Carbon Treatment

5 Star treatment

The Carbon Laser Treatment is one of the very latest, innovative, non-invasive facial rejuvenation treatments for all skin types – even the most sensitive!  It is one of the most advanced treatments for minor skin imperfections and promotes a smooth and glowing complexion, with visible results from just one session!

The Carbon Laser Treatment also known as ‘Carbon Peel’ ‘Black Doll Facial’ and ‘Hollywood Peel’ is incredibly effective in improving the overall appearance of your skin. This unique 5 Star, medical grade treatment drastically clears and tightens open pores, clears blackheads and whiteheads, rids you of spots and blemishes, reducing fine lines and lightening pigmentation along the way! The skin is exfoliated leaving you radiant and the added benefits of Collagen stimulation and elastin boost, means a brighter, tighter, lifted skin is achieved!

This is the most up to date in skin rejuvenation laser treatments and a favourite amongst many Hollywood ‘A Listers’ – the incredible results are derived from the use of the carbon which is applied to the treatment area, to penetrate deep into the skin acting as the target chromophore and then removed with our world class and trusted Stellar M22 Q Switched Laser from Lumenis.

The process is non-invasive and pain free and with no ‘down time’ you can go about your day as soon as you leave us after your treatment!

We’re always here to help and advise on your next steps, so please get in touch if you have any questions.

What is a Carbon Laser Treatment?

Suitable for both men and women, this is one of the very latest, innovative, non-invasive facial rejuvenation treatments, that is completely painless with minimal-to-zero downtime.

It is one of the most advanced treatments for minor skin imperfections and promotes a smooth and glowing complexion.

What are the benefits of the treatment?

The list is endless…! It is highly beneficial for people with oily skin, blackheads, enlarged pores, dull skin, acne / acne discolouration. The treatment can also assist with issues associated with pigmentation and age spots, with the added benefits of Collagen stimulation and elastin boost means a brighter, tighter, lifted skin is achieved!

How does the Carbon Laser Treatment work?

The principle behind the treatment is that carbon powder has a strong capacity to absorb dirt deep in the pores. The skin is coated with carbon paste which is left to dry and reach skin temperature approximately for 10 minutes, in turn attaching to dirt, oil or dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. The carbon is then removed using the medical grade Q-Switched laser – the light is attracted to the carbon, which in turn absorbs the light energy shattering the epidermal keratinocytes, dirt and oils. As the heat is pulsed deep into the skin, the skin’s natural healing mechanisms are activated in the deeper layers of the skin. Cellular turnover is stimulated and fibroblasts are ignited to begin regenerating collagen and elastin. Over a few weeks to months, the regenerative results will continue.

How does it feel?

During the procedure you may experience slight tingling and warmth on the skin, which is normal whilst the laser pulses away the thin layer of Carbon. At the end of the treatment the skin will feel slightly warm and flushed – Skin is plump and “baby-bottom” smooth. There’s a more even tone, fine lines are diminished and pores are tighter. These outcomes are realised almost immediately and will last for several days.

After the treatment, you should be able to work and return to your daily routine immediately.

Our Q-Switched  Laser skin resurfacing treatment without the Carbon works to lift and tighten skin, reduce damage from acne scars, and improve the tone of the neck bands while also providing preventative care for fine lines and wrinkles and a reduction in pore size, leaving you with a refreshed youthful glow in only a few simple treatment sessions.

We are all individuals and as such, the number of treatments and the results from treatments will vary from person to person. Similarly, due to the varying response of the individual, the down-time, recovery and the longer term results achieved following the treatment will differ from person to person. The information we provide you with is based on the extensive experience we have gained from treating a wide range of clients of differing age and gender.

See the results for yourself

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What happens after a Carbon treatment?

There is little to no time needed for recovery after the treatment. Moderate aftercare includes using sun protection (SPF 30 or greater) avoiding hot water, swimming and hot tubs. Makeup…
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Real success stories


After just one treatment I can see a result and can't wait to see what it will be like at the end of the course!

Elaine Dean


Joyce made me feel instantly at ease from the moment I walked through the front door. The clinic is truly lovely, it’s relaxing and private. The treatment is amazing!

Rachel Heyworth


Having had problematic skin for many many years I am so glad I found the carbon treatment at Figura. Having completed a course, my skin has never looked or felt better!!

Laura Park
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Everyone is different, so at Figura, we offer a personalised experience tailored to your specific needs. Understanding your desires is very important to us as we want to create results that are perfect for you.

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After Care

Post-treatment we want to make sure that you are confident and happy with the results. Your aftercare plan will be tailored to you with your treatments best practice in mind; this ensures that the best results are achieved.