“Chemical peels run a range of different types of products that can be used, and there’s a big difference in how deeply the chemical that’s being applied affects the skin,”
Typically, a form of acids is used in superficial peels including glycolic, salicylic, kojic acid and malic acid. Superficial peels are good for treating fine lines and wrinkles, large pores and dark spots, and to help If you have a big event, doing a light chemical peel a few days before is spectacular.
The more frequently peels are administered to the skin, the stronger the agent required for each subsequent treatment. Because tolerance increases over time, patients can get stronger peels with decreased downtime.
Preparation of Skin: –
- The therapist will clean the skin to remove any makeup, sunscreen and oil, all of which will act as a barrier and prevent the acid from penetrating, reducing the effectiveness of the treatment.
- Ointment is applied to the skin around areas like the eyes, nose and mouth, to prevent the agent from pooling.
Lip ointment is applied to keep the mouth protected. Many sources of acid are used to derive desired effects and benefits.SENS offers a myriad.