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Interested in a Chemical Peel? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Chemical Peels, Skin Wellness Dermatology

We all know chemical peels can do wonders for the appearance of our skin.  However, with the wide range of options, from superficial peels to deep resurfacing peels, it may not always be clear as to which one is going to be best for the issues you’re looking to treat. While all chemical peels share the common goal of removing damaged skin cells in order to reveal the healthier skin underneath, each type of peel offers its own unique benefits. If you’re interested in learning more about your options, here’s what you need to know about the three main types of peels, which are classified by their depth of penetration.   Superficial Chemical Peels Superficial chemical peels, often called lunchtimes peels, penetrate and gently exfoliate …

Recovery and Results After a Chemical Peel

Kybella patient at The Skin Wellness Center of Alabama

We understand that having beautiful and flawless skin is a priority for many people. With this goal in mind, periodic chemical peels can be helpful. Many people experience fewer wrinkles and a smoother complexion after a peel. Knowing what to expect after this procedure can help you determine if a chemical peel is right for you! Reasons for Treatment We counsel patients that chemical peels can help reduce subtle signs of aging. For example, those tiny crow’s feet that appear under the eyes and the superficial ones around the mouth can fade appreciably after this treatment. Even acne and some mild scarring can be less pronounced following this procedure. Freckles, age spots, and wrinkles caused by the sun may also look noticeably better. The Process …