What is a Chemical Peel
It might not have the most pleasant sounding name in the world, but a facial chemical peel is a safe, commonly used method for treating acne, age spots, brown spots, large pores, fine wrinkles, bags under the eyes, and uneven skin pigmentation. The traditional chemical face peel procedure involves the application of a chemical solution designed to smooth and exfoliate skin while removing its damaged outer layer.
Benefits of Using Chemical Peels
Our skin has what’s called a skin renewal factor. When we were young, our skin renewal factor is fast ; The old dead skin cells are being replaced with healthy new cells, which is why kids have such soft, beautiful skin.
The older we get, this process starts to slow down. Chemical peels help speed up the skin’s renewal factor. It helps to remove the dead cells so the body can generate new cells to replace them.
- It also helps acne prone skin because it has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial ingredients in it.
- It can be beneficial for those who have bad acne scars. Chemical peels will help soften the skin. As older cells are being replaced, the new cells will help plump up the skin causing the scarring to get less and less visible.
- If you have extremely dry skin chemical peel actually hydrate and moisturize the skin.
- Do you have calluses on your feet? Chemical peel treatments on your feet can help shed off the callus, making your feet feel soft. So no matter what your skin type, there is a chemical peel for you!
What do chemical peels do?
Chemical peeling agents resurface the skin by inducing a controlled wound and thus removing superficial layers of the skin. As a result, chemical peels promote the growth of a new healthy top skin layer and improve skin problems like hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, uneven texture and skin impurities.