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2500 Palermo Drive, Erie, PA 16506! We are just off of Zuck Road one road down from Beautiful Smiles! Call today at 814-860-3179. Trouble with booking? Call or Text us at our free online consult #814-860-4995 or use our Chat at

We are booking as early as tomorrow and the first 20 customers receive a free Vitalize Peel with Botox service! That's a $150 savings!

SkinMedica’s Vitalize Peel is one of the most popular Chemical Peels performed today. Gentle on the skin, the Vitalize Peel is different from most traditional ‘deep’ peels, and requires little recovery time. It does, however, dramatically rejuvenate the skin by improving texture and tone. The Vitalize Peel will also decrease the appearance of acne and scarring, as well as melasma (dark brown patches on the face).

Comprised of Resorcinol, Lactic, Salicylic, and Retinoic acids, the Vitalize Peel provides a unique mix of ingredients. Perfect for all skin tones and ethnicities, the Vitalize Peel is considered safe and extremely effective. Noticeable improvement can be seen in the skin after a single treatment. When used in a series, or with other complimentary treatments, the Vitalize Peel can provide patients with dramatic results. *

The Ideal Candidate for a Vitalize Peel:

Patients who are not yet ready for a Facelift or other invasive procedures, but are looking to improve the appearance and feel of their skin, may find great benefits with the Vitalize Peel. Ideal candidates will be in overall good health, understand the Chemical Peel process, and have realistic expectations for the treatment. At your appointment, Dr. Mascia will determine if you are a good candidate for a Chemical Peel and then provide your treatment.

The Vitalize Peel is not recommended for patients who:

  • Are pregnant

  • Having a known aspirin allergy

  • Display active cold sores

  • Take Accutane

  • Have been prescribed certain Chemotherapy medications

  • Recently had waxing in the treatment area

Skin Rejuvenation with the Vitalize Peel:

Taking about 15 minutes in the office, the Vitalize Peel is pain-free. No anesthetic or topical numbing is required. Patients will normally experience a mild tingling sensation as each layer is applied, but this is short lived. Once the skin is prepped, the aesthetician will apply the peel, which may be up to three layers, depending on the individual’s skin condition. A final, fourth layer will be applied to neutralize the acids in the Vitalize Peel. Patients are then able to return to their normal activities. *

Recovery from a Vitalize Peel:

Immediately after a Vitalize Peel, the skin may be mildly swollen and red, although these will fade quickly. Two to three days after the peel, the skin will begin to lightly peel. This process will continue for the next three to four days; after about a week, the skin should be fully healed.

The Vitalize Peel requires less downtime than other, more traditional Chemical Peels. Patients are free to return to work or school that same day. Strenuous activities and exercise should be put off for the first 24 hours after treatment.

Set up a your first appointment with Dr. Mascia. We will be happy to review your various skin renewal options, and determine if the Vitalize Peel can meet your aesthetic goals. SpaGo also offers free skin care consultations with services, which help to extend your results!

Vitalize Peel FAQ:

What is the Vitalize Peel?

The Vitalize Peel is a unique Chemical Peel comprised of Alpha-Hydroxy Acid, Bety-Hydroxy Acid, Resorcinol Acid, and Retinoic Acid. The peel is designed to safely reduce the appearance of fine lines, sun damage, and age spots; leaving patients with a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance.

Am I a good candidate for a Vitalize Peel?

The ideal candidate for a Vitalize Peel will be an individual, troubled by the early signs of aging such as fine lines, and minor dermatological issues such as acne scars. It is safe and effective for all skin tones. Most importantly, prospective patients should have a clear understanding of the procedure and realistic expectations of the Vitalize Peel’s results.

Where will I receive my Vitalize Peel?

The Vitalize Peel will be performed in our medical suite at the Presque Isle Mind-Body Wellness Center.

How long does a Vitalize Peel take to perform?

A Vitalize Peel will take between 20-45 minutes to perform, depending on the individual patient and level of correction required.

Is the Vitalize Peel painful?

No the Vitalize peel is not considered painful. *

Will anesthetic be used before my Vitalize Peel?

No anesthetic is needed with a Vitalize Peel. *

What can I expect from the recovery after a Vitalize Peel?

The Vitalize Peel requires very little downtime; patients are able to return to normal activities immediately after completing the peel. Very mild swelling and redness may appear at first, although will quickly diminish. The skin will begin to peel between the first and third day after your procedure. This will continue for another two to four days. In about seven to ten days, the face should be completely healed.

Can I wear makeup after my Vitalize Peel?

It is discouraged to wear makeup until the peeling has ceased, in about two to four days. Moisturizer can be worn while the face is peeling, to smooth and flatten the feathery appearance of peeling skin. After that time, makeup can be worn as usual.

When can I return to work after my Vitalize Peel?

Patients have no restrictions after a Vitalize Peel. Patients are able to be back at work or school the same afternoon, although some may wait until the peeling process is complete (four to seven days). *

What are the possible complications from a Vitalize Peel?

The Vitalize peel is considered extremely safe. There are few risks, however the procedure should not be performed on those who are pregnant, have aspirin allergies, active cold sores, are using Accutane, or some Chemotherapy medications.

How many treatments of the Vitalize Peel will be required?

The exact number of Vitalize Peel treatments will vary, although normally three to six are generally required. These should be spaced two to four weeks apart.

Will the results of my Vitalize Peel be long-lasting?

The benefits of a Vitalize Peel can be long-lasting, as long as routine skin maintenance is performed.

How much does a Vitalize Peel cost?

Depending on the individual patient and the extent of correction required, an average Vitalize Peel will cost between $125 and $200. Various Packages can be purchased at a special, discounted price.

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