Chemical peeling is the application of peeling the skin with various chemical agents. Peeling is the process of peeling and shedding of the upper layer in order to reveal the healthier living layer of the skin. Chemical Peeling; It is the process of revealing the healthier and more lively layer on the ground by peeling and shedding the worn layer covering the unworn, healthy layer of the skin. As a result, a more lively, fresher, more taut and smooth skin emerges. Chemical peeling is the application of various acidic and basic chemical agents to the skin for peeling.
It can be applied with glycolic acids in sugar beet and lactic acids in milk. As a common usage, superficial chemical peeling can be applied with glycolic acids obtained from sugar beet and lactic acids found in milk. More commonly known names are alpha hydroxy acids (AHA). Since these are very small molecules, they easily pass through the epidermis (the uppermost layer of the skin). However, they cannot pass into the dermis, which is the lower layer. By triggering the regeneration of cells in the epidermis, they increase their tolerance to external factors. Apart from cell renewal, it is also successful in the treatment of superficial stains of epidermal origin.
In peeling made with salicylic acids (BHA), this substance affects the epidermis more superficially. It is mostly preferred in the treatment of acne, blackheads and whiteheads, and secondarily in the treatment of blemishes.
5-10 min. A peeling process that lasts is done at intervals of 2–4 weeks. Improvement in the skin can be noticed after 6-8 sessions. After the peeling process, if crusts are formed, it should not be peeled off, the sun should be avoided, and moisturizers given by the doctor should be used.