Common Questions About Chemical Peels
What Is a Chemical Peel?
Chemical peels involve the application of a chemical solution to remove the dead and damaged outer layers of skin. Chemical peels improve and smooth skin texture and help to reveal younger, clearer, more radiant skin. Chemical peels, also known as "Lunchtime Peels" are traditionally performed on the face, hands, and neck to treat fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, and skin discoloration. Chemical peels are also effective in treating mild scarring and acne.
What type of peel is right for me?
Your meeting with your PURE consultant is an integral part of the process. The type of treatment which is right for you will be determined by you and your PURE consultant to provide you with the greatest benefits.
How long do treatments take?
Often referred to as "lunchtime peels," these treatments can be performed in about 15 to 20 minutes.
Is there any downtime?
The in-office treatments require little or no recovery time. Although there is typically no downtime; after a treatment, depending on the customization of the procedure, you may experience redness the day of the treatment and minor peeling in the days following the procedure. Depending on your skin you may or may not experience peeling. If peeling occurs, it usually begins 2 to 4 days following your treatment and lasts for approximately 3 days. In addition you may experience mild itching and irritation.