Obagi Blue Peel Treatment
What is Obagi Blue peel?
Obagi Nu-derm system is used together with Obagi Blue Peel. By improving important skin cell functions with Nu-derm prior to procedure, post procedure care is enhanced and down time is reduced. Obagi Blue peel is a TCA with a non-ionic base. It is different from other TCA chemical skin peel as they are a clear and aqueous solution, and over painting and uneven penetration can easily occur leading to unsatisfactory results. Blue peel enhances the control of the depth of TCA and the concentration is much higher at 35%.
What is the treatment procedure for the Obagi Blue Peel?
Obagi blue peel can only be used when you are undergoing the obagi nu-derm system. If you have fair pale skin you must have completed 6 weeks of the Obagi Nu-derm system and for those who have dark skin you need to have completed 18 weeks treatment. You will attend the clinic and the practitioner will apply the blue peel to the skin. When the peel is applied to the skin and you will experience burning, and stinging sensation and your face will be blue in colour.
Indications for Obagi Blue peel
- Stretchable wrinkle and scars
- Large pores
- Skin laxity
- Lentigo Solaris
- Solar Elastosis
- Actinic Keratosis
What will happen during treatment?
The practitioner will clean the skin and degrease if necessary. The obagi blue peel will be applied to the skin evenly. You will experience a burning sensation which will last 3-5 mins which most people can tolerate. After each layer is applied the practitioner will wait 2-3 minutes before applying the next layer and the burning sensation will subside.
Are there different strengths of Obagi Blue Peel
15% obagi blue peel you will have less peeling experience and is good for clients who have dry, thin and sensitive skin and have a low pain threshold,
20% obagi blue peel – more peeling to be expected and is best for thick skin and clients who have a higher pain threshold
Reovery time following an Obagi blue peel system
This is dependent on the strength of the peel:
15% - 2 days
20% - 7 days
Obagi Blue Peel Anticipated Reactions – Post Peel
Healing is usually painless
- Some swelling may occur – usually around the eye area and subsides
- Skin will feel tight and will darken before it starts to peel in 2-3 days maybe longer for deeper peels
- There may be occasional itching and discomfort due to dry skin
- There may be a mild degree of fluid oozing
The cost - Obagi Blue Peel
£399.00 - 15% obagi Blue Peel
£499 - 20% obagi Blue Peel