Optiphi® LHA Skin Peel
LHA peel-Is a new generation beta hydroxy acid. The LHA peel is depth dependant not time dependant. This oil-based peel is highly lipophilic, allowing for an extended exfoliating action of up to 4 days.
- Up to 6 times more powerful than salicylic acid
- Skin calming properties
- Powerful cell-by cell- exfoliation
- Improves uneven skin tone and texture
- Targets fine lines and wrinkles
- Refines the pores
- Acne/ oily skin
- No down time
At a glance
Age from: 16 years (minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian)
Procedure time: 45mins
Back to work: Immediate- but no make-up to be worn
Risk & Complications: Slight redness and burning sensation only lasts 2 hours
Can anyone receive the lipohydroxy Acid Peel? We recommend that clients have received a course of 2- 25% peels and 2- 30% glycolic peel treatments prior to progressing to the LHA peel. This treatment is not suitable for highly sensitive skins and clients treated for inflammatory acne.
How much does it cost? Please see price list or ask at reception. If you buy a course of 6 treatments you will receive 10% off
How many treatments can I have? Up to 4 peels every two weeks after a course of glycolic peels. Or one once a month for maintenance
Is it painful? No, but you might feel some tingling/burning while the peel is on
Can I go in the sun after this treatment? We recommend no direct sun bathing for up to 2 weeks after having the peel. If you are walking in the sun, please wear a hat and a protective sunblock
Is it safe? Yes, if you do not have any contra-indications
Can I have any other treatments on my face while having a course of peels? We recommend waiting for 2 weeks before or after the LHA peel before having any other facial treatments.
- Use Optiphi skin care for home
- Do not use Retinol for 2 days
- Do not sunbath, go on sunbeds
- No Saunas and steam rooms for 24hours
- 30/50SPF for the skin
Results may vary based on each patient’s physical health, diet and exercise, and adherence to the course of treatments. Any treatment results described in testimonials or photos are not typical for every individual. No treatments will be given unless a clinical need exists based on a consultation, examination and current medical history. All information contained within this site is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health problem, nor is it intended to replace the advice of a qualified practitioner. No action should be taken solely on the contents of this website. Always consult your GP or qualified health professional on any matters regarding your health or on any opinions expressed within this website. The information within this website is believed to be accurate at the time of publication.