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Facial Chemical Peel
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A facial chemical peel works to promote skin rejuvenation by removing the upper layers of skin.

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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.

Facial Chemical Peel
As the outer layer of skin gradually peels, the new layer of skin revealed underneath shows less evidence of wrinkles and hyperpigmentation.

Solutions used for facial peels differ dramatically according to strength and the ingredients used in the formulations.

An occasional light chemical face peel is superficial enough to be recommended for DIY home spa facial treatments while promoting significant exfoliation and cell regeneration.

Facial peels include different solutions including:
  • The three most common types of AHA peels use. . .
    • fruit acid
    • glycolic acid
    • lactic acid
  • BHA (salicylic acid)
  • TCA peels
  • Jessner's
  • Resorcinol
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.  

These types of medium to deep chemical
face peel are performed by a skilled practitioner.

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:
  • reduce wrinkle depth
  • improve hyperpigmentation
  • control acne
  • smooth dry, rough skin
  • improve skin tone and texture
  • reduce evidence of sun damage
  • promote exfoliation
A Chemical Face Peel might:
  • sting
  • itch when flaking
  • temporarily increase skin dryness
  • cause redness
  • produce mild irritation
  • require multiple treatments for significant results


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