Sal-e and Mal-e Chemical Peels by Epionce®

in Knoxville, Tennessee
Healthy skin is beautiful skin, at The Skin Studio and MedSpa, we help you achieve it with Sal-e and Mal-e Chemical Peels.

Sal-e and Mal-e Chemical Peels

Unleash the natural potential of your skin

This Epionce chemical peel reduces inflammation by combining malic and salicylic acids with plant ingredients. Acne, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, fine lines on the face, and wrinkles can all be reduced with this peel.

This peel promotes maximum cell turnover while causing little discomfort and peeling. There is little to no downtime associated with this peel. This is a fantastic peel for the face.

  • Enhances anti-aging and skin disease treatment outcomes
  • Increases cell turnover to retexturize and smooth the skin on face, hands, decollete, and back
  • Improves skin aging, hyperpigmentation, acne, and rosacea
  • Minimal downtime; minor flaking and redness may occur 2-4 days post-peel

What is the difference between the Sal-e and Mal-e Peel?


  • Lipophilic formula effectively penetrates and cleans out pores
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties enhance skin clarity


  • Helps reduce surface bacteria that may lead to problem skin conditions
  • Enhances skin hydration, brightens and forces cell turnover with minimal exfoliation

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the contraindications?
  • Recommended only for Fitzpatrick skin types I-V. Spaced 3 weeks apart.
  • Previous negative reaction to similar treatments.
  • Allergic to aspirin, salicylic acid, onion and/or apple extract.
  • Use of prescription Accutane within the past 6-12 months.
  • Use of Retin-A or similar product within last 2 weeks.
  • Use of self-tanning products within last 7 days on treatment on treatment site.
  • Use of hair removal methods such as laser, waxing or depilatories within the last 48 hours. Use of non-electric razor on day of peel.
  • Plastic surgery within last 4 months.
  • Open wounds, cuts, abrasions or impetigo.
  • Active shingles (herpes zoster) or active herpes simplex outbreak, including cold sores.
  • Pregnant or may be pregnant; lactating (breast feeding)
  • Inability to follow post-treatment recommendations, including sunscreen use.
What are the Pre Procedure protocols?
  • Patch test required at least 48 hours prior to peel if not currently using an Epionce lytic product.
  • For best results: Two weeks before the peel, use Epionce cleanser/Lytic/Renewal product appropriate for your skin type (to be determined by the Aesthetician).
What are the Post Procedure protocols?
  • Continue taking all prescribed medications unless otherwise directed.
  • Keep skin hydrated with recommended Epionce Product (see Recommended Epionce Program below)
  • Let your skin exfoliate naturally. DO NOT pick or peel the affected area, or scarring may occur
  • Avoid prolonged sun exposure and avoid excess heat, hot rooms, and hot water temperature. Use sunscreen as directed.
  • Avoid use of Retin-A (or similar product) for 48 hours following procedure, unless otherwise recommended.
  • You may use an Epionce Lytic Lotion or MelanoLyte Tx product 24 hours following the procedure if signs of irritation are not present.
  • Do not use laser or similar methods of hair removal (wax/depilatories) 48 hours following the procedure.
  • If no signs of irritation are present, you may shave the treated area 24 hours post-procedure.
What can you expect post treatment?
  • You may experience a variable amount of stinging and tightness, but these symptoms will subside within 24-48 hours after procedure.
  • A mild headache (rarely)
  • Mild swelling of treated area (rarely)

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Angela, Founder
Co-Founder and Director