Carbon peeling – laser a cosmetological procedure that allows you to deeply cleanse the skin of the face and stimulate regeneration processes in it.
What is laser carbon peeling
Carbon or, as it is also called, carbon peeling, uses the property carbon dioxide increase sharply under the influence of the laser. During the procedure, in the result heating carbon, its molecules expand and, relatively speaking, “explode”. This allows you to remove impurities of any nature and dead skin cells from the pores.
Features of the procedure
For peeling used by carbon gelcontaining nanoparticles activated carbon… After applying such masks held laser exposure on the skin, as a result of which heating and expansion of the particles occurs.
Mechanism of action
Deep cleansing after laser carbon peeling makes the skin more smooth, even. Manifestations age spots and acne is reduced, and the skin tone is evened out.
Gentle exfoliation of dead skin cells and their removal stimulates the processes in the skin responsible for the production of hyaluronic acid, collagen and elastin, the most important compounds that are characteristic of young skin.
Laser peeling in combination with carbon particles are recommended under the following circumstances:
- problem skin (rough, oily, porous);
- overly sensitive skinthat reacts negatively to acidic or mechanical peeling;
- acne in remission;
- post-acne (atrophic scars, stagnant spots, etc.);
- fading skin;
- dilated vessels or spider veins (rosacea);
- hyperpigmentation – due to excessive sunburn or local, in the form of age spots;
- skin fatigue (dull color, premature loss of tone).
Also, laser peeling is recommended as one of the skin care procedures for everyone who takes care of themselves.
Unlike a number of other peeling procedures, laser carbon facial cleansing can be held in any time of the year… It has a gentle effect on the skin and does not impose severe restrictions on the recovery period.
But if cosmetologist has identified one or more of the following problems, it can replace laser carbon peeling another similar procedure and / or schedule a consultation doctor-dermatologist:
- any infectious or inflammatory processes on skin in the stage of exacerbation;
- pregnancy and lactation;
- tendency to scar formation (atrophic, hypertrophic or keloid);
- history of cancer;
- current cancer and undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy sessions;
Directly after the procedure, the skin looks noticeably rejuvenated and refreshed. Surface layer evens out, peeling, tuberosity and an uneven shade disappear.
But more important is the delayed effect. After carbon laser peeling in skin the rejuvenation process starts. Collagen and elastin production is stimulated – special protein molecules that form a natural “scaffold” under the skin. As the synthesis of these proteins is accelerated, will become noticeable lifting effect: the oval of the face is tightened, its relief becomes clearer.
To achieve a sustainable and long-term effect requires Carrying out laser carbon peeling course. The duration of the course and the interval between individual procedures are set cosmetologist based on type skin, the degree of age-related changes, the presence problems with sebum, quality humidification etc.
Stages of carbon peeling
At carrying out laser carbon peeling the consistent execution of all procedures is of great importance. When you first visit the office cosmetologist consultation with a dermatologist is required, who assesses the condition of the skin, determines the presence or absence contraindications To face peeling and tests the sensitivity of the skin to carbon means.
If doctor approved holding of this procedure, the following stages of cleansing take place in the office cosmetologist…
At this stage cosmetologist conducts mechanical cleansing. During the procedure, he processes the skin with special formulations that allow you to dissolve and gently remove residues of care and decorative cosmetics, pollution and secretion of the sebaceous and sweat glands. In conclusion, beautician processes skin with an antiseptic.
Carrying out the procedure
Charcoal is applied to the prepared skin. mask… Due to the content of coal particles in it, it is a black mass. Mask very plastic and easily penetrates into the pores to a considerable depth – where deposits of sebum, dead skin cells and impurities that form comedones are deposited.
After that, the specialist waits for the gel to dry, which happens within a few minutes.
You must wear dark, opaque glasses before using the laser. This is necessary to prevent visual impairment if a laser pulse accidentally hits your open eyes.
And now it actually begins laser peeling… With the help of a special cosmetology laser beautician delivers short-term impulses to the skin that heat the particles carbon dioxide…
Painful sensations of any nature (burning, tingling, etc.) are completely absent: during holding you only feel the procedures pleasant warmth…
In addition, the likelihood of infecting the skin or damaging it with a laser device handpiece is reduced to zero: the beautician holds the handpiece at a distance of 3-5 cm from your face, and the skin contacts only with a sterile laser beam.
Burn injuries are also excluded, so laser tuned to a specific frequency that is not capable of damaging or destroying living cells.
But at the same time, it warms up well layers dermis, inaccessible for the penetration of cosmetics. It is in them that the synthesis of hyaluronic acid, collagen and elastin takes place. Such gentle heating stimulates the production of these substances, which becomes an incentive for rejuvenation and moisturizing the skin…
How many sessions required to achieve a long-term effect, depends on the initial condition of the skin.
Upon completion of the procedure cosmetologist removes the mask, treats the skin with an antiseptic means and gives recommendations for further care face…
No special measures to restore the skin are required. But it is important to take into account some of the nuances that will help to consolidate the effect and reduce the likelihood of developing side effects to a minimum:
- V first day after the procedure the skin faces may appear slightly flushed. This is normal and is due to increased blood flow to the cells.
- Light peeling is not a complication. This condition can be observed during the first a few days after laser carbon peeling and goes away on its own, without any treatment.
- If laser carbon peeling is carried out in summer, during a period of high solar activity, you should actively use sunscreens with an SPF of at least 30.
- In the first few days, until the skin recovers, it is recommended to abandon decorative cosmetics or reduce its use to the most necessary minimum.
- For the next 5-10 days, you should exclude any facial care products containing alcohol.
- Until the skin is completely restored, it is better to refuse to visit the sauna, solarium and not to steam facial cleansing or any other thermal procedures.
It is important to know that given the versatility of laser carbon peeling and its effectiveness in removing comedones, it can be performed not only on the face. So, this procedure on the back allows you to get rid of unaesthetic rashes and blackheads. On the neck and décolleté, such a peeling will reduce the manifestations of age (wrinkles, age spots). And the recommendations given for the recovery period apply to all areas of the peeling.
Photos before and after the procedure
To understand the effect that follows laser carbon peeling, it is enough to study the photographs of women who have already undergone this procedure.
It becomes obvious that the skin acquires a gentle and even tone, cicatricial and age-related changes are smoothed out, and in the long term, you can observe how the face is literally younger by the day.
Skin care products after the procedure
After completing the procedure cosmetologist will recommend funds that help the effects peeling better prove yourself.
For normal to dry skin, moisturizers and gels are sufficient.
Oily and problem skin may require non-alcoholic antiseptic products to help prevent acne flare-ups.
If laser carbon peeling was performed as a rejuvenating method, an experienced cosmetologist will help you choose other procedures that complement each other and enhance the anti-aging effect.
Laser carbon peeling is a relatively new, but has already become popular, means for healing and rejuvenating the skin, and for regular skin care.
Turning to professional cosmetologists, and exactly following their recommendations for facial care after peeling, you will definitely notice the effect: radiant and even skin that really radiates health.