You must stop using any active skincare products, e.g. containing retinol, glycolic, other AHA’s or bleaching products, for 3 days prior to your peel
It is recommended that you have not had sunbed treatment or experienced sunburn or any other form of burn to the face in the 2 weeks prior to your peel
It is best practice to avoid any form of exfoliation or skin resurfacing treatment prior and post peel procedure including Laser, Peels, Waxing, Microdermabrasion & Electrolysis. (2-4 weeks either side)
If your skin barrier is impaired (dry) then you will need to prepare the skin before your Obagi Blue Radiance Peel. Our skin specialist will be able to provide you with medical skincare products to restore your skin barrier before your peel. If you think that this might be the case please contact us so we can arrange for you to start applying these products before you come for your treatment.
Active ingredients that you must stop using include:
- Topical retinoids and tretinoin (including Retin-A, Renova, Differin, Tazorac, Refissa)
- Other topical acids or exfoliants that may be drying or irritating to the skin (such as alpha hydroxyl acids [AHAs], beta hydroxyl acids [BHAs], exfoliating masks, retinol, benzoyl peroxide)
- Hydroquinone or any other skin lightening agents.