chemical peels
chemical peels

What are the benefits of a chemical peel?

Chemical peels are non-invasive aesthetic treatments designed to enhance the skin quality by applying a clinically approved chemical solution to exfoliate the surface layer of the skin and stimulating the metabolism of the cells beneath. There are several different types of chemicals used, depending on your individual skin condition, your skin type, and the desired results. It helps to restore your skin, resulting in a more radiant and healthier skin complexion. Chemical Peels can be performed on the face, neck, chest, arms, hands and the back. Chemical peels are recommended for the treatment of:

  • fine to moderate lines and wrinkles
  • certain types of scars
  • brown spots
  • sun damage
  • clogged pores
  • skin discoloration
  • dull complexion
  • acne scarring
  • rough skin
  • skin blemishes
  • blotchy skin
  • hyper pigmentation
  • age spots
  • freckles

Are chemical peels safe?

Chemical Peels vary from minor, Superficial Peels with little or no down time, to more serious, deeper peels that will require sedation and some time away from work. Chemical peels are contraindicated for pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers.

What can I expect?

Treatment consists of the layered application of the peel product. After the peel is removed, a soothing moisturizer as well as a sunscreen will be applied. In some cases, slight swelling, redness, mild itching or stinging can occur, depending on the strength of the peel, but usually ends between three to seven days after the procedure.