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What are Skin Peels 

With latest technology, skin care has been taken to new levels. Chemical peels that give the face a new look are much in vogue as many flock to treatment centres and beauty boutiques to regain a new complexion and the skin that they had lost to pollution and sun exposure.

These skin peels are nothing but chemical solutions, acidic in nature, that help peel off the top layer of the skin. Since it is the upper layer of the epidermis that gets peeled off, acne, blemishes and sun damage gets removed with the skin. These peels for skin can also take care of any irregular pigmentation on the skin. Fine lines and wrinkles can also be reduced with this peel.
Though this peel has been offered by various health and beauty clinics for quite some time, these peels have become popular recently. There are various peels that are available to suit an individual’s requirements. Each of these peels has its own unique benefits and risks. If you want to get a peel done, consult a dermatologist and find out which one is the best for you. For all you know, you may not even have to go to a salon or a dermatologist to get a facial peel.

Today, with the commercialization of this concept, many companies have started manufacturing acid peels for facial skin, commercially. Trichloroacetic Acid (TCA) is an acid that is non toxic and relatively safe to use as a facial peel. This peel penetrates deep into your skin and peels off several layers to bring out fresh, young skin from underneath.
However, before trying any skin peel treatment, it is best to discuss the use of any medications with your doctor. There are certain medicines that should not ideally be taken after facial skin peels. There are also certain chemical products contained in cosmetics that could damage your skin. Sun exposure will have to be avoided.

After you have had a treatment with peels for skin, wash the skin with water and use very mild products. If you use a cleanser, use a mild one. Even your moisturizer should be water based and mild. Try to avoid exfoliating for some days. Give your skin at least seven days to heal before you start using any exfoliation or cosmetics.

Sun exposure has to be avoided at all costs. However, if you do have to step out into the sun, make sure that you wear a good sun block.