A chemical peel is a procedure in which an acid solution is used to remove dead and damaged upper skin layers to smooth and refine the skin’s texture. This causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off. The new, regenerated skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin
Peeling will generally start 48-72 hours after your treatment and can last 2-5 days. It is very important not to pick off peeling skin as peeling can be minimal and easily be controlled with a moisturizer.
Chemical peels are used to restore a youthful, vibrant appearance to wrinkly, blotchy, sun-damaged skin. It can improve the appearance of acne scars and skin texture, and reduces the effects of sun damage. Chemical peels also smooth fine surface wrinkles, and corrects pigment problems.
Generally it is best to get a peel every four to six weeks. But if you suffer from acne there are some peels that you can do every two weeks until you get the results you want. All skin types vary, therefore your results will be determined by the number of peels your do combined with other treatments such as Dermapen could improve your skin appearance as well as using the appropriate homecare advice and products given to you by your professional therapist.
Let’s Peel Good.