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What Is A Chemical Peel Good For?

What Is A Chemical Peel Good For

chemical peel may be the answer if you’re seeking a way to achieve a smooth, wrinkle-free complexion. It’s like giving your skin a fresh start, revealing a smoother, more even-toned complexion. This cutting-edge cosmetic procedure uses a chemical solution to remove the top layers of damaged skin, leaving you with a radiant, youthful-looking appearance. 

When it comes to chemical peels, there are various options to choose from depending on your specific skin concerns and sensitivity level. Different types of acids are used in chemical peels, each with varying penetration depths into the skin. Whether you’re looking to address fine lines and wrinkles or improve the overall tone and texture of your skin, a chemical peel can meet your needs.

But before you consider the treatment, here’s what you should know about chemical peels first. 

How Does a Chemical Peel Work?

Chemical peels use a chemical solution to remove the top layers of damaged skin. The answer is applied to the skin, causing the top layers to peel off, revealing smoother, more even-toned skin underneath. The depth of the peel depends on the type of chemical solution used and the concentration of the solution.

The main ingredient in chemical peels is an acid, which can be classified into two main categories: alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta-hydroxy acids (BHAs). AHAs, such as glycolic acid and lactic acid, are water-soluble and work by exfoliating the top layers of the skin, revealing smoother skin underneath. BHAs, such as salicylic acid, are oil-soluble and can penetrate deeper into the pores, making them more effective for treating acne-prone skin.

Another type of acid used in chemical peels is Trichloroacetic acid (TCA) and Phenol, considered medium to deep peels used to treat more severe skin concerns such as wrinkles and sun damage. They remove deeper layers of the skin, which can lead to a more dramatic transformation.

Chemical peels also work by stimulating collagen production in the skin. Collagen is a protein that helps to keep the skin firm and elastic, and as we age, our collagen production decreases. By removing the top layers of the skin, chemical peels can stimulate the growth of new collagen fibers, which can help improve the skin’s overall appearance.

What Is A Chemical Peel Good For?

Every common skin problem has its corresponding peel. The main advantages of a chemical peel are listed down below.

  • Fine lines and wrinkles: Chemical peels can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by exfoliating the top layers of the skin and stimulating collagen production.
  • Acne and acne scars: Certain chemical peels, such as BHA peel, can effectively treat acne by unclogging pores and reducing inflammation. They can also help to improve the appearance of acne scars.
  • Sun damage: Chemical peels can help to improve the appearance of sun damage by removing the top layers of damaged skin and stimulating collagen production.
  • Age spots: Chemical peels can help to lighten age spots by removing the top layers of pigmented skin.
  • Rough or uneven skin texture: Chemical peels can help improve the skin’s overall surface by removing the top layers of dead skin cells and stimulating collagen production.
  • Hyperpigmentation: Certain types of chemical peels can help to lighten the skin and reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation, which is an excess of melanin in the skin.

Treatment Options We Offer

The specifics of the procedure may vary depending on the specific peel selected. Your skin will be thoroughly cleansed and prepared for the treatment. After that, you just put on your chosen chemical solution and wait for it to do its thing. While you wait, the exfoliating solution will do its job. When the allotted time has gone, the solution can be washed off, revealing skin that looks and feels renewed.

We offer a range of treatment options, including:

VI Peel

The VI Peel offers a powerful and effective solution for achieving beautiful, radiant skin within a week. This gentle yet highly effective peel goes beyond just removing visible signs of skin damage. It uses a blend of acids and vitamins to work on a cellular level, stimulating collagen production, reducing the appearance of pores and eliminating fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, discoloration, acne, scars, and hyperpigmentation.

Furthermore, VI Peel is specially formulated to lighten dark spots and scars in women of color effectively. This peel is widely considered one of the best available on the market today, thanks to its unique combination of ingredients that deliver potent results without pain or prior skin preparation.

PRX-Derm Perfexion 

PRX is a unique “peel-less” peel that effectively smooths, lifts, and tightens the skin to address various concerns, making it a suitable option for most patients. Not only can it be applied to the face, but it can also be used on the neck, chest, hands, and other areas that have been affected by sun damage or aging.

PRX is becoming increasingly popular among men and women seeking rejuvenation and is suitable for all skin tones. It can be used as a standalone treatment or in combination with other procedures, such as microneedling, to enhance its effectiveness. Our team will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific skin concerns, needs, and goals.

PCA Peels

The PCA Peel is an effective way to improve the overall health of your skin by removing dead skin cells and brightening up dull skin. It can be applied to the face and neck, chest, hands, and other areas affected by sun damage or aging.

The PCA Peel works in two ways:

  1. By removing the damaged outer layer of skin, the specially formulated solutions promote the growth of new, healthy skin.
  2. The PCA Peel also penetrates deep into the dermis, stimulating collagen synthesis. Combining these two methods allows you to achieve smoother, more vibrant skin and a healthy, youthful appearance.


If you’re looking for a way to improve your skin’s appearance and address various concerns, a chemical peel may be the perfect solution for you. A chemical peel can be tailored to your needs, as they come in multiple forms and compositions. A chemical peel can help you attain a more even skin tone, diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, clear up acne and sun damage, and more.

You shouldn’t put off getting the flawless, glowing skin you deserve any longer. Get in touch with Vivant Aesthetics and Wellness immediately to arrange a consultation and discover which chemical peel options are ideal. We also offer other services that can also address different skin concerns. 


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