Frequently asked questions

What can I expect right after a chemical peel?

The skin is initially tender and more sun-sensitive as the epidermis renews itself. After the peeling takes its course (usually 3-5 days after the treatment), fresh new skin emerges and ingredients in home care products start to work more effectively.

You will be given a complimentary Post-Procedure Kit along with instructions for pre and post-treatment care following your Chemical Peel. It is very important that you follow these directions to ensure optimal results.

Will AlumierMD chemical peels cause unsightly redness and peeling?

Clients may sometimes expect to peel throughout the entire treated area, but post-treatment peeling is often similar to peeling after a tan. In some cases, exfoliation occurs on a cellular level and is not apparent to the naked eye.

The exfoliation a patient will experience varies depending on the peel strength and individual skin profile. AlumierMD chemical peels are light- to medium-depth, and are formulated to reduce irritation and redness.

Can I combine professional treatments and home care products?

AlumierMD professional treatments and home care products were specifically designed to compliment one another and boost results. We work together to design your fully customised skincare plan and recommend the optimal combination for you.

What’s the difference between AlumierMD medical-grade skincare products and skincare products sold over the counter?

The products at a department store are often diluted and manufactured for general concerns. AlumierMD products combine a variety of medical-grade ingredients, including AHAs, BHAs, retinol, antioxidants, vitamins, and peptides, as well as innovative new components. The concentrations of these ingredients are generally much higher and work synergistically to improve skin conditions, including acne, rosacea, dry skin, hyperpigmentation, and ageing skin.

What is “Angel Dusting”?

Angel dusting is a misleading marketing practice of including a minuscule amount of an active ingredient in a cosmetic, cosmeceutical, dietary supplement, food product, or nutraceutical - insufficient to cause any measurable benefit.

At AlumierMD, we don’t just “dust” our products with expensive ingredients to make marketing claims. We research the optimal ingredients and concentrations to create prescription-strength formulations optimised for your skin profile. Our products undergo independent clinical testing to ensure safety and efficacy.

Can I use AlumierMD products if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

There will be some limitations on skincare product choices, as well as treatments, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is advised to avoid retinol and salicylic acid.

Please contact us for any further information.

How does Microneedling work?

Microneedling creates hundreds to thousands of micro-channels per second to stimulate the skin's natural wound healing process. Inflammation - Proliferation - Remodelling. This triggers the production of new collagen and prompts tissue remodelling without causing scar tissue formation.

Most clients can return to normal activities within 24 hours.

It's minimally invasive with little to no downtime

What are the benefits of Microneedling?

Microneedling is clinically proven to fight the appearance of wrinkles and reduce acne scarring. Additional benefits include reduced appearance of pigmentation and large pores, improved radiance and texture.

What can I expect right after Microneedling?

Microneedling is a progressive, not aggressive, skin treatment. In most cases any redness that occurs will subside within the first 12-24 hours. Often the sensation post-treatment can feel a little like what you would expect if you had sunburn. You may experience some dryness, particularly in your area of main concern, however this is a positive response and the skin will naturally shed to appear healthier and brighter.

You will be given a complimentary Post-Procedure Kit along with instructions for pre and post-treatment care following your treatment. It is very important that you follow these directions to ensure optimal results.