Skin Peels

What is vanish skin peels and How does the skin peel work?

During fall and winter season due to the cold weather, your skin will feel very dry and dehydrated. In order to have an exfoliated and fresh skin, you will need to have certain treatments such as chemical, enzymatic peels and microdermabrasion, which all fall under the category of skin peel. Skin peeling works in such away that it removes any dead skin by sanding off the top layer, causing new skin cells to regenerate. To emphasize the effect, appropriate products and creams are recommended.

How long is the downtime for skin peel treatment?

Skin peels are safe procedures with minimal downtime. After treatments of chemical, enzymatic peels and microdermabrasion, the peeling will be observed within a few hours. The key to these types of treatments is to keep the targeted area moisturized and hydrated with the addition of sunblock. The optimal result is achieved after 3 to 4 sessions.

What are the Benefits of Skin Peels?

A chemical facial peel can offer various benefits to the skin. The procedure can restore youthful appearance to the skin and reduce wrinkles, uneven pigmentation, sun damage and blemishes

The cosmetic dermatologist will use a specific chemical exfoliation formula based on the characteristics of your skin and the desired result. The light chemical peels are used to treat fine wrinkling, areas of dryness, uneven pigmentation and acne. The solution used for mild chemical peels usually contains alpha hydroxy acids (AHA), such as glycol, lactic, salicylic or fruit acids. Gentle chemical peels are ideal for people who want the benefits of a facial peel but don’t want to spend the recovery time that requires a deeper peel.

How is Skin Peels Done?

The peeling chemical involves the application of a chemical preparation to the skin which causes a limited and controlled destruction of the skin layers. Depending on the chemical agents used and their concentration, chemical peeling can affect more or less deep layers of the skin, even reaching the dermis. Of course, chemical peels that reach the dermis require a medical professional to perform them. The peelings chemicals can be classified as skin layers affect:

● Very superficial chemical peeling . It exclusively affects the layers of the stratum corneum, therefore the exfoliating effect is achieved through the application of chemical substances.

● Medium peeling It produces necrosis in the epidermis and can reach the papillary dermis.

● Peeling very deep. It produces necrosis in the epidermis and papillary dermis performing its action until the reticular dermis.

Depending on the type of peeling , the results we see on the skin vary from the removal of the stratum corneum that favors epidermal regeneration, to the reduction of hyper-pigmentation and elimination of actinic keratosis caused by the destruction of specific layers of the skin. even the induction of inflammatory reactions when it affects the deeper dermal layers.