There are numerous chemical peels available varying in strengths and intensities. Getting back to normal social and work activities is of paramount importance and hence the side effects of peels is important.
In most cases there is some flaking or peeling of the skin in the first few days afterwards.
What does the treatment involve?
The treatment generally involves applying a light acid to the face. After a certain time the product is neutralised and the skin cleansed. The skin will feel tight and may feel warm.
When will the peeling start?
Depending in what peel was used the peeling can start from 24-48 hours after application.
How long will I peel for?
This again varies on the type of peel used, but generally 2-5 days.