When the temperatures drop and there is less moisture in the air with the colder wind your skin tends to be drier than usual. Chemical skin peels are designed to remove dry and damaged skin from your face and reveal a younger, smoother, more hydrated skin with a glow.
During winter there is less sunlight, which means lower UV levels and a perfect environment to heal your skin more quickly without a risk of getting pigmentation spots. We must remember skin peels can make leave the skin prone to discoloration, therefore during winter, with a limited sun exposure, the risk for damaging your skin is decreased.
It is crucial to use a good moisturizer after your peel to protect your new skin during the post peel process. Even though it is winter you still need to remember to wear your sunscreen, although there is less sunlight it is important to minimize your exposure as much as possible.
What is a chemical peel and how does it work?
A chemical peel is a procedure that accelerates skin turnover and speeds pigment reduction, resulting in healthier skin and a more uniform complexion. It is a quick way to remove dead skin cells, fine lines, small scars, freckles, dark spots and/or skin imperfections caused by aging and hormones. Because peels slough off those unwanted dead skin cells, and force brand new fresh skin to the surface, it gives you the appearance of tighter, brighter skin and smaller pores. The benefit from a series of 4 peels is that it targets the deeper layers of the epidermis for enhanced exfoliation and cellular turnover which produces healthy, glowing skin.
What are the benefits of a chemical peel?
- A chemical peel reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Peel improves skin color, clarity and texture.
- It enhances skin glow and radiance by inducing production of new collagen and stimulating new healthy skin cell growth.
- Melasma, common in younger women, can be improved, along with discoloration and pigmentation.
- A chemical peel also addresses visible skin imperfections, enlarged pores and scarring.