A chemical peel is designed to even pigmentation and skin tone while chemically removing dead skin cells, debris and impurities.
It will also reduce the appearance of acne scars, wrinkles, and large pores.
At the Anti-Aging Clinic we offer customized Glycolic acid peels in various strengths, tailored to your individual needs.
Clients who follow a good regular skin care program will most benefit from a chemical peel by getting better and long-lasting results.
Chemical peel Toronto is one of our signature treatments.
The following patients should not have chemical peeling:
It is important to realize that you have taken off the outermost layer of the skin, which is also its protection, so this is not the time to go to the beach. Be careful with your skin a few days after the chemical peel treatment:
The chemical peel benefits are many:
A series of about 3 to 6 chemical peels, depending on skin condition and skin goals, performed monthly, will significantly improve and even-out skin tone and texture.
Every day human skin undergoes the normal process of sloughing older dead skin cells. In their place newer cells have traveled up through the layers of skin. Chemical Peels accelerate this process by causing the destruction of damaged skin cells.
Glycolic acid is a Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHAs) used in skin treatments and can help with many conditions including oily and acne-prone skin, sun damage, dryness and hyperpigmentation.
After cleaning the skin, glycolic acid is applied and has to stay for up to 10 minutes, at which point a neutralizer solution is applied and leave on the face for up to 5 minutes. Then the face will be rinsed to remove the neutralized glycolic acid.
It takes about 30-45 minutes and there's no down-time for the skin to recover. That's why
it's also sometimes called a "lunchtime peel."