Before and After a Chemical Peel – What to Expect?

A chemical peel is a highly effective non-invasive skin treatment that rejuvenates and revitalizes your skin, leaving you with a radiant and youthful glow. By utilizing a range of techniques, including light-based rejuvenation procedures, this customizable skincare regimen caters to your unique needs. This transformative procedure effectively targets and eliminates fine lines, wrinkles, and other aesthetic imperfections on the face. At our facility, we provide a variety of peels with different strengths, allowing you to choose the ideal one that suits your specific requirements.

before and after a chemical peel

Though chemical peels are not gentler than other facial treatments yet, the outcome is worth it. Facial surgery is always an option but you can still achieve the best outcomes with chemical peel. 

Continue reading to find out more about Chemical peel outcomes. 

What is a Chemical Peel?

A chemical peel includes the resurfacing of skin to reveal a blemish free skin and smoother texture. This peel requires different uses of chemicals that are applied to the skin and the top most layers are peeled off in the end. Chemicals are used depending on the person’s skin types. Skin sensitivity is considered under care while using different chemicals. 

Some chemicals in the peel off layers are lactic acid, retinoic acid, glycolic acid and salicylic acid. It might sound a bit scary to you when you hear about peeling the skin by using some chemicals, but realistically there is nothing to fear about. 

before and after a chemical peel

Chemical peels are not just for the face, it can also be done to the hands, neck, and chest. Here are some benefits for your skin that you can get after a peel.

  • It treats acne.
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Improve the skin health while bringing a natural glow to the face.
  • Improve the skin from sun burns or any kind of damage .
  • Make the skin look smoother and brighter.
  • Removes darkness and dullness.
  • Remove scars, acne, age spots and discolouration.

Results, Before and After a Chemical Peel 

It doesn’t matter what your skin problems are, you can always achieve the skin of your dreams with chemical peel. 

before and after a chemical peel

Before the Chemical Peel

You must choose the right type of peel for your skin. Always consult a skincare expert before scheduling an appointment. Your skin specialist will surely discuss your skin type, colour, skin habits, age or any other medical information just before going through the procedure. Do not use any other home products for skin exfoliation two days before you chemical peel. Keep your skin hydrated because dehydration can cause skin to be extremely sensitive and can even cause negative results.

After the Chemical Peel 

After the chemical peel you will feel a visible difference to your skin. Your skin may look swollen and a little red, it may feel irritated as well. After a few days of chemical peel your skin will eventually start to peel off. This peeling off might take 3 to 10 days depending on the skin type. 

Medium penetrated chemicals will take 5 to 8 days before the new pink skin begins to rise. You may also experience discomfort, skin redness, peeling and crusting for a few days. Your skin will eventually heal but the process will take time. This process needs the right care and attention. 

The success of this chemical peel is always in your own hands. You have to be very careful for the progressive and desired outcomes. Take care of the skin during the period of recovery. 

Make sure to follow all the recommended instructions. Do not touch your skin. Keep it moisturised. Always use protective ointments. Do not rub or scratch your face and after following all the steps skin will heal successfully. 


You will find visible differences in your skin after a chemical peel. The tone and texture of your skin will improve a lot. It is the best way to get rid of fine lines , wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. Book your chemical appointment today


1. Can you see results after 1 peel?

Yes, most of the time a significant difference can be observed in the texture and appearance of skin tone even after just 1 peel because the peel exfoliates the skin so well. 

2. Is Chemical peeling good for skin?

Yes, in most cases chemical peeling proves to be the best chosen treatment worldwide because it reduces acne, scars, fine lines, wrinkles, dead skin, skin burns and so much more and shows a visible difference right after 1st peel.



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