Five Types Of Peels And Five Good Reasons To Try One

chemical peelsChemical peels are popular, fast and easy. They can make your skin glow!

If you’ve thought about getting a chemical peel and are curious to learn more, keep reading. At Keystone Cosmetic Surgery, we specialize in youthful, gorgeous skin and a chemical peel is just one of the ways we can accomplish that for you.

Dr. Kimmel and his staff offer five types of peels:

  1. Salicylic Acid Peels
  2. Mandelic Acid Peels
  3. Pyruvic Acid Peels
  4. TCA 25% Peels
  5. Micro Peels

Each type of peel is different; each has it’s treatment modalities and ways it can improve and enhance your skin. Renewing your skin and reviving how you feel about yourself are two great reasons to schedule a chemical peel. Here are five additional reasons:

  1. Improve minor acne scars and treat existing acne
  2. Reveal softer, smoother skin and un-clog pores
  3. Increase the production of collagen
  4. Reduce fine lines
  5. Remove sun spots, freckles, blotches, and other visible other signs of aging

It is a good idea to exfoliate your skin at home or come in for a dermabrasion treatment to prepare your skin before your peel. During your peel, your skin will feel warm. You may also feel slight stinging, or burning. After your peel, your skin will feel a bit dry and tight, and may be red for an hour or so. Your skin will be sensitive to the sun, so you must be extra diligent about sunscreen use.

You will need to slightly modify your lifestyle following your peel to avoid any additional irritation to your sensitive skin. Avoid excessive exercise, saunas or hot tubs for a few days and don’t scrub or pick at your face.

Call for a consultation, today, and let us explain the types of peels we offer and help you determine which one would best benefit your unique skin. You may also want to enhance your peel with another procedure, such as a Botox treatment or a dermal filler.

 

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