Achieve a Healthy Glow this Winter with Chemical Peels

If the winter season has left you with a dull complexion and dry or flaky skin, head to the medical spa for a skin rejuvenation treatment that includes chemical peels. Chemical peels can reverse several types of skin damage and will help you achieve a more youthful look. These peels work by speeding up the cell renewal and regeneration process, which means our skin will shed dead skin cells and build up more collagen within a few days after the treatment. Once the healing period is over, you will be left with a healthy glow and radiant-looking skin that can last for several weeks, even months of winter.

Set up a consultation with a medical spa in your area to find out if you may be a good candidate for a chemical peel. Your skincare consultation will determine which type of chemical peel will help you get the results you want.

How Chemical Peels Rejuvenate Your Skin

Chemical peels can be a very effective skin rejuvenating and exfoliating treatment, and work by peeling away layers of damaged skin to reveal the healthier layers of skin underneath. These peels are made with different types of acids which kill off various layers of skin and promote the skin’s natural healing process. Some chemical peels are powerful enough to eliminate wrinkles and lines, reverse sun damage and get rid of pigmented skin. Others are more effective for promoting collagen production and speeding up the skin’s healing and cell regeneration processes.

Most people need to undergo a series of chemical peel treatments in order to achieve significant results, and the treatment can be combined with other skin rejuvenation procedures such as microdermabrasion or medical-grade facials. After each peel, your skin will begin to shed and you’ll be left with soft, beautiful and radiant-looking skin. Some peels do involve a few days of downtime, but once the skin has healed you will notice a significant difference in the texture and tone of your skin. The winter months can be a great time to undergo a peel because these treatments can “purge” toxins and oils embedded in the skin, and can help you maintain a youthful glow all season long.

Types of Chemical Peels to Restore Skin this Winter

Most medical spas offer three types of chemical peels: light, medium and deep. Each peel is classified based on the strength and concentration of the acid used. Deeper peels sink further into the skin and are often recommended for severely damaged skin, pigmented skin and skin that has a lot of wrinkles and lines. Lighter chemical peels are well-suited for those who are experiencing dry and flaky skin and want to get rid of blemishes and light spots. If your skin has become very dry during the winter, you may be a better candidate for a lighter chemical peel that won’t aggravate or irritate your skin.

Learn more about chemical peels in our information guide, or talk to a medical spa professional in your area to find out if you are a good candidate for this skin treatment. Your skincare specialist can perform a thorough skin analysis and recommend a skincare plan that will help you achieve a healthy glow this winter.