At Skin Center NY, we specialize in a number of amazing skincare treatments for our clients, in order to alleviate a variety of conditions. Some of the most effective treatments we offer include chemical peels/ Chemical peels are not only some of the most effective skincare treatments around today, but they allow patients to improve the overall look and feel of their skin along the face, neck, hands, and other areas of the body!
Chemical peels utilize different types of acid solutions of varying strengths. As the active ingredient in a variety of different peels, these acids allow us to penetrate the skin’s surface at varying depths to help alleviate issues such as scars, wrinkles, and types of superficial blemishes!
Skin Cell Regeneration
Chemical peels can also stimulate a process known as cellular regeneration, in which the skin cells will regenerate and resurface – replacing the outer layer of dull, dead skin cells with fresh, youthful skin cells. These new skin cells will leave patients with skin that softer, smoother, and more supple, with an improved vibrance and youthful glow!
Types of Chemical Peels
Generally, chemical peels can be broken down into 3 distinct categories based on their strength and effectiveness, including:
- Superficial Surface Peels
Most commonly, these superficial peels are the fastest chemical peels, as they can often be completed over the course of an hour lunch break! These peels are used to gently exfoliate the skin of dry, dead skin cells and improve the appearance of skin discolorations – along the face, neck and more.
- Medium Strength Peels
Often, medium peels are composed of glycolic or trichloroacetic acid that penetrates into the middle layers of the skin, in order to remove damaged skin cells. These types of peels help mainly in alleviating age spots, fine lines, wrinkles, and moderate skin discolorations. They also provide a deeper, more effective level of exfoliation that superficial peels – allowing us to treat deeper scars, and even certain skin growths!
- Deep Penetrating Peels
These peels often use trichloroacetic acid or phenol to penetrate even deeper into the skin’s innermost layers, and remove damaged, dull or dead skin cells – while helping to stimulate the production of fresh, new skin cells to take their place. This treatment helps treat moderate facial lines, age spots, facial scars, and more severe skin discolorations.
For more information about chemical peels or to find out which peels we can offer you, contact the Skin Center New York today.