Which Chemical Peel Suits You?

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Many people heard the term “chemical peel” but they don’t know what it entails and how it works? They don’t realise that there are various kinds of peels including some brand-new peels that are great for improving the skin appearance.

Types of Chemical Peel?

Lactic Peel

  • Contains the popular alpha hydroxy acids
  • Powerful ingredient which helps to reduce acne breakouts and appearance of wrinkles and signs of ageing
  • Derived from the milk
  • Ideal for sensitive or dry skin
  • It has active ingredients such as retinol
  • If concerned about having an adverse reaction, then this peel looks easier on skin

Pigment Balancing Peel

  • Consists of high powered brightening and anti-inflammatory agents with a powerful exfoliating acid solution, thus it accelerates cell renewal and improves hyperpigmentation
  • Improves skin radiance and texture
  • Lightens dark spots and evens-out skin tone
  • Eliminates brown spots
  • Supports healthy collagen levels for firmer skin
  • Minimise wrinkles and fine lines
  • For desired effect – you need to use sunscreen

Glycolic Peel

  • It is a medium grade chemical peel – It targets the skin’s epidermis rather than penetrating down to deeper layers
  • The peels must be administered by an aesthetician or dermatologist
  • It rejuvenates the skin and fights aging
  • It improves acne by removing dirty layers, bacteria, dead skin cells
  • To shrink pores and improve overall skin tone
  • If used properly you will see positive results for several months

Beta Peel

  • It uses salicyclic acid to exfoliate the skin
  • It renews the skin by lifting dead cells from your face and it stimulates metabolism
  • You can quickly achieve substantial improvement in uneven pigmentation
  • It reduces acne scars and enlarged pores

Who can use chemical peels?

Usually, light-haired and fair-skinned patients are the ones who can use any chemical peel. Darker skinned people can also get good results, but it depends upon the type of problem they are trying to combat.

Before taking chemical peel inform your clinician if you have any scarring, cold sores, or facial X-rays in your history.

What to expect after a chemical peel?

This is very much depending upon the type of peel you have, a reaction such as sunburn may occur. Peeling usually, involves redness then followed by scaling, but this should disappear within 3 to 7 days.

Mild peels can be repeated at 1 to 4-week intervals until you get the look you are after.

You will need to avoid the sun for some days after a chemical peel since your new skin will be fragile.

Conclusion

Chemical peel is very popular because it offers immediate results and is performed as an outpatient procedure.

Are you looking for a consultation regarding this chemical peels, which one is best for you and what you can expect? My Skin Design is an experienced and established UK based company offering this service. Highly trained certified professionals will sit and talk with you and explain exactly how it works, which treatment will suit you best and answer any further question you might have.

Call us on 0333-321-0029 to book an appointment

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