Ready for smoother, more radiant skin? Dr. Roz Kamani now offers chemical peels at her Vancouver medical spa in Kitsilano. For those of you new to the beauty biz, these facial peels are a form of chemical exfoliation. As a less abrasive alternative to exfoliation, chemical peels reach deep into the skin and may be used to correct issues such as uneven tone, fine lines and wrinkles, dark spots and even acne. To learn more, please visit: http://rozkamani.com/services-treatments/skin-health/professional-skin-treatments/
Active ingredients found in chemical peels, used alone or in some combination, typically include Glycolic Acid (AHA), Salicylic Acid (BHA), Lactic Acid, Resorcinol, or TCA (Trichloracetic Acid). There are moderate to strong peels, but what gets recommended depends on the desired results.
For example, mild chemical peels are used for those who want to see brighter skin and added radiance while stronger peels may be recommended to improve the appearance of age spots, fine lines, wrinkles, freckles, and moderate skin discoloration.
Benefits of a Chemical Peel
Better, More Even Skin Tone
Unlike scrubbing particles, which sit on the surface, chemical peels sink into the skin, allowing active ingredients to effectively break up cell bonds and dissolve away old skin and debris. The result is a fresher, more glowy complexion.
Minimizes Fine Lines
One of the lesser-known benefits of chemical peels is that while they’re sloughing away dead skin cells, ingredients like AHAs can kick-start collagen and elastin production. This leads to a plumping, firming effect, which minimizes the appearance of fine lines.
While pores are necessary to the healthy function of our skin, seeing them isn’t. Pores often appear engorged due to the dead skin and excess sebum that stick together and congest the skin. With regular use, chemical peels break down these bonds and clean out the gunk clogging and engorging the pores. With regular use, the clean pores will shrink and refine themselves over time, resulting in an even, toned complexion.
Experience a Chemical Peel in Vancouver
Having a chemical peel at a medical spa is a safe and effective way to clean and refresh your skin. It’s particularly beneficial to oily and problem skin, as peels can help fight and prevent breakouts without the use of harsh irritants. One word of caution is that the skin will be more sensitive even after a gentle peel, so make sure to follow up with a good broad-spectrum sunscreen, like Skinceuticals Physical Fusion UV Defense.