Chemical peels and your skin
Chemical peeling — this is one of the oldest cosmetic procedures in the world. For the first time it was conducted in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. With the help of chemical peeling people attain a smooth and beautiful skin. Even in our time, chemical peels is most in demand in cosmetics, because it involves almost instant results and can be presented in a clinic or outpatient basis.
Chemical peeling — is an appliances exposure of the acid solution on the superficial layers of the skin to remove damaged and keratinized portions. After a chemical peel the skin becomes radiant, smooth, well-groomed,and the wrinkles are shrinking .
During the chemical peel performing, doctors use an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA), trichloroacetic acid (TCA), or phenol to the skin. Chemical peeling improves the look of the skin.
Chemical peels can be applied to the face, neck, and hands.
- It reduces wrinkles under the eyes and around the mouth;
- It reduces wrinkles caused by sunlight (crow’s feet and nasolabial folds);
- It improves the appearance of scars (scars);
- It is used to treat acne;
- Whitens age spots, freckles, darkening of the skin occurred during pregnancy or with age;
- It improves the appearance of the skin;
Recommendations after the passage of procedure:
After a chemical peel the skin becomes more sensitive to the sun.
Be sure to use sunscreen every day. The label of this cream should contain UVA or UVB protection filter at least 30 SPF.
During the summer, shorten the time by the sun from 10 am to 4 pm, and wear a hat.
Who can get the best result using chemical peels?
Chemical peeling is perfect for blond and light-skinned patients. If you have dark skin, you can get a good result either.
Chemical peel or Microdermabrasion?
Today, with so many skin care methods, consumers are not always able to determine what type of peeling is the most suitable them. What to choose: a deep chemical peel or Microdermabrasion? — this question leads to confusion.
A significant difference between the chemical peel and microdermabrasion — is that the procedure absolutely has no chemicals and affects the superficial layer of the skin using a fine abrasive nozzle. Though microdermabrasion properties are similar to those of a mild chemical peel and can be seen immediately after the first treatment. But the recovery period after a deep chemical peel is far longer than after the microdermabrasion procedure. Unlike microdermabrasion, a deep chemical peel has bleaching properties, so microdermabrasion is more suitable for people with the dark skin.