Many people use chemical peels because it provides the skin with a more radiant and youthful appearance. A chemical peel will decrease or remove the following:
⦁ Acne or acne scars
⦁ Age and liver spots
⦁ Fine lines and wrinkles
⦁ Irregular skin pigmentation
⦁ Rough skin and scaly patches
⦁ Sun-damaged skin
A chemical peel uses a solution to remove outer layers of the skin to improve the appearance of it. A light chemical peel will remove the epidermis, the outermost layer of the skin. A medium chemical peel will remove skin cells from the epidermis and from the upper part of the dermis. A deep chemical peel will tackle the epidermis and the upper and mid portions of the dermis. Deep chemical peels are sometimes used to remove pre-cancerous growths.
The effects of a chemical peel are temporary and length of results vary with each individual. Chemical peels will not help with the following:
⦁ Treat deep facial lines
⦁ Tighten loose or sagging skin
⦁ Remove broken capillaries
⦁ Change pore size
⦁ Remove deep scars
Chemical peels can be viewed as a skincare option to be used in a skincare regime. Light chemical peels can be done at home. Mid to deep chemical peels can be done in a spa or doctor’s office. Chemical Peel, Part 2 will feature a tutorial and informational video from Angela, The Beauty Geek, using a light chemical peel at home. Angela has been using chemical peels for years and it has left her with very youthful looking skin.