Chemical Peels / VI Peels

Shantique Med Spa

Med Spa located in Torrance, CA

If you’d like to shed wrinkles, dark spots, or acne scars, a chemical peel can uncover your freshest and most youthful skin. The experienced team at Shantique Med Spa, led by Shahinaz Soliman, MD, offers a range of chemical peels and VI Peels® to address everything from sun damage to blackheads. To schedule a consultation for a chemical peel, call the office in Torrance, California, today or request an appointment online.

Chemical Peels / VI Peels Q & A

What are chemical peels?

A chemical peel is a type of facial treatment in which a chemical solution is applied to your skin to stimulate exfoliation. The chemical solution creates a controlled skin injury that causes the surface layers of your skin to blister and peel away, revealing healthier, fresher skin underneath. 

Chemical peels can improve acne conditions and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, age spots, and other common skin concerns.

Which conditions can a chemical peel address?

Chemical peels offer a wide array of skin benefits. Some of the conditions that a chemical peel can address include:

  • Wrinkles
  • Fine lines
  • Age spots
  • Freckles
  • Sun damage
  • Dull skin
  • Acne
  • Scarring

The extent of your results depends in part on the type and depth of your peel.

Which types of chemical peels are available?

The experienced team at Shantique Med Spa offers traditional chemical peels and VI Peels®.

Traditional peels include:

Superficial peels

Superficial peels use a mild chemical such as alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). AHA removes only surface layers of dead skin, so it requires minimal downtime and doesn’t cause much discomfort. Superficial peels can improve skin texture, brighten your complexion, and reduce redness.

Medium peels

Glycolic acid is used in medium peels to exfoliate into the middle layers of your skin. A medium peel can reduce the appearance of age spots, sun damage, and fine lines for brighter, more youthful skin.

Deep peels

Deep peels use stronger chemicals like trichloroacetic acid (TCA). TCA causes extensive exfoliation throughout the middle skin layers. Deep peels usually require anesthesia and a few weeks of downtime, but they offer dramatic improvement for wrinkles and lines, acne, scarring, dark spots, and hyperpigmentation.

What are VI Peels?

VI Peels are a line of products that offer impressive results without pain. VI Peels are formulated with synergistic ingredients to achieve the results of a deeper peel with a procedure that feels like a superficial peel. 

VI Peels come in a wide array of formulations blended for different skin types to address a variety of skin concerns.

To uncover your healthiest skin and rejuvenate your look, schedule a consultation for a chemical peel or VI Peel with a qualified expert today. Call Shantique Med Spa or make an appointment online.