PCA Skin Peels


PCA Skin Peels

A regular program of light peels will help accelerate the effectiveness of your products by opening up the skin and helping it absorb the ingredients in your skin care regimen. We offer a professional line of products that have a wide variety of formulations which allow us to treat all skin types and conditions. These advanced solutions combine exfoliating acids, pigment inhibitors and skin strengthening agents to provide maximum benefits, minimal discomfort and no downtime. These are not aggressive peels, so the results will gradually accumulate over several months.

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PCA PEEL: Exfoliates dead skin, stimulates new skin cell production and tightens skin.

Enhanced Jessner Treatments

These innovative and proven light-to-medium depth peel formulas effectively exfoliate with blends of lactic, citric and salicylic acids and resorcinol, while bleaching and inhibiting pigment production with kojic acid and hydroquinone (where indicated). These peels help repair and reduce breakouts, control oil, soften lines and provide a more even, smoother skin texture. PCA SKIN Peel® Exfoliating Treatments are available in the following three formulas:

PCA Peel® with Hydroquinone and Resorcinol: This soulution combines the lightening and brighteining power of hydroquinone, kojic acid and lactic acid with strenghtneing and flaking agents to leave the sking smooth and clear. Most approrpriate for achieving dramatic improvement in hyperpigmentation or more resilient skin types.

PCS Peel® with Hydroquinone: This solution provides all of the lightening and strengthening power of our hydroquinone and resorcinol formula, but with slightly less surface stimulation. Appropriate for all normal skin types for help with acne, hyperpigmentation or surface texture issues.

PCA Peel® Hydroquinone Free: Removing the hydroquinone from this solution provides an effective option for more sensitive skin and those with hydroquinone allergies. This more gentle solution works to clear acne while improving hyperpigmentation and other signs of photodamage.

TCA Peels

Trichloroacetic acid (TCA) peels are often thought of as very aggressive and producing substantial discomfort. PCA Professional™ TCA peels are very different from the standard. Our TCA solutions are blends formulated with many ingredients including lactic acid, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), plumping phytohormones and kojic and azelaic acids to produce dramatic results without the discomfort and downtime associated with traditional TCA peels. Below are our three TCA formulations:

ULTRA PEEL I: Ideal for sensitive skin types, effectively treats acne, pigment disorders, aging skin, smoker’s skin, and photo damaged skin. Ultra Peel® I exfoliating Treatement Specialy formulated to treat dehydrated maturing skin, Ultra Peel® I is also appropriate for many skin tpes, conditions and sensitivities. It will help treat smoker's skin, pigment disorders, sun damaged skin and acne. This treatment is especially ideal for sensitive skin, as it produces only a mild tingling sensation. Moderate to aggressive exfoliation will be experienced, depending on the number of layers applied. Overall, the final result will be plump, hydrated and ultra-soft skin.

SENSI PEEL: For patients who want gradual lightening, but instant tightening. Ideal for supersensitive skin types. This gentle solution is formulated primarily for ethnic skin, and other extremely sensitive skin types. Sensi Peel® will strengthen and brighten the skin while helping to treat sun damage and other forms of hypermigmentation (skin discoleration.) This multi-faceted treatment also provides anti-inflammatory, anti-acne and antibacterial action, making it an excellent choice for helping calm rosacea, as redness and inflammation can subside substantially after treatment.

ULTRA PEEL FORTE: This is a medium depth skin peel. (Doctor superivised) A good choice for patients with more dramatic wrinkling, sun damage or acne scarring, plus dehydrated or aging skin. Plumps, smoothes and hydrates the skin. Those with resilient skin who have more dramatic wrinking, sun damage and acne scarring are the most suitable candidates for this deeper and more active treatment. Ultra Peel® Forte will effectively treat aging skin, acne, pigement disorders, smoker's skin and photodamaged skin. This treatmetn is ideal for dehydrated and aging skin in need of rejuvenation.

Body Treatments

In the constant battle against the aging process, PCA SKIN believes it is just as important to treat the skin on the body, as well as the face, in order to look your best and keep your body’s largest organ functioning at peak performance.

PCA SKIN has developed a chemical peel treatment combining novel ingredients with an elegant application technique to make all over skin beauty within reach. Body treatments are an excellent choice for treating hands, arms, legs, feet, chest and back.

