Skin Care

Specialty Skin Care Treatments

Help your skin retain a firm, youthful and smooth appearance with one of our specialty skin care chemical peel treatments.

Chemical peels remove a layer of skin with a specially formulated chemical preparation, allowing your skin to grow back smoother and clearer. There are different levels of strengths available to meet the individual needs of each patient. Depending upon the type and strength of the peel you use, you may experience several days of peeling after the procedure. Chemical peels are also most effective when performed on a regular basis, with the needed interval between peels determined by the strength and type of peel that you choose.  The amount of peels it will take to achieve desired results will depend on many factors. Typically desired results are achieved within 6-8 treatments, but that can vary.

BRIGHTENING TREATMENT: Ideal for first-time peelers and sensitive skin types.

This AHA peel lightens and brightens while helping the skin retain moisture.  It also tightens skin, targets hyperpigmentation, decreases wrinkle depth and aides in pore reduction. It Improves dry skin, lightens age and dark spots, lessens fine lines, nourishes and brightens skin’s surface.

With this skin treatment, your skin may feel tight or dry for a few days. Very little to no peeling is expected. In some cases, the skin may lightly flake for 3-4 days. Your skin should begin to balance out after a full week.

VITALIZE TREATMENT: Ideal for those with pigment abnormalities, acne and photo damage.

Perfect for all skin tones and types. It addresses all skin concerns, such as fine lines, sun damage, blackheads, large, clogged pores, acne marks and scars, age spots, uneven skin tone, and hyperpigmentation.  The Fusion peel can be used on the face, neck, and body. Keep in mind that the skin on the body is much thicker than the skin on the face so you may want to do a 3 layers to deepen the strength of the fusion peel.

With this treatment, downtime and peeling will be mild to moderate. One may experience mild to moderate peeling for up to 2 weeks following the peel. The frosted areas may darken and total peeling time is approximately 2 weeks.  You can repeat every 2-3 weeks.

ACNE TREATMENT: Ideal for thick, oily, vascular and/or acne-prone skin.

This peel is meant for an oily acneic skin and is safe for all skin types.  It helps control sebum production, targets fine lines and wrinkles, improves congested skin, and minimizes appearance of acne scarring. Reduction of acne inflammation, clogged pores, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, ingrown hairs, wrinkles and fine lines, improved texture and clarity.

With this skin care treatment, your skin may become red and take on a frosting appearance during application. In some cases, the skin will have a temporary anesthesia or numbing effect. Breakouts may also occur after peeling. This reaction is normal and the breakout is due to the pores cleansing and bringing debris to the surface. Your skin should begin to balance out within a few weeks, leading to clearer and less oily skin.

SPOT / HYPERPIGMENTATION TREATMENT: Ideal for skin with visible sun damage, wrinkles and collagen depletion.

Lightens darkened areas for even skin tone. This treatment targets deep wrinkles & scars, improves and lifts sagging skin, helps even out texture issues, and addresses uneven skin tone and discoloration. Benefits include improved skin tone, texture and clarity, reduction of acne, clogged pores, scars, wrinkles and fine lines, increase in collagen and elastin production. It’s also beneficial for gradually removing unwanted freckles, tattoos and scars.

With this deep treatment, your skin may become red and powdery white a “frosting” may appear on the skin during application. In some cases, the skin will have a temporary anesthesia or numbing effect. The skin may appear red or dark for several days while recovering from the treatment. Your skin should begin to balance out within a few weeks.

This peel is good for deeper wrinkles and sagging skin and for fair to medium skin tones.  It will cause the skin to darken and peel off in sheets with up to 2 weeks of downtime, and can be repeated every 4-6 weeks.

HAND & FEET TREATMENT: Ideal for dry, rough hands and feet.

This treatment will moisturize and soften dry or chapped hands and help improve dry, rough feet that need special attention on the thickened and hardened areas of the skin.  This exfoliation treatment will help to remove dead skin and soften calluses.  Add-on to an existing treatment and get a 50% off discount.

 

*** Patients having chemical peels should discontinue leave on glycolics, retinoids, and waxing 5 days prior to treatment. ***

*** Patients must wait a full 12 months of being off of accutane before using a chemical peel.  ***

 

Gentle Touch CT is conveniently located above Club Fitness at 107 Old Windsor Road, 2nd Floor, Bloomfield, CT (Hartford County), off I-91 Exit 37 on Route 305.

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