This is a deep peel and ideal for those with wrinkles, sun damaged or acne scarred skin. The process involves using chemical reagents to penetrate superficial skin up to a certain limit decided by a qualified medical professional. The active ingredients in Obagi Blue Peel are trichloroacetic acid (TCA). It is mixed with a company-designed blue base that gives a blue tint to the skin after the procedure is complete and remains on the skin for 12 to 24 hours before it washes off.
Depending on the skin’s condition one or more coats of the Obagi Blue Peel solution is applied. At each level there is a mild burning sensation that lasts for 2-3 minutes. No sedation is required and treatment generally takes one hour.
There is down time with this treatment and we would recommend taking one week off work. Depending on the strength of the Obagi Blue Peel used the skin may be a little swollen for two to three days following treatment after which the skin begins to peel. The skin should fully heal in 7-10 days following treatment.
Obagi Blue Peel Radiance
This is a light peel and is the ideal lunchtime treatment with little or no downtime and is suitable for the face, neck, chest areas and hands. The top layer of skin is penetrated to reduce fine lines, large pores, comedones and minor skin pigmentation. Skin is left smoother and more refined looking
Cost: €75.00 per treatment