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Chemical Peels in Edmonton

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The Benefits of Chemical Peels

Chemical peels in Edmonton are a cosmetic procedure consisting of the application of a chemical solution to shed the first layer of facial skin. This treatment will treat wrinkles, excessive dryness, acne, uneven skintone and will minimize and help erase noticeable wrinkles and developed fine lines around the face, culminating in supple and gleaming skin.

Treat Acne & Scarring

Acne and scarring may seem like a problem that cannot be solved in any accurate measure, but these skin issues can be overcome with help from a chemical peel.

Smooth & Balance Skin Tone

After receiving a chemical peel, you will eventually notice the distinct difference in your skin. From newly formed facial smoothness to how even your skin tone looks, a chemical peel will completely refine your skin.

Reduce Fine Lines & Wrinkles

Minimize those deep lines and wrinkles that begin to emerge on your skin as you naturally age by getting a chemical peel. Wrinkles will successfully be diminished with this amazing procedure and you will look years younger as a result.

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What to Expect From a
Chemical Peel in Edmonton

When your skin is being treated with a chemical peel, you can expect a professional to initially apply the solution with a gauze, brush, or cotton swab. The treated areas will begin to whiten and you will feel a slight stinging sensation as the solution is applied. Your doctor will remove the solution and depending on the chemical peel level you received, recovery times will vary. The results of a chemical peel will be much more pronounced than other facial skin treatments, such as facials or microneedling, and with more chemical peels appointments to follow, results of smooth skin, an even skin tone, and diminished wrinkles will become stunningly overt.

Pre-Treatment Care

Before you receive your chemical peel, it is important to avoid direct sun exposure as it can cause hyperpigmentation after your treatment. It is also recommended not to undergo any other cosmetic procedures about 24 hours before the chemical peel treatment. Do not use any facial mask or scrub the day before your chemical peel appointment, and avoid contact with products like hair dye. Some doctors also recommend applying retinol to your face beforehand as it will prove to be an asset during the healing process. Furthermore, you should not shave any area that you intend to treat with a chemical peel 24 hours in advance of your appointment.

Post-Treatment Care

After you have received a chemical peel, your face will appear reddish and a bit puffy. Your doctor should give you instructions on how to tend to the treated areas, like using protective and regenerative ointments, applying moisturizer on the face region, and how to best protect your newly treated skin from the sun. If you have gotten a more intense chemical peel, you will feel more discomfort from the swelling and redness and recovery time will be lengthy. It is recommended to utilize ice packs and over the counter pain relieving medicine to quell any substantial discomfort that might be felt.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will a chemical peel last?

The length in which a chemical peel will last ultimately depends on the strength of the treatment. If you have received a light chemical peel, results will last for a couple months. If you have had a deep chemical peel, the results will be explicit for many years.

Does a chemical peel burn your face?

While you might feel a bit of a sting that can be akin to a burn, a chemical peel will not burn or damage your face in any function. In fact, it works shed the top layer of skin to reveal healthier skin underneath. Although if you seek out a chemical peel from someone who is not professionally licensed, damage to the skin can take place.

When will I be able to see results from a chemical peel?

You will notice more refined and clear skin between a couple days to two weeks after your initial chemical peel appointment, depending on what type of chemical peel intensity you have received.