How many chemical peels make a difference?
For the best results, we recommend a series of six peels, three weeks apart. Depending on the type of peel, you may notice a mild tingling sensation or feel heat on the skin. Some acids are neutralized by us and some acids are self-neutralizing, so they keep working after you leave.
How many perfect peels do I need?
For maximum benefits and maintenance, experts recommend a series of two to four peels, four weeks apart. Afterward, treatments only need to be performed once every three to six months to maintain results.
How many medium chemical peels do I need?
Medium peels can also be used frequently to achieve and maintain results. As a general rule, medium peels will require only 2 to 3 initial treatments, spaced about 2 months apart, to achieve ideal results. Maintaining results of a medium peel can be done using a light peel or a medium peel once every 6 months.
Is one chemical peel enough?
A single chemical peel can work wonders in smoothing the skin, but multiple treatments will maintain the smooth skin for months and years to come. The treatments work by removing the outer layer of the skin in order to reveal the newer, healthier and smoother skin underneath.
Can you get a chemical peel every 2 weeks?
How Often Can You Get a Chemical Peel Treatment? It is generally advised to get a chemical peel every four to six weeks. However, if you suffer from acne, there are some peels that you can do every two weeks until you find the expected results.
How many chemical peels do I need for hyperpigmentation?
This type of trauma can result from a number of causes, including overuse of chemical products, acne, and eczema. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation presents as flat patches that are tan, brown, or black in color. This condition typically resolves completely after the application of 6 to 8 glycolic acid peels.
Why does my skin look worse after a chemical peel?
A chemical peel can cause treated skin to become darker than normal (hyperpigmentation) or lighter than normal (hypopigmentation). Hyperpigmentation is more common after superficial peels, while hypopigmentation is more common after a deep peel.
Can I do microneedling before a chemical peel?
Combining chemical peels and microneedling enhances your skin inside and out. We recommend that you have a chemical peel first to exfoliate the top layers of your skin. Then, 4-6 weeks later, you start your microneedling treatments to boost collagen production in the deeper layers of your skin.
What happens if you don’t peel after a chemical peel?
Peeling will generally start 48-72 hours after your treatment and can last 2-5 days. It is very important not to pick off peeling skin; peeling is minimal and easily controlled with moisturizer. Premature peeling of the skin will result in dry, cracked, raw skin that may develop into hyperpigmentation.