Whether you are new to the skincare game or are a seasoned veteran, you’ve likely heard about the importance of exfoliation in a skincare routine. Shedding dead skin cells is a natural part of your skin’s cycling process, but without proper removal and turnover, dead skin cells can negatively impact your skincare goals. There are two different methods of exfoliation – physical and chemical, and today we’re highlighting the undeniable benefits of chemical exfoliation both at home, and in our Scranton med spa.
We get it, the word “chemical” can sound intense. However, rest assured that modern day chemical peel formulations are tailored to be extremely gentle while also making a powerful impact on your skin. While chemical peels are most commonly utilized for the face, neck, and decollete regions, chemical peels can also be used on other parts of the body to speed up skin turnover and pack a punch with top-notch formulas addressing a variety of concerns.
There are many types of chemical peels on the market to target various problems such as:
Our Board Certified Nurse Practitioner Amanda Grippo works with each patient to determine the best chemical peel option for them based on their unique skin type and goals. LMG Cosmetics offers top of the line chemical peels to target your skin concerns using the best medical grade products in the game. Let’s dive into the best of the best.
SkinMedica Illuminize Peel – Appropriate for mild skin imperfections. Helps provide vibrant, radiant looking skin with minimal downtime.
SkinMedica Vitalize Peel – Appropriate for mild to moderate skin imperfections. Diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Addresses skin tone unevenness caused by acne scarring or other pigmentary changes.
SkinMedica Rejuvenize Peel – Appropriate for moderate to severe skin imperfections. Smoothes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Provides noticeable improvement and compelling results after multiple peels.
ZO 3-Step-Peel – Appropriate for moderate to severe skin imperfections. Improves the appearance of skin’s elasticity, texture, and tone by removing the outermost layers of the skin, stimulating skin cells, and calming skin irritation.
Chemical peels are a safe and great option for those who are looking to strengthen their skin barrier while addressing a wide range of concerns. Chemical peels are not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Amanda will work with you to determine which peel is right for you, and then provide recommendations on maintenance visits based on your skin’s unique needs.
Book your chemical peel today or reach out for a consult and skin assessment. Please keep in mind that chemical peels are result-driven and corrective skin treatments. These types of treatments often require some skin preparation with proper “at home” professional grade skin care products.