What is a Chemical Peel?

A chemical peel is an exfoliation treatment that fast-tracks skin turnover and accelerates pigment reduction, resulting in improved skin and a more enhanced complexion. This is a rapid method to minimize fine lines, small scars, freckles, dark spots and skin. Chemical peels slough off dead skin cells and force fresh new skin to the surface resulting in tighter, brighter skin with smaller pores.

What are the Benefits of a Chemical Peel?

Chemical peels offer numerous benefits for individuals of all ages and most skin types. Here are the highlights of what can be achieved with a chemical peel.

  • Removes dry, damaged outer layer of the skin
  • Reduces the appearance of acne scarring
  • Results in smoother and more youthful looking skin
  • Able to be customized to the individual
  • Can be used in conjunction with other treatments for optimal results

3 Top Reasons Why Winter is a Good Time for Chemical Peels

1.) Less sun exposure
There is less sunlight in the winter months, which means lower UV levels and an ideal environment to heal your skin more quickly. Your skin reacts to chemical peels similar to a sunburn. Therefore, the skin is more fragile and is more vulnerable to further damage if you spend too much time in the sun. It is pivotal to commit to wearing SPF 50 following a chemical peel, even in the winter. However, the chance of damage is drastically decreased in the winter.

Winter is an especially great time for patients who are investing in a series of peels spaced a month or more apart because they can complete an entire set of treatments without having to manage high sun exposure. Furthermore, many find it easier to find the appropriate amount of time to recover indoors during the colder months without outdoor activities in the sun.

2.) The impact of weather on the skin
Typically, when the temperature drops dry skin begin to plague most people. This is further intensified from transitioning between heated homes and vehicles to the cold air outside. Chemical peels eliminate old, dead skin cells which speeds up the renewal process. This permits the skin to be more receptive to hydrating skincare products that protect and restore the skin during the dry winter season.

3.) Amazing anti-aging benefits
A chemical peel minimizes the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and improves skin color, clarity and texture. The stimulation of collagen product making skin plumper and tauter.
Treating skin conditions involves pigmentation disorders, such as Melasma can be effectively managed with chemical peels. The skin tone and texture is left looking smoother and more radiant.

Considering a Chemical Peel

At Aponi Aesthetics we create tailored skincare treatment plans after a thorough skincare analysis utilizing the state of the art 2D and 3D imaging technology. This gives us a comprehensive report on the health of your skin and allows us to provide visualize life-like images of what type of results you can expect from various treatments. Your skin care report becomes an ideal tool for us to develop a customized treatment plan with you to address your cosmetic concerns. Contact us to today at 508.276.7737 for a complimentary skincare consultation.

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