At The Sanctuary Skin Care and Beauty Salon in Neutral Bay / Cremorne, following a skin consultation, a peel will be selected to suit your needs.

Our clinical peels create maximum results, with minimum downtime. Improve sun damage, pigmentation, fine lines, lack of vitaility, poor tone and texture, acne, rosacea and inflammation. A consultation with one of our skin therapists is recommended to determine which peel and customised plan, to achieve optimal results.


Lactic Peel – $120

Recommended for: Dehydration, uneven texture/tone, congested skin, dull, photo-damaged skins, superficial pigmentation.

What is it? Lactic acid gives an exceptional boost to your skin, refining skin texture, providing deep hydration and minimising fine lines and wrinkles. Even the most temperamental of skins can enjoy all of the benefits without irritation. Your therapist will select one of the following peels, according to your skin type:

  • Aspect Lactobotanical Peel – 20%, 30%, 40%
  • Cosmedix Pomegranate Peel
  • Cosmedix Blueberry Peel

Downtime: Possible mild peeling for 30%/40% peel, otherwise no downtime.

At The Sanctuary, we incorporate Lactic Peels into the following facial treatments:

Hydra Facial

Glow Facial

Connoisseur Facial


Cosmedix Essential Peptide Peel – $150

Recommended for: Dehydrated, dull, tired, mature, aged skin

What is it? Manage the visible signs of aging with a blend of potent peptide and stem cell technology to reveal smoother, younger-looking skin. This gentle, metabolic treatment offers exfoliation with Lactic Acid and Retinol to help reduce the look of aging skin and to help unveil a brighter and suppler complexion.

Downtime: Minimal to no downtime


Aspect Jungle Brew Detox Peel – $150

Recommended for: Acne, blackheads or congested skin.

What is it? This is a detoxifying treatment that uses a combination of plant extracts and clinic strength beta hydroxy acids. It will help draw out any built up congestion under the skin, whilst melting away and unblocking the pores of excess oil.

Downtime: A few days of mild peeling.


Aspect Pigment Punch Peel – $150

Recommended for: Pigmentation, brown spots, acne scarring and other skin discolorations

What is it? A truly remarkable and unique peel to rapidly clear away the appearance of unsightly pigmentation, visibly restoring clarity to your complexion. The Pigment Punch Clarity Peel combines alpha and beta hydroxy acids with the remarkable skin whitening ingredients, vitamin C and Tyrostat.

Downtime: 2-5 days of light to moderate peeling


Aspect Cabernet au Chocolat Age Deception Peel – $150

Recommended for: Aged skin, uneven skin tone, fine lines and pigmentation.

What is it? A serious anti-ageing peel that combines clinical strength alpha and beta hydroxy acids with red wine extracts and pure certified organic cocoa. Resurface your skin to perfection by thoroughly disengaging layers of discoloured skin cells to reveal a fresher, smoother surface with renewed clarity and radiance.

Downtime: 2-5 days of light to moderate peeling


Cosmedix Benefit Peel – $160

Recommended for: Dull/dehydrated, rosacea, hyperpigmented, prematurely ageing, or acne prone skin

What is it? Containing fruit enzymes, vitamins A and C, this peel transforms dull, lifeless skin into an instant glow. You skin will feel an instant tightening and your skin will also be brightened. This treatment is designed to nourish and gently stimulate collagen production without excessive peeling.

Downtime: Ranges from nil to a few days of mild peeling.


Cosmedix Timeless Peel – $250

Recommended for: lines and wrinkles, pigmentaion, and dull/rough skin.

What is it? This is our strongest peel to dramatically reduce the visible signs of ageing. The peel works to restore growth of healthy, young skin cells, increases cell turnover and removes layers of dead skin. Containing 30% vitamin A and 20% lactic acid, this peel hydrates, lightens, tightens and perfects the skin.

Downtime: up to 3-5 days of mild to moderate peeling


Cosmedix Deep Sea Peel – $375

Recommended for: deep lines/wrinkles, stubborn pigmentation, post acne scarring, problem skin, sun damage, stretch marks.

What is it? The most intense peel available. A micro-fine manual exfoliation treatment with marine-derived extracts. Stimulates significant cell turnover and protein synthesis. Leaves skin dramatically smoother, firmer and more evenly toned.

Downtime: Skin will feel sensitive for 2-3 days. Moderate to deep peeling for 2-4 days. Then moderate flaking to be expected for up to 7 more days.


About our skin treatments…
We do things a little bit differently from other places. Many other salons simply perform facials without any discussion, much like a massage, without imparting any advice to help people with their concerns. Some don’t even require you to fill in a consultation form. At The Sanctuary, during your first skin care appointment, we always do a complimentary skin consultation. In this consultation, we will discuss what you have written on your consultation form and we will take a good look at your skin under a diagnostic light. Then, we’ll discuss your specific skin concerns and prescribe a full skin care regime, personalised just for you. We take this approach because we genuinely want to help people improve their skin. We have seen our products work extremely effectively, to combat many skin concerns and believe that it is our job to assist you in combating your particular concerns. Whether you try just one, or all of the products recommended to you, or choose not you decide to follow our advice, it is completely up to you. We never want you to feel pressured to buy our products. At the end of the day, we are happy if you leave feeling nurtured, with better looking skin – and more informed about how you can treat your specific skin concerns. Because that’s our job!

Pre and Post Peel Care

Skin must be prepped with appropriate homecare for 2-4 weeks prior to any Lactic Acid 30/40%, Jungle Brew, Cabernet au Chocolat, Pigment Punch, Benefit, Deep Sea and Timeless Peels. Preferably this will be a product that contains a good strength AHA and topical vitamin A. If you have a medium to dark complexion, you should also apply ‘Lytera’ or ‘Simply Brilliant’, (tyrosinaise inhibiting serums) pre and post peel in order to avoid post-inflammatory pigmentation. Use of AHAs and topical vitamin A should be discontinued for 48 hours pre and post treatment. You should avoid vigorous exercise for 2-3 hours prior to any peel and avoid direct sun exposure post peel.

The best skin peel treatment in a beauty salon/skin clinic/day spa on the Lower North Shore and Northern Beaches in Sydney, including Neutral Bay, Cremorne, Mosman, Cammeray, North Sydney, Kirribilli, McMahons Point, Northbridge, Wollstonecraft, Waverton, Crows Nest, Naremburn, Artarmon, Chatswood, Willoughby, Greenwich, Longueville, Lane Cove, Seaforth, Clontarf, Balgowlah, Manly.