Peel Benefits

What are the peel benefits following a chemical peel?

There are various conditions that can be improved or treated by chemical peel.

  • These are acne and oil control,
  • lentigens,
  • freckle and
  • sun spot,
  • fine lines,
  • pigmentation and irregular pigmentation, blotchy mark,
  • scaly skin and
  • rough skin texture.


Another peel benefit is it brings abut blemish removal to create a fairer snow-white, silky smooth skin.

What a chemical peel cannot achieve are to tighten loose and sagging skin, removing deep lines and wrinkles, deep scar, removing broken capillaries and smoother out big pores.



Peel Benefits

Peel Benefits


Indication of chemical peel What the peel cannot achieve
Acne and acne scar, acne blemishes

Age and liver spot

Fine lines


Irregular skin pigmentation, dischromia

Rough skin and scaly patches


Stretch mark

Remove deep lines and wrinkles

To tighten loose and sagging skin

Remove broken capillaries

Deep scar

Pore size

Once the skin has been peeled, it gives a rejuvenating look. The skin looks refreshed, bright, and radiant and glow like a silky smooth snow white skin! Of course, for the best result, multiple sessions are required. All body parts can be peeled including the neck, décolleté, chest, body, arms and legs.

Contra-indications for chemical peel

.         Active skin infection and diseases

·         Various bacterial and no  bacterial skin infection

·         Herpes simplex (unless pre treated with Acyclovir)

·         Psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, rosacea

Nursing or pregnant lady
Not taking Accutane for the last six months

Having used Retin-A, Renova, prescription skin care, or cream containing ascorbic acid, bleaching agent, or other acid based product in the last 24 hours

Cut or broken skin
Not for dark skinned patient
No history of Keloid or having existing big keloid
No history of heart problem

Side effect of chemical peel

  • Redness
  • Stinging sensation
  • Irritation
  • Sensitive skin
  • Crusting
  • Infection and scaring risk in deep chemical peel
  • Change in skin colour, post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, PIH.
  • Scaring
  • Reactivation of cold sore

Recovery time

Superficial, light chemical peel Medium chemical peel Deep chemical peel
From no recovery time to a few hour, at time 1-2 days New skin appear 7 days after treatment New skin appear in 7-10 days
By 2 weeks it is fully healed Complete healing in 2 months or more
Redness stays up to 3 months or more

Structure of skin layer peeled

Superficial peel Medium peel Deep peel
Only reach the epidermis Reach upper dermis only Reach the deepest part of dermis