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Chemical Peels

At Man-Lab, we recognize that men, like women, desire healthy and vibrant skin. Our range of chemical peels is a testament to our commitment to providing effective skincare solutions for men. Chemical peels are an excellent way to address various skin concerns and enhance overall skin health.

 

Why Chemical Peels for Men?

Chemical peels offer a versatile and efficient approach to skincare, particularly suited for men who may be looking to:

Improve Skin Texture:

Chemical peels exfoliate the skin, removing dead cells and promoting the growth of fresh, smoother skin. This is beneficial for addressing rough or uneven skin texture, providing a polished and refined appearance.

Combat Signs of Aging:

Peels can target fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. They stimulate collagen production, contributing to a more youthful and revitalized complexion.

Address Hyperpigmentation:

Men often encounter skin discoloration and dark spots. Chemical peels, especially those with ingredients like Vitamin C, can help reduce hyperpigmentation, resulting in a more even skin tone.

Treat Acne Scarring:

For those with acne scars, chemical peels can be instrumental in minimizing their appearance. Glycolic Acid peels, for instance, are known for their efficacy in addressing acne-related skin issues.

Enhance Skin Radiance:

Peels containing brightening agents can enhance overall skin radiance, giving the complexion a healthy and refreshed glow.

THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT

 

ONE WEEK BEFORE YOUR PEEL AVOID THESE PRODUCTS AND/OR PROCEDURES

 

  • Waxing
  • Electrolysis
  • Depilatory Creams (Hair Removal Cream)
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Patients who have had Botulinum Toxin injections should wait until the full effect of their treatment is seen before receiving a Peel

 

TWO TO THREE DAYS BEFORE YOUR PEEL AVOID THESE PRODUCTS AND/OR PROCEDURES

 

  • Any products containing retinol, alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) or beta-hydroxy acid (BHA), or benzoyl peroxide
  • Any exfoliating products that may be drying or irritating
  • Patients who have had medical cosmetic facial treatments or procedures (e.g. laser therapy, surgical procedures, cosmetic filler, microdermabrasion, etc.) should wait until skin sensitivity completely resolves before receiving a Peel. Discuss with your therapist Note: The use of these products/treatments prior to your peel may increase skin sensitivity and cause a stronger reaction or complication.

STEP 1

CONSULTATION

Consultation to understand the client's skin concerns we will discuss expectations, potential outcomes, and any contraindications.

STEP 2

PREPARING THE SKIN

Cleansing of the skin and a barrier cream will be applied around sensitive areas like the eyes, nose, and mouth to prevent irritation

STEP 3

CHEMICAL PEEL APPLIED

Chemical peel solution evenly applied. The solution may tingle or sting for duration

STEP 4

NEUTRALIZATION & AFTERCARE ADVICE

Neutralization of the peel (if required) Aftercare applied and Post-Peel Instructions given to the client

MAN-LAB PEEL OPTIONS

 

FAQS

 

Can men with beards receive chemical peels?

YES, we won’t apply the peel directly to the beard area. Instead, our experienced THERAPISTS will focus on treating the rest of the face

What is a chemical peel, and how does it work?

A chemical peel is a cosmetic treatment that involves the application of a chemical solution to the skin, which causes the outer layer to peel off. This process promotes skin regeneration and can improve the appearance of various skin concerns.

What skin issues can chemical peels address?

Chemical peels can address a range of skin concerns, including fine lines, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, acne scars, sun damage, and hyperpigmentation. They promote smoother and more radiant skin.

Are chemical peels suitable for all skin types?

Chemical peels can be tailored for different skin types. However, a thorough consultation with a skincare professional is recommended to determine the most suitable peel for individual skin needs.

How often should I get a chemical peel?

The frequency of chemical peels depends on the specific peel used and individual skin goals. Some peels may be done every few weeks, while others may be less frequent. Your skincare professional will provide personalized recommendations.

Is there downtime after a chemical peel?

All peels at Man-Lab have minimal downtime with some redness

Will a chemical peel be painful?

Sensations during a chemical peel can vary. You may experience a tingling or stinging sensation during application, but discomfort is typically temporary.

How long does a chemical peel session take?

The duration of a chemical peel session varies depending on the type 15 minutes to an hour.

Can I get a chemical peel in the summer?

Chemical peels can be performed year-round, it’s crucial to minimize sun exposure after the treatment. SPF will be required

What precautions should I take before and after a chemical peel?

Precautions will include avoiding sun exposure, discontinuing certain skincare products, and following post-peel care instructions provided by your therapist

FACE PEELS CAN BE CARRIED OUT ON MEN WITH BEARDS/FACIAL HAIR - we work around the area

Procedure Time

15-45 Mins

Treatment cost

From £60

Often Booked with

We recommend booking a course of peels

Aftercare

50 SPF – Therapist will advise aftercare

Back to work

NO DOWNTIME – mild peeling on selected peels

Frequency

Varies for each peel

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