Approximately 4 months ago I had a Vi Peel. It was not painful, my skin peeled off all over my face, but I didn't notice any really marked improvement.
My husband is a physician, and his partner is a plastic surgeon. One of the surgeons in our practice recommended Obagi Nu Derm.
I have had really good results, thus far. Given that I had a Vi Peel not that long ago my skin has not,... more
First, chemical peels are absolutely worth it. They have cleared up fine line wrinkles, evened out my complexion, taken care of brown spots, and restored a healthy glow to my skin. You shouldn't expect everything after the first peel, though. It is a process that should take a few visits. Why should it take a few visits? The purpose behind a chemical peel is to remove damaged skin cells to... more
This was a great procedure - literally make me look like myself again. (You know, instead of that old person in the mirror). the lines above my lips are gone, the wrinkles in my forehead, even the crow's feet are barely discernable. The enlarged pores are gone as well. On the downside, you look really scary for a couple of weeks - I had to wear a surgical mask so as not to frighten... more
I recently finished my series (3) of biomedic micropeels. It's a glycolic acid peel (I believe it was 20 percent concentration). The entire process took 3 months, and I'm happy so far with the results.
The reason I had the peel was to remove heavy damaged skin on my cheeks, forehead, and my neck. Too much baking in the sun when I was a teen and in my 20s. My skin tone was really uneven. The... more