Chemical peeling is one of the oldest skin rejuvenation techniques in the book.
There are many different kinds of peels, which vary in strength from superficial peels to deep peels. Peels can be used to treat a wide variety of skin concerns on the face and body including:
- Sun damage
- Acne Scarring
- Fine Lines And Wrinkles
- Dull Complexion
- Skin Redness
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Treatment Summary at a glance
Approx. 60-90 mins
Redness, swelling, pain, bruising and tenderness to the buttocks.
Reshaping, contouring and defining the buttocks with added volume.
6-8 months, top-ups required.
1-3 days for buttock tenderness. Avoid direct pressure for 24 hours.
Must avoid cycling, horse riding and prolonged sitting for 1 month.
How does it work?
Chemical peeling is a way of regenerating the skin by removing the dead cells from the skin’s surface to reveal new, healthy cells underneath. Different types of peeling agents work in different ways but the principle is the same. A peeling solution is applied to the skin in order to cause an exfoliation effect. A course of peels can help return the skin cell turnover function to normal and leave the skin looking fresher and more radiant while improving common skin concerns such as acne, pigmentation and fine lines and wrinkles.
Chemical peels are very diverse and can be used to treat a wide variety of skin concerns. If you want to improve the texture and tone of your skin and address problems such as pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles, acne or acne scarring then a course of peels could be right for you. You will need to have a consultation to see if you are suitable for the procedure.
The sensation you feel during a peel will depend on the strength of the peel and the depth of peeling. You may experience a prickly or tingly sensation during the peel and the skin can feel hot while the peel solution is on but this only lasts for a short time.
A peel treatment usually takes less than half an hour. The peeling solution itself is only left on the skin for a couple of minutes before it is neutralized and removed.
After a peel your skin can feel tight and red, almost like a mild sunburn. You may also expertise dryness and flaking of the skin. Any down time will relate to how strong the peel is you have had. Very mild, superficial peels have no downtime at all while stronger peels may have more side effects, which can last up to a week, while the old layer of dead skin falls away.
Peeling is a very effective method of skin rejuvenation. A course of peels can improve overall skin health, brighten the complexion, and leave skin glowing. Fine lines and wrinkles can be reduced, pigmentation can be diminished, and acne can be improved.
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