What is a mesopeel treatment?
A mesopeel is a pharmaceutical grade chemical peel.
A chemical peel is a dermo-cosmetic procedure that consists of provoking accelerated skin regeneration in a controlled manner through application of chemoexfoliation agents that are used to act on different layers of the skin.
What are the benefits of this?
The peeling action causes the elimination of the external layers of the skin with the objective of stimulating collagen, elastin and glycosaminoglycan (water-retaining) production, thus enhancing its physiological and mechanical characteristics.
- Purify and oxygenate the skin, leaving it moisturised and free of impurities.
- Close open pores, improve the texture of the skin and increase thickness of the epidermis.
- Address the effects of skin ageing, softening wrinkles and adding turgidity
- Unify skin tone, add luminosity and smooth cutaneous imperfections
- Lighten and attenuate pigmented lesions, providing a depigmenting effect
- Reduce the manifestations of acne and improve the appearance of scars
Do different peels work deeper than others?
Yes, chemical peels can be classified into four levels, depending on its depth of action, which in turn correlates with the nature and intensity of the lesions to treat;
- Highly Superficial (Superficial Stratum Corneum) – Increases uniformity of skin tone for a more luminous appearance.
- Superficial (epidermal to basal layer) – Stimulates epidermal growth by removing the stratum corneum. This causes skin to flake in a similar way to that occurring after excessive exposure to the sun.
- Medium (papillary dermis) – Medium peels affect the papillary dermis, causing significant flaking by inducing superficial dermal inflammation. It completely removes the epidermis, which then renews until fully regenerated. Medical Only , not performed at Hollie’s Skincare.
- Deep (reticular dermis) – Deep chemoexfoliation leads to an inflammatory reaction of the reticular dermis, inducing collagen and elastin fibre reconstruction. Advanced Medical only I.e. Dermatologist, not performed at Hollie’s Skincare.
What makes some go deeper into the skin than others?
Chemical peels reach distinctive depths depending on different factors such as skin typology (skin history, thickness, integrity of the epidermal barrier), type, concentration and PH level of the substance used and the skin preparation and application techniques used in performing the treatment.
Can peels be used on all skin types and phototypes?
No - Peels are selected on the basis of the nature of the cases to treat, as well as the patient's individual characteristics, especially the phototypes. Low phototypes (lighter skin tones) present less risk of suffering PIH (Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation). You should always determine the advisability of performing chemoexfoliation on high phototypes (much darker tones) patients. This will be fully discussed at Consultation with Hollie’s Skincare first to ensure suitability and skin tolerance.
Can these treatments be performed on the body?
Mesopeel ensures unbeatable, progressive results for both facial and body treatments.
What different peels are available?
We offer a wide range of AHA, BHA and combined acid peels ranging from practitioner up to medical level, each suiting different varieties of skin concerns which will again be determined by your practitioner (Hollie) at your initial consultation.
Can the peels be combined?
Yes, more than one peel can be performed in the same session to achieve maximum and deeper results. The peels however should be removed and neutralised between each application and this is only done later on in your course of 6, skin tolerance dependent and determined by Hollie’s Skincare.
How many sessions are recommended?
This does generally depend on the peel being used. The peels used at Hollie’s Skincare - our highly superficial, superficial and near medium strength peels - are generally able to be performed in sessions of six treatments, with two weeks between each treatment.
Is there any recommended homecare to prepare the skin prior to a peel?
The Brightening Peel Booster or the Resurfacing Peel Booster is recommended to be applied nightly to the skin 15 days prior to a skin peel to prepare the skin to ensure an even penetration of the mesopeels on a prepped skin.
Is there any specific homecare / aftercare that should be followed?
Homecare will be part of the discussion during your initial consultation at Hollie’s Skincare. Recommendations will be given that will maximise results. If your current homecare is impairing your skin's barrier function, treatment may not be offered by Hollie’s Skincare without corrective homecare / aftercare for mesopeel courses and treatments. Pre-peel home-care may be recommended that will then extend to aftercare.
Using the right products will increase results, reduce irritation, peeling and chances of having any adverse reactions. Is it recommended to continue peels as a maintenance treatment following your recommended sessions?
Regular maintenance peels, several times a year, sustain the skin’s healthy appearance, improving texture and providing a preventative, anti-ageing effect. Peel frequency is dependent on the type of peel being performed; a session can be repeated generally up to four times a year to maintain results. Some of our medical peels however should not be performed more than twice a year maximum.
Can peel treatments be combined with other treatments?
As well as being a highly efficient treatment for skin ageing, acne and pigmented lesions, mesopeels are an ideal tool for optimising other medical aesthetic procedures such as; micro-needling, botulinum toxin, radiofrequency and boost Environ treatments, among others.
Mesoestetic MesoPeel Consultation, Observ Skin Analysis and patch test
- Course of 6: £400
- from £70 (area and size dependant)
- Course of 6 available POA