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Carbon Hypeel

$98

For First Session

Carbon Hypeel is a gentle aesthetic procedure which is done by applying carbon paste onto the face and it is followed by a laser treatment which breaks down the carbon particles that have been absorbed by debris and dead cells inside the pores removing all the impurities

What is a Carbon Laser?

A carbon laser, also referred to as a “carbon laser peel” or “Hollywood peel,” is a versatile aesthetic treatment harnessing light energy to target various skin issues like acne, uneven skin tone, and enlarged pores. Embraced by Hollywood A-listers like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, this article provides a comprehensive guide to carbon laser peels in Singapore. From the benefits they deliver to available subsidies, read on to discover what DrHaach has in store for you!

Who is Well-Suited for the Hollywood Carbon Laser Peel?

  • Individuals with active acne
  • Those with large pores
  • People experiencing dull skin appearance
  • Individuals with fine lines and wrinkles
  • Those with poor skin texture
  • People dealing with uneven skin tone
  • Individuals experiencing skin discoloration and pigmentation

How a Carbon Laser Peel Works

Let’s walk through what happens during your treatment. First up, we’ll give your skin a good cleanse, and then a thin layer of carbon paste will be applied to your face. This paste dives into your pores to absorb any unwanted stuff while giving your skin a gentle exfoliation. Plus, it’s got your back in reducing inflammation from any blemishes.

Cosmetologist applying black mask on the face of a beautiful woman for carbon peel

Now, picture this: our esthetician hovers a laser over your skin, creating a warm, soothing sensation. This laser technology breaks down the carbon particles, bringing impurities to the surface. After a few passes, our esthetician skillfully removes the carbon mask using a short pulse Q-Switched laser.

Sounds like a detailed process, right? But here’s the best part – you can relax during this simple procedure. No effort needed on your part, except for staying in the zone of absolute relaxation. Once the treatment wraps up, say hello to plumper, firmer, and softer skin. Noticeably even skin tone and fewer lines and wrinkles are the bonus perks!

In the following section, we’ll walk you through some benefits associated with the carbon laser peel.

Benefits of Getting a Carbon Laser Peel

Here’s a question you may be thinking: well, I know how the process works now. But how exactly will a carbon laser peel benefit me? We’re glad you asked. These 5 benefits may compel you to take action and book an appointment with DrHaach today.

1. Stimulates Collagen Production for a Youthful Glow

The benefits of a carbon laser peel treatment extend beyond addressing skin discoloration and fine lines. This treatment stimulates collagen production, contributing to an overall enhancement of your skin tone and texture. By effectively eliminating superficial impurities, the carbon laser peel promotes softer, smoother, and a more youthful appearance to your skin.

2. Shrinks Your Pores & Reduces Oiliness

Enlarged pores may be difficult to control and can give your skin an uneven texture. A carbon laser peel could give you a more even complexion by shrinking the appearance of your pores. A carbon laser peel can help unclog congested pores and reduce the amount of oil your skin produces.

3. Efficient & Accessible

Unlike other procedures like CO2 laser, there’s no downtime associated with carbon peel treatment in Singapore. Our clinics are located centrally at Tiong Bahru Central Plaza, Raffles City and Orchard Central. This means you can drop by during lunchtime for a quick pick-me-up, and resume work immediately afterwards.

4. Helps Remove Pesky Blackheads and Whiteheads

Blackheads and whiteheads are caused by the accumulation of oil and dirt in pores. A carbon laser peel can help remove blocked or congested pores.

5. Aims to Reduce the Occurence of Acne Breakouts

Dead skin cells and excess oil can clog pores and lead to breakouts. Not only can a carbon laser peel remove these, it can also stimulate the production of collagen.

Disadvantages Associated with the Carbon Laser Peel

1. May be Unable to Remove Deep Wrinkles:

If you’re dealing with deeper wrinkles, it’s important to know that a carbon laser peel might not be the best fix. While it does well with fine lines, it mainly focuses on the skin’s surface and may not do enough for those more noticeable creases.

