What is a facial peel?
A peel is a technique used to improve the texture and condition of the skin by removing dead and damaged skin cells leaving the skin looking smoother and healthier.
Breakouts or congestion under the skin are addressed and reduced and inflammation is less visible.
Why are Environ facial peels different?
Environ peel treatments are done in a series which are safe, gentle and effective. Environ peels are a selective peeling system that do not compromise the skin. Environ peels stimulate collagen production, which has an anti-ageing effect on the skin.
Are facial peels painful?
During the peel your skin will tingle but there will be no pain or discomfort.
How long after an Environ facial peel can I return to normal actvities?
Immediately, although sun exposure must be avoided. It is always recommended to use Sunscreen and to wear protective clothing when being exposed to the sun.
What conditions can be treated with Environ facial peels?
Peels are ideal for refining the skin and treating acne, scarring, rough textured skin, sun damage and rosacea.
What will my skin feel like and look like immediately after the Environ facial peel?
You may experience slight redness and flaking after the Environ peel but it is hardly noticeable. Your skin may feel more dry than usual until the dead skin cells have flaked off. Moisturise your skin adequately every morning and evening with your Environ moisturiser.
How should I take care of my skin after an Environ facial peel?
Apply sunscreen every morning on top of your Environ moisturizer and before applying make-up. Make-up can be applied immediately after your Environ peel. Avoid sun beds and sun exposure for at least a week. Avoid exercise for 24 hours. Sweat could irritate the skin. Avoid Alpha Hydroxy toners and other AHA products for 24-72 hours. Do not scratch, pick or peel your skin.
For the best results use Environ Vitamin A moisturizers for at least three weeks prior to the Environ peels and for as long as possible afterwards.
What are the benefits for my skin after the facial peel?
Your skin becomes smoother. Damaged skin cells have been removed. Blackheads have dissolved. Enlarged pores are refined. Acne is less active. Inflammation is reduced. Bacteria in the skin is killed.
How can Facial Peels help with acne?
Regular, light peels can:
- Reduce inflammation
- Restore the pH and support the acid mantle
- Eliminate bacteria formation
- Reduce excess build up of dead skin cells