Obagi Blue Peel

Obagi Blue Peel - Obagi Blue Peel Product Summary

The Obagi Blue Peel uses Trichloracetic Acid (TCA) as the active ingredient mixed with the patented Blue Base from Obagi.

Based on your individual needs and skin condition, the practitioner will determine the strength of the peel.

Generic name

Trichloroacetic acid (TCA)

Is Obagi Blue Peel a superficial, medium or deep peel?

Superficial to Medium depth peel.

What skin problems does Obagi Blue Peel claim to treat?

The Blue Peel significantly improves skin tightness and reduces fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, large pores and hyperpigmentation. It works on all skin types and colours and is suitable for facial and non-facial skin.

Licenced status

Medical device.

Should be used by

Obagi Blue Peel treatment should be performed by trained members of the medical profession only. It should not be used by beauty therapists.

Product range Obagi Professional C Serum

Obagi Blue Peel System

There is also a range of vitamin C based Obagi products including Obagi Professional C-Serum and Obagi-C Rx System, and one product used in conjunction with the Blue Peel is the Obagi Nu-derm System designed to enhance the effects of the peel and to sustain healthier, younger-looking skin.

Not to be used in

Pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Peel Program

A skin conditioning programme using Obagi Protocols should be started at least 6 weeks before the Blue Peel is performed to ensure that the skin is in a healthy condition and to optimise the results of the Blue Peel.

Immediately after the peel application procedure, which takes around twenty minutes, a bluish tint remains on your skin, which usually washes off within 24 hours.

After the procedure, you will experience light erythema and your skin will peel within 2 to 3 days and will continue to peel for a few days. You should be healed in an average of 7 to 10 days.

When your skin is finished peeling, you will immediately see improvement. The appearance of your skin will continue to improve for the next 4 to 6 weeks.

Reported side effects

To be completed.


Again, this depends on area treated and how much is required, and the practitioner doing the treatment, but ranges are in the region of: £550 - £750+.

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