2. Can’t Heal Severe Sun Damage:

For serious sun damage, like deep pigmentation and advanced ageing from too much sun, the carbon laser treatment might not do the whole job. It can freshen up your skin and make it better, but it might not completely undo the effects of lots of sun exposure.

3. Not Suitable for All Skin Types:

Just so you know, the carbon laser peel might not suit everyone. If you have certain skin issues or a history of keloid scarring, you might want to check out other options. Also, if your skin is on the darker side, there’s a chance this procedure could affect your skin colour. Always good to keep these things in mind!

Carbon Laser Peel Side Limitations & Risks

After a carbon laser peel, you’ll likely experience minimal side effects. Your face might show a bit of redness, but don’t worry – it typically fades on its own within a day.

While the chances are slim, there’s a small risk of infection and scarring associated with carbon laser peels. Just stick to your dermatologist’s guidance, and you’ll easily keep your skin looking radiant and free from blemishes.

Popular Among Individuals, Including Celebrities, For Its Skin Rejuvenation Benefits

The Carbon Laser Peel, synonymous with the “Hollywood Peel” in the USA, has become the go-to secret weapon for celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Kim Kardashian, and Jennifer Aniston, who favour its instant skin rejuvenation without the downtime associated with other procedures. Renowned for its quick procedure, painless application, and suitability for busy individuals, this laser treatment offers a red-carpet-worthy glow in no time.

Celebrities, including Jennifer Aniston, have acknowledged the Hollywood Peel for its ability to maintain youthful looks without invasive procedures. Angelina Jolie, in her 40s, relies on the Spectra Carbon Hollywood Facial Peel for refined, tight, and glowing skin. Even Kim Kardashian, amidst a bustling lifestyle, shared her “Black Diamond” Carbon Laser Peel experience, showcasing the treatment’s efficacy.

The Carbon Laser Peel’s popularity stems from its diverse benefits, addressing issues from acne reduction to improved skin tone. Medical doctors perform this safe and effective laser treatment, attested by celebrities who swear by its remarkable, long-lasting results. Chosen by many for its beneficial outcomes, individuals now embrace the “Hollywood Peel” as a monthly maintenance ritual, ensuring their skin rivals the flawless radiance of their favourite stars.

Carbon Laser Peels vs Chemical Peels

Criteria

Carbon Laser Peel

Chemical Peel

Areas 

Treated

Face, neck, back, hands, armpits, chest, abdomen, flank, buttocks

Face, neck, chest, back, hands, buttocks, legs, feet

Results

  • Stimulates collagen production
  • Shrinks pores and reduces oiliness
  • Quick, easy, convenient with no downtime
  • Eradicates blackheads and whiteheads
  • Prevents acne breakouts
  • Shrinks pores
  • Reduces acne scars and acne
  • Lightens discolouration, sunspots, and fades scars
  • Exfoliates skin surface
  • Addresses surface-level concerns

Downtime

No downtime, immediate results

Downtime may be required, varies with peel type

Pain Level

Generally well-tolerated, minimal discomfort

Discomfort may vary, depends on peel depth

Suitability     for Skin Types

Not suitable for all skin types, especially dark skin

Suitable for various skin types

Celebrities’ Choice

Angelina Jolie, Kim Kardashian, 

Jennifer Aniston

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Emily Ratajkowski, Gwyneth Paltrow

Treatment 

Duration

30 minutes

Depends on peel type and depth (20 minutes – 2 hours at DrHaach)

Cost

$100 – $400 per session

Typically cost between $100 to $400 per session

Carbon Laser in Clinic vs At Home

Experience the ultimate relaxation during your carbon laser treatment with DrHaach. Say goodbye to the chaos of a screaming baby, the constant drilling from upstairs, and the frustration of black gunk clogging up your sink. Let our team of professionals simplify your experience. Close your eyes, release tension from your muscles, and drift into bliss. We’ll handle everything, ensuring your treatment is not just effective but also a tranquil escape from the challenges of everyday life.

