In our obsession with everything ‘Herbal’ and ‘Natural’, we have constantly avoided anything ‘chemical’. Chemical Peels, perhaps because of the name, suffered from this perception for the longest time until recently.
It is important to realize that the so often celebrated ‘Herbal’ ingredients use the same ‘Chemicals’ as their other allegedly harmful processed cousins. In fact, processed ingredients help control the efficacy and the strength of the treatment and can be safer than their so called ‘herbal’ alternatives.
Chemical Peels, used to gently exfoliate the skin and reveal a younger, brighter and radiant skin, are gaining popularity among the youth and the educated who want to opt for the safest and the most proven treatments for their skin.
Chemical Peels generally require around 4-6 sessions for optimum results and can cost between Rs 1500 to Rs 10,000 per session depending on the type of peel used.
The options of Chemical Peels will depend on the treatment depth you require and your aesthetic goals. Some of the peels may need a recovery time and it can be an important criterion in ascertaining the right chemical peel for your skin.
A chemical peel can work wonders for you if you have:
- You have sun-damaged skin
- You have significant facial wrinkling
- Your skin color is uneven with blotchiness, sunspots and brown spots
- You have scars that have made the surface of your skin uneven