Chemical peels are simple procedures that encourage the re-growth of smoother, younger looking skin by removing the top few layers of skin. They are similar in results, but different in process than microdermabrasion.


Most people think that chemical peels are used specifically to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, but it can also be used to treat skin spots, scars and acne.


Can chemical peels help with acne?


Chemical peels can be done at different depths and with different chemical solutions, the ones having the most visible results are also the ones with the longest recovery time. It is best to consult with a specialist to make sure you understand your options as well as all the recovery time involved.


They are different kinds of chemical solutions, some designed specifically for wrinkles, and others designed specifically for acne. And at Looks Matter, we offer chemical peels that will help you unclog pores, reduce scars, improve the production of collagen and diminish the signs of acne.  


What is involved in a chemical peel?


All chemical peels involve the application of a chemical solution to the skin, possibly a mild tingling sensation on the skin during a brief waiting period, and is finalized by the removal of the chemical solution from your skin. Chemical peels for acne have a quick recovery time and tend to have very little possible side effects. Contact a specialist today for more information about your options and to see if you are the right candidate for a chemical peel.