PCA SMOOTHING BODY PEEL: Excellent choice for treating arms, legs, back, chest, hands and feet! This researched and tested two-step treatment — Step 1 Pre-Peel Accelerator Mask and Step 2 Smoothing Body Peel — is formulated with potent yet skin friendly ingredients that will even discoloration while smoothing and brightening the skin.

This treatment duo provides nourishing ingredients that soften and hydrate the skin’s surface, while TCA, lactic and salicylic acids join together to affect dramatic changes in the skin’s appearance and texture.

An excellent choice for treating problem areas on the arms, legs, back, chest, hands and feet.

Retinol Treatments

The cream consistency of PCA SKIN's retinol treatments creates an occlusive barrier that allows the vitamins, antioxidants and other actives in these rich treatments to better absorb into the skin for maximum benefits.

Ultra Peel® II Exfoliating Treatment: This advanced hydrating treatment will encourage additional flaking and peeling, and may be used alone or on top of any other PCA Professional™ chemical peel to produce a tightening and brightening effect. It is a cream mask containing natural phytohormones which plump, hydrate and moisturize aging skin. The retinol (vitamin A) content helps increase cell turnover to keep skin looking fresh, while vitamin C strengthens the skin by helping to increase the skin’s collagen and elastin network. Ultra Peel® II works well on all skin types and conditions.

Esthetique Peel™ Exfoliating Treatment:An excellent anti-aging treatment, improves skin texture and clarity, while keeping the skin moist and hydrated. Great for facial rejuvenation. This is a Retinol skin peel. Esthetique Peel™ is an excellent choice for smoothing, firming and brightening all skin types even extra-sensitive skin, including rosacea. Its advanced formulation of L-lactic acid, L-retinol, and a host of polyphenols, antioxidants, vitamins, brightening ingredients and humectants, smoothes, tightens and improves the texture of skin. It also helps correct many types of skin discoloration.Esthetique Peel™ is an excellent choice for smoothing, firming and brightening all skin types even extra-sensitive skin, including rosacea. Its advanced formulation of L-lactic acid, L-retinol, and a host of polyphenols, antioxidants, vitamins, brightening ingredients and humectants, smoothes, tightens and improves the texture of skin. It also helps correct many types of skin discoloration.


Salicylic Acid Treatments

The keratolytic action of these treatments helps to smooth surface texture, clear blocked follicles and reduce the incidence of breakouts.

CLARIFYING MASK: Formulated for patients with dull, impacted or break-out prone skin. Helps clear follicles of debris, leaving skin smooth and glowing. Clarifying Mask’s blend of 20% salicylic acid with cherry extract and other natural ingredients makes this an ideal choice for helping to improve acne, breakout-prone skin and sluggish, dull complexions. Its exfoliating, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits refine skin texture and bring new brightness and freshness to the skin.

Oxygenating & Detoxying Treatments

Use these treatments to keep skin free of pollutants and toxins, leading to a brighter and clearer complexion.

Oxygenating Trio: A stimulating treatment, safe enough to be done weekly. Treats sluggish, tired skin resulting from environmental damage, smoking, medications, aging or improper diet. This is an antioxidant therapy to correct and prevent free radical damage as oxidative and environmental stress to the skin is one of the more significant contributors to the aging process. This treatment helps stimulate respiration and circulation within the skin. It helps promote healing and rejuvenates sluggish, stressed skin depleted by toxins, pollutants, allergens, improper diet and solar damage. Acneic conditions also benefit greatly. Appropriate for use between peel treatments or when exfoliation or flaking is not desired. This treatment is also ideal two to three days before a special event. It draws oxygen to the skin’s surface, producing a rosy flush and a rapid warming sensation, resulting in a radiant, healthy look that lasts up to ten days.

Detox Gel Deep Pore Treatment: For skin in need of detoxification and purifying. Improves skin texture and clarity. Has a strong antibacterial action along with a gentle deep pore cleansing.This treatment is an excellent choice for detoxifying all skin types. Its active blend of lactic, glycolic and salicylic acids effectively penetrates pores to dissolve impactions and blackheads, kill bacteria, reduce inflammation and remove excess cell debris to leave the skin hydrated, purified and clear. With its strong antibacterial and antioxidant action, this treatment is a gentle, deep pore cleanser.