You have consistently cleaned, toned, moisturized, and had sun protection routines for the past half a year. You might have even spent money on facials, experimented with a microcurrent device you could use at home, or gritted your teeth and used a derma roller. Although you’ve always imagined that your skin would radiate health and vitality from the inside out, you may have been disappointed to find that this hasn’t happened yet.
Time to give up? Hold up a second. There is a solution right around the next bend. A VI peel is not only risk-free and effective for people of all ages, but it also addresses a wide range of skin issues, from sun damage and fine wrinkles to acne scarring and scarring from previous acne outbreaks.
It starts working on the surface of the skin, also known as the epidermis, to reduce the appearance of pores, reduce oil production, and boost collagen formation. You must arrange this relatively low-maintenance operation at least three months before your big occasions for the best possible results.
What is a VI Peel?
Because of its excellent efficacy with relatively little recovery time required, the VI Peel is one of the more recent chemical peels to get a lot of attention. It is a combination of acids, retinol, and minerals that extends beyond a basic resurfacing peel to address specific conditions, including acne and acne scars, hyperpigmentation, as well as fine lines, and wrinkles. These conditions can all be treated with this peel. And let’s face it, by the criteria of today’s rapid gratification, the VI Peel looks like it would be the fulfillment of a dream.
What the VI Peel Covers
After having spent the summer lazing around outside, sun damage is, of course, the primary cause for concern. A wide variety of unwelcome skin problems can be brought on by excessive exposure to the sun’s potentially damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation. You name it; fine lines, creases, blotchy skin, rough texture, spots and discolorations, sagging skin, and so on are all potential side effects of aging. The good news is that a VI Peel may effectively and safely treat all of these unwanted side effects.
Where the VI Peel Shows Its Greatest Potential for Success
The vast majority of individuals are under the impression that chemical peels are only ever used to treat the face. The reality is that the VI Peel can be utilized to treat the indications of sun damage on virtually any area of the body that has been negatively impacted by excessive exposure to the sun’s rays. Even while the face and neck typically attract the most attention since they are typically the most visible parts of the body, the hands are also particularly vulnerable to the damaging effects of UV radiation.
In most cases, they are not afforded any form of protection. The chest, often known as the décolletage, is also frequently affected by UV exposure. Because of the summer’s heat, many people wear more revealing clothing, such as a swimming suit or a shirt with a low-cut neckline. This makes it easier to expose this area to the dangers of sun damage, particularly the development of freckles or sunspots.
The Mechanism Behind the VI Peel
Because of how the chemicals in the VI Peel react with the skin, microdamage is caused, ultimately resulting in the top layers of skin flaking off. This process eliminates dead cells, dirt, and debris to reveal healthier and more radiant skin. It also enables the stimulation of new collagen and elastin formation, which is a significant benefit. The peel assists in producing a fresh and radiant glow to the skin while also helping to tighten it up.
Negative Repercussions of Using the VI Peel
The VI peel is safe for use on all varieties of skin and requires very little recovery time; however, the individual patient’s response will vary. On the very first night, you could have a significant amount of itching. Since the majority of peeling occurs on days two and three, it is best to plan your procedure for the evening of Thursday so that you can go out to work on Friday only with minor dryness and then rest over the weekend.
Since the majority of peeling occurs on days two and three, it is best to plan your procedure for the evening of Thursday so that you can go out to work on Friday only with minor dryness and then rest over the weekend. Because the peeling is not completely revolting, but it is not exactly cute (and you are not permitted to pick at the skin, it needs to fall off naturally), you should limit your plans if you are uncomfortable appearing in public while you are going through this process.
You should wake up feeling refreshed and prepared to face the outside world by the time Monday morning rolls around. Despite the fact that redness only normally lasts for two days, some patients endure redness and chapped skin for months. Because of this, it is imperative that you schedule your VI peel at least three months before any big day. If you have darker skin, you should discuss the possibility of hyperpigmentation with your dermatologist, as it is one of the potential adverse effects of the treatment you are considering.
What Occurs Typically In the course of the VI Peel
The truth of the matter is that chemical peels are not nearly as dangerous as their reputation might lead one to believe. Your skin will be cleansed, and then the chemical solution will be applied all over the face by your technician. This is a brief treatment that won’t take more than half an hour of your time, beginning to end.
After your appointment at the doctor’s office, you will go home with a convenient package with detailed instructions for the next three days. Four hours after the initial application, you can remove the solution using a post-peel towelette.
You are permitted to remove the solution one hour before bed by using another towel and gently washing your face with the VI cleanser. In addition, you will be provided with a hydrocortisone cream to alleviate any itching or pain and an SPF 50 sunscreen to use throughout the course of the week to protect the newly formed layer of skin.
You should anticipate seeing an improvement in the overall look of your skin after even just one peeling treatment. Following the end of the treatment, you will notice a reduction in the appearance of dark spots and fine lines almost immediately, and even several months later, the results of the peel will still be visible.
Envi Aesthetics may be able to help you find relief from sun damage with a chemical peel treatment. If you’re struggling with this, give us a call today to schedule an appointment.