At Skin Health Spa we are pleased to offer the Dermaquest professional skin care products, which are designed for both clinical practitioners and physicians. Dermaquest products are formulated using the highest quality ingredients and cutting edge technology, enabling the practitioners to achieve superior results treating a broad range of skin conditions.
Dermaquest TCA Peel (TCA 7% and Salicylic acid 2%)
This peel uses the latest technology to improve the overall skin texture. It is excellent for sun damage and acne. The TCA peel offers fantastic results revealing healthier, more youthful looking skin with very little down time.
Benefits include dissolving the top layer of the stratum-corneulium, providing a smoother, softer appearance of the skin. The peel can also assist in reducing fine lines, hyper-pigmentation and uneven colouring.
What is the protocol for consultation and pre-treatment?
To maximize the desired results of the TCA peel treatment, the use of dermaquest (skin therapy) pre-skin resurfacing program should be used for at least 4-6 weeks prior to treatment and 8 weeks for darker skin tones.
This program includes one or two of the following products:
- Advanced B5 Serum
- Collagen Activating Complex
- Antioxidant Soothing Serum
- Skin Vitalight
All patients must apply a suitable SPF30 daily.
What happens during the consultation?
The practitioner will carry out a thorough skin analysis and set up a home care regime from the dermaquest range. This uses the latest technologies to target your skin condition and individual needs. The practitioner will review your health, your medical history and carry out a patch test.
What areas can be treated with the Dermaquest TCA peel?
Face, neck and chest.
How does the Dermaquest TCA peel work?
The TCA peel normally takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. A Dermaquest solution is applied on the forehead, cheeks, chin and nose, after this has dried the TCA peel solution is applied in the same order and allowed to dry for approx. 5 minutes. Thereafter a second layer is applied to the skin until the practitioner achieves frosting*.
*some clients frost after one application, whilst some need more layers.
Will the Dermaquest TCA Peel hurt?
Cool towels are applied if the patient is feeling a little hot. In between application of the TCA the practitioner will also use a fan to cool the skin.
Post peel instuctions
The practitioner will schedule a follow-up appointment in 7-10 days and provide the client with post-peel home care products and written instuctions.