The aging process has pronounced effects on your face. It’s a delicate area of your body that’s the most exposed to the sunlight and illustrates your emotions, causing smile and frown lines and other wrinkles and crevices that appear with time. Your face is at the forefront of age-related changes, and it’s helpful to recognize that rejuvenating procedures exist to give your face a more youthful appearance, such as the chemical peel.

What Is A Chemical Peel?

As the name suggests, a chemical peel uses a combination of chemicals to peel off the top, outermost layer of your skin. Your skin sheds all on its own, about once per month, and your new skin cells replace the old. This process is called “skin cell turnover,” and it’s completely natural. A chemical peel allows you to reveal the more youthful skin that’s beneath the outermost layer, the layer that’s been most damaged and subjected to elements such as environmental toxins and excess sunlight.

Besides the obvious benefit of revealing healthier, more glowing skin, here are a few lesser-known benefits of chemical peels.

1. Chemical Peels Don’t Come With Many Risks

Chemical peels exist that are suitable for every skin color and type without a risk of hyperpigmentation, which is usually a concern for people who have darker skin tones. A chemical peel is a typically safe procedure when a qualified and experienced board-certified plastic surgeon performs the procedure.

2. A Chemical Peel Will Improve Dark Under Eye Circles

Aging, genetics, overexposure to the sun, fatigue, eye strain, dehydration, and allergies can all play a part in creating dark circles under your eyes. Chemical peels can help by reducing the pigmentation under the eyes.

3. Chemical Peels Help Control Melasma

Melasma is a common skin problem that causes brown or grayish-brown patches typically on the cheeks, forehead, nose, chin, and above the lips. There’s no permanent cure for melasma, but chemical peels offer the best results.

4. A Chemical Peel Will Help Your Skincare Products Work Better

During a chemical peel, acids lift away the outer layer of skin, revealing the smoother, healthier skin beneath it that is more receptive to skincare products. Your products work better when there’s no dead skin in the way, acting as a barrier to penetration.

5. Chemical Peels Reduce Acne and Eliminate Scars

Chemical peels dive deep into the skin to unclog the pores. They also have the ability to eliminate blackheads and acne scars, even removing pitted acne scars.

6. There Are Many Chemical Peel Options Available

Doctors have many options available to suit various skin types and to achieve a variety of desired results. Personique On The Spot offers hyperpigmentation peels, acne peels, anti-aging peels, rosacea peels, sensitive peels, custom peels, and body peels.

Schedule A Consultation

If you are ready to experience the results you’ve been waiting for or are simply curious if you are a good candidate for a chemical peel, please call Personique On The Spot in Austin at 512-599-8672 to schedule a consultation.