The next time you go to brunch with your girlfriends, take an informal survey and ask what each person does to care for her skin. Chances are, you’ll get a range of answers, including rare-ingredient moisture creams, daily antioxidant serums, healthy diet, obsessive sun protection, and clean satin pillowcases.
Although everyone’s skincare routine may be different, their end goals are probably the same. We all want youthful, radiant skin. But what if you’re doing everything you’re supposed to do and your skin still looks dull and tired? Our recommendation: Treat yourself to a chemical peel.
It's an effective way to rejuvenate tired skin and correct a variety of concerns such as:
What is a chemical peel?
A chemical peel is a cosmetic procedure that involves applying a chemical solution to your skin. The solution removes dead cells and the top layer(s) of damaged or blemished skin, revealing the fresh new skin beneath. There are three basic types of chemical peels, each suited for correcting concerns in the different layers of your skin. The three types of chemical peels include:
1. Light or superficial chemical peels such as a Pumpkin Peel
Pumpkin Peels provide a gentle, soothing and hydrating solution to improve the texture of your skin. Pumpkin is rich in vitamins A and C, beta-carotene, potassium, and zinc. It’s also loaded with antioxidants that help fight free radicals, as well as hydroxyl acids and natural enzymes that exfoliate and improve skin tone.
2. Medium chemical peels such as a Retin A Peel and a Jessner Peel
Retin-A Peel is effective in older patients who have fine facial wrinkles caused by sun damage, and for younger individuals who want to combat the effects of aging from sun exposure.
The Jessner Peel helps to remove acne, blackheads, reduce wrinkles, lighten hyper-pigmentation and improve the overall appearance of sun-damaged, aging skin.
3. Deep chemical peels
- Deep chemical peels soften deeper wrinkles, corrects more significant sun damage, and diminishes the appearance of deeper razor bump, and acne scars.
All chemical peels require some downtime for healing, and consistent use of sunscreen is imperative for achieving and maintaining optimal results. A qualified skincare expert can help determine the best peel for addressing your skin concerns.
Bonus benefit of a chemical peel
Not only can a chemical peel help you achieve gorgeous, radiant skin, but it also improves the effectiveness of those rare-ingredient skin care products your best friend turned you onto. Now that all of those dead skin cells have been removed from the surface, your skin will absorb your favorite products more quickly and effectively. How’s that for a win-win?
Ready to rejuvenate your skin? Contact Siti Med Spa in San Diego
At Siti Med Spa in San Diego, we offer Jessner, Retin-A, and TCA peels for those looking to reverse the signs of aging and correct a range of skin concerns. We also offer a Pumpkin peel treatment, which nourishes skin, stimulates new cell growth, and works beautifully in combination with microdermabrasion to give you a youthful, radiant glow that you can brag about at brunch.