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What is Chemical Peel: Chemical Peeling Procedure, Treatment & Cost

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The surface layer of your skin shows many signs of ageing, and if you have the eye for it, you may be able to catch them right when they begin to reflect on your face! From dullness, wrinkles, dead skin cells, spots and fine lines, ageing shows clearly on the face. Beneath these signs of ageing lies a glowing and youthful layer of skin, which remains hidden from your eye due to the presence of these signs.

With the increasing availability of cosmetic treatments in the market, it’s now easier than ever to address skin concerns like blemishes and signs of ageing. Helping you take a step closer to healthier skin is a treatment known as Chemical Peel.

What Is A Chemical Peel?

A chemical peel is a common facial aesthetic treatment consisting of mild chemical solutions that are applied to your face, neck and hands. A chemical peel treatment delivers the function of gently exfoliating the skin, eventually peeling away the top layer of the skin which appears aged and dull. As a result, your skin appears rejuvenated, youthful and radiant.

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You can undertake a chemical peel treatment in Bangalore and Mumbai locations of Bodycraft to achieve multiple benefits for your skin and achieve the target results with your skin, which you have been expecting. The treatment will help you achieve a radiant look on your face with the very first sitting. 

So What Exactly Does A Chemical Peel Treat?

A chemical peel is one of the more revolutionary cosmetic procedures for women & men and helps reveal visibly enhanced and youthful skin.

You can expect a significant difference in the appearance of your skin, especially targeting the following purposes:

  • Treating sun damage that can result in wrinkles
  • Using chemical peel for acne, especially chemical peel acne scar reduction
  • Improvement in the appearance of certain types of acne
  • Reduction of age spots and melasma which can result from pregnancy or consumption of birth control pills
  • Chemical Peels for tan removal & skin brightening, improving the appearance and feel of skin

Chemical Peel Procedure

The chemical peel treatment is usually completed on the same day. It doesn’t take too much time and involves choosing from light, medium and deep chemical peel options.

What are the Different Types of Chemical Peels?

Light chemical peel treatment

If you suffer from acne scars and marks, fine lines, wrinkles etc., this type of chemical peel is ideal for you. Also known as the ‘lunchtime’ chemical peel, this procedure is administered over several sessions to notice a slight improvement in appearance. It helps achieve a healthy glow and makes your skin recover within a few hours to a few days, with no downtime, after the procedure.

Medium chemical peel treatment

In this type of chemical peel, the outermost and the middle layers of your skin are targeted. This is ideal for acne spots and scars, skin discoloration and very fine lines and wrinkles. It helps you achieve clear, glowing skin. However, the recovery and downtime may take up to a few days.

Deep chemical peel treatment

To achieve the most drastic chemical peel results, you can opt for the deep chemical peel procedure. It targets the outermost, middle and lower middle layers of the skin and helps combat signs of sun damage, rosacea, acne spots, scars and even actinic keratosis. This type of chemical procedure requires a pre-treatment or preparation of about 4 to 8 weeks. The best part is that it’s only a one time treatment with barely any down time.

The chemical peel treatment process involves the following,

  • A trained professional will gently clean the surface of your skin and then apply a chemical solution to the target areas. The chemical used could be salicylic acid, glycolic acid, lactic acid or mandelic acid depending on your skin type and concern. another peel agent that is ideal for your skin & concerns.
  • The peel is applied using a brush & is left for a few minutes.
  • It is then neutralised and removed.
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Eventually, the action of the chemical peel treatment loosens the bond holding the dead skin cells together thus, allowing a new layer of your skin to take over. You can walk into any Bodycraft clinic near you to avail this quick and easy procedure. You can also book an online appointment.

What To Expect During And After A Chemical Peel? 

During a chemical peel for acne or another concern, you may feel a slight burning sensation, which is temporary and only lasts for a few minutes. Your dermatologist will help you ease the sensation by using a cold compress and medication after the treatment is complete.

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After a peeling session, you may notice redness on your skin, which is followed by scaling, which usually improves within a span of two to three days. Be assured that your friendly doctors try their best to keep you at ease and reduce any discomfort due to these side effects. 

Can Anyone Go For The Treatment?

Ideally, it is advisable to consult an expert before going for the chemical peel process. Every skin type is different, and some may need special care before taking up the treatment. Chemical peel treatment reduces blemishes, uneven pigmentation, discoloration, and mild scars. The final result is a clearer, brighter, and smoother skin that can be observed ideally after multiple sessions.

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Generally, people with a fair skin tone and light hair tend to react better to a chemical peel procedure. However, the latest advances in the field of the chemical treatments have enabled the performance of the procedure on other skin types as well. Additionally, chemical peeling is also a safer choice for skin rejuvenation than facial and other cleansing processes as it is a minimum touch procedure.

What Is The Cost Of A Chemical Peel Procedure?

Depending on the type, the chemical peel treatment cost may vary. To achieve better results, you may be needed to visit for multiple treatment sessions. You can visit Bodycraft for a reliable and safe chemical peel treatment by trained professionals where the cost of chemical peel begins from INR 1500.

Choose Bodycraft for an impeccable and satisfactory chemical peel treatment where you can consult a dermatology expert to understand the right treatment for your unique skin type.

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