Skin Peel – Obagi Radiance This facial peel can be combined with Obagi product systems for enhanced results. It provides an instant radiance for most skin types. The peel can improve a range of skin concerns including photo damage and dull looking skin and results in an overall improvement in texture and tone. It provides instant radiance, tighter, smoother looking skin after just one treatment and has no downtime. A series of six peels is recommended. Treatment Summary Procedure Time 30 minutes Recovery Time None Anaesthetic None Back to Work Same day Duration of Results 2 - 4 weeks No. of Treatments 6 Treatment Prices Treatment Cost Obagi Radiance Peel £75 Frequently Asked Questions What does the treatment involve? Blue Peel RADIANCE is the new addition to the Obagi medical range It contains a unique blend of acids to provide a gentle but effective peel, resulting in tighter, smoother, brighter-looking skin immediately after just one use. Salicylic acid–based peels are used to improve patient outcomes for a range of skin conditions, including acne scarring, photo damage, and melasma. Blue Peel RADIANCE effectively exfoliates the uppermost damaged skin layers, leaving your skin fresh, renewed, and radiant. What areas can be treated? Skin peels are commonly for the facial area only. How many sessions will I need and how far apart should I have them? Provides instant radiance—tighter, smoother, brighter-looking skin after just 1 use although a series of 4 to 6 peels provides best overall results. It is particularly effective, in the treatment of photo damage, and results in an overall improvement in texture and tone It may also be beneficial in the treatment of darker skin with pigmentary changes. Am I a suitable candidate / what are the Contra-indications? This peel is Suitable for clients looking to Brighten their skin tone and improved texture. Patients should avoid use of the following products and procedures on the area to be peeled for 5-7 days prior to the peel: Laser hair removal Waxing Depilatory creams Electrolysis There are certain products that may increase skin sensitivity and/or cause a stronger reaction to the peel if used up to the day of the peel. Patients should avoid use of the following products for the 3 days prior to the peel: Topical retinoids and tretinoin (such as Retin-A®, Renova®, Differin®, Tazorac®, and Refissa®) Other topical acids or exfoliants that may be drying or irritating to the skin (such as alpha hydroxy acids [AHAs], beta hydroxy acids [BHAs], exfoliating masks, retinols, hydroquinone, Gylcolic, and benzoylperoxide acne products) The main Contra-indication of this treatment is pregnancy however you may also be an unsuitable candidate due to active infections, cold sores or if you are using any harsh products. If you are not sure if you are a suitable candidate please contacts the clinic for further advice. What results can I expect? The Obagi Blue Peel RADIANCE can improve your skin’s look, texture, and feel in a matter of minutes. Are there any side effects? There is hardly any downtime. Skin feels a little tight and some small areas of more sensitive skin can become a little reddened for a up to a day. If you do experience localised reddening then this patch of skin will become a little flaky for a day or so. Downtime and Aftercare / post treatment advice? There is no downtime with this treatment Testimonials N.B Gravesend "Always a pleasure visiting Laser & Aesthetic Clinic. Gita, as usual, listened to my concerns and carried out a facial peel. A great service with professional staff. Thank you "