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Move over microdermabrasion, there’s a new kid in town. Silk Peels are the new way to make your skin look young without the pain. While surgery and chemical peels are popular, more alternative treatments such as the Silk Peel mean there’s no need for beauty addicts to go under the knife.
Microdermabrasion has been a popular substitute for invasive surgery so far, but the new and improved skin brightening procedure has arrived. Silk Peels blend exfoliation with a topical delivery of key nutrients; it doesn’t leave skin discoloured, and isn’t abrasive on the skin. Think microdermabrasion meets moisturising facial and you’re halfway there.
The Silk Peel is essentially a quick blitz of your old skin cells, revealing the newer, fresher skin underneath. To get this baby faced appearance, your skin care professional will choose from a selection of specially formulated treatment serums, tailor-made for your skin type. Whether you need to hydrate dry skin or clear away blemishes, you can pick the right one for you.
This serum is infused deep into your skin with a special machine designed to penetrate the top layers of your epidermis, and gets to work deeper than any lotions or potions you administer yourself. This ensures the new skin that this treatment uncovers will get all the vitamins, antioxidants and other therapeutic ingredients that it needs most.
But here’s the good bit: the Skin Peel optimizes the benefits of exfoliation without the uncomfortable and painful effects that people experience with most peels. Its unique ‘wet abrasion’ means that a handheld machine is whisked across your face, exfoliating your skin with medical grade diamonds, whilst administering a new-cell-stimulating lotion. Don’t worry if diamond exfoliation sounds scary - it’s safe and painless, offering better results than ordinary dermabrasion whilst eliminating the risk and health concerns of the aluminum-based crystals they use.
It remarkably only takes 20 minutes and there is no paper-bag-over-the-head down time, so you can do it in your lunch hour and still have time to grab a bite. Whilst the procedure gives noticeable effects after just one application, your skin will benefit from multiple sessions, ideally spaced 7 – 10 days apart to ensure new skin growth.
The Silk Peel works on all skin types, so whether you’re dry or oily, aging or spotty, there is a treatment that is right for you. If you have a mixture of skin complaints, your practitioner may well blend multiple serums together, providing you with a customised regiment that completely targets your skin's individual needs.