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SilkPeel™ Facial

The SilkPeel Dermalinfusion facial is a skin resurfacing treatment that simultaneously exfoliates and suctions away dead skin cells, while applying customized serums to treat specific skin conditions. SilkPeels uses a gentle vacuum that exfoliates the outer layer of skin while opening the pores at the same time. While the pores are open, the custom serum penetrates deep into the newly exfoliated skin.

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The Skinny


Average Recovery

0 days

Permanence

Temporary

Application

Mechanical Abrasion

Surgical

No

Cost

$100 - $450

The Specifics


What is a SilkPeel™ facial?

A SilkPeel™ facial is a noninvasive skin resurfacing technique combining exfoliation and infusion. During a SilkPeel™ facial procedure the SilkPeel™ handpiece simultaneously exfoliates the skin, opens the pores, vacuums dead skin cells, dirt, and debris, and uses pneumatic pressure to infuse the skin with customizable nourishing serums. SilkPeel™ technology claims to maximies skin receptivity and retention due to the handpiece’s simultaneous actions.

What cosmetic concerns does a SilkPeel™ facial treat?

The simultaneous exfoliation and infusion action during SilkPeel™ facial can reduce skin damage, brighten the complexion, and improve skin tone and texture. 1. Acne: Cleansing, exfoliation, and vacuuming clears acne causing bacteria. 2. Rosacea: Damaged skin cells are vacuumed and skin is cleansed to reduce signs of rosacea. 3. Fine Lines & Wrinkles: Exfoliation and cleansing refreshes and rejuvenates skin complexion. 4. Uneven Skin Texture: Dead and damaged skin cells are removed to smooth skin texture.

Who is the ideal candidate for a SilkPeel™ facial?

The ideal candidate for a SilkPeel™ facial treatment has fine lines or wrinkles, minor skin imperfections or discolorations, acne, or certain skin conditions like melasma. SilkPeel™ is safe in all skin tones and types. SilkPeel™ Facial is not recommended for those with more severe skin concerns or scarring.

What is the average recovery associated with a SilkPeel™ facial?

There is little to no downtime associated with SilkPeel™ facial treatments. Some patients notice minimal redness and tightness for an hour following the procedure. Candidates are advised to refrain from strenuous exercise and makeup for 24 hours. Prescription skin care products may be resumed after two days.

What are the potential side effects of a SilkPeel™ facial?

There are no few major side effects associated with SilkPeel™ facial. Patients may experience temporary redness and/or tightness. In rare cases, treated skin may develop hyperpigmentation if exposed to sun too quickly after treatment.

What can someone expect from the results of a SilkPeel™ facial?

The results of a SilkPeel™ facial treatment are improved skin tone evenness and brightness directly after the procedure. Results improve over a course of treatments, and once the desired aesthetic is achieved, most candidates undergo monthly maintenance treatments.

What is the average cost of a SilkPeel™ Facial?

A SilkPeel™ facial costs anywhere from $100 to $450. The actual cost of a SilkPeel™ facial is dependent upon location, dermatologist, and length and involvement of the cosmetic procedure.

Pros

noninvasivequick treatmentquick resultsall skin typeslighteningrehydratessensitive skinno downtime

Cons

temporarymultiple treatmentscostly

Invasiveness Score

mildmoderatesevere
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Invasiveness is graded based on factors such as anesthesia practices, incisions, and recovery notes common to this procedure.

What to Expect


The SilkPeel Dermalinfusion facial is a skin resurfacing treatment that simultaneously exfoliates and suctions away dead skin cells, while applying customized serums to treat specific skin conditions. Here is a quick guide for what to expect before, during, and after a SilkPeel facial.

The Takeaway


A SilkPeel™ facial is a skin resurfacing technique safe in all skin tones and skin types that is used for exfoliating, hydrating, and brightening skin. A SilkPeel™ facial can treat blemishes, discoloration, sun spots, acne scarring, and fine lines.
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  2. The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Skin Tightening americanboardofcosmeticsurgery.org
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