A chemical peel is a treatment in which an acid solution is used to remove the damaged outer layers of the skin. A chemical peel enhances and smoothes the texture of the skin. It is an effective treatment for facial blemishes, wrinkles, and uneven skin pigmentation. They exfoliate the outer layers of dead skin, revealing a new skin layer with improved tone, texture, and color.
Whether you receive a chemical peel to diminish signs of aging or treat a skin condition, you can see:
Chemicals peels sting but do not cause a great deal of pain. The gentlest peels use alpha-hydroxy, glycolic, lactic or fruit acids are also gentle. They may cause stinging, redness, irritation and crusting but as the skin begins to adjust all these problems will lessen.
The following are some common reasons why you may want to consider a chemical peel:
Other characteristics of your skin, such as its thickness and texture, may influence whether you are a good candidate for chemical peels.
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