Peeling is one of the cosmetologyprocedures aimed at exfoliating several layers of skin in order to improve its structure and general condition. The chemical peeling, which is carried out with the help of acids of different concentration applied to the skin and exerting action on the dead skin cells of the epidermis (surface peeling), is becoming increasingly popular, with deep effect, not only the elimination of scaling but also the smoothing of wrinkles and the removal of scars occur.
Indications for chemical peeling
With this procedure you can solve such skin problems as:
- wrinkled or fading skin;
- seborrhea, acne;
- Skin pigmentation and the presence of freckles;
- Wide pores;
- Scars and scars (of different origin);
- disposal of molluscum contagiosum.
The procedure is carried out both on small areas of the skin, for example, when removing "crow's feet" near the eyes, spots on the cheeks, and on the entire face (along with the neck).
The most popular is a superficial face peeling, but the procedure is shown in other parts of the body (on the decollete zone, on the hands).
Contraindications to chemical peeling:
In some cases, it is better for a woman to refrain from performing the procedure:
- the fact of pregnancy and lactation;
- open skin injuries;
- urticaria or atopic dermatitis, acne;
- with sensitive or thin skin;
- autoimmune and oncological diseases;
- herpes in the acute stage;
- mental illness;
- any exacerbation of a chronic disease.
Stages of the procedure
First of all, it is necessary to prepare the skin,e. Clean, degrease and anesthetize it (if necessary). It is not advisable to use creams or cosmetics on the day the procedure is performed.
The application of the solution is the next step, the concentration and duration of the action depend on the type of peeling. On average, it takes 5-20 minutes of time.
To prevent redness and complications inthe appearance of swelling or blisters immediately after removing the chemical solution, a cold compress is applied to the skin, and then a mask or cream with a soothing effect is applied.
After peeling, you can not do depilation, visit a solarium and be in the sun.
Superficial chemical peeling
In depth, the effect of the chemical solution can be not only superficial, but also medial, and deep.
The most sparing is a superficial peeling, t. To.Only the layers of the epidermis are affected, and the dermis remains untouched. It is also the safest, because during its carrying out, there is no need for anesthesia, as in the middle or deep.
Of course, the superficial peeling will not restore the skin that has strongly faded skin, but its timely application to women helps to preserve the skin of the face and neck in good condition for a long time.
For the procedure, weak (sparing) acids are used. These include apple, milk, lemon, pyruvic and glycolic.
Superficial peeling does not require a long recovery, after it can be only a slight redness within an hour.
Today the yellowPeeling, which is gentle, highly effective and can be performed on all skin types even in the summer. It is performed with retinolic acid and gives an excellent result.
It does not matter what procedure you decided to do, buteven a superficial peeling should be done in the office of a professional. All should be carried out with strict observance of the rules of asepsis and antiseptics. Only a competent doctor can correctly choose the type and concentration of the solution, determine the time of exposure correctly, and quickly provide assistance if necessary.
Modern cosmetology does not stand still, it develops and does everything to enable women to retain their beauty and youth for a long time.