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Everything You Need to Know About Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are a one of the most beneficial restorative skin care procedures on the market. They come in many shapes and sizes, but overall can be categorized by their strength. Depending on the strength, we’ll get into that later, Chemical Peels can help improve skin concerns, such as:

  • fine lines & wrinkles
  • hyperpigmentation
  • acne & acne scarring
  • uneven skin texture

Types of Chemical Peels

The type of chemical peel that is best for you will be determined by your aesthetician, but a little bit of background knowledge never hurts!

Light Chemical Peel

A light chemical peel is a superficial peel and is best for light exfoliation. This type of peel will only remove the epidermis, your topmost skin layer.

A light chemical peel is usually used for:

  • fine lines and shallow wrinkles
  • uneven skin tone
  • acne
  • dry skin

Medium Chemical Peel

A medium chemical peel removes your epidermis plus the top layer of your dermis, the part of your skin that is beneath the epidermis.

A medium peel is typically used for:

  • more noticeable wrinkles
  • uneven skin tone
  • acne scars

Deep Chemical Peel

A deep chemical peel removes everything from the top layer down to, and including, some of the middle layer of your dermis. It goes without saying, this one is the most painful and can be performed under local anesthetic.

A deep chemical peel is used for:

  • deeper wrinkles
  • deeper scars
  • precancerous patches
  • dark hyperpigmentation

Chemical Peel Benefits

Chemical peels not only stimulate new collagen and healthy skin cell growth, giving you that healthy glow. They improve skin’s color, clarity, tone and texture, as well as treat several skin aliments. Here are some of the most common ones that chemical peels may help treat:

  • Acne
  • Acne Scars
  • Rosacea
  • Anti-aging
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Dullness
  • Precancerous growths

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