Cleanse with a gentle, non-acid cleanser. Avoid direct sun exposure. After 72 hours a sunscreen with a SPF 30 or greater should be used whenever exposure to sunlight. Avoid and discontinue all products containing Retin-A®, Renova®, retinol, alpha or beta hydroxyl acids, hydroquinone, benzoyl peroxide, enzyme peels or masques, and any scrubs or exfoliating agents.
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