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What is chemical peel?

Chemical peels are one the oldest known treatments used to rejuvenate and resurface the skin. It has been first recorded in the ancient civilization of Egypt, pharaohs are said to have bathed in milk, lemon and honey which contain natural acids that can speed-up epidermal skin turnover. Currently, chemical peeling is one of the key interventions in various skin conditions.

Chemical peel process

Chemical peeling is an aesthetic treatment that involves application of chemical solution to various areas of the body such as face, neck, underarm and intimate area. The skin is prepared by degreasing and drying the area, making sure that the chemical can effectively penetrate the skin. Depending on the indication and skin condition, the practitioner will recommend the most appropriate solution required for the skin peeling. There are different types of chemical solutions, each are determined based on the aggressiveness and nature of the chemical.

Why is chemical peel performed?

Chemical peel is a simple procedure; however, it can do wonders if applied correctly by a qualified practitioner. The indication and benefits of chemical peeling may vary based on the type and nature of solution used. It helps to:

  1. Reduces Fine Lines and Wrinkles: Chemical peels can diminish the appearance of fine lines, particularly under the eyes and around the mouth.
  2. Improves Skin Texture: They enhance the texture of the skin, making it smoother and more even.
  3. Addresses Sun Damage: Effective in reducing the effects of sun damage, including sunspots and pigmentation.
  4. Treats Acne Scars: Helps in reducing the visibility of acne scars and other skin imperfections.
  5. Promotes Even Skin Tone: Aids in correcting pigmentation issues and provides a more uniform skin tone.
  6. Stimulates Collagen Production: Encourages the production of new collagen, leading to firmer and more youthful-looking skin.

Types of chemical peel

Light peel or lunch time peel

Light peel is a superficial skin peeling indicated for mild pigmentation and gentle exfoliation. It provides subtle improvement and must be done in series of session. The lunch time peels can only penetrate the skins’ outermost layer.

Available lunch time peels at SKIN111:

  1. Azelaic Acid
  2. Glycolic Acid
  3. Lactic Acid
  4. Salicylic Acid

Medium peel

Medium peel penetrates deeper compared to a light peel. It reaches up to the upper portion of dermis. There will be visible skin frosting during the treatment because of ketarolysis. It is indicated for patients with wrinkles, fine lines, scars, textural damage, and deep pigmentation such as melasma.

Available medium peels at SKIN111:

  1. TCA peel
  2. Cosmelan

Deep peel

Deep peeling is a very aggressive skin peeling procedure. It is performed in a hospital setting under general anesthesia. It is recommended to fully resurface the skin to improve severe ageing.

Chemical peel aftercare

Chemical peeling involves the removal of some skin layers. Therefore, it is very important to ensure strict compliance to sun protection and a proper skin regimen. After the treatment, it is recommended to avoid any outdoor activities and avoid skin products that can irritate the skin such as Retinol. It is advised to avoid picking and scrubbing the area and allow the area to resurface naturally. Apply moisturizer and repair cream accordingly to ensure proper skin healing.

Chemical peel: FAQs

Who is a good candidate for chemical peel?

Chemical peeling is safe for all skin type. However, darker skin complexion should be cautious about having deep peels since there is high possibility of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

What to expect after a chemical peel?

Depending on the indication and aggressiveness of the chemical peel, immediately after the treatment skin may develop redness, frosting and mild discomfort. Skin may appear to be dry and flaky 3-5 days after the procedure.

When will I see the results?

The result may be appreciated every after shedding of the skin around 10-14 days after treatment. However, it is highly recommended to complete at least 4-6 session, depending on the treatment protocol given by the practitioner to see full results.

Is there downtime?

Downtime may vary depending on the aggressiveness of the chemical peel. Light peels or lunch time peels may result to mild redness which resolves within the day.

How long will the results of a chemical peel last?

The results are long-lasting, unless the skin will be expose again to same causes that will result to new trauma or damage.

What are the possible side effects of a chemical peel?

Expected side effects after treatment include redness, frosting, flaking and dryness. Usually, side effects resolve within few days.

When is it safe to have another chemical peel?

Light peels can be safely done every 14 days to 1 month. However, there are some aggressive peels that can only be done once a year.

What type of acid is used in a chemical peel?

There are various chemical compounds that are professionally used for skin peeling. Most known peels are Salicylic Acid, Glycolic Acid, TCA’s, and Azelaic Acid.

Will my skin be sensitive to sunlight after a chemical peel?

Chemical peel is a resurfacing treatment which removes layers of the skin. It is critical to avoid direct sun exposure after the treatment. It is advised to apply sun protection, cover the affected area, and limit activities under the sun.

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