Sun exposure can cause damage to the outer layers of our skin along with the accumulation of dead skin cells. And as we age, the skin can start to look lackluster. When you add acne scars, spots, freckles, and other skin blemishes to the equation, you may want to try skin care option that enhances your overall look without the complications of cosmetic surgery.
Chemical peeling is a non-invasive skin care procedure that uses pharmaceutical grade chemical solutions to smooth the texture of skin by removing its damaged outer layers.
The exfoliating power of fruit acids, lactic acid, salicylic acid and glycolic acid remove dead skin cells, diminish fine wrinkles, acne scars, sun spots, and hyperpigmentation. They can also improve the leathery appearance of your skin. Although chemical peels are used mostly on the face, they can also be used to improve the skin on the neck and hands.
Popular Chemical Peels
Glycolic acid is naturally derived from sugar cane, pineapple, beets, cantaloupe, and raw grapes. An alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), it offers excellent exfoliating properties. It’s used for blemish removal, acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles, skin brightening, cell turnover and renewal.
An effective option for individuals who seek enhancement without the irritation, discomfort, and recovery time associated with deeper peels. A lactic peel is gentle and therefore ideal for sensitive skin or rosacea.
Salicylic acid is especially helpful for those who have or have had acne. It can help remove white and blackheads, improve skin tone and minimize fine lines and wrinkles.
If you are interested in learning more about how these chemical peels can work for your skin, contact us for consultation.