Beauty editors everywhere have been talking about the excellent results of the ZO 3-step Stimulation Peel; it’s a highly effective treatment for the many signs of skin ageing.
This wonder-peel treats everything from sun damage and Melasma to fine lines, uneven texture, large pores, dull skin, and even acne. It’s suitable for any skin type or colour and is quickly becoming one of the most talked about skin rejuvenation treatments.
It was created by Dr. Zein Obagi, the dermatologist responsible for the Obagi line of skin care products and the founder of ZO Skin Health.
How ageing slows down skin cell turnover
As we age, skin cell turnover slows down and becomes less efficient at shedding the epidermal layer. This results in a dull, tired complexion with fine lines and blemishes beginning to appear.
This, along with decreased collagen and elastin production, leads to a more aged appearance to the skin. Most products we use for ageing tend to only work at the skin surface, but a chemical peel removes multiple layers of dead cells to reveal the healthy new cells underneath, resulting in a smoother, more youthful looking complexion. A professional peel produces far more dramatic results than regular at home exfoliation.
How does the ZO 3-Step Stimulation Peel work?
Step 1 of the system is the application of the peel solution to exfoliate the skin.
Step 2 is the application of the Stimulating Retinol Creme that works to stimulate cellular function at a deep level for collagen enhancement, firming, and wrinkle reduction.
Step 3 is the application of the Calming Creme that works to minimize inflammation and irritation that may result from the first two steps as well as restore the moisture balance of the skin.
Most peels do a great job of exfoliating the skin; however, it’s Step 2, the Stimulating Retinol Creme (Vitamin A) that is particularly effective at obtaining great results.
- Vitamin A is a key vitamin that the skin needs topically.
- Oral consumption does not address the topical deficiency.
- Vitamin A improves overall skin health; topical application allows it to go inside the cell to stimulate cellular function at the dermal level
- Simultaneously repairs damage at the epidermal level
What makes the ZO 3-Step Stimulation Peel so special?
This multi-functional peel provides longer- lasting benefits, and post-treatment peeling is mild to moderate. Any discomfort is mitigated by the ZO® Medical Calming Crème, which Dr. Fay will give you to take home with you.
Further, the 3-Step Stimulation Peel corresponds with Dr. Obagi’s new skincare philosophy emphasizing skin health. “Physicians and skincare professionals should focus on making skin continuously healthy rather than transiently treating symptoms of poor skin health.”
How long do the results last?
Skin peels often achieve instant, glowing results and tighter, smoother, brighter-looking skin after just one peel, although a series of treatments can be repeated every 3-4 weeks for deeper repair.
This potent stimulating peel confers longer lasting benefits beyond the temporary superficial improvements seen with ordinary peels. Peeling is very mild or even unnoticeable, with minimal to no downtime. It is designed for use on acne, melasma, sun damage, fine lines, texture roughness, large pores, dullness, and promotes much smoother, softer skin.
To book your appointment for a 3-step peel, call Cosmetic Doctor in Dublin on 01 685 3100.