Chemicals are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available on the market today, and it makes sense why: these skin resurfacing procedures are a minimally invasive, effective solution to many common skin problems.
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What are Chemical Peels?
A chemical peel is a mild skin resurfacing procedure that utilizes specific chemicals to peel away the topmost layer of the skin. This reveals, younger, healthier-looking skin underneath, and helps stimulate the body’s natural processes of healing and renewal.
This treatment is so beneficial to the skin because it provides much-needed exfoliation. As time passes, the skin naturally begins to accumulate dead skin cells, dirt, and other impurities. If left untreated, these can build up and affect how youthful and healthy your skin looks. Exfoliation helps remove these irritants, leaving you with renewed and refreshed skin.
What are the Benefits of Chemical Peels?
Chemical peels offer the patients that receive them a wide variety of cosmetic and medical benefits. They’re excellent for solving a broad range of skin problems, including:
- Acne scars
- Superficial scars
Chemical peels can also help improve the overall texture, tone, and tightness of the skin.
What can I Expect from a Chemical Peel?
The experience of undergoing a chemical peel can vary widely, and depends on the strength and cosmetic goals of each peel. However, one thing that most chemical peels generally do have in common is the eight-week cycle of renewal that they go through. Within two days of treatment, patients typically notice that their skin has a luminous, healthy glow. After 3-7 days, the dead skin cells that were previously trapped beneath the surface are thoroughly exfoliated, and pores are unclogged. Approximately one month later, the effects of collagen regeneration begin to become visible, revealing younger, tighter skin. It’s recommended that patients undergo an addition chemical peel every six weeks to maintain these improvements.
Am I a Candidate for a Chemical Peel?
While nearly anyone can undergo a chemical peel, light haired and fair skinned individuals see the most dramatic results. This procedure is not recommended for people with cut or broken skin, infections, sunburn, or active skin disease.
If you’re looking for a minimally invasive way to improve the overall health of your skin, a chemical peel may just be the cosmetic procedure you’ve been looking for. Contact RG Plastic Surgery and Rejuvenation Spa today to schedule a consultation appointment.