Tag: chemical peels

Using a Chemical Peel for Stretch Marks

Stretch marks can be very distressing.  Many people think that they are permanent and not treatable, but this is not the case.  Using a chemical peel for stretch marks can be very effective.  It’s a gradual process that takes a…

Using Alpha Hydroxy Acid Products

Alpha hydroxy acid products are very useful in skin care.  These acids are used to chemically exfoliate the skin.  In low concentrations, they remove dead skin and encourage better product absorption.  In higher concentrations, they peel live, damaged skin to…

Using Chemical Peels for Acne Scars

Acne scarring is one of the most frustrating skin complaints.  Thankfully, you can use chemical peels for acne scars to reduce and possible eliminate them.  Chemical peels remove the first few layers of damaged skin to expose fresher, smoother skin…

Over Exfoliation

Over exfoliation can occur if you aren’t careful with your skin care routine.  The symptoms include redness, itchiness, and irritation.  In extreme cases, over exfoliating can result in burns and scarring.  Most people who run into problems have used too…

Chemical Peel Side Effects

You may be apprehensive to use a peel because you’ve heard about the often-scary chemical peel side effects.  Although there is some risk to using high concentrations of alpha hydroxy acids, most people can avoid problems by using a peel…