The Yellow Peel is an advanced medical peel that can be used for all skin types and treats post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, uneven texture, hormonal pigmentation and acne. This peel would be suggested if facials and milder peels do not produce satisfactory results. It is a prescription peel that will be done only in consultation with a medical doctor. As with the TCA peel, there would be some skin preparation time, then the treatment and then a few days ‘social’ downtime and after that the results will become visible. The Yellow Peel is safe for all skin types and the result is a smoother complextion with a reduction in pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles. A yellow peel is great for discolouration of the neck and decolette known as Poikiloderma of Civatte.
You could expect 5 to 7 days of moderate ‘social’ downtime. Pigmentation often darkens before it gets better- this is a normal reaction as the deeper exfoliation produces noticeable flaking in the following 3-4 days after the peel (during downtime).