Chemical Peel Options

Chemical peels use a controlled and buffered acid to help exfoliate and renew the skin. There are various types of acids used for chemical peels, and each has it own specific strengths and benefits. Peels will help diminish the appearance of dark spots (hyperpigmentation), large pores, fine lines and wrinkles, and helps with acne and acne scarring.

For best results, peels are done in a series of 4 to 8 treatments. Some mild peels can be done weekly depending on skin type, but stronger peels may only be performed once per month and may incur more visible peeling. 

Many of our peels are also available as a facial, which includes extractions and full face acne spot treatment.

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Types of Chemical Peels offered at Hidden Gem Luxury

How much you peel & how spicy the peel feels on the skin is rated 1-10 with 10 being most intense. As you progress through your treatment series, you will be able to handle additional layers of the peel. More layers = a deeper peel!

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  • Glycolic

    • $50; $75 with facial

    • Made from sugar cane

    • Very superficial to superficial, can be performed weekly at lower concentrations

    • Peeling: 3-4 / Spiciness: 3-4

    • Only peel safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women!

    • Great for skin with congested blackheads, fine lines, and improves glycation

  • Lactic

    • $50; $75 with facial

    • Made from milk/dairy

    • Very superficial, can be performed weekly

    • Peeling: 2-3 / Spiciness: 2-3

    • The best peel for dry skin; very hydrating

    • Great for dark spots!

    • Has added Kojic and Arbutin for extra brightening power

  • Salicylic

    • $70; $100 with facial

    • Made from aspirin and/or willow tree bark

    • Superficial

    • Peeling: 4-5 / Spiciness: 6-7

    • The best peel for active acne!

    • Goes to the bottom of the pore and fights acne bacteria!

    • Can NOT be performed if aspirin allergy is present

  • Alpha-Beta

    • $90; $120 with facial

    • Combines a glycolic peel with a salicylic peel!

    • Superficial

    • Peeling: 5 / Spiciness: 6-7

    • Amazing choice to treat active acne and acne scarring at one time

    • Can NOT be performed if aspirin allergy is present

  • Perk/Refresh

    • $50; $75 with facial

    • Combination of malic acid (comes from apples!) and salicylic acid

    • Very superficial, can be performed weekly

    • Peeling: 1-2 / Spiciness: 5

    • Great choice for teens, sensitive skin, or those using active homecare such as retinol

    • Can NOT be performed if aspirin allergy is present

  • Jessner's/Revitalize

    • $95

    • Blend of lactic, salicylic, and resorcinol

    • Superficial to mid-depth

    • Peeling: 3-4 / Spiciness: 6-7

    • Brightens and tightens!

    • Great to treat sun damage or for active acne with hyperpigmentation

    • Can NOT be performed if aspirin allergy is present

  • Mandelic

    • $65

    • Made from bitter almonds

    • Very superficial to superficial

    • Peeling: 1-2/ Spiciness: 2-3

    • Amazing choice for darker skin tones!

    • Helps control redness in lighter skin tones

    • Can NOT be performed if nut allergy is present

  • Pyruvic

    • $80

    • Made from fermented apples

    • Superficial to mid-depth

    • Peeling: 4-5/ Spiciness: 3-4

    • Great for pitted acne scarring, large pores, and fine lines/wrinkles

  • TCA

    • $95

    • Superficial to mid-depth

    • Peeling: 3-8 (depending on number of layers)/ Spiciness: 1-2

    • Great for pitted acne scarring, large pores, and fine lines/wrinkles

    • Has added Kojic and Arbutin for extra brightening power!

    • Stays on skin 8 hours after application!

  • Intensive Peel

    • $200; $260 with Booster

    • Blend of TCA, salicylic, phenol, lactic, and retinol

    • Brand names that include this blend are the VI Peel and the Red Carpet Peel

    • Great for pitted acne scarring, large pores, and fine lines/wrinkles

    • Stays on the skin 4-8 hours after application

    • Booster adds hydroquinone, kojic, and arbutin for extra brightening!