ZO Stimulator Peel
The ZO Stimulator Peel is a superficial peel which causes no downtime no peeling or flaking. A combination of citric, glycolic and lactic acids help to improve skin texture and tone by providing both accelerated exfoliation of the epidermal layer and a unique brightening complex works to prevent the formation of pigmentation.
If you have been considering a peel but feel a little nervous, then the Stimulator Peel is for you. This 'celebrity' loved treatment is a favourite before big events and is often known as the ‘lunchtime red carpet peel’ because no downtime is required afterwards, simply a glowing rejuvenated complexion.
It uses a combination of three exfoliating ingredients- glycolic, lactic and citric acid to slough away dead skin cells and any superficial blemishes to reveal fresh, clearer skin underneath. It also stimulates cell turnover for continued improvement to the skin.
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The ZO Stimulator chemical peel: remarkable results with zero downtime
A highly effective treatment for the many signs of skin ageing, the ZO Stimulator Peel is ideal for treating sun damage, fine lines, uneven texture, large pores, dull skin, and even acne. Suitable for any skin type or colour. This peel can help with the following:
- Soften and rejuvenate sun damaged skin
- Increase skin tolerance
- Improve the appearance of age spots or freckles
- Help with the appearance of hyperpigmentation
- Removes dead skin cells from the superficial epidermal layers
- Restore skin integrity and radiance
- Clears pores to help reduce blackheads and whiteheads
- Glycolic Acid stimulates cell turnover
- Lactic acid to slough away dead skin cells
- Citric Acid gives the skin a healthy glow
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is ZO Stimulator Peel?
This peel is made up of a combination of lactic, citric and salicylic acid plus potent concentrations of other active ingredients to exfoliate the skin, stimulate the growth of collagen and elastin and reduce lines, wrinkles and other blemishes.
What happens during the ZO Stimulator Peel?
Your skin will be cleansed using the appropriate cleanser from the ZO range to remove any make up or oil. This is followed by ZO Exfoliating Polish and Polish Activator and ZO Peel Prep Solution to prepare the skin for the Peel.
The Stimulator Peel is then applied and left on for two to four minutes before it is neutralised with pads soaked in Peel Neutraliser, which restores the Ph balance of the skin after the acids in the peel. If you are having a Brightening or Hydrating Medical Peel, the appropriate products are then applied. The final step is the application of ZO Daily Power Defence moisturising serum and ZO Ommerse Renewel Cream to hydrate and protect your skin.
The active Peel solution causes the superficial layer of the skin to peel off and may cause slight initial reddening. The treatment exposes a new layer of healthy undamaged skin, resulting in a smoother texture and a more even skin tone.
What are the benefits of the ZO Stimulator Peel?
- Soften and rejuvenate sun-damaged skin.Improves skin texture and tone.
- Reduce or eliminate age spots, freckles and hyper-pigmentation.
- Soften fine lines and wrinkles.
- Stimulate the production of collage for firmer, more youthful skin.
- Stimulate the growth of healthy cells while you shed damaged skin.
- Reduces the appearance of melasma.
- Treats mild acne and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.
- Reduces pore size.
- Improves efficacy of skincare products.
- No downtime.
- Immediate results.
Who should (and should not) have the ZO Stimulator Peel?
This peel is recommended for adults concerned with skin ageing, sun damage and hyperpigmentation or anyone wishing to have a rejuvenating boost to the skin.
We do not recommend the peel for those who are:
- Pregnant or breastfeeding
- Using Roaccutane or prescription retinoids
- Having radiation or chemotherapy
- Allergic to lactic acid, citric acid, salicylic acid or latex
Do I need to prepare my skin before the peel?
You do not need to perform any preparation or use any specific skin care before the ZO Stimulator Peel. However you will get better results if you use some of the ZO products before having the treatment.
How long does the treatment take?
The treatment will take about 45-60 minutes.
You will notice results straight away and skin will be fresher, glowing and with an improvement in texture and tone. We recommend a course of treatments for optimum results.
Is the peel painful?
Unlike some stronger chemical peels during which you may feel discomfort, the Stimulator Peel is not painful and does not involve any downtime. You may experience a mild warming sensation briefly whilst the peel is applied. There may be slight initial reddening of the skin, followed by limited peeling a day or two later. For special events the Peel is ideal to have 3 days before.
How long before I see results?
Most people will see a dramatic improvement in their skin after just one peel. However, we recommend a course of 3 to 4 Peels, 4-6 weeks apart for maximum benefit.
How often should I have a ZO Stimulator peel?
We recommend having a peel once a month for optimum skin results.