Chemical Peels

A chemical peel utilizes a special solution to improve skin texture by removing the damaged outer layers. Chemical peels increase cellular turnover and refine the outermost layers of the skin. This in turn reduces fine lines and wrinkles, eliminates brown sun damaged areas, and leads to skin brightening and tightening. Specific peels may be used to treat melasma, acne, and even precancerous lesions. If you are in need of a chemical peel and live in the Minneapolis area, call Tareen Dermatology and make an appointment today.


Glycolic Peel

Before and After Two Glycolic PeelsGlycolic peels will address and get rid of dead skin so new skin can grow! This peel removes the top layer of dead cells on your skin, revealing a new layer that is smoother-textured and more vibrant looking. It will help address those fine lines, minor skin discoloration such as “age spots” and dry patches. It is useful for treating acne and for removing or minimizing old acne scars.

For a few days after treatment, your skin will look slightly reddened and it may peel a bit. It will also be dry – a side effect that can be relieved with moisturizer. You’ll need to wear sunscreen for several weeks, as your skin will be more vulnerable than usual to the sunburn.

 

Salicylic Peel

Before and After 3 Salicylic Peels
The Salicylic Peel is designed for the treatment of acne vulgaris, post-inflamatory hyper pigmentation, melasma, and oily skin with large pores.
It also improve general complexion and optimize skin appearance.
Tareen Dermatology suggests to allow for five days of “social downtime” following your peel. You should expect mild-to-moderate and possibly excessive peeling depending on the strength. You will also need to keep your face coated with an occlusive moisturizing product and broad spectrum, physical block with SPF.
For three days prior to receiving a Salicylic Peel, you should discontinue the use of:
-Vitamin A derivatives (tretinoin, Retin-A, Renova, Avita, Differin, Tazorac, retinol)
-Products containing hydroxy acid (glycolic,lactic, salicylic acids), and Benzoyl peroxide.

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Melanage Mini-Peel

Before and After Melanage Mini-Peel
The Melanage Mini-Peel represents a new generation of chemical peels that help reduce hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles.
The Melanage Mini-Peel uses weak acids combined with potent non-acidic ingredients that do not burn, wound or injure the skin, and for this reason can be used on any skin types and to treat patients with darker complexions. This peel is ideal for managing melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and sun damage. While some patients may feel a mild tingling sensation from the peeling solution. the treatment is virtually painless. The Melanage Kit come with a full size of the Melanage Peel cream to amplify and extend the tone-evening and anti-aging benefits of the peel.

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Vibrance Peel

After One Vibrance PeelOur Vibrance Peel has been designed to exfoliate the skin and deliver desired results which almost always creates some peeling This peel is formulated for all skin types including Fitzpatrick I-VI. It is also ideal for patients with sensitive, normal and tolerant skin making it a great option for almost everyone.
The goals of this treatment is to improve the appearance of dull and uneven skin tone and texture, fine lines and wrinkles, dark spots and sun damage, discoloration, large pores, and skin roughness.

The cost of treatment can vary depending on the type of peel and the number of treatments. The price of a chemical peel ranges from $95 to $375. 

If you have questions regarding the overall cost of treatment based on your goals you are encouraged to schedule a cosmetic consultation where we are able to discuss if chemical peels are right for you.
Call 651-633-6883 or e-mail appointments@tareendermatology.com

The main categories of chemical peels are:

  • Alpha Hydroxy (AHA)
    AHA peels are derived from fruit acids (ie citrus fruits or sugar cane). They gently exfoliate the outer damaged layers of skin while stimulating the production of collagen. AHA peels are scientifically proven to reduce discoloration, smooth skin and treat fine lines. There is minimal down time with AHA peel – typically just a few days of redness and some flaking.
  • Beta Hydroxy (BHA)
    BHA peels typically utilize salicylic acid. These peels are great for oily skin prone to acne. The salicylic acid is taken up specifically by oil glands. This gently cleanses the blocked oil glands and reduces trapped bacteria. You will notice a significant difference in your acne and mild difference in your discoloration within 5-7 days. BHA peels typically have minimal peeling. In fact, many of my patients call me saying that they are not peeling (although they acknowledge that their acne and discoloration is improved!). This is because the peeling is actually going on within the blocked oil glands of the skin.
  • Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA)
    TCA is categorized as a medium depth peel as it treats the deeper layers of the skin (the dermis). TCA peels lead to significant redness and peeling–however after 1-2 weeks the results are spectacular.


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Tareen Dermatology

  • Tareen Dermatology - 1835 W. County Rd. C, Suite 250, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: 651-633-6883
  • The Faribault Office - 1575 20th St. N.W., Faribault, MN 55021 Phone: 651-633-6883

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