Facials & Chemical Peels San Diego, CA
Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center offers facials and chemical peels for men and women in San Diego, La Jolla, and Carmel Valley, as well as surrounding areas of California. Our facials include treatments for general skin health, as well as specific conditions, such as acne and dull complexion.
What Is a Facial?
A facial is a non-invasive treatment that reinvigorates dull skin. Most patients even describe facials as a relaxing or calming experience. There are multiple components to a facial — cleansing, exfoliation, moisturizing — all of which are designed with the goal of pampering the skin and giving it a beautiful glow. There are no side effects or recovery downtime needed.
What Is a Chemical Peel?
One of the least invasive ways to improve the tone and texture of the skin is a chemical peel. Peels are often used to minimize noticeable signs of aging and sun damage. Chemical peels, which vary in intensity (e.g., light, medium, deep), deliver noticeable results without the downtime of surgery.
During a chemical peel, a special topical solution is applied to the skin to cause the outer layer of damaged skin to peel off, revealing healthy, radiant skin underneath. A chemical peel can cover the entire face, neck, chest and arms, or a specific targeted area of concern.
How Much Does a Facial or Chemical Peel Cost in San Diego, CA?
The average cost of facials and chemical peels at Belladerma Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Care Center starts at $85. As part of your free consultation, we explain the costs associated with your personalized treatment and skin care plan. Multiple financing options are available for your convenience, and you can apply before your consultation.
What Types of Facials Are Offered?
We offer facials for every skin type and concern.
Antioxidant Nourishing Facial
The antioxidant nourishing facial is great for infusing essential nutrients that are important for healthy skin function. The facial involves the application of gentle ingredients like vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to nourish, hydrate, plump, and firm the skin. It is often recommended to individuals that have been overexposed to damaging elements of the environment.
The anti-aging facial is perfect for minimizing signs of aging, repairing damage, and lifting/ firming the skin. Treatment includes heavy exfoliation to slough off dead, dull skin cells and debris, and the application of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents and hydrators for smooth, beautiful skin. After an anti-aging facial, the skin looks more youthful and vibrant.
Belladerma TEEN Facial™
Dr. Bucko, Dr. Mozaffari and our team have excellent treatment option for younger clients (19 and younger). The teen facial includes basic skin care elements — cleansing, exfoliation, moisturizing — and additional components such as an antioxidant mask or extractions, if needed. Tips are provided for keeping blemishes at bay, and special products are recommended to use as part of an at-home skin care regimen. Teen facials are a great building block for a lifetime of healthy, radiant skin.
Belladerma Custom Facial™
We can customize a facial to your specific needs, whether you have a particular concern or need to refresh your skin for a special occasion.
What Kind of Chemical Peels Are Offered?
Chemical peels remove layers of damaged skin, ranging from exfoliation on the surface to deeper peels for wrinkles.
The Belladerma Peel™ is Drs. Bucko and Mozaffari’s signature rejuvenation special. It is specially formulated with clinically proven medications to:
- Reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
- Reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation or melasma
- Minimize age spots
- Treat acne
- Improve the overall tone and texture of the skin
After healing from the Belladerma Peel™, skin looks younger, healthier and smoother. The depth of the peel and the benefits can be varied to suit each patient’s needs and tolerances.
Belladerma Diamond Peel™
Designed with a multi-acid cocktail of cutting edge ingredients, the Diamond Peel is created to effectively address sun damage/ hyperpigmentation, acne and signs of aging. The Diamond Peel also combines antioxidants that help support skin health and suppress free radicals at a deeper level. The result will leave your skin looking healthier, smoother, and more radiant than ever.
Some of our patients have been experiencing our Classic Belladerma Peel™ for years, and now it’s time to try something a little more aggressive. The Belladerma Diamond Peel™ is the perfect treatment to take your skin to the next level. This medium-depth peel will leave your skin to peel or flake for about three to seven days, starting about 48 hours after the treatment. The Belladerma Diamond Peel™ can be safely performed every eight to 10 weeks.
In order to maintain the results of your Belladerma Diamond Peel™, we will make recommendations for your skin care routine and guide you as to which products to use at home. For example, sunscreen is highly recommended to protect your skin from further damage, and the Neocutis Bio-Serum can greatly enhance your results.
The Belladerma Diamond Peel™ is suitable for most skin types, but a complimentary consultation will help determine the most appropriate peel for you.
The VI Peel™
The VI Peel™ is a type of chemical peel that is safe enough to use on all skin types but effective enough to fight back against most of the signs of aging. This peel is a minimally invasive way to improve the appearance of your skin.
The VI Peel™ can be used to address:
- Sun damage
- Uneven skin tone and texture
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Mild Acne
Best of all, the VI Peel™ is safe enough to be used even on sensitive areas like eyes, neck, chest, and hands.
The VI Peel™ is made of five different acids. These include:
- Trichloroacetic acid (TCA) provides excellent exfoliation while stimulating collagen production.
- Retinoic acid (vitamin A) triggers exfoliation and unclogs the pores while boosting collagen and elastin.
- Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxyl acid (BHA) with anti-inflammatory properties and acts as an agent to exfoliate skin.
- Carbolic acid is an organic acid and chemical cauterant used to exfoliate the skin and at low percentages s an effective numbing agent and antibacterial.
- L-ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) is an antioxidant that not only protects the skin from UV damage, but it also stimulates collagen and brightens the skin
When used together, these acids work synergistically, increasing each other’s effectiveness.
Each VI Peel™ takes 45 minutes to complete. The peeling process usually takes between five to seven days. A post-peel kit is given after each VI Peel™ to help improve the appearance of the flaking that occurs.
Dr. Farid Brad Mozaffari is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who offers facials and chemical peels for men and women in San Diego, La Jolla, Carmel Valley, and the surrounding communities in California. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.