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The information below sets out the main differences between the various types of chemical peels that are available at Skin Renewal.

These include:

  • Doctors Only Peels
  • Advanced Peels
  • Combo/Intermediate Peels
  • Basic (Entry Level or Maintenance) Peels
  • Laser Peels (More commonly referred to as Laser Resurfacing)

Different types of chemical peels

Neostrata 20% Glycolic AHA

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I - VI
  • Conditions: Mild General Resurfacing (younger patients 18-25yrs) Acne-PIH*-pores/fine lines/sun damage/rough texture.
  • Downtime: None
  • Combine with other treatments: Yes
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required: 6


Lite 20% Salicylic Acid BHA Peel

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I - VI
  • Conditions: Acne/Rough Texture/Congestion/Superficial pigmentation.
  • Downtime: 0-24 hours
  • Combine with other treatments: Yes
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required: 6


20% Salicylic Acid BHA Peel

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I - VI
  • Conditions: Acne/Rough Texture/Congestion/Superficial pigmentation.
  • Downtime: 0-48 hours
  • Combine with other treatments: Yes
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required: 6


Simildiet SD Ferulic Peel

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I - VI
  • Downtime: None
  • Conditions: Pigmentation / sun damage – anti-ageing. Or as a preventative peel.
  • Combine with other treatments: Yes
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required: 6


Simildiet SD Azelaic Peel

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I – VI
  • Conditions: Acne/Oily Skin/PIH*/Melasma
  • Downtime: None
  • Combine with other treatments: Yes
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required:


Radiance Peel

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I -IV
  • Conditions: Mild Acne/PIH/Sun Damage/Texture
  • Downtime: 48 hours
  • Combine with other treatments: Yes
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required: 6


Simildiet SD Azelaic + Ferulic Combination Peel

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I - VI
  • Conditions: Sun Damage/Melasma
  • Downtime: Mild 2-4 days
  • Combine with other treatments: Yes
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required: 6


Neostrata 70% Glycolic Acid AHA (for Body)

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I – VI
  • Conditions: Acne/Rough Texture/KP*/PIH*/Sun Damage
  • Downtime: Mild 2-3 days
  • Combine with other treatments: No
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required: 4-6


Simildiet SAMA (Salicylic + Mandelic) Peel

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I - VI
  • Conditions: Acne/Rough Texture/KP*/PIH*/Sun Damage/Pigmentation
  • Downtime: Mild 3-4 days
  • Combine with other treatments: Yes
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required: 4-6


TCA 10% & 15% peels

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I – III (Doctor only)
  • Conditions: PIH*- Acne - Sun Spots- Superficial sun damage
  • Downtime: Mild 3-4 days
  • Combine with other treatments: Yes
  • Interval: 4 weeks
  • Treatments required: 4-6


Yellow Peel 

  • Skin type: I – VI
  • Conditions: POC* / PIH* / Uneven Texture/Neglected Areas
  • Downtime: Moderate 3-4 days
  • Combine with other treatments: No
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required: 4


Mesoestetic Cosmelan Mask

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I - VI
  • Conditions: Resistant dermal pigmentation/Melasma/PIH*
  • Downtime: Moderate 3-4 days
  • Combine with other treatments: No
  • Interval: 2 weeks
  • Treatments required: 2


Mesoestetic Dermamelan Mask

  • Skin type: Safe for skin types I – VI (Doctor only)
  • Conditions: Resistant dermal pigmentation/Melasma/PIH*
  • Downtime: Moderate 3-4 days
  • Combine with other treatments: No
  • Interval: 4 weeks
  • Treatments required: 2


3D Peel (Includes Ferulic, TCA and MPM3)

  • Skin type: I – III (Doctor only)
  • Conditions: Mild wrinkles/PIH*/Sun damage 
  • Downtime: Moderate 3-7 days
  • Combine with other treatments: No
  • Interval: 4 weeks
  • Treatments required: 2-4


What to expect after a chemical peel treatment, during the healing process: The skin will feel very hot, as if you have had a sunburn. The skin will start to feel tight. The treated skin will become dark. After 2-3 days, the skin will start to peel. There may be redness, itching, and sensitivity. The peeling and flaking will last a few days before the skin starts to normalize. It is VERY important to follow all your post-procedure instructions to ensure the best results.

Different types of laser peels

Laser Resurfacing/ Laser Peels include:

What do these treatments address?

  • Deep lines and wrinkles
  • Deep scars/acne scars
  • Sagging skin
  • Rough leathery, severe sun-damaged skin
  • Sunspots, pigmentation, and mild sun damage
  • Actinic keratosis (pre-cancerous rough lesions)
  • Dry, ageing skin with rough texture
  • Fine lines and fine wrinkles
  • Oily skin with enlarged pores
  • Superficial scarring

Treatments required for optimal results: 1-4

Downtime: 5-14 days


What to expect after a laser resurfacing peel treatment: The skin will feel very hot as if you have had severe sunburn. There will be swelling. Eyelids may be very swollen, and you will feel radiating heat. Skin will be sensitive to the touch


The treated skin will become dark. After 2-3 days, the skin will start to peel. There may be redness, itching, and sensitivity. The peeling and flaking will last a few days before the skin starts to normalise. It is VERY important to follow all your post-procedure instructions to ensure the best results.

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