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Skincare Recommendations

CONSULTATION

Every skin type is not necessarily a candidate for specific facial and chemical peel treatments which is why we have many options that include oxygenating and enzyme facials .  We recommend an initial consultation to develop a treatment plan that will ensure the best results for your skin type and skin care goal.

TREATMENT RECOMMENDATIONS

Choose from PCA skincare treatments, Laurel Whole Plant Organic treatments, microdermabrasion, chemical peels and oxygen treatments listed below.  Not every treatments is recommended for all skin types and can be discussed during a consultation.  Allergies to aspirin are limited to some of the acne protocols.

ACNE: Acne affects nearly 45 million Americans. Acne is an ongoing skin condition that can be treated to effectively kill bacteria, inhibit oil production and reduce acne scarring.  Hormonal adult acne (also hormonal acne caused by pregnancy) and teen acne are treated similar depending on whether dry or oily skin types.  Another cause of acne is a side effect from chemotherapy and can be treated with a few of the following *options.

Treatment recommendations every two weeks for initial 4-6 treatments for acne/break out prone skin:

  • PCA Acne or *Sensi® Peels
  • Retinol Treatments
  • Salicylic Acid Treatments (Acne Clarifying Facial)
  • Pumpkin Enzyme Facial*
  • Oxygenating Pumpkin Facial*
  • Papaya Enzyme Facial
  • Blemish Control Oxygenating Facial
  • Microdermabrasion* (can combine Oxygen Treatment or Acne Peel)
  • Micro-Blemish Control Facial

AGING: 90% of visible signs of aging are caused by sun exposure and/or pollutants.  Aging skin caused by these factors break down the skins natural barrier that lead to skin discoloration, wrinkles and even cancer.  Dry and dehydrated skin types can be treated with same regimen.

Treatment recommendations every 4 - 6 weeks for aging skin:

  • PCA Treatment Peels
  • Retinol Treatments
  • Oxygen Facial Treatment
  • Pumpkin Enzyme Peel*
  • Papaya Enzyme Peel
  • Microdermabrasion (can combine Oxygen Treatment or Retinol Peel)

HYPERPIGMENTATION (skin discoloration): Hyperpigmentation is the darkening of an area of skin. Sun damage, hormonal fluctuations and skin scarring caused by acne, injury to the skin or changes in the skin due to chemotherapy will often cause hyperpigmentation/discoloration.

Treatment recommendations every 3 weeks for initial 4-6 weeks for hyperpigmentation:

  • PCA Sensi® or Ultra Peel
  • Retinol Treatments
  • Brightening Repair Facial
  • Microdermabrasion (can combine with Retinol Peel)
  • Micro-Brightening Repair Facial

ROSACEA: There is no known cure or cause of Rosacea.  Rosacea is characterized by persistent redness and/or breakouts on the nose and cheek areas.   Rosacea symptoms can be controlled through treatments and products.  Redness and sensitized skin is also caused by chemotherapy and can be treated with facials or PCA peels.

Treatment recommendations every 4 weeks for rosacea:

  • PCA Sensi® Peel
  • Retinol Treatments
  • C-Quench Facial
  • Sensitive Skin Facial
  • Oatmilk Calming Facial

*Some treatments are not recommended for ALL skin types and will be discussed at the time of appointment and/or consultation.