Chemical Peels reduce pigmentation, help stimulate collagen production, improve the texture and tone of the skin and can even help reduce fine lines and wrinkles. It also treats sun damaged skin, age spots and helps make skin noticeably smoother and younger. .Thus they form a very important part of skin rejuvenation programme used in conjunction with specifically prescribed skin creams.
These peels involve the use of a slightly acidic chemical solution which is titrated and applied to the face or troubled area. This leads to peeling of the outer layers of skin revealing younger, healthier, glowing skin underneath. They can be used to treat most areas of the body but commonly used on face, back, hands and legs.
The amount of skin penetration will depend on the type of peel used, its strength and the length of time the skin has been exposed to it.