Chemical Peel

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What is a Chemical peel?
Chemical peel is a procedure where a chemical solution – usually an acid – is applied to the skin. This solution will cause dead skin cells to peel off, making room for healthier looking skin to regenerate in its place. This makes is a great treatment to treat wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, acne and uneven skin.
What are the benefits of a Chemical peel?
It is essentially a deep chemical exfoliation so it will unclog pores , brighten up the skin, clear up acne and treat hyperpigmentation. Depending on the type of chemical used , the benefits could be anti aging, treat skin discolouration or help with scarring. It even reduces the appearance of fine lines and help resurface the skin. It will also help to enhance the absorption other skincare products into the skin since it gets rid of all the gunk that prevents it from entering the epidermis.
Are Chemical Peels better than Microneedling?
Chemical peels and Microneedling tend to treat somewhat of the same conditions but with different methods. Chemical peels are more suited to treat surface damage such as wrinkles and scarring by removing unwanted top layers of skin, whereas Microneedling heals the damaged area by filling with collagen to promote healthier skin.
Do Chemical Peels hurt?
Depending on the type of chemical peel, the majority of people claim to feel a minor burn sensation followed by a sting. Luckily, this doesn’t last long. The burning sensation you feel shortly after chemical peel treatment should subside within just five to ten minutes.
Are chemical Peels safe?
Chemical peels are typically very safe when performed by a trained professional and results are quite noticeable. Unwanted side effects such as infection or scarring is generally rare when using chemical peels.
Side effects of a Chemical peel?
Depending on the type of peel, common side effects include redness, dryness, stinging or burning. Slight swelling is also quite common. All of these are temporary and will alleviate after the treatment. The skin will peel off for a few days until the new rejuvenated skin is revealed. Specific instructions must be followed to keep the skin moisturized during this period. Exposure to the sun must be avoided as sensitivity to sunlight will increase.

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