A treatment in which a licensed professional applies an acid solution to the skin to deeply exfoliate and remove the damage layers of the epidermis
What is the acid in a peel?
Acids are chemical derived from natural sources or synthetically made to enhance the exfoliation of the skin. Exfoliating the skin helps keep it looking more youthful.
Common acids found in skin care products:
Glycolic Acid - Derived form Sugar Cane
Lactic Acid - Derived from Tomatoes
Malic Acid - Derived from Apples
Salicylic Acid - Derived from Willow Bark
Trichloroacetic Acid - Synthetic ingredient
Resorcinol - Synthetic ingredient
A Chemical Peel wil effectively help to:
In order to receive chemical peel, the skin must be prepped and ready. Lack of preparation can lead to issues during and after the treatment, including healing time. It's important to take the necessary steps in order to achieve the optimum results.
Ways to prepare the skin for chemical peeling: