Chemical skin peels are a brilliant option when it comes to the routinely skin care regimen including sun protection. The chemical skin peel treatment involves application of a certain type of chemical on the skin which exfoliates the sun damaged, dull, dry and thickened skin surface while stimulating the production of collagen to reveal a smoother and brighter skin.
With the advent of lasers for skin resurfacing, the popularity of the chemical skin peel treatments lessened. But with the introduction of innovative and advanced skin peeling systems which includes the blend of skin rejuvenating ingredients, the chemical skin peels are again gaining attention of the public. The skin peels have a potential to treat multiple skin issues with few treatments depending on the type and the extent of the problem.
The chemical skin peel treatment can treat the skin conditions including sun damage, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles, enlarged pores, pigmentation, freckles, melasma, acne and acne scars. There is a wide range of skin peel treatments available having different concentrations of acids and other potent ingredients that play a vital role in skin rejuvenation.
Nowadays, fusion or combination skin peels are becoming popular due to the multitude of benefits, easy and simple application and highly effective results. These peels works for almost all skin types and are specifically designed to address several skin concerns without a need of any other treatment. The fusion peels gives relatively longer lasting results as compared to the other form of traditional skin peels. They are a perfect blend of potent antioxidants combined with natural fruit extracts plus skin brightening and lightening ingredients and the chemical peeling agent which gives excellent results. Another highlighting quality is that they propagate cell renewal and collagen stimulation.
The fusion or combination chemical skin peels are an ideal treatment option for the individuals in their mid 20s and above having little to no downtime and can be easily undertaken during the lunch time. Due to this they are also referred to as ‘lunch time skin peels’.
There are several fusion peels available which are known for their highly effective results in skin rejuvenation including Obagi Radiance Peel, Peel to Reveal (P2R), Obagi Blue Peel and VI peel.
The Obagi Radiance peel and Peel to Reveal (P2R) by Harley Street Formulations are the mild to medium depth peels with almost no downtime. The Obagi peel has a salicylic acid as its major ingredient while peel to reveal is a perfect combination of TCA, Salicylic acid, Glutathione along with multiple skin rejuvenating, lightening and brightening ingredients plus natural extracts and powerful antioxidants.
Obagi Blue peel and VI peel are medium to deep peels that have some downtime due to somewhat heavy skin peeling. The obagi blue peel has TCA as its major ingredient while VI peel has TCA, Retin- A, salicylic acid, phenol and Vitamin C as its main ingredients. Both are suitable for almost all skin types and are good for treating age spots, acne scars, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, mild lines and wrinkles, enlarged pores and general skin dullness.
These fusion or cocktail peels can be used for any type of skin as they can be formulated to suit skin type and issues.