La Piel Spa welcomes guests ages 12-17 when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please note that the accompanying parent or guardian must sign a consent form and book all services for guests under 18, and an adult must be present for most services.
Teen Chemical Peels
The teen years are a time of dramatic physiological changes in the human body, including puberty, growth spurts and, unfortunately, acne. Acne affects almost 85 percent of all Americans in varying degrees, at some point during their lives. This is not only a dramatic cutaneous occurrence often requiring treatment, but also typically carries with it a tremendous emotional burden for teen acne sufferers. Chemical peels are a great treatment for teens with acne and acne scarring. A solution is applied to the face that “peels” off the top layers of the skin. This helps even out the tone and texture of the skin, especially if acne scarring is present. It also makes it easier for acne medicines to penetrate and get into the pores where they have their effect.
I have problems with acne, is a chemical peel right for me?
Acne is an extremely common skin condition that can occur at any point in any person’s life—from the teenage years through to middle age. We know that patients feel more confident with clear, beautiful skin—why we work with each patient to customize a long-term, effective treatment plan.With the latest advances in acne—all available at our practice—there’s no reason for anyone to suffer from acne anymore.
Am I too young for a chemical peel?
That is a great question. The word chemical often makes people think that these peels are going to be dangerous. Chemical peels are safe for people your age as long as you have it done by a team that is experienced and certified.
What should I do post treatment?
Your esthetician will go over at home care with you during your treatment. It is recommended to stay cool within the first 48 hours post-treatment, so this could be a concern. Always remember to wear your SPF.