Our favorite treatments may vary depending on the results we’re looking for at different times of life. Then again, some of us love facials and will choose to get a relaxing facial at any chance. We may want more powerful results for our time and money spent.
Botox and fillers can provide dramatic results like few other treatments can. But we may want the glowing skin that results from a great chemical peel, and don’t mind that we may need to plan a little downtime to make that happen. Keep reading to learn why beauty-obsessed patients love chemical peels.
Chemical peels are well known for helping reverse many signs of sun damage, aging, and other skin conditions like discoloration (or hyperpigmentation). Peels can improve the appearance of skin by removing dead skin cells and revealing healthy new skin that was waiting underneath. Even better, peels can be used on numerous parts of the body. The face, the neck, the chest, and the back can be treated with a peel to remove fine lines, wrinkles, scarring from breakouts, and other hyperpigmentation. A series of peels may be recommended to you, depending on the skin concerns you have and the results you’re looking for.
Almost anyone can have a chemical peel done, regardless of skin type or color. While some beautifying treatments can only offer great result on a small amount of skin tones, chemical peels are miracle workers for almost any skin type. Granted, your skin color or type may cause us to recommend certain peels.
So many acids that can be used in a chemical peel treatment, including but not limited to, phenol, alphahydroxy acids (AHA), and trichloroacetic acid (TCA). All of the options ensure that we’re tailoring the peel to give you the results you want.
After the peel is applied, you may experience a slight burning sensation. That’s totally normal and means that the peel is working as it should.
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