3 Step Peel is a medical grade chemical peel designed by the dermatologist Zein Obagi and available at IML to achieve healthy skin and reduce the symptoms of photoageing, such as blemishes, melasma, fine lines, lacklustre skin or irregular texture.
3 Step Peel is a multifunctional peel designed by ZO Skin Health
The 3 Step Peel was designed by Dr. Zein Obagi, creator of the ZO Skin Health range. The differences of the 3 Step Peel with regards to other peels are:
This peel is suitable for any type skin type and colour and is indicated in treating different symptoms of skin ageing:
As its name indicates, this peel consists of three steps:
Retinol stimulates cell function in the deep skin levels, aimed at generating new collagen fibres, that reinforce the skin and reduce fine lines.
A calming and moisturising cream is applied, this reduces inflammation and irritation caused by the two previous steps, as well as restoring the skin's moisture balance.
3 Step Peel includes a pre-conditioning stage and a post-peel stage:
Consists of applying creams rich in retinoids, prescribed by the dermatologist a fortnight before the peel. Retinoids normalize the corneal layer, facilitating penetration of the peel in a uniform and effective way.
During the three days after the peel, the patient should apply calming and moisturising creams, use sun protection and continue with the retinoid treatment.
Results expected from a 3 Step Peel are luminosity, uniform texture and blemish reduction, among others
The immediate effects following application are:
The exfoliation stage last for 3 to 4 days and then the regeneration stage begins, resulting in healthy skin.
The results we can expect from the 3 Step Peel are:
According to the needs of each patient, the 3 Step Peel can be repeated every 3 or 4 weeks, if a deeper skin repair is required.
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