Dermaquest Glycolic Level 2 Resurfacer is for clients with thick rough textured skin with fine lines and wrinkles and ageing concerns. Glycolic acid is a natural constituent of sugar cane and is the smallest molecule in the ‘alpha hydroxy acid’ family. Being a natural substance, there is a minimal risk of complications from the procedure, which stimulates production of elastin and collagen in the skin. Treatment loosens the glue-like attachments of cellular cement that is characteristic of many skin conditions (such as ageing, acne, skin discolouration and course texture), and then exfoliates the dead surface area of the skin to produce a smoother, healthier, plumper and tighter complexion. Glycolic treatments address age-related skin problems and non-inflammatory acne, help to clear blocked pores, assist with the release of comedones, reduce wrinkles and fine lines, and improve skin tone and texture – with the plant extract soothing inflammation and supporting the skin. The treatment also includes extraction to remove blackheads and blocked pores if needed, giving the skin a thorough deep cleanse to allow for a clearer, calmer complexion.

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Preparation:
Skin must be prepped for 2 weeks prior to having treatment to help support, protect and enhance results.

Benefits:

  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and enlarged pores
  • Channels energy into a sluggish skin for a regenerated barrier

Key Ingredients

  • 40% Glycolic Acid
  • Lactic Acid
  • Lilac Plant Stem Cells
  • Green Tea Leaf Extract

Step 1: A double cleanse is carried out to remove any make up & dirt from the skin. Dermaquest Essential cleanser is used to remove make up and then Peptide Glyco Cleanser- boasting unparalleled power of peptides and Alpha Hydroxy Acids for ultimate exfoliation, leaves you feeling silky smooth and richly radiant.

Step 2: Skin is prepped using a Dermaprime solution- preparing the skin for treatment by slowly reducing skins PH Level and helps to repair and strengthen skin. Clients may experience a mild tingling on the skin for approx 30 seconds after application.

Step 3: Application of Glycolic Acid Resurfacer Level 2- retexture damaged skin, firming and protecting. There may be a warm tingle felt on the skin for approximately 2 minutes after application. The product is left on the skin for up to 10 minutes depending on clients skin type/ reaction.

Step 4: Application of Neutralising Solution- readjusts skins PH level, soothes and nourishes skin.

Step 5: Finishing products dependant on clients skin and protect the skin using Dermaquest SheerZinc SPF 30. A soothing and healing SPF that will protect all skin types, including sensitive and acne prone skin, and is also suitable to be used post treatment to give instant SPF protection without adding any moisture to the skin.

Directly after treatment the skin will be flushed with a slight redness which could last a couple of hours. Your skin will become slightly dry and tight over the first couple of days, creating a light flake which could last up to 3-4 days, before returning to normal.

We have a number of treatment programmes available depending on skin type.