Chemical Peel Pre-Treatment


Chemical Peel Pre-Treatment Instructions 

It is crucial to the health of your skin and the success of your peel that these guidelines be followed: 

*Chemical peels are a superficial treatment designed to improve the texture and appearance of the skin.

Patients should NOT be treated with the following: 

• Active cold sores or warts

• Open wounds or lesions 

• Sunburn

• Excessively sensitive skin

• Inflammatory rosacea

• Untreated skin cancer

• Recent surgery in peel area

• Recent permanent makeup in peel area

• Rashes, allergies or sensitive skin reactions

• Allergic to chemical peel components or salicylates (aspirin)

• Accutane use in the past 12 months

• Radiation or chemotherapy in the past 12 months

• Pregnant or breastfeeding

2 weeks before your peel avoid: 

• Electrolysis, waxing, depilatory creams

• Laser or IPL treatments

• Botox or dermal filler within 5 days as well as 5 days post treatment

• Retin-A, Renova, Differin, Tazorac

• Products containing, Retinol, AHA, BHA or Benzoyl Peroxide

• Exfoliating products that may be drying or irritating

• Sun exposure or sunburn (indoor or outdoor)

 *If you have any history of Herpes Simplex, notify the aesthetician BEFORE receiving a chemical peel.

If you have any questions regarding preparation for a Chemical Peel please call us at Radiant Skin - (415) 320-4975