All about Chemical Peels!! Everything you need to know before your first treatment.
Chemical peels are acids, which are applied to the skin about once every two or three weeks in either an esthetician or doctor’s office.1-2 Doctors can administer peels in up to 70% strength, and estheticians in spas and salons can administer peels in up to 30% strength.
The acid is left on the skin for a few minutes (3-5 is typical) and then removed. Depending on the strength and type of peel, the acids in a chemical peel cause the skin to peel and sometimes blister over a period of a few days. This exfoliation signals the cells inside the skin to regenerate faster, which can help hasten skin turnover, improve skin texture, and prevent pores from becoming clogged.1,3
At this time there is no evidence showing whether any one type of acid works better than another. From the data we currently have, they all appear to have similar
Chemical peels are an important part of skin health. As an effective treatment option for most skin types and concerns, they improve tone, texture, fine lines and wrinkles, breakouts and dark spots, but many people are intimidated to go in for their first peel treatment. The fear of leaving with a bright red face that hurts prevents some from experiencing the many benefits of a peel. The post-peel reality is a glowing, healthy complexion.
Use of Chemical peel:
Chemical peels can be used to treat a number of problems, including sun damage, acne scarring, hyper pigmentation, fine lines, wrinkles, and tired looking skin.
Advantages of Chemical Peel:
· Will reduce fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, sun spots, and most other undesirable skin imperfections.
· Very effective, even from one treatment.
· Can be done on the face, neck, and hands.
· Simple procedure takes less than an hour and is non-invasive.
· Many conveniently located offices, so you should not have to go very far to receive treatment.
· Milita Advanced Skin Care has been doing this for over 20 years and is very reputable, so you can have peace of mind going into treatment that you will be getting quality care.