Some side effects that patients may notice after a chemical peel include flaking skin and peeling, as well as a mild dryness. But, this is a good sign after a chemical peel, as this is what happens with the skin cells regenerate to improve the overall appearance of the skin. Of course, it will depend on what ingredients and peel is used and it is possible not to experience these side effects.
It is recommended that strenuous activity is postponed for 24 hours after having a chemical skin peel. In addition, Bikram Yoga, steam rooms and saunas should also be avoided. This is all going to ensure the best results from a chemical skin peel. In addition, sun exposure should be avoided for around five to ten days. A minimum of SPF 30 should be used on the skin.
While the skin heals, it is important not to use any exfoliating products on the skin for three to five days, or as your clinician advises you. Waxing and hair remove should be stopped for seven to 14 days. If any scabbing starts to appear on the skin that has been treated, it is strongly urged to not remove this skin. You will be able to discuss product use after a chemical peel with your clinician to ensure the correct formulas are promoted to make the skin look healthy.
If you would like to find out any more about chemical skin peels in Ballarat, you can contact our professional team today.