Chemical peels and acne aren't often associated, but did you know they can help clear your skin? Not only can they help existing acne, but they can diminish acne scars as well. Keep reading to see how they work and why you should choose chemical peels for acne.
Modern chemical peels can treat a multitude of different skin concerns, like the ones below:
Many people don't realize that chemical peels can treat existing acne and acne scars. A chemical peel for acne can treat inflamed breakouts, clogged pores, and mild to deep scarring and hyperpigmentation.
"Chemical peels in general are highly recommended as an excellent treatment for rejuvenating the outer layers of the skin. They can help control excess oil production and clear dead skin cells, which results in fewer breakouts." –Carol Byrne, Bioelements educator
When you think of a chemical peel, you may envision peeling, red, flaky skin that makes you need to hide your face for days while you heal. But those are the old-school, traditional chemical peels. Today's chemical peels are modern, non-ablative formulas that work by chemically removing dead and dulling skin cells while hydrating, detoxifying, sedating and nourishing the skin. Zero pain, zero flaking, zero downtime.
"This creates a way to unclog resistive congestion in the skin and remove damaged skin cells that form acne scars and post acne hyperpigmentation." –Rhonda Robb, licensed esthetician and Bioelements educator
Traditional chemical peels use a high percentage of one single acid, which peels the entire upper level of the skin away. The recovery time for traditional peels can often last a week or more with skin that is bright red, scabbed, and painful. However, with modern formulas you can receive all the benefits of traditional peels without any of the negative side effects or any downtime.
Bioelements Ultra-Detox Chemical Peels use multiple acids plus built-in natural buffers to coax the skin into shape rather than assault it. You can use these chemical peels for acne and scarring, even though they are gentler than traditional peels.
Depending on which peel your esthetician chooses, you can target symptoms of inflamed acne grades 2 and 3 (acne papules and pustules), target clogged pores, scarring, stubborn milia, enlarged pores, chronic blackheads and whiteheads, hyperpigmentation and chronic congestion.
To book a chemical peel for acne, find a Bioelements spa near you.
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