Battling pollution, heat, and the sun’s harmful rays, can often leave the skin in the Middle East looking dull and defeated. With so many skincare solutions diluting the market, it’s hard to know which really work. In steps SkinCeuticals. Born in the USA, it is a scientifically engineered skincare brand where each of its formulas is backed by science. Used by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and medical spas around the world, it has finally arrived in the Middle East thanks to Dr. Jaffer Khan and Aesthetics International.
After decades of skin cancer research, SkinCeuticals was developed from the innovations in antioxidants that were uncovered. This led to high potency formulas that have been concentrated into pure actives, that in turn penetrate the skin with optimal effect. Looking to its latest advances, SkinCeuticals holistic skincare regimes are all-encompassing in not only battling environmental factors, but focusing on anti-aging, acne, glow, and pigmentation, and brightening.
The facials themselves include a deep cleanse in order to remove all of the impurities and toxins clogging the skin. Followed my microdermabrasion, the dermis is fully prepped for one of the gel peels which contain glycolic and lactic acids. A superficial peel, there is no downtime or discomfort. Although the skin may have some redness initially and depending on the individual a bit of peeling, the results are immediate. Expect a smoother texture to the skin, teamed with a glow that will have people stopping you in the street. True story.
SkinCeuticals gel peel facials start at US 190 or AED/SAR 700 and are available at Aesthetics International