What are chemical peels?
Over time our skin can become dull due to acne, sun exposure, hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, and scarring. Facial peels can be exactly what are needed to rejuvenate the skin Chemical peels work by removing damaged outer layers of dead skin to reveal the smoother, younger-looking skin beneath.
Which areas can chemical peels treat?
Chemical peels can be used for areas such as the face, neck, and hands. The treatments can be used by both men and women.
What does the chemical peel treatment involve?
The specific peel treatment will be carefully selected for you depending on your skincare concerns and the results you'd like to achieve. The appointment can take up to an hour and you will be given specific aftercare instructions for you to follow.
When can I start seeing effects?
After a skin peel, the treated layers of skin gradually flake away, revealing a fresh new layer of skin. Results are seen from two weeks to two months but generally speaking a course of skin peels rather than a one-off treatment will deliver longer lasting results.
Are there any side effects?
The side effects are relatively mild, with redness, stinging, and crusting usually subsiding within a few days after the treatment. Deeper chemical skin peels may need more recovery time and you may need to allow up to two weeks after the treatment to allow your skin to calm down and stop peeling.