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Benefits of Chemical Peels - How Often to Get a Peel by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 06 Mar 2012 12:43pm More than 5000 years ago, the Egyptians used a form of chemical peeling. They understood the value of lactic acid from milk and various fruit acids for skin conditioning. Thus, when Cleopatra relaxed in her milk bath, she was actually undergoing a chemical peel. Chemical peeling is basically an accelerated exfoliation induced by a chemical ... Read on »
How Much Does A Chemical Peel Cost ? by Jennifer D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 9:02pm Chemical peels are the most popular and convenient skin resurfacing cosmetic procedure. A chemical peel can be described as a non-invasive cosmetic treatments technique that is used to improve the texture of facial skin using a chemical solution. Chemical Skin Peel Chemical skin peel is not an exorbitantly expensive treatmen ... Read on »
Chemical Peel by Jennifer D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 9:02pm What is Chemical peeling? Chemical peel, also known as chemexfoliation or derma-peeling, is a technique used to improve the appearance of the skin. In this treatments, a chemical solution is applied to the skin, which causes it to "blister" and eventually peel off. The new, regenerated skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than th ... Read on »
Chemical peels… are they for you? by Peter Beard Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Jun 2009 6:43pm Thursday 6th November 2008 We all remember that episode of Sex and the City where Samantha gets a chemical face peel just in time for Carrie’s party, only to realise that she should have factored in some recovery time after having the treatment. Chemical skin peels can have fabulous, dramatic results on the skin, and it seems like every ... Read on »
Gentle chemical peels for radiant skin by Peter Beard Patient Expert Posted Thu 20 May 2010 12:00am Now is the perfect time to have a gentle chemical skin peel to get rid of dead skin cells, resurface the face and step into summer looking more radiant than the sun itself. The term ‘chemical peel’ can sound quite daunting, but they have had a bit of bad press. There are varying strengths of peels and speaking from experience, the m ... Read on »
The chemical peel is one of the ... by Dawn C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 6:43pm The chemical peel is one of the oldest beauty secrets known! Since ancient times women have bathed in sour milk, or rubbed fruit skins over their skin to attain a smooth, healthy radiance, and to look younger and better. They didn’t know it then, but the source of perfect skin came in little hydroxy acids which functioned as a superficial skin ... Read on »
Has Brad Pitt Had Chemical Peels and Filler Injections? by Dr. Tony Y. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 4:19pm Star Magazine has recently run a spread on Brad Pitt's"Plastic Surgery Secret." A very well-respected New York-based plastic surgeon believes he may have had a chemical peel to smooth the skin and filler injections such as Restylane or Juvederm to fill his wrinkles. Source. He does look quite a bit better. The two photos are hard to compare, ... Read on »
What Are the Different Kinds of Chemical Peels? by Robyn Nazar, RN BSN Posted Wed 14 Mar 2012 12:00am A chemical peel is a skin treatment that removes dead skin cell layers that are contributing to blemishes, skin color unevenness, and lines that cause wrinkles. According to dermatologist Westchester chemical peel experts, chemical peels have been used for over 100 years to promote even and controlled shedding of damaged skin cells and e ... Read on »
Is a Chemical Peel from the Drugstore Effective? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 24 Jul 2009 11:30pm Lux Likes This Question… I wanted to know about glycolic treatments and peels available in drugstores and beauty counters. What do these treatments do? Are these treatments effective or are you better off going to a Dr’s office for a facial peel with a higher acid content? If the treatments the public can buy are effective, what ingredients and/o ... Read on »
Watch a peptide chemical peel and get a new skin by Peter Beard Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:03pm Tuesday 6th October 2009 Chemical peels can quite literally give you a new skin. It therapeutically, and safely, removes the outer layer of the skin, getting rid of dead cells, dirt and impurities and leaves the face feeling fresh! Terry, editor of SpaWorld Magazine is one of our latest clients to have a chemical skin peel. ... Read on »