Algae Peel 


Why does the peeling affect differ from person to person?

This would depend on the skin moisture content and skin sensitivity, some clients peel a lot and some only a little, and some not at all.

The severity of the peeling does not mean that it will have better or worse results.

The result of the algae peel will be the skin on the skin texture, acne and superficial pigmentation.


Who is eligible for an Algae Peel treatment?

Clients that have:

  • Acne, mild breakouts and black heads.
  • Superficial pigmentation, dark marks from acne, age spots etc.
  • Want to improve skin texture.
  • Fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Acne scaring.


Who is not eligible for an Algae Peel treatment?

  • Sensitive skin types
  • Clients on acne medication
  • Clients on chronic medication
  • Clients that are breastfeeding or pregnant
  • Clients prone to pigmentation
  • Clients prone to cold sores
  • Clients that are pregnant and breastfeeding


Can you combine an Algae Peel with any other treatment?

It is not recommended to combine any other treatments while doing the recommended course of treatments of Algae Peels.


What are the risks and possible side effects?

Algae peels can cause an inflammatory response especially to sensitive skin.

Clients prone to pigmentation and on a 4 – 6 Fits Patrick scale do have a higher risk of hyperpigmentation after the treatment.


How many treatments are needed?

This is dependent on each client, but on average 4 – 8 treatments repeated every 4 weeks, with bi-monthly maintenance.


What can be expected after the treatment?

A burning sensation for the first few hours after the treatment.

The next 24 – 48 hours feel like tiny microscopic needles in the skin.

This will dissolve in the first 48 hours, avoid touching the area, do not try and remove them as this must dissolve to get the full effect of the treatment.

Tight, mild itching and dry skin may also be experienced in the first 7 – 10 days after the treatment.

If the skin does peel it will start on day 2 – 3 and last up to a week after the treatment.


Are there any post treatment guide-lines?


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