Lactobotanical Peel

A powerful, yet gentle and potentially superior alternative to traditional Glycolic Acid peels.

Pre-treatment:

  • Patient's skin to be primed with appropriate Auspect Dr™ skin care program for at least 14 days prior to first clinical skin peel. The absolute minimum preparation is at least daily applications of X-fol-ator™ Serum for 14 days prior to the first clinical skin peel. Twice daily applications of Pigment Eze Pro™ is strongly recommended for 14 days pre and post peel for patients at risk of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
  • Patient profile including Fitzpatrick skin type and informed consent to be completed at initial consultation and reviewed prior to first peel.
  • A patch test should always be performed on the patient at least 2 weeks prior to their first peel to rule out allergy to salicylic acid and other actives.

Post Treatment:

  • No additional products on skin for at least 3 hours.
  • No X-fol-ator Serum™ or other preparations containing AHAs, BHAs, retinoids or exfoliants for at least 72 hours. All other non-exfoliative home care products may be resumed 24 hours post peel.
  • Appropriate physical sun protection to be applied every day and strict sun avoidance advised during the course of peels and for at least 28 days after final peel treatment.
  • Red-Less Serum is strongly recommended to maintain dermal comfort and may be applied as often as required. Note: Red-Less Serumâ„¢ is "non comedogenic".
  • Client to receive comprehensive written post peel treatment instructions.

Product Information

Composition:

A synergistic marriage between chirally correct L Lactic Acid, Niacinamide and the patented Canadian Willowherb™ extract at an optimized pH of 2.9-3.15.

Why L Lactic Acid?

Like Glycolic Acid, Lactic Acid is an excellent skin renewal and collagen building agent, but has several distinct advantages over Glycolic Acid. L Lactic Acid:

  • Exerts equivalent, if not superior cell turnover (exfoliation) with less irritation.
  • Has the highest therapeutic index of all of the Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs).
  • Is more effective in the management of acne due to its specific bactericidal action against propionobacterium acne (acne bacteria).
  • Is potentially superior in the treatment of hyperpigmentation due to its strong suppressive effect against the formation of tyrosinase.
  • Is a potent skin hydrator by virtue of its strong epidermal ceramide (epidermal barrier lipids) building action.
  • Helps to re-densify the dermis by stimulating hyaluronic acid production.

Clinical Indications:

  • Dull, lifeless skin in need of exfoliation
  • Epidermal hyperpigmentation (Woods lamp diagnosis is recommended to distinguish between epidermal and dermal hyperpigmentation)
  • Congested skin, open and closed comedones
  • Hypertrophic and dehydrated skin
  • Mild to moderate acne including adult acne
  • All signs of photo-aging
  • Pseudo folliculitis and ingrown hairs

Degree of Peeling:

Variable degrees may occur, ranging from no visible peeling to a light to moderate flaking of skin between days 2-7 after the peel. An increase in breakout may be expected with initial treatments and indicates positive progress. Skin may appear flushed and feel tight for several days and discolorations may temporarily darken before peeling away.