Facial Chemical Peel
A facial chemical peel works to promote skin rejuvenation by removing
the upper layers of skin.
Peel It Off!
A chemical face peel is a nonsurgical procedure that involves applying
an acid solution to the face, neck and the back of hands to smooth,
improve skin texture and promote skin regeneration for younger,
fresher, healthier skin.
As the outer layer of skin gradually peels,
the new layer of skin revealed underneath shows less evidence of
wrinkles and hyperpigmentation.
for facial peels differ
dramatically according to strength and the ingredients used in the
include different solutions including:
The chemical peel acids like the TCA, Obagi Blue,
Resorcinol or the Jessner (salicylic acid, lactic acid, and resorcinol
combined in a base of ethanol) are used at much higher concentrations
and/or the solution is left on the skin for a longer period of time in
order to penetrate through many more layers of skin.
- The three most common types of AHA peels use. .
- fruit acid
- glycolic acid
- lactic acid
- BHA (salicylic acid)
- TCA peels
types of medium to deep chemical
face peel are performed by a skilled
Deep facial peels
require a handful of days recovery time. Remember, these
acids literally work to burn through layers of skin!
The benefits and
rejuvenating results of a facial chemical peel are well documented and
can be quite significant.
Facial peels are used to:
A Chemical Face Peel might:
- reduce wrinkle depth
- improve hyperpigmentation
- control acne
- smooth dry, rough skin
- improve skin tone and texture
- reduce evidence of sun damage
- promote exfoliation
- itch when flaking
- temporarily increase skin dryness
- cause redness
- produce mild irritation
- require multiple treatments
for significant results