Anti-aging Solutions

  • What are Chemical Peels?
  • Chemical peels are mild acids derived from organic sources. These acids when applied over skin for a recommended period of time; have ability to penetrate to deeper layers of skin. Once inside the deeper structures these peels have ability to improve pigmentation problems and to produce textural changes, thus rejuvenate skin.
  • What conditions need Chemical Peels as treatment?
  • Chemical peels are nowadays being used for a variety of indications like melasma, post-inflammatory pigmentation, acne or pimples, open pores, fine lines, facial rejuvenation, instant glow and to some extent for scars and stretch marks too.
  • How is a Chemical peel performed?
  • It is better if the skin can be prepared first with night time application of retinoic acid based creams 2 to 3 weeks prior to peeling. Once skin is primed, right chemical peel is chosen for your skin type. After degreasing the skin with acetone, the chemical peel is applied over your face for a specified period of time or till the appearance of areas of redness over face, which is considered the end point. The peel is neutralized with neutralizing solution, followed by application of soothing gel and finally a sunscreen over the face.
  • How much time does the treatment need to recover?
  • Usually chemical peel is followed by microscopic shedding of dead cells meaning there won't be any visible changes over the face. Sometimes there is visible peeling of fine layers of skin which lasts for 2 to 3 days.
  • Are the results permanent?
  • After initial 5 to 6 sittings, one needs maintenance sittings every 3 to 6 months depending upon requirement for more long lasting results.
  • Any side effects in the long run?
  • No, chemical peels are safe procedures when done by an expert. Infact, they have rejuvenating or antiaging qualities over long run.
  • Can I have other cosmetic treatments along with Chemical Peels?
  • It is best to avoid salon procedures like bleaching and facials while undergoing chemical peels.