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Chemical Peels

Skin Rejuvenation for Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr, and Newtown Square

Sun exposure, acne, and age can leave your skin tone uneven, creased, spotted, or scarred. Chemical peels at the Philadelphia area's Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa help to restore a more even tone and texture to your skin. Perfect for the face, chest, back, and hands, this gradual, customized skin rejuvenation program aims to refresh and improve the appearance of skin over time rather than with one treatment. It is one of the least invasive options for skin rejuvenation available at our Bryn Mawr and Newtown Square offices.

Chemical peels can help improve:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Rough skin and uneven texture
  • Acne and acne scars
  • Sun-damaged skin
  • Pigment abnormalities
  • Age and sun spots
  • Freckles
Reveal your skin's natural glow! Contact Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa today to learn more about your chemical peel options in the Philadelphia, and Bryn Mawr areas. Call 610.525.5029 or send us an email by visiting the Contact Us page on our website.

Peels are repeated every two to six weeks until the desired effect is achieved. Between treatments, a customized topical regimen will be prescribed by our skin care therapists in order to continue to stimulate the skin at home.

Are There Different Types of Chemical Peels?

Yes! From acne to aging, Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa offers a variety of highly effective and safety proven chemical peels to meet the diverse needs of our clients.

Glycolic and Salicylic Acid Peel

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A mild chemical peel, the Glycolic and Salicylic Acid Peels are used for the treatment of minor wrinkles, pigment variations, and acne.

Lactic Acid Peel

Ideal for sensitive skin, Lactic Acid Peels use alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) derived from milk. It is a very mild chemical peel with little to no downtime. Lactic Acid Peels treat superficial damage, exfoliate skin, deep clean pores, and even out skin tone. This chemical peel will revitalize and brighten skin, keeping it young and healthy.

Lactic, and Mandelic Acid Peel for Acne

The antibacterial qualities of mandelic acid combined with the pore cleaning properties of lactic acid make this peel helpful in treating acne-prone skin. It is particularly effective on stubborn blackheads that are resistant to other treatments. One of the gentler chemical peels available, the Lactic, and Mandelic Acid Peel is safe for people with rosacea or darker skin tones and will not cause excessive irritation.

Illuminize Peel®

This innovative chemical peel utilizes newer generation alpha-hydroxy acids (mandelic acid and malic acid) in combination with phytic acid and commonly used peeling agents (salicylic acid and resorcinol). Suitable for mild skin imperfections, the Illuminize Peel® brightens the overall appearance of skin with low irritation.

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Vitalize Peel®

Appropriate for mild to moderate skin imperfections, the Vitalize Peel® helps smooth the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and roughness, and diminish age spots, freckles, and hyper-pigmentation. This unique formulation of peeling agents includes alpha-hydroxy acids, beta-hydroxy acids, resorcinol, and prescription strength retinoic acid. Results are seen after just one peel. Dramatic results can be achieved after three to six peels. Mild peeling may be present for approximately five days after a Vitalize Peel®.

Rejuvenize Peel

The Rejuvenize Peel is an advanced formulation of peeling agents with a built-in anti-irritant and penetration enhancer. It provides controlled exfoliation of the uppermost damaged layers of the skin to smooth the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and roughness. Appropriate for moderate to severe skin imperfections, the Rejuvenize Peel creates predictable results with minimal downtime.

iS Clinical Fire and Ice Peel

Also known as the "Red Carpet Facial," the iS Clinical Fire and Ice Peel is designed to resurface the skin, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and deep clean blocked pores. This two-part chemical peel begins with an intensive resurfacing masque clinically formulated with glycolic, citric, lactic, and malic acids, vitamin B3, retinol, and potent antioxidants. A soothing "Ice" mask follows that cools and rejuvenates skin. This anti-aging chemical peel is suitable for all skin types.

PCA Peels

PCA SKIN professional treatments are scientifically formulated to gently stimulate, firm, and tighten skin. These clinically designed formulations help reduce the appearance of surface lines, smooth rough skin texture, and promote an even skin tone and clear complexions, without the downtime often associated with traditional chemical peels. Ingredients such as alpha hydroxy acids (AHA), trichloroacetic acid (TCA), salicylic acid (BHA), and resorcinol work to breakdown surface buildup, while ancillary ingredients, such as retinoids, antioxidants, and polyphenols, are incorporated into the formulas to flood the skin with additional benefits during treatment. These blends gently exfoliate dull damaged surface layers and reveal smooth, radiant, glowing skin.

Consult the chemical peel specialists at the Philadelphia area's Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa to book your appointment today in Bryn Mawr! Phone 610.525.5029 or drop us a line at the Contact Us page on our website.