Regular facials or exfoliating products can also reduce the peeling aspect of a chemical peel. Depending on the type of formula and acid used, some patients' skin may not react as dramatically to the peel as others. Regardless of why your skin doesn't peel, it doesn't mean the treatment isn't working.
How long after a chemical peel will my skin peel?
After receiving a chemical peel, the peeling process can take several days or weeks, depending on the depth and type of peel used. The good news is that the redness and flaking are temporary and can be alleviated with proper skin care.
How can I speed up my peeling after a chemical peel?
How to speed up peeling after a chemical peel
- Keep it clean. Cleaning your skin is essential.
- Use vitamins and moisturizers.
- Never pick at it.
- Always follow the instructions.
- Do not manually exfoliate the skin.
- Avoid applying makeup.
- Stay hydrated.
- Always use sunscreen and limit sun exposure.
Can you see results after 1 peel?
A single treatment session is going to deliver some great results to the skin including improved skin tone, smoother skin texture, and much more! However, if you do have skin concerns such as sun damage, acne scarring or deeper wrinkles, more sessions may be needed to achieve your desired results.
How do I know if my chemical peel is working?
The results are subtle but increase with repeated treatments. If you have a medium chemical peel, treated skin will be noticeably smoother. After a deep chemical peel, you'll see a dramatic improvement in the look and feel of treated areas. Results may not be permanent.
What are the stages of healing after a chemical peel?
Five to seven days – all side effects should start to subside, and your skin should begin to look and feel “normal” Seven to fourteen days – you'll see the formation of healthy, new skin, but you may notice some redness or skin that is darker or lighter than usual for up to a month.