It is a procedure or technique in which nontoxic chemicals are used to improve and smooth the texture of the skin. Chemical peeling helps in removing the damaging layer of the skin . A dermatologist decides the right type chemical peeling for you based on the severity of your skin condition .
BENEFITS OF CHEMICAL PEELING :
Chemical peeling are useful for treating acne , dark spots and tanned skin. It’s helps in treating acne breakouts and inflammation by removing all the dead cells. Chemical peeling helps in improving skin texture by reducing large pores . It is a very popular and effective treatment for pigmentation . Chemical peeling also helps in reducing the signs of anti aging like fine lines and wrinkles .
WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CHEMICAL PEELING TREATMENT?
Individuals who are 15 years and above are eligible for this treatment . Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid this treatment. It is suitable for all skin types.
CHEMICALS USED IN PEELING :
* Salicylic Acid
* Tartaric Acid
* Lactic acid
SOURCES OF ACID :
• Glycolic Acid – Sugarcane
• Mandelic acid – Apple
• Lactic acid – Glucose
• Tartaric Acid – Grapes
• Citric acid – Citric Fruits
ROLE OF DIFFERENT ACID USED IN PEELING TREATMENT:
✓ Glycolic Acid – Acne
, Glow, tanning , wrinkles and pigmentation
✓ Mandelic acid – Glow
✓ Lactic acid – Glow
✓ Salicylic Acid – Acne
✓ Retinal – Acne , Glow and tanning
✓ Trichloroacetic Acid – Scars, Acne
During the consultation , a dermatologist analysis the patients skin condition and then evaluate the medical history . Based on the doctors analysis he/she may advise you to undergo the chemical peeling treatment according to your skin condition and type.
AFTER PEELING TREATMENT HOME CARE:
Use broad spectrum sunscreen minimum Spf 30++ . Avoid Sunlight protect yourself with Umbrella , Sunglasses , face mask . Avoid Face Scrubbing . Avoid cosmetics in face for at least about 7 days .
Use moisturizer minimum 2-3 times in a day . Eat fresh fruits and vegetables as much as you can . Drink 2/3 litres in a day to keep your skin hydrated . Avoid oily/ Junk and spicy food for better results .
** Note :- Exfoliation plays a very important role in chemical peeling treatment . This treatment hardly takes less than an hour. Results are visible within two weeks after the first session. Dermatologist usually recommend 6-8 sessions for best results.