It’s time for a skincare refresh! Let’s take the ArkLaTex Dermatology skincare challenge together.
Behind our masks this winter is skin needing some rejuvenation. Dry skin in winter needs exfoliation to restore brightness. Discoloration from acne needs to be erased. And there is always dreaded brown discoloration.
The VI peel is a medium depth peel, so expect epidermal peeling beginning on day 2. It may be done singly or in a series. For added effect, one can try the Precision Plus version of this with hydroquinone. This can be booked at either office.
There is no doubt that dead skin buildup makes your skin look dull. But, exfoliation that is too aggressive may leave your skin red and irritated.
Listen to what your skin is telling you, and find the right balance of products. Use of Obagi or ZO exfoliating cleanser daily is fine, but you can also alternate with their gentle cleansers. The ZO complexion renewal pads are a mild exfoliation choice and also help to unclog pores.
More aggressive exfoliation may be done with Obagi Exfoderm or ZO Exfoliating Polish, but you may want to limit use to one or 2 times a week.
A super aggressive version of exfoliation may be done by using these products more frequently, but too much aggression may actually result in hyperpigmentation.
If you don’t like the Do it Yourself approach, superficial chemical peels such as our Vitalize and Rejuvenize peels are great exfoliation choices. Just don’t neglect this part of your beauty routine!
The VI Peel contains a synergistic blend of ingredients, including Vitamin A, TCA, Salicylic acid, Phenol, and Vitamin C. This peel is suitable for all skin types and improves the tone, texture, and clarity of the skin. You will enjoy more radiant, younger looking skin in as little as 7 days.
The VI Peel Precision Plus is a powerful booster with Hydroquinone and Kojic acid developed specifically to treat stubborn pigmentation and damage in the skin. This booster is added to the VI Peel creating the ultimate treatment choice for dramatic results.
Labor Day has come and gone, and now all of us are surveying the damage summer has done to our skin. This can manifest itself as fine lines, brown spots and diffuse bronzing.
In response, chemical peels come in a variety of strengths and formulations to accommodate any skin type. Here are a few solutions for your problems.
1) Vitalize peel—This is a light peel with very little downtime that is done in series to erase hyperpigmentation. It’s great for people of any skin type and can —A blend of—also be used to address hyperpigmentation from acne.
2) Rejuvenize peel—A stronger version of the above for faster results.
3) VI peel—A blend of Vitamin A, TCA, Salicylic acid,Phenol, and Vitamin C—the perfect antidote to summer. No peel is complete without starting a new protective skin care line. That’s why seeing the professionals matters.
Remember, cosmetic consults are free and can match you to the best procedure for your skin.
Chemical peeling is used to improve the appearance and texture of the skin by applying a chemical solution. This will cause the top layers of the skin to separate and “peel” off. Ultimately, the result will be a smoother, less pigmented skin surface. There are three levels of chemical peels: superficial, medium, and deep. The superficial and medium peels work on the epidermis. Deeper peels go into the dermal layer or reticular layer.
If you are interested in a chemical peel, please call for your free consultation at one of our two convenient locations in Shreveport and Bossier City. Our physicians and staff will help you to customize the best plan to help you meet your skin care goals.
We are super excited to now offer Z.O. by Dr. Zein Obagi. Let me introduce you to the many benefits of this expert skincare line.
Black Mask – Made with the highest quality earth clays to unclog pores and absorb excess oil, this intensive mask noticeably refines the appearance of pores and deeply cleanses skin, leaving it polished and smooth.
Purifies and soothes skin with unique properties of Silt derived from European freshwater lakes
Contains the highest quality earth clays to unclog pores and absorb excess oil
Leaves skin looking polished and smooth
Helps to noticeably refine the appearance of pores
Who benefits? All skin types. Ideal for those with normal to oily skin types.