Top 6 Benefits of Chemical Peels

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Chemical peels can treat acne scars, fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging that people want to remove from their skin. The process works by removing layers of the skin using chemicals that act as exfoliators to promote new skin growth. Here are six benefits of the chemical peel procedure you should know about. 

1. Reduces Acne 

Some people who have issues with acne can benefit from chemical peels. Skin cells are continually regenerating. However, skin that suffers from acne has a hard time shedding the dead cells that get trapped inside clogged pores. Chemical peel treatment will chemically induce some cell death, opening up clogged pores and helping your skin shed dead cells more easily. You’ll want to talk to our dermatologist in Essex, MA, about what kind of peel is best for you. 

2. Removes Dead Skin Cells 

For many people, regular exfoliation is a necessity. Not only does it leave your skin looking and feeling smoother, but it can also improve circulation and brighten dark spots for a healthier glow. A chemical peel is an easy way to boost your skincare routine without adding more time in front of a mirror; results are immediate, lasting anywhere from two weeks to three months.  

The best part: unlike traditional exfoliating treatments that can burn or irritate sensitive skin, it doesn’t require extended recovery time, so you can get back to daily life quickly. You’ll be amazed at how much smoother your skin looks and feels after just one session! 

3. Reduces Wrinkles and Fine Lines 

A chemical peel exfoliates dead skin cells, which can decrease wrinkles and improve fine lines over time. It helps tighten facial skin, which will give you a fresh and young appearance with fewer wrinkles. Many chemical peel treatments target blemishes or blocked pores. A strong solution can eradicate acne-causing bacteria and reveal a clearer complexion.  

4. Brightens Your Skin Tone 

The number one reason most people turn to chemical peel treatment is to lighten up hyperpigmentation. These include dark spots, age spots, or acne scars. A chemical peel can help speed up your skin’s natural exfoliation process and bring dead skin cells to a new layer so they slough off faster. For darker skin tones, a chemical peel might not be enough by itself; You may also need some kind of light therapy (i.e., with IPL) for optimal results. 

5. Diminishes Age Spots 

The very fine exfoliation that happens with a chemical peel will help diminish age spots and give your skin a smoother appearance. In some cases, if your age spots are darker than others, they can actually be removed completely. The level of pigmentation you’re dealing with will depend on what type of peel you have done and how many treatments you get. 

6. Minimizes Pores 

A chemical peel removes dead skin cells, unclogs pores, and shrinks large pores. Any type of exfoliation helps minimize pore size. More so, it helps improve skin texture by sloughing off damaged outer layers to reveal smoother younger-looking layers underneath. 

Do you want to get smooth and flawless skin? Beaute Therapies Medical Spa offers chemical peel treatment in two different locations: West Palm Beach, MA, and Essex, MA. If you live in Massachusetts, visit our offices to restore the natural beauty of your skin.