Carbon Laser vs Pico Laser

Both Carbon Laser and Pico Laser contribute to collagen and elastin synthesis, but through different energy sources.

Aspect

Carbon Laser

Pico Laser

Nature of energy

Relies on light energy, which is absorbed by the carbon paste for a targeted photothermal effect.

Harnesses sound energy in the form of picosecond pulses to create controlled pressure waves for cellular stimulation.

Treatment Applications

Effective for addressing issues like uneven skin tone, enlarged pores, and acne.

Excels in treating pigmentation concerns, fine lines, and wrinkles, as well as promoting overall skin rejuvenation.

Precision and Speed

Offers precision in targeting specific skin concerns with controlled heat.

Provides rapid and precise treatment with ultrashort pulses, minimising discomfort and downtime.

How Effective is a Laser Carbon Peel?

A laser carbon peel has demonstrated remarkable effectiveness, particularly in addressing severe acne concerns. 

→ In a case study, a young woman underwent six peel treatments, each two weeks apart. 

→ By the fourth session, significant improvements were observed, with a remarkable 90 percent reduction in acne by the end of the sixth treatment. 

→ Impressively, these positive results endured, remaining evident during a follow-up visit two months later.

In simple terms, a laser carbon peel isn’t just good for acne – it’s a handy solution that can make your skin better overall, addressing various concerns effectively.

Carbon Laser Results: A Timeline

Immediately after treatment:

– Skin may appear slightly red, but this typically subsides within a day.
– Immediate skin rejuvenation and a refreshed feeling.

1 week after treatment:

– Continued improvement in skin texture.
– Noticeable reduction in acne and fine lines.

2 weeks after treatment:

– Further evening of skin tone.
– Enhanced results with continued plumpness and firmness.

Carbon Laser Facial Cost in Singapore

A carbon laser facial costs $100 to $400 in Singapore. This cost varies depending on factors such as the location of the clinic, experience level of the doctors, duration of the treatment and more.

While cost is a valid consideration, do exercise discernment when choosing a clinic. Beware of clinics offering carbon laser peel treatments at exceptionally low prices, as this could potentially compromise the quality and safety of the procedure. At DrHaach, you can have peace of mind knowing we use only FDA approved technology and medical-grade aesthetic procedures.

Carbon Hypeel

$98

For First Session

Carbon Hypeel is a gentle aesthetic procedure which is done by applying carbon paste onto the face and it is followed by a laser treatment which breaks down the carbon particles that have been absorbed by debris and dead cells inside the pores removing all the impurities

Why DrHaach for Carbon Laser Peel?

Are Subsidies for Carbon Laser Peel Available in Singapore?

No, subsidies for carbon laser peel are not available in Singapore as it is considered an aesthetic, elective procedure. However, it’s advisable to check with your insurance provider, as they might cover a portion of the cost based on your policy.

The Team of Doctors at DrHAACH

Dr Xie Zi Wei of DrHaach

Dr Xie is a licensed medical practitioner from US National Council of Laser Certification. His education in the medical field means he has a solid foundation, with him having three medical-related diplomas: Dermatology from Cardiff University, and Family Medicine and Occupational Medicine from the Graduate Division of National University of Singapore. Prior to joining Dr Haach, he was the Medical Director of various well-established medical clinics.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What is Carbon Laser Good For?

A carbon laser treatment, also known as Q-Switched laser treatment, is a go-to for those wanting effective and non-invasive skincare solutions. Check out what it’s great for:

Acne Treatment: Bye-bye acne. The procedure dives into pores, cleaning them out and calming inflammation.

Skin Rejuvenation: Get ready for a glow-up! It revs up collagen production, making your skin texture better and firmer.

Pigmentation Correction: Say farewell to sunspots and age spots! It evens out your skin tone like a pro.

Fine Lines and Wrinkle Reduction: It’s on a mission to minimise those fine lines, giving you a more youthful look.

General Skin Refresh: Overall, it’s a skin boost! Your skin comes out plumper, firmer, and softer – the full package for healthier, vibrant skin.

