Anytime you find yourself dealing with troublesome skin, you may need more than your average home remedy. Advanced corrective skin treatments like facials and chemical peels work so well because they address skin problems, rather than simply masking them.
Facials and chemical peels can be great for a nice touch and can assist in long term beautification of the skin when done as recommended on an average every 6-8 weeks. Facials are a pampering treatment while chemical peels are a more aggressive approach that will enhance the skin’s texture and appearance while concentrating on problem areas and imperfections of the skin. All treatments are customized to suit your individual needs. Facials and chemical peels can offer many benefits and offer you the opportunity to work with a professional skin care specialist who will analyze your skin, help you improve your complexion and show you how to take proper care of your skin.
The Benefits of Chemical Peels and Facials
Chemical peels and our skin resurfacing treatments promote the creation of new, healthy cells for smoother and firmer skin. After a peel, skin appears rejuvenated, with reduced wrinkles, more even all-around tone, and improvement in the appearance of acne. Chemical peels are also useful for correcting:
Chemical peels are safe and can be used to effectively target troublesome skin conditions and aesthetic problems. For lighter chemical peels, multiple treatments are sometime ideal to achieve best results.
The Chemical Peel Procedure
During a chemical peel, a chemical solution is applied to freshly clean skin to remove the damaged outer skin layers. It is then washed off and neutralized. The chemical peel process usually takes less than an hour. In most cases, a patient will need a series of chemical peels for maximum improvement.
Almost everyone can benefit from a chemical peel. Peels can improve the look of your skin dramatically and can leave you looking younger and healthier.
If you have a history of poor skin healing and keloid scarring you may not be suitable for a peel especially a stronger, deeper peel where scarring is a risk. If you have any type of infection on your face you may be best advised to wait until it clears up before having a peel. People with acne who have been using isotretinon within the last 12 months are not suitable. For medium or deep peels.
The best way to discover if a peel is right for you is to come have a consultation with your aesthetic practitioner who can assess your skin and talk to you about you concerns before advising what type of peel may best suit your needs.
In general, patients only feel a mild stinging sensation during light or medium chemical peels.
Little to no downtime is required for chemical peels. Patients can return to their normal activities right away. However, because the skin may appear red for a few days after the treatment, some patients choose to stay at home until the redness completely fades away.
Some side effects may include: slight stinging sensation during or after treatment, peeling, and redness. In extreme cases, the patient may require medication for the pain.
Schedule your consultation with us today to learn more about what micro-needling can do for you.