This is a treatment in which the doctor will apply a chemical solution to the skin in order to remove the top layer of the skin, the skin that will grow back will be smoother and healthier skin. Depending on the type of peel that is done, some patients may require more than one session to get the desired result. The chemical peel treatment is used to treat wrinkles, pigmentation and scars and this treatment is typically done on the face. The treatment can be done at various depths from light to deep, the deeper the chemical peel the more noticeable the treatment results will be, it is important for the patient to understand that the deeper the peel the longer it will take the skin to recover from it.

About The Treatment

Treatment Pre-Care

Avoid the use of alpha hydroxy products such as glycol, lactic or salicylic acid for up to 72 hours prior to the treatment.

Clients using Accutane must not do this treatment or they must stop using this product 1 year prior to the treatment.

Clients must avoid retinol, tretinoin cream, exfoliation scrubs, microdermabrasion, waxing or tweezing of the skin, or any treatments which may cause the skin to become dry.

Clients with any active cold sores, facial dermatitis, facial irruption or open lesions must wait for the area to completely heal prior to doing the treatment.

It is important that the client does not shave face for 48 hours prior to the treatment.

Treatment Post Care

If possible, the client should also avoid strenuous activity or heavy lifting for 48 hours post-treatment.

Use of SPF 50 at all times for a minimum of 10 days post treatment, it is also important to avoid direct sun exposure for long periods of time as this can cause improper healing.

Do not exfoliate the skin for 7-10 days post-treatment, the skin may become mildly red, dry, or flaky, but it is important not to exfoliate or pick at the peeling skin.

Avoid products such as retinol, retinoids, and fragranced skincare products for 7-10 days post-treatment.

Treatment Timeline

Treatment Duration

60 minutes.

Sessions Required

Depending on the depth of the treatment and desired results.

Downtime Between Sessions

6-6 weeks.


What is a chemical peel?

A chemical peel is a cosmetic procedure that uses a chemical solution to remove the outer layer of skin, revealing a smoother and more even complexion.

What are the benefits of a chemical peel?

A chemical peel can improve the appearance of various skin conditions, such as acne scars, sun damage, hyperpigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles.

What are the risks of a chemical peel?

A chemical peel can cause temporary side effects, such as redness, swelling, peeling, itching and sensitivity. In rare cases, a chemical peel can cause infection, scarring or changes in skin color.

How to prepare for a chemical peel?

Before a chemical peel, you should consult with your dermatologist or aesthetician to determine the best type and strength of peel for your skin. You should also avoid sun exposure, waxing, retinoids and other products that can irritate your skin for at least a week before the peel.

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