Illuminize and Rejuvenize FAQs
What are Illuminize and Rejuvenize?
Both these products are chemical peels designed to be less harsh on the skin than other treatments. They are made to eradicate skin imperfections and provide a glowing complexion.
What are the Benefits of Illuminize and Rejuvenize?
Both chemical peels require no downtime after application and correct uneven pigment, erase fine wrinkles and acne scars, and correct sun damage without pain. They are safe for use on multiple skin types and ethnicities.
Can Illumizine and Rejuvemize Be Used on Other Body Parts?
Yes. Since both peels are gentler than others, they bring positive results on the face and other body parts. Even sensitive areas like the chest are safe.
How do Illuminize and Rejuvenize Work?
Both chemical peels absorb into the outer layers of the skin. As they dry, agitation causes the visible layer to fall away and leave behind fresh, clear, healthy skin.
Why Select Illuminize and Rejuvenize at SilkeySkinMD?
Silkey Skin MD has great experience performing chemical treatments. Illuminize and Rejuvenize are two of the safest and gentlest peels available.
Who is a Good Candidate for Illuminize and Rejuvenize?
A first-time chemical peel patient with mild skin problems is a prime candidate for Illuminize. A patient with more severe imperfections will appreciate the benefits of Rejuvenize.
Is Pre-Treating Required Before Illuminize and Rejuvenize?
There are no pre-treatments necessary with Illuminize or Rejuvenize. However, it is advised to avoid irritating products one week prior to visiting Silkey Skin MD. As the procedure nears, our expert staff will inform you of how to prepare for either treatment.
How is Illuminize and Rejuvenize Performed?
It takes less than 20 minutes to apply Illuminize. Upon initial contact, the skin may feel warm, but it is possible to resume normal activities immediately. Rejuvenize application takes minutes as well. However, it is necessary to wash the face after six hours. All patients receive instruction for aftercare from our certified skin care experts.
Will Illuminize or Rejuvenize Hurt?
Since both chemical peels are considered gentle, there is little pain associated with either treatment. However, it is not uncommon to feel a slight tingle during application.
Can I Wear makeup Following Illuminize or Rejuvenize?
Since Illuminize does not cause peeling, makeup may mask side effects. On the other hand, Rejuvenize will cause peeling that cannot be covered by cosmetics. Instead, it is recommended to apply moisturizer.
What Can I Expect from my Recovery After Illuminize and Rejuvenize?
There is usually no recovery associated with Illuminize. Besides mild redness, no other side effects occur. Peeling with Rejuvenize usually happens two days after treatment and lasts up to a week. To care for treated skin, it is advised to wear sunscreen, use a gentle cleanser, and moisturize. Both treatments bring rejuvenated and youthful looking skin.
When Can I Return to Work Following Illuminize or Rejuvenize?
After both peels, a person can immediately return to work. However, a patient may opt to remain at home when the Rejuvenize treatment begins to peel.
How Long Will Results Last?
Proper aftercare elongates results from both chemical peels. Thanks to the deep exfoliation of Rejuvenize, results may last several months. To maintain optimum benefits, cumulative treatments are recommended. Illuminize can be repeated every two weeks, and Rejuvenize can be repeated every six weeks.
How Soon Will I See Results from Illuminize and Rejuvenize?
A patient sees immediate results following both chemical peels. Skin will appear tight and radiant.
Who Should NOT Receive Illuminize or Rejuvenize?
During a consultation with Silkey Skin MD, each patient’s personal circumstances will be considered before any treatment is performed. In general, neither peel should be used on patients with open wounds, sunburn, excessively sensitive skin, or other skin conditions. Also, anyone who has recently taken Accutane for acne or received cancer treatments should avoid both treatments. Pregnant women should stay away as well.
Are Silkey Skin MD’s Chemical Peels Affordable?
Although certain chemical treatments can be very expensive, Illuminize and Rejuvenize procedures are quite affordable. To make things easier, we provide numerous payment options.
How Can I Pay for Illuminize or Rejuvenize?
Our practice accepts cash, checks, and credit cards. To help patients fit treatments into individual budgets, we try to create special payment plans for extra convenience.