What is a chemical skin peel?
A chemical skin peel is when a chemical exfoliating solution is topically applied to the surface of the skin in order to breakdown and dissolve the upper most layers of the skins epidermal cells. The chemical used is usually known as a controlled Acid and possesses acidic PH qualities.
Can you tell me more about the chemical solution that is used to perform a peel?
The type and strength of the solution used on your skin is dependent on a number of factors including; your skins sensitivity, your skin type, current medication and products, your present skin condition and the needs and overall desired outcomes that you wish to obtain.
There are several different types of chemical peeling solutions:
- Glycolic Acid
- Salicylic Acid
- Hyaluronic Acid
- L-Ascorbic Acid
- Ferulic Acid
- Citric Acid and
- Lactic Acid
- Mandelic Acid
Are there any other known chemical peeling methods or solutions?
- TCA Peel
- Blue Peel
I would like to book a Chemical Peel, what now?
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