A Chemical peeling is a treatment that can be used in removing the damaged outer layers of the skin by an acid solution. Chemical peeling can improve and enhance the skin's appearance. In this treatment, a chemical solution is first applied to your skin, which makes it quite "blister" and eventually it is peeled off. The new skin is usually much smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin.
Chemical peeling is known to be one of the oldest cosmetic treatment in the world which was performed in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome to help enable people to accomplish a smoother, beautiful and more textured skin tone. Today, chemical facial peels are the most popular because they offer nearly immediate results and can be performed as an outpatient procedure.
Chemical peels are usually done on the face, neck, or hands. They can be used for:
There are also different types of Chemical peeling. You can consult with your doctor and your doctor would suggest the type of chemical peel that would be needed for your treatment.
The types of Chemical peel can be:
There are also some types of chemical peels that can be purchased and administered without a medical license, however people are advised to seek professional help from a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon on a specific type of chemical peel before a procedure is performed.