Chemical Peel: Q&AAsk a Question
4 Doctor Answers | Asked by anon
Yes, most chemical peels are derived from natural resources. For example a glycolic peel is sourced from the sugar Cain plant. Chemical peels are mostly an acid from natural sources that drops the skin PH to interrupt the bonding between skin cells creating exfoliation "Dr.D"
Skin care is diferent than Botox diffrent than peels. Each has a function and an indiication for use. Discuss your options with your plastic surgeon.
Don't jump to Botox Cosmetic or a chemical peel before starting with the skin basics. Other skin care methods such as cleansing, moisturizing, exfoliating, and toning come after these initial basics are implemented. Sun Protection Even the little bits of sun exposure during routine daily activities (ie. walking to your car) add up over a lifetime. Utilize daily sunscreen ,which blocks both UVA and UVB, covering hats, and sunglasses to help protect your skin. Maintain a Healthy Diet Your...
Just remember that glycolic acid, the most common peel, is derived from sugar cane. Lactobionic and lactic acid peels are from milk sugar (lactose) and there are many other fruit sugars that are used for chemical peeling. The key is to find an acid with a low enough ph to disrupt the chemical bonds between the cells and help the exfoliation process. Remember that the story goes that the beautiful Cleopatra used milk and honey on her skin to enhance its beauty (chemical peeling effects)...