2. How Long Does Carbon Laser Take?

At DrHaach, a carbon laser session takes 30 minutes, making it a convenient option for those with busy schedules. The duration may vary depending on the specific areas being treated and the individual’s skin condition. It’s a quick and efficient procedure, and you can often resume your regular activities immediately after the session.

3. How Should I Prepare for Carbon Laser Treatment?

Prepare for your carbon laser treatment by embracing a thorough suite of services starting with a detailed skin assessment, diagnosis, and followed by comprehensive treatment. After the procedure, expect diligent post-treatment management and a thorough review. As part of your preparation, we advise discontinuing the use of retinoids approximately one week prior to the laser carbon peel. Additionally, for optimal care and protection, it is especially crucial to incorporate sunscreen into your daily skin care routine during this period.

4. How Long do Carbon Peel Results Last?

You may be able to see results after just one session of carbon laser peel. For optimal results, however, we recommend going for 10-20 treatments spaced 2-4 weeks apart.

5. How Many Sessions of Carbon Laser Peel are Needed?

4-6 sessions of carbon laser peel may be required in order to see significant improvements on your skin conditions. It’s important to consult your doctor if you have any questions or doubts.

6. What Are the Dos and Don’ts After Carbon Laser Peel Treatment? (Aftercare Tips)

After your carbon laser treatment, here’s what to keep in mind:

1. Skip Abrasive Treatments: Avoid any abrasive or invasive skin treatments for at least a week. Steer clear of exfoliation during this period.

2. Hydrate Your Skin: Nurture your skin with hydration. Consider using moisturisers like DrHaach’s Micro Treatment Lotion.

3. Sunscreen is a Must: Whether indoors or outdoors, apply sunscreen with at least SPF30 to protect your skin.

4. Tailored Skincare for Oily Skin: If you have oily skin, opt for skincare products specifically designed to combat acne to maintain a balanced complexion. While carbon laser peels are effective for oily skin, it’s equally important to choose and use products suitable for your skin in between treatments.

5. Watch out for Certain Ingredients: Refrain from using products containing retinol, alpha hydroxy acids, and glycolic acid for at least 2 weeks to prevent skin irritation.

6. Collagen Boost: For photoaged skin or fine lines, boost collagen through a collagen-rich diet, collagen-containing products, or collagen supplements.

7. How Long Does it Take to Recover from Carbon Laser Treatment?

None – no downtime is associated with carbon laser treatment!

8. Is Carbon Laser Peel Better Than Chemical Peel?

Carbon laser peels and chemical peels serve distinct purposes with different mechanisms. The effectiveness of a carbon laser peel versus a chemical peel depends on your skincare goals. A carbon laser peel employs a carbon mask to extract impurities, offering skin rejuvenation. On the other hand, a chemical peel utilises chemical formulations to exfoliate the outer layers of your skin. The choice between the two depends on your specific needs and preferences. If you’re confused, a skincare professional can guide you towards the most suitable option for your desired outcome.

9. Are Carbon Laser Peels Painful?

A carbon laser peel is generally well-tolerated, with minimal discomfort. Most individuals report a mild tingling or warmth during the procedure, but pain is typically minimal. The laser settings can be adjusted to ensure a comfortable experience for each person. We recommend communicating any discomfort to the skincare professional performing the treatment, as they can make adjustments to enhance your comfort.

10. Is the Carbon Laser Peel Worth it?

Absolutely! If you’re dealing with uneven skin tone, acne, oily skin, or enlarged pores, a carbon laser peel is totally worth it. It can give your skin the boost it needs, enhancing your confidence and ensuring you shine in any social setting.

11. Which Other Treatments Does the Carbon Laser Peel Pair Well With?

The carbon laser peel may complement treatments such as chemical peels, IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) therapy and topical skin care products. Consult a qualified dermatologist or skincare professional to determine the best combination of treatments for your specific needs.

