Reviewed by Dr. Hun Kim Thao A chemical peel uses a chemical solution to improve the texture and tone of your skin by removing the damaged outer layers. Although chemical peels are used mostly on the face, they can also be used to improve the skin on your neck and hands. Sun exposure, acne or…
What is a light chemical peel?
A light chemical peel might be the right choice if you have uneven pigmentation, dryness, acne, or fine wrinkling.
This kind of peel removes just the outer layer of skin (epidermis) in a light exfoliation and can result in a healthier glow.
Common agents used in light peels may include combinations of alpha hydroxy acids and beta hydroxy acids, such as glycolic acid, lactic acid, salicylic acid, and maleic acid. All of these chemicals are milder choices than those used for deeper peels. With a light chemical peel, we recommend that you repeat these treatments at regular intervals to achieve your desired results.
Light chemical peel procedure steps
- You will meet with Grace Skincare Clinic Dermatologist to assess your skin condition and to discuss your skin health desired objective
- Our trained and licensed Nursing staff will cleanse your face.
- Our Nurses will brush the chemical solution onto your skin and leave it on for a few minutes. You may feel some mild stinging.
- The chemical peel is then washed off and neutralized.
Light chemical peel risks and recovery
You are likely to experience some redness, stinging, skin flaking, and irritation from a light chemical peel.
After repeated treatments, these side effects will likely subside.
Hyperpigmentation (when too much pigment occurs, causing brown blotches). Avoid this by always using high-factor sunscreen.
Reviewed by Dr. Hun Kim Thao
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This place is amazing; they help me improve my terrible skin condition which had affected my identity, and my confidence for many years. I have been visiting Grace Clinic during summer time for the past two years, and every time I am here, they create a different program in order to fit my skin condition and my limited time. Furthermore, people from Grace Clinic always greet me with warm hearts. They once invited me to have boba tea with them which made me no longer feel like a customer but a friend which it has created a friendship overtime. I cannot stress how highly I would recommend this place. Again, they are amazing and very professional. There is one thing, you can do walk-in just fine but it would be better if you schedule the appointment so they can prepare and create the best service for you.
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