The Raw Deal on Mandelic Peel (A Flawless Experience)6/18/2010Shen
Now that i have achieved a certain clarity of skin and lesser breakouts, I thought it high time to give my skin the ultimate cleansing it truly deserves. Daily cleansing, whitening creams, three times a week scrubbing and home mask can only do so much. And as religious as I am with my beauty rituals, you all know how I try hard to have the perfect skin possible.
But alas, it is enough...
I finally admit that I need help to get to the next level of this mission. To achieve a more flawless and blemish-free skin, I needed the aid of skin peeling. To help remove the dead skin layers that surfaces on my skin and to give back that glow I lost from all acne products I used to cover up. I've been beating my skin as well with so much remedies for my pimples and blackheads that my skin was screaming for rejuvenation.
Now, why such a long introduction? Because the treatment that I'm about to share only takes 10 minutes! It's that quick, easy and effective, I doubt I have a lot of words to share.
Dra. San Ruiz recommended me the Mandelic Peel. She said that my skin has cleared up substantially but my skin being sensitive, that their latest peeling sensation, The Mandelic Peel, is the best treatment for my skin. Now, don't that sound promising?
Mandelic Peel is best for those with especially indicated in skins combining photoaging with oily skins or acneic tendency.
Concentrations: 30%, 40%, 50%
Mandelic Aid is obtained through hydrolysis of bitter almond extract. Its particularity is that it causes little irritation.
Mandelic peel has been formulated to combat imperfections in skins with acneic tendency, which may also combine photoaging and/or hyperpigmentation.
Its main ingredient Mandelic Acid presents antiseborrheic and keratolitic properties in addition to important antibacterian activity on micro-organisms involved in skin with acneic tendency.
The Mandelic peel renewal process acts on skin hyperpigmentation due to exposure to sun, thanks to its whitening properties which lighten and unify skin tone.
It has humectant and exfoliative activity favoring the elimination of surface skin layers activating regeneration thereof.
My Mandelic Peel started with a foaming cleanser (which I was dying to take home ever since I experienced it earlier this year at Flawless SM Marikina) to rid my skin of the mineral makeup powder I had on. The Foaming Wash is hypoallergenic and great for all skin types.
The Certified Resident Dermatologist will administer the rest of the procedure (which many of us will appreciate). Dra. San Ruiz told me that this peeling treatment is the best for those who didn't want the stinging sensation commonly associated with peeling acid such as fruit-based peels and glycolic peels.
Dra. San Ruiz informed me that I will only feel cooling sensation upon application. And true to her words, I really didn't feel a thing. She swiftly and softly brushed the solution on my skin, avoiding the eye area and the skin around it and the corners of the lips.
A fan (a little bigger than those you see in Pinoy jeepneys) will be directed about 12 inches from my face to cool the solution, for about less than 10 minutes.
After that, Dra. San Ruiz washed my face with distilled water. Then, applied the neutralizer which signals the end of the treatment...
As she removed the neutralizer with a towelette, she showed me how "instant" the procedure truly was! There in front of me (I was handed a mirror as if I was in a home TV shopping), bits of white my dead skin was being removed! I could literally see and feel the "eeeewww" being washed off from my face. Only to reveal a better looking skin. I have never experienced a peeling like this one. It couldn't even compare to the diamond peels I've had in the past. It was just fantastic.
At the end of it, I came out of Flawless Megamall with a clearer, pinkish skin ever.
The BF and I watched Karate Kid later that night in another mall and when I caught a glimpse of myself at the Hotdog Steam Container, I noticed how fabulous my skin was! I was not oily. I was not too red. I didn't have a stitch of makeup on. And that was hours from the treatment! I hope I can say the same with other treatments I've had in the past... but I can't.
1. have battled and won the war with cystic acnes
2. have sensitive skin
3. hates the stinging feel of chemical peeling solutions
4. wants fast in-and-out peeling treatments.
5. have events after a treatment and needed to use makeup.
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When and Where
The Mandelic Peel is advised to be had once to twice a month. Or once a week for those have tolerant skin. It is also better to consult with Flawless In-house Dermatologist for the best time for you to have this treatment.
The Mandelic Peel is available at all Flawless Aesthetic Clinics. Find the one nearest you here. Those that I've tried are in 5th floor Megamall and Lower Ground SM Marikina.
The Final Verdict
I love it and I am.. ehem.. addicted. Maybe I'll see any of you in Flawless Megamall next week? :)
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