Carbon Laser Peel Treatment: A Summary

Treatment Time

30 minutes

Recommended Interval

Once every 2 – 4 weeks

Recovery Time

None

Ideal For

Skin rejuvenation, addressing acne, fine lines, and pigmentation irregularities

Benefits & Results

Improved skin texture, reduced acne, minimise fine lines, evening out skin tone

Cost

$100 – $400 per session

Collagen Hyser

$59

For First Session

Collagen Hyser, is a lunchtime laser treatment which targets collagen stimulation and promotes anti-ageing benefits.

Ageing causes the skin to become less elastic and more fragile. Fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin are all caused by the lack of collagen. Collagen Hyser uses non-ablative Nd:YAG laser technology to create a high intensity beam of energy that concentrates into powerful pulses to the skin. When applied to skin at a specific wavelength, it can deeply stimulate collagen and elastin fibres to rebuild the superficial layers of the skin. The skin remodelling effect results in a smoother and more youthful appearance.

This is a versatile laser treatment which gently addresses a multitude of skin concerns with minimal to no downtime.

Carbon Hypeel

$98

For First Session

Carbon Hypeel is a gentle aesthetic procedure which is done by applying carbon paste onto the face and it is followed by a laser treatment which breaks down the carbon particles that have been absorbed by debris and dead cells inside the pores removing all the impurities

Chemical Hypeel

$68

For First Session

An in-clinic skin procedure carried out by professional doctor in which a chemical solution is applied to renew the skin with improved tone, texture and color.

At Dr.HAACH, we customise a chemical solution catered to individual’s needs to help penetrate through skin layers, breaking down skin cells and allowing the top layers of skin to peel off.

This process removes dead skin cells and superficial pigment to regenerate new skin cells and collagen. It results in an even skin tone, radiant and smoother skin.

Eye Hynergy

$48

For First Session

Using Radio Frequency Technology to deliver bio-thermal energy which increases tissue temperature resulting in enhanced cell metabolism, improved blood and lymphatic fluid circulation, dissolving of fat cells and stimulation of collagen production around the eyes.

The eyes are then sprayed with our own specially formulated 02 cell spray to rejuvenate the eyes.

Hytox

$148

For First Session
(Choice of forehead lines, eyebrow lift, frown lines or crow’s feet)

Botulinum toxin is injected in small doses via a fine needle into the muscles around the area, to weaken the nerves that controls muscle contractions. This relaxes tense muscles and softens it, therefore minimising wrinkles and creases on the face, such as frown lines and crows’ feet.

Hyfillers

HyFillers, DrHAACH home version of Dermal fillers, can soften facial creases and wrinkles and aims to rejuvenate facial appearance, plump up lips, fill in scars, sunken cheeks, and skin depressions, create a more defined nose bridge or sharper tip, and into the chin to make the face heart-shaped, provides facial enhancement similar to cosmetic procedures with reduced recovery time.

Skin HyBooster

Skin Hybooster is an injectable involving a series of injections of hyaluronic acid given into one’s skin for improved firmness, radiance, suppleness and texture.

Pro Laser

$59

For First Session

Pro Laser is Dr HAACH’s signature laser targeting skin concerns such as pigmentation, acne, scars, oiliness and aging.

As a non-invasive Q-Switched technology-driven laser, Pro Laser creates a high intensity beam of energy that concentrates into powerful pulses. Pro Laser, when applied to skin at a specific wavelength, is able to shatter tiny fragments of pigmentation or blemishes, stimulate collagen production and kill bacteria.

Medical References

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Guida, S., Fulgione, E., D’Ambra, I., Babino, G., Pellacani, G., & Farnetani, F. (2020). Carbon Peel Laser Technique to Improve Skin Quality: Back to Science!. Dermatology practical & conceptual, 10(4), e2020113. https://doi.org/10.5826/dpc.1004a113

Sushma, S., Haritha, S., Chowdary, A. S., Shalini, C. L., Mani, K. B., & Chetan, T. V. (2023). EFFECTIVENESS OF LASER CARBON PEEL FOR FACIAL REJUVENATION. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, 66–68. https://doi.org/10.36106/ijsr/5205340

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