Epionce Peels

Product Summary

Developed in the US, by leading dermatologist, Dr Carl Thornfeldt, the Epionce Peels are formulated for all skin types.


Formulation

Epionce skin peels use a combination of malic and salicylic acids, along with botanical extracts which have anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.


Is this a superficial, medium or deep peel?

Superficial


Licenced status

Medical device.


What skin problems does it claim to treat?

The range is aimed at freshening the skin and improving skin conditions such as acne and rosacea by decongesting the skin`s surface.


Product Range

Epionce Lite Peel Refresh

Lite Peel:Refresh

Formulated to improve the appearance and texture of the skin by increasing cell turnover to freshen and brighten the skin. It relieves skin congestion, dullness, sallowness and improves acne with no downtime. A programme of 6 peel treatments may be recommended, once a month. It has a pH of 2.9.

Ingredients:

Malic Acid 30% - Potent Alpha Hydroxy Acid that encourages cell turnover, hydration and reduces problem bacteria.

Salicylic Acid 5% - Anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties improve skin clarity and texture by cleansing pores; lipophilic properties boosts the penetration of malic acid for optimum cell turnover.

Willow Bark Extract 14.5% - Anti-bacterial and comedolytic properties help cleanse pores.

Onion Bulb Extract 0.5% - Anti-inflammatory properties calm and soothe the skin. Contains quercetin to stimulate and encourage the production of collagen and elastin.

Epionce Corrective Peel

Corrective Peel

Formulated to improve the appearance and texture of the skin by increasing cell turnover, the Epionce Corrective Peel provides the same corrective benefits as a Jessner`s solution but with minimal downtime. It improves skin ageing, hyperpigmentation, acne and rosacea.

It is a four step process, including a preparation, a two part peel of sal-e and mal-e peels and a neutraliser. The steps can be used as standalone treatments or together so the practitioner can customise the treatment to you. 

The treatment takes approcimately an hour and programme of 3 to 5 peel treatments may be recommended, once a month.

Ingredients:

Prep - Thoroughly cleanses, degreases and sterilises the skin`s surface before applying the peel.

sal-e - Salicylic Acid 28%/pH 2.7 - Anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties improve skin clarity and texture by cleansing pores; lipophilic properties boosts the penetration of malic acid for optimum cell turnover.

Willow Bark Extract 6% - Anti-bacterial and comedolytic properties help cleanse pores.

Onion Bulb Extract 2% - Anti-inflammatory properties calm and soothe the skin. Contains quercetin, which encourages collagen and elastin production.

mal-e - Malic Acid 50%/pH 0.7 - Potent Alpha Hydroxy Acid that encourages cell turnover, hydration and reduces problem bacteria.

Neutralizer - Neutralises mal-e peel while calming and soothing skin.


Should be used by

Trained members of the medical profession and beauty therapists (NVQ3 level and above) who have received training.


Reported side effects

A slight tingling sensation is reported during the application of the treatment. Mild skin flaking in the week following treatment.


Costs

Private prices for Epionce peels will vary according to the type of peel and the practitioner. Expect to pay approximately £85 - £95 for the Lite Peel and £100 - £120 for the Corrective Peel for a single treatment. Programmes vary depending on your individual case but a cousrs of 3 Corrective Peels would be in the region of £300 - £400.