What is Chemical Peeling?
Normally, we all prefer cosmetic facials to add glow and shine on our face. We prefer visiting the best beautician in the town to get the best look and radiance back on our face. But, frankly speaking, these beauticians use cosmetics to your facials. Though, the effects are visible instantly, but, in the long run, these ordinary creams and facials give only superficial effects.
The thorough cleaning of skin from inside needs the help of Dermatologists. Chemical Peeling is one of those procedures prescribed by Dermatologists to cure the scars, wrinkles and blemishes permanently. Chemical peels are meant for the removal of the outermost layers of the skin, to regrow the fresh new flawless baby-skin. Eventually, the dead skin peels off resulting in a wound, the healing processes and regeneration of new tissues begin where you can see this regenerated new skin is less wrinkled and usually smoother than the old skin.
Peels are very effective in treating ageing, sun damage, acne, mild scarring, improving skin brightness, and evening skin tone. Peels can be light, moderate or deep. Light peels require less time from work and your normal activities. Moderate peels require a day or two, and deep peels require a week or more of downtime to allow the skin to fully heal.
Types of Chemical Peels
1. Alpha Hydroxy Acid Peels
Alpha hydroxy acids are found in sour milk and tomato juice such as glycolic acid. This is the mildest peel formula and it produces light peels for treatment of fine wrinkles, areas of dryness, uneven pigmentation and acne.
2. Beta Hydroxy Acid Peels
Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid, that is antibacterial and anti-inflammatory works well for acne.
3. Jessner’s Peel
It breaks the intracellular bridges between keratinocytes.
4. Retinoic Acid Peel
Retinoic acid is a retinoid. It is used to remove scars, wrinkles and pigmentation problems as it is deeper peel.
5. Phenol-Croton Oil Peel
Croton oil causes an intense caustic exfoliating reaction in the skin is an active ingredient in Phenol-croton oil peel.