Chemical Peels: Fact vs. Fiction

Aug 9, 2017 | Microdermabrasion, Peels, Skin Care

Chemical peels are one of the best ways to rejuvenate and refresh your skin, especially if you’ve gotten a little color over the summer! Don’t believe some of the most common myths about chemical peels; this treatment can be one of the best ways to accomplish your skin care goals.

Debunking Myths about Chemical Peels

Myth: All chemical peels are the same.
Fact: Chemical peels can be customized to what you want to achieve. Whether you would like to target acne, sun damage, fine lines, freckles, or even dull skin, a chemical peel can be customized to make your skin more youthful and radiant!
Myth: Chemical peels require a lot of downtime.


Freckles woman having a cosmetic treatment at the beauty salon.

Fact: Most of our patients don’t require much downtime. Of course, downtime depends on the strength of the chemical peel, but most of the common chemical peels do not require much downtime, if any at all.
Myth: Chemical peels are bad for you.
Fact: Even though the word “chemical” is in the title of this skin care treatment, chemical peels are very safe when performed by our professionals at North Scottsdale Laser & Skin Care Clinic. Many of the acids in chemical peels are naturally occurring acids, and some are even found in fruits. Just remember that the word “chemical” doesn’t always mean it’s bad for your skin or health.
Myth: You should only get a chemical peel if your skin is damaged.
Fact: Chemical peels are great for anyone. The most popular use of this skin care treatment is to regenerate your skin cells and help you get your natural glow back. You don’t have to have dark spots or acne to get a chemical peel.
Rejuvenate your skin with a chemical peel! To learn more about chemical peels, or to schedule a free consultation with one of our skin care experts at North Scottsdale Laser & Skin Care Clinic, call (480) 513-2888, or book your appointment online.