Facial Mask Chemical Peels

Chemical Peels For Acne Fremont

Chemical peeling is used to even out skin and essentially "peel away" impurities and undesirable marks and scars on the skin. The top layers of the skin separate from one another allowing you to peel off that layer to reveal the underlying the younger skin. Since new skin tends to be smoother and not as wrinkled and more even in tone, they are a great thing to do in combination with other treatments such as laser rejuvenation. 


There many benefits to getting cleaner and softer skin with chemical peels such as reducing the fine lines in the face hand or neck, all of which can be treated with peels. You also can find relieve from mild scars and some types of acne in addition to an improvement in skin discoloration and texture (age spots, liver spots, freckles, sun spots, etc.). 

Skin Types

Derma Peel and other similar peels tend to work better on fair-skinned individuals, if you have a darker skin tone it will help but the results may not be as drastic. This is good to know if you are still researching various types of treatments you may find something such as phototherapy or a laser based treatment might work better for you. 

What To Expect During Treatment

Depending on what type of chemical peel you choose to do the procedure may be different. However, for the most part you will be greeted by your physician who will then first clean your skin and shortly after being to apply the peel. Most people feel a slight burning sensation lasting for around five to ten minutes long, followed up by a similar stinging sensation. 

Post Treatment Tips

Post-treatment peeling can differ depending on if you do a deep peel or milder surface level peel. It is always best to ask your doctor or physician specifically what to expect for the specific peel you are doing, the following is a generalization. Generally, peels are followed by redness and scaling that lasts typically between three and seven days post treatment. Deeper level peels may result in swelling or blisters that peel off between seven and fourteen days. Be sure to avoid a lot of sunlight for up to three months to protect your sensitive new skin.