Chemical Peels

Chemical Peels

Benefits and Uses

The ultimate exfoliation experience which helps reduce fine lines, pigmentation, acne, and oily skin. Peels can vary from mild β€œlunch time peels” to more aggressive treatments. Peels result in an overall improvement in the appearance of aging skin. The chemicals produce a separation and peeling of the outer layers of the skin, this stimulates the production of new skin from beneath. It encourages shedding of the surface layers to reveal a new layer which looks healthier, brighter, less mottled, and feels softer.

These treatments can be performed on the face, neck, chest, hands and even the arms and legs. These treatments can improve your complexion and help restore a more youthful look. Chemical peels can help restore sun damaged, wrinkled, blemished, acne scarred or blotchy skin to its original youthful appearance, achieving a smoother, more even tone and texture.

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Frequently asked questions about Chemical Peels in Lethbridge

A chemical peel uses a chemical solution to remove layers of skin, revealing the more youthful skin underneath. Chemical peels can reduce or improve fine lines and wrinkles, acne, scars, uneven skin colouring and other skin imperfections.

Chemical peels can reduce skin damage, giving the skin a more youthful or unblemished appearance. A dermatologist will recommend the most appropriate chemical peel depending on a person's concerns and skin type. Superficial peels are the safest for all skin types.

During a chemical peel, most people feel a burning sensation that lasts about five to ten minutes, followed by a stinging sensation. Putting cool compresses on the skin may ease that stinging. You may need pain medication during or after a deeper peel.