Do you suffer with dull skin?
Does your skin not look as youthful or vibrant as it once did?
Maybe your skin is starting to show the results of all those years of sunbathing without the right SPF?
These are all issue that are actually quite common, and chances are many of us will all experience as a natural part of the ageing process. You might think there isn’t much you can do about your skin now that it has already began to show the effects of ageing – but you’d be wrong. Chemical peel treatment can provide the perfect solution to a number of skin concerns such as sun damage, dulling in tone of the skin and wrinkles, and might be the solution to your skin woes. At Canterbury Skin & Laser Clinic, the experienced team offer chemical peel treatment – as well as various other anti-ageing skin treatments – to enable you to discover the glowing complexion you feel you’re missing.
Understanding chemical peel treatment
A chemical peel is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that aims to improve the quality and vibrancy of your face, by removing the top layers of dulled and damaged skin. During chemical peel treatment, a liquid chemical solution is applied carefully to the face. The chemicals and acids effectively burn away the ‘top layer’ of skin in a safe and controlled way to reveal fresher and more healthy-looking skin. The results can be quite impressive if you let an expert administer your chemical peel, like those found at the Canterbury Skin & Laser Clinic.
Why choose chemical peel treatment?
If you’re looking for natural, safe results – or you don’t like the idea of injectables like dermal fillers to soften the appearance of wrinkles – this is a treatment worth considering. Chemical peel treatment is an extremely popular cosmetic treatment due to its non-surgical nature, and can be a great way to hold back the hands of time and rejuvenate the face without the need for going under the knife. Chemical peel treatment is a wonderful treatment for those hoping to combat a number of issues, not just fine lines and wrinkles; acne, acne scarring and uneven skin tone, as well sun damage and age spots, can be improved by undergoing skin rejuvenation treatments like chemical peels. You’ll need to take very good care of your skin in the weeks and months after treatment, and this includes using a high SPF to protect the new skin and reducing the risk of developing new skin damage.
Making the right choice
It’s important to do your research before committing to any form of cosmetic procedure, chemical peels are no different, and it’s important you understand the limitations of the treatment, as well as the positives it can offer. A full consultation with one of the skin experts at Canterbury Skin & Laser Clinic will allow you to find out more about the pros and cons of this facial rejuvenation option, plus it gives you a chance to ask any questions you might have regarding the treatment itself, or the recovery. Chemical peel treatment is appropriate for most skin types, but should be approached with caution for those with darker skin colours and complexions.
What types of chemical peel are there?
Various – each type offers a different strength and offers different result. Chemical peel treatment comes in three basic degrees of treatment: cosmetic, medium and deep. These labels refer to the depth the chemical peel solution will penetrate the skin. Which of these levels of peel is right for your skin and anti-ageing needs will be down to your individual skin type – and the results you are hoping to achieve from the treatment. As a rule, most people opt for cosmetic or medium level chemical peels initially, as they are strong enough to get noticble results without excess damage to the skin. All offer different results and have variable recovery periods, with deep peels obviously taking longer as the trauma to the skin is deeper.
Trust the experts.
Dr Alice Hudson-Peacock, cosmetic doctor from Canterbury Skin and Laser Clinic had this to say:
“Chemical peel treatment can provide patients with some amazing results that can vastly improve how they feel about their skin and complexion. At Canterbury Skin and Laser Clinic many of our patients feel reinvigorated by chemical peel treatment and it’s easy to see why; peels provide great results without the need for surgical intervention, and the results are predictable.
However, although there are many cosmetic establishments and professionals that offer chemical peel treatment, I would always suggest to patients considering the treatment to undergo it with a skin expert or a cosmetic doctor with a background in dermatology. This is because they will have a greater understanding of the skin, providing you with the best result possible.
Here at Canterbury Skin and Laser Clinic, all of our cosmetic professionals have a strong understanding of the skin, and we are committed to providing the very best to ALL of our patients.”