Customized medical-grade facials and chemical peels at Big Sky Dermatology

No one person’s skin is the same, and everyone has their own specific skin related concerns. Big Sky Dermatology offers individualized facials/chemical peels customized to your skin type and your specific skin concern(s). We offer peels from various medical grade brands including ZO Obagi, SkinCeuticals, Neostrata, and PCA.

What is a chemical peel?

The phrase can sound intimidating, but a chemical peel is simply a gentle way of exfoliating dead surface skin to address various issues such as acne, sun damage, dry dehydrated skin and promote anti-aging. Big Sky Dermatology offers various types and strengths of peels which include no-downtime aka “lunch time” peels up to more aggressive TCA containing brands, which produce faster results. Many of our peels are a glycolic acid base.

What is Glycolic acid and how does it work?

Glycolic acid is a smallest molecule of the alpha-hydroxy acid family (AHA) that helps promote cell turnover by dissolving the substance that holds the layers skin cells together and also stimulating collagen producing an anti-aging effect.

Why do I need to speed up cell turnover?

Keratin is the substance that helps hold our layers of skin cells together. When there is an overabundance of this, it can lead to clogged pores, dry feeling skin, and poor barrier function. By helping to unstick the cells, dead skin is then exfoliated off and new fresh skin cells can then come to the surface.

How do I know which peels are right for me?

Big Sky Dermatology offers complimentary consultations with either Brittani or Gwen to discuss your specific skin concerns.


Based on what you would like to improve, various boosters can be added to your chemical peel or facial.

Brightening: 30% citric acid base helps break up unwanted pigmentation over time

Clarifying: a combination of 30% mandelic and 30% citric to help with sebum oil control and improve the look of discoloration from acne scarring.

Hydro-jelly Masks: there are over 10+ masks to choose from and each are formulated with unique ingredients based on various skin concerns. See below for more information

Hydro-jelly Masks

Hydro Jelly masks are the perfect add- on to any facial, chemical peel or other treatments. Each mask has unique ingredients formulated for individual skin concerns. Many of the masks have dual benefits as well including improved barrier function, replenishing moisture, reducing redness and inflammation, improving acne, and anti-aging.

Brightening: Discoloration Alpha Arbutin, Renewal Boost, Antioxidant Goji, Egyptian Rose

Anti-Aging: Youthful Elixir, Antioxidant Goji, Resilience Caviar, Super Greens, Renewal Boost, Egyptian Rose, Vampire PLLA Infusion

Acne: Spot Diminishing ALA, Pure Himalayan White Tea, Radiance Biotin, Purifying Activated Charcoal

Deep Hydration: Radiance Biotin, Hyaluronic Acid, Super Greens, Pure Himalayan White Tea, CBD

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"This appointment was my first ever visit with a dermatologist. I wanted to get a couple of spots looked at and get a baseline on my overall skin health. Dr. Shannon was very gentle and explained everything she was doing. She answered my questions to my satisfaction."

4515 Valley Commons Drive
Suite 202
Bozeman, MT 59718