Your skin aesthetician will start by cleansing your skin, this will help the active ingredients penetrate. Skin Peels are applied to the skin for up to 5 minutes depending on skin sensitivity, and then washed off. The sensation of a skin peel will vary from person to person. This is due to skin tolerance, skin condition, strength of peel and home care products being used. The most common feeling from skin peels are tingling, warmth and tightness. These all mean the active ingredients are penetrating the lower layers of the skin and are working effectively for maximum results.