A chemical peel is a skin rejuvenating treatment, also known as chemexfoliation or derma-peeling that makes the texture of your skin smoother by removing the topmost layer of dead skin. Chemical peels require very less time to do with no downtime, so this treatment can be done even at lunchtime also!
Before having a chemical peel you must be aware of how it is done and what to expect after it is done. Most of the peels use lactic, glycolic and salicylic acid. By using popular chemicals in peeling solutions include retinoids (tretinoin dissolved in propylene glycol), alpha-hydroxy acids (lactic acid and glycolic acid), beta-hydroxy acids(salicylic acid), trichloroacetic acid, and phenol (carbolic acid) enhances and smoothes the texture of the skin. It is an effective treatment for facial blemishes, wrinkles, and uneven skin pigmentation. During chemical peel treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the skin to remove the outer layers of dead skin cells. As dead skin is removed, new skin cells emerge, resulting in a luminous, healthy glow. Peels also help to diminish a visible skin imperfection, including fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, acne bumps and superficial scarring.
Chemical peels can improve the skin's appearance and make it smoother than before by removing the dead skin cells and impurities. A chemical solution applied to the skin, which makes it "blister" and eventually peel off. The new skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin.