This is a safe and highly effective tx that has no dowtime. This light to medium peel formula is proven to effectively treat acne, control oil, smooth fine lines and also help to inhibit the pigment production providing a more even skin tone. Pca peel is available in the following three formulas:
PCA Peel HQ Free (non-resorcinol)
This peel is for more sensitive skin types or those allergic to hydroquinone. This peel will help unclog the pores eliminate acne and rejuvenate the skin.
PCA Peel® with Hydroquinone (non-resorcinol)
This formula is for those who want even skin tone and have no sensitivity to hydroquinone. It will correct melasma, sun damage and all pigment discolorations of any kind. It will inhibit active acne and correct post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (brown-spotting) from acne. PCA Peel® w/HQ can also be used to treat the neck and chest for sun damage.
PCA Peel® with Hydroquinone and Resorcinol
This peel is the most potent version of PCA Peel®. It is a deeper peel that will provide more exfoliation for oilier, thicker, resilient skin types. It is for extreme sun damaged skin and can also be used to treat the hands and arms. It is also excellent for those with active/cystic acne and asphyxiated skin (dry on the surface, oily underneath).
Ultra Peel™ I & 2,
Ultra Peel™ treatments are appropriate for all skin types, conditions and sensitivities. These treatments are especially ideal for sensitive skin, as they produce a minimal stinging sensation. Ultra Peel™ treatments will effectively treat acne, pigment disorders, aging skin, smoker’s skin and sun damaged skin. producing a lightening, tightening and brightening effect. It is a cream containing natural hormones and vitamins to provide freshening and moisturizing properties to aging skin. These natural hormones make this peel great for males, as it helps to counterbalance testosterone levels that create frequent break-outs during teenage years.
Moderate to aggressive exfoliation will be experienced, depending on the number of layers of Ultra Peel™ I. Overall, the final result will be plump and hydrated-looking skin.
The Supra Peel™ is designed for extremely sensitive and delicate skin, as there is little to no irritation or burning at the time of application. It is a moisturizing treatment due to the natural hormone and vitamin content, thus making it another great choice for aging, dehydrated and menopausal skin. Supra Peel™ contains anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and pore-refining properties, as well as de-sensitizing agents; therefore, it is a great foundation for treating sensitive acne and rosacea. Hyperpigmentation, melasma and sun damaged skin conditions will also benefit from the lightening capabilities of Supra Peel™. There is absolutely no downtime, little to no exfoliation and the end result is an immediate tightening and brightening of the skin.
Pumpkin Peel Beta-C Mask Treatment
The Physician’s Choice™ Pumpkin Peel Beta-C Mask Treatment is good for anyone at any age. It is a powerful antioxidant keratolytic treatment that can serve as an alternate between other peels and therapeutic treatments. Its main source of nutrition, pumpkin, offers more than 100 benefical components, including the highest concentration of natural Vitamins A, C and beta-carotene.
The Pumpkin Peel has simultaneous actions: it exfoliates while introducing vitamins, enzymes and nutrients into the skin. It is an excellent treatment for smokers as it stimulates circulation, promotes healing and provides vitamin nutrition. As with all other PCA chemical peels there is no downtime. In fact, skin will be glowing and extremely healthy looking following the treatment.
Oxygenating Facial Trio
The Oxygenating Facial is an antioxidant therapy to ameliorate free radical damage. Oxidative damage is one of the more significant contributions to the aging process. The Oxy Facial Trio helps rejuvenate sluggish, tired skin due to toxins, pollutants, allergens, improper diet, solar damage, smoking and aging. Acneic conditions benefit greatly. This treatment is recommended between peel treatments when peeling is not indicated.
There are no stinging or irritating side effects. However, a rosy flush and rapid warm sensation to the skin