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Carbon Laser Peel

What is a Carbon Laser Peel?

The carbon laser treatment is a laser procedure for enhancing the skins radiance and promotion of a smooth glowing complexion.

The carbon laser peel treatment helps to reduce imperfections like enlarged pores that originate from the outer skin layer. (Stratum Corneum).

How many treatments will I need?

Carbon Laser Peel can be used as a one-off treatment to give a healthier more radiant feel to the skin or a special occasion or a course of one or two treatments per month or a course of six months. The number of treatments would depend on the severity of the skin condition, skin type and lifestyle. 

Does it hurt?

No, the treatment is comfortable and only a minor sensation similar to pins and needles is felt. 

Treatment procedure 

A carbon lotion is applied to the skin and allowed to dry over a period of 15 minutes. Then, a Q Switch Nd YAG laser is used to heat and cause an implosion of carbon particles that lead to the cause the following selects the treated skin. 

  • Reduce fine lines and wrinkles
  • Tighten dilated pores
  • Reduce acne, scars and post acne discolouration
  • Remove dead skin cells from the superficial epidermal layer
  • Stimulate collagen growth 
  • Improves skin texture
  • restores skin integrity and radiance 
  • Clears pores to help reduce blackheads and whiteheads 

Aftercare

After treatment your skin will be cleaned and a moisturising treatment applied. It is advisable to apply plenty of moisturiser and sun lotion to soothe skin and avoid excessive sun exposure during the recovery period. 

Make up can be applied after treatment; aesthetic products for acne, hyper-pigmentation, wrinkles etc. can be applied the following day. There are no restrictions of daily activities after the treatment. 

Side Effects

The skin is often pink immediately after treatment, but this subsides after a few hours, and make up and sunscreen can be applied immediately following treatment. 

In rare cases, some paints may experience itching or swelling for a few days, bruises, infection and temporary hypo or hyper-pigmentation. 

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