I want to begin with adding one type of peel to my list of spa services. Which should I choose?

As a new esthetician, it's crucial to start with milder chemical peels to gain experience and confidence in performing these treatments. Many estheticians choose Glycolic peels for this purpose. Glycolic acid is the most commonly used acid and is suitable for beginners due to its relatively gentle nature. It's great for improving the texture of the skin, addressing fine lines, and enhancing overall radiance.

Can I perform a microdermabrasion treatment on my client prior to applying a chemical peel?

Some professionals like to combine the use of microdermabrasion and a superficial glycolic acid peel to increase the exfoliation and antiaging effects of both treatments within the same visit. However, this should be done with extreme caution by experienced professionals as it is considered to be a more aggressive approach and is usually reserved for patients with a history of procedures.

Deciding to perform microdermabrasion before a chemical peel depends on several factors, including the type and strength of the chemical peel, the condition of the client's skin, and any other treatments or products they've recently used. In general, it's best to space out exfoliating treatments like these to avoid over-exfoliation, which can lead to damaging the skin barrier, irritation and sensitivity.

How much should I charge for peel/skincare services?

Prices vary widely from state to state and even city to city. For that reason, we do not offer suggested pricing but we do recommend that you review your nearest competitor’s pricing to help you with your decision.

I want to begin offering body peels for my clients. Which peel should I use?

The skin on the body (arms, legs, hands, etc.) is generally much thicker than the face and will need a stronger type of peel. TCA 20% can be used on fair to light skin tones to address sun damage, anti-aging, and skin texture. Medium to Dark skin tones will benefit from Glycolic 70% peels and AHA Vitamin C 70% peels. Salicylic 20% - 30% can be used for oily/acne skin on the body.

Keep in mind that the body may not produce as much visible peeling as the face and may take much longer to actually begin peeling following the procedure. You must also have your clients commit to a series of peel treatments for best results. Chemical peels are great for exfoliating skin that has become dark due to sun exposure and thus creating a more even tone but they will not lighten your client’s natural skin tone or have a bleaching effect.

Do you sell Retin A to apply after a peel procedure?

No, at this time we do not sell Retin A or any pharmaceutical drug products.

How do I incorporate a peel into a full facial treatment? When do I do extractions?

It is generally acceptable to perform steaming and extractions before a chemical peel. This sequence is a common practice during certain facial treatments to help prepare the skin for the chemical peel by removing impurities and unclogging pores. After cleansing and steaming the skin, gentle and controlled extractions can be done to remove blackheads, whiteheads, and other clogged pores. Following extractions, cleanse the skin again to remove any remaining debris and apply a toner or degreaser, such as our Peel Prep Solution, to prepare the skin for the chemical peel.

It's important to note that while steaming and extractions can be beneficial for some clients, they may not be suitable for all skin types or conditions. For clients with sensitive or reactive skin, it may be best to avoid extractions to prevent excessive irritation.

I have used a peel that was too aggressive, or was too aggressively applied and my client’s skin has turned dark. What should I do?

First, keep in mind that many medium to deep peels are expected to cause the skin to appear dark during the recovery period, therefore what you are seeing may be normal and expected. If several weeks have passed and your client’s skin is still dark then you can treat it similar to any other type of hyperpigmentation. We would recommend mild daily exfoliators and products containing skin-brightening ingredients like Vitamin C. Broad spectrum sun protection is also an absolute must. We do not recommend that you re-apply an aggressive peel to try to remove damage already caused by an aggressive peel. Be advised that it may take several weeks or months to fully remove post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

Can I perform waxing on a client the same day as a chemical peel application?

Avoid performing waxing and chemical peels on the same area of the skin during the same session. Space out these treatments by at least one to two weeks to allow the skin to recover fully between procedures.

Are there any restrictions as to which peels and strengths can be used in my state / country?

Regulations regarding chemical peels vary widely from state to state and country to country. We do not keep a record of those regulations. All products sold on our website can be purchased and shipped to you, regardless of your location or professional status.You should check with your local licensing agency or government agency for accurate guidelines and restrictions for your area. Licensing restrictions apply to what you can use as a professional and charge money for. There are currently no restrictions on what you can purchase and apply to yourself, with or without a professional license.


What discount do I get as a skin care professional?

As a licensed professional, you get 25% off listed retail prices on everything, not including already discounted/promotional pricing, plus up to an additional 15% off volume discount on select products. The pro discount is automatically applied once you are logged into your professional account.

What products qualify for the additional wholesale discount?

All MedPeel products are eligible for professional discounted pricing!

What are the discount tiers for wholesale items?

Professional - Wholesale discount is available per product at a rate of 25% off, and volume discount tiers are as follows:
50-74 qty = Additional 5% Off (Total 30%)
75-124 qty = Additional 10% Off (Total 35%)
125+ qty = Additional 15% Off (Total 40%)

Do you offer samples?

At this time we do not have any sample sizes but are working on building a sampling program for the future. Should you need more info about a specific product, feel free to email us at or call us at 1-800-431-5382, Mon-Fri from 9am-5pm EST