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Chemical Peels

Turning over a healthy, new layer of skin can be one of the best ways to achieve your skincare goals. At Glow Up Aesthetics, we offer customized skincare treatments to help you enjoy a radiant look and feel confident in your skin.

Quick Facts

  • Session Duration: 1 Hour

  • Visible Results: 1 Week

  • Treatment Frequency: 1 Month

What is a Chemical Peel?

A chemical peel is a professional-grade skincare treatment that uses concentrated alpha-hydroxy acids to chemically exfoliate the skin. and slough off dead skin cells. Once these dead and damaged skin cells have been removed, healthy skin is resurfaced to rejuvenate your appearance.

Chemical peels can be customized to a specific depth based on your needs, with superficial peels being beneficial for a rejuvenating monthly treatment and deeper peels being beneficial for tackling deep-rooted skin concerns. After a chemical peel, your skin creates healthy new cells and increases collagen production to reverse concerns like aging skin, acne scarring, sun damage, pigmentation, uneven skin tone, and uneven texture.

Is a Chemical Peel Right for Me?

Chemical peels can benefit most types of skin, but it’s important to first discuss your medical history and skincare regimen with our team. People with sensitive skin should only receive a light peel, if any. If you currently use any active ingredients in your regimen, you’ll need to stop using them ahead of your treatment. You’ll also discuss the right peel depth for you and your goals, so keep in mind that a deeper chemical peel may require time away from social obligations.

What are the Benefits of Chemical Peels?

  • Healthy, glowing results

  • Customization

  • Improvement in skin texture, tone, and appearance

What Happens During a Chemical Peel?

You’ll begin your appointment by discussing your goals with our team. We’ll create the right treatment package for you and select the right peeling solution based on your skin. Then, your skin will be cleansed, and the solution will be applied to the skin. The chemical solution is left on for a predetermined amount of time that coordinates with your intended peel depth. Once complete, the solution is neutralized, and your skin is made ready for recovery.

Chemical Peel Maintenance

You can expect some peeling after most chemical peels and the degree of peeling will depend on how aggressive your treatment is. For deeper peels, you may have visible peeling for a week or more while light peels may have only a little redness for a few days after. It’s extremely important to keep your skin protected from sun exposure and avoid scrubbing, scratching, or picking at it. Avoid using any harsh skincare ingredients and keep your skin moisturized with a gentle, unscented moisturizer.

After about 1 week, you’ll notice a drastic improvement in your skin’s appearance with a healthy glow and youthful complexion. You can achieve optimal results with regular monthly peels to maintain your results.

Schedule a Consultation

Chemical peels are one of the best skincare treatments available. To meet with our team and create the ideal treatment package for you, we invite you to contact our Kalamazoo office by calling or filling out our online form

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you see results after 1 peel?

Yes! After 1 peel, you’ll see noticeable improvement in your skin’s tone, texture, and overall health. However, for more substantial skin concerns, you may need ongoing treatments.

How long does a chemical peel last?

This can depend on how aggressive your peel is, but you’ll generally see results for 1 to 2 months after your peel.

Do chemical peels tighten skin?

A chemical peel can stimulate new collagen and remove old, damaged skin cells, thus tightening mild laxity. However, if you want significant tightening, you may need to opt for other options.

Is chemical peel good for skin?

Yes because it sloughs off the top layer of skin to reveal a more vibrant skin texture.

What is a chemical peel and what does it do?

It is a facial cocktail that makes your skin peel off the top layer of your skin.

How long does a chemical peel burn take to heal?

About a week.

How many sessions are required for chemical peeling?

It is custom made depending on the clients needs and skin imperfections.

What can you not do after a chemical peel?

You should not use a tanning bed or go in the sun. As well as use retinoids for about a week.

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