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Also called “chemexfoliation” or “derma peeling,” the unique design of facial peels diminish signs of aging in the face, such as lines, wrinkles, and uneven skin colors. Even if you do not have any wrinkles, chemical peels are a great way to get rid of troublesome acne or minimize large pores.
These non-surgical treatments produce phenomenal results for a variety of skin obstacles.
How Do Facial Peels Work?
Regardless of the type of peel you choose, a chemical solution will be applied to the surface of your skin. Once applied, the chemicals will interact with the epidermis (and sometimes dermis) to exfoliate the skin.
Different chemicals have different acidities designed for multiple depths of contact. With our variety of peels, patients can receive superficial, medium, or deep peels. The most appropriate facial peel concentration type will be chosen by your provider, easing any worries of side effects and complications.
Who Can Benefit From Facial Peels?
Facial peels are the perfect tool for anyone looking to maintain a healthy complexion. Facial peels used to improve acne, discoloration, wrinkles, textural concerns, clogged pores, and more.
Depending on the pigment of your skin, patients with pale skin may experience the best results. That being said, patients with darker skin may also experience great results.
What Are the Different Types of Facial Peels?
As technology advances in the dermatology world, the options for each patient expand and become more comprehensive. If you feel overwhelmed by the different types of facial peels, you are in good company.
Here are some of the ways each facial peel differs:
What Is a VI Peel™?
- Nearly painless, yet produces dramatic visible results in just days
- Effective on melasma, acne, and acne scars, sun damage, fine lines, and enlarged pores
- Slight skin flaking (for one to five days)
What Is a Rejuvenation Peel?
- Takes years off aging skin in minutes
- Only superficial peel suitable for all skin tones and complexions
- Light to medium peeling
What Is a Micro-Peel?
- Mild chemical peel
- Improves skin texture and fights sun damage
- Light peeling or flaking (for two days)
What Is A Glycolic Peel?
- Mild chemical peel
- Perfect for oily skin and mild acne
- Skin will appear brighter, smoother, and more evenly toned
- Minimal redness and light flaking