There are plenty of organs in the human body, and we tend to worry about, and take care of, most of them, such as the heart, brain, eyes, and tongue. However, we often tend to forget about the largest, most visible organ we have – the skin, which most people do not even consider to be an organ. Yet, it plays an exceptional role in our lives and in how we appear to other people.
Our skin serves to protect us, and helps us look attractive if we take good care of it, which becomes highly necessary when you consider the things it is subjected to on a near daily basis, such as ultraviolet rays, the weather, pollutants, cuts and bumps, hormonal changes, infections, and trauma. Every day, it creates new cells, as the old ones are exfoliated, helping you maintain a younger, fresher appearance.
It cannot, however, protect you forever, for as we age, the natural rejuvenation process of the skin begins to slow down, making it progressively duller, thinner, drier, and more blemished, due to the loss of collagen and elasticity. Fortunately though, you can help re-stimulate the exfoliation process to encourage renewed tissue growth for a fresher and brighter skin through the magic of chemical skin peels.
What Can Be Treated Through Skin Peels?
- Acne & Acne Scars
- Lines & Wrinkles
- Sun Damage
How You Can Care For Your Skin with Skin Peels
The effects of dull, dry skin can take away from your appearance, and even be embarrassing on occasion. You can, of course, use moisturizers and various other home treatments to look fresher and younger, but they do not work for everyone, all the time. Sooner or later, you will require a more invasive and effective treatment, and this is where skin peels can work their magic for you.
Begin by visiting a cosmetic clinic, and consul with an experienced, qualified dermatologist who can offer you the right advice and guidance, and help you ensure that chemical skin peels are indeed the treatment solution for your dry skin. Then, determine exactly how you wish to proceed with the treatment. Your options should include a series of light peels which require minimal downtime, a couple of medium peels which require increased recovery time, or a deep penetration peel, which is a one-time treatment but requires a recovery period of around two weeks.
Once you have decided the type of treatment you need, get an appointment with your skin doctor, but make sure you have taken the necessary number of days off work, so your recovery process is not hindered by hassles or disruptions. Furthermore, purchase beforehand any moisturizers or aftercare products and treatments recommended by your doctor.
Lastly, prepare yourself for a few days or weeks, depending on your treatment choice, of not looking good. Chemical skin peels are invasive, and they work by removing the top layers of your skin with an acid, which will leave your face looking red and blotchy, with peeling, and even scabbing, of the skin during the recovery time.
However, once you have fully recovered, you will have fresher, younger skin which glows and makes you look more attractive.