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Peeling Treatments and Skin Types

Updated: Dec 28, 2022

Surely you've heard of Peeling Treatments and their rejuvenating effects?! Chemical peeling is an aesthetic medicine treatment, which must be performed by doctors, with the aim of eliminating the damaged layers of the skin and allowing the growth of new and healthier skin.

Which Chemical Peeling Treatments should you do?

There are peelings treatments with different composition, duly created to renew the skin and improve certain clinical situations such as fine wrinkles, sagging, stains, scars, acne, lack of luminosity, etc... Each person has skin with different characteristics and specificities, and may react differently. different from the effects of treatment. It is not possible to define a type of peeling without an adequate previous evaluation.

Myths about Chemical Peeling treatments...

- Peeling treatments is good for pimples: peeling can be combined with other treatments to improve the treatment of acne and other skin conditions

- Peeling treatments is good for removing blemishes: peeling is very effective for reducing skin blemishes caused by various reasons, mainly related to the sun or hormonal issues

- Peeling treatments is the same thing as skin cleansing? Do not. they are two aesthetic treatments with different effects that potentially improve the quality of the skin.

- Peeling treatments is an expensive treatment? Is not true. There are peelings from 50/60 euros and others a little more expensive.

- Is peeling treatments bad? this is clearly a Myth. Peeling will only cause injuries if it is performed by a professional with no experience or if proper care is not taken to protect the skin after treatment.

- Peeling softens dark circles? Yes true! There are specific peelings for this purpose.

- Can anyone do a peeling treatments? Like all aesthetic medicine treatments, there are some contraindications. Patients who have herpes, local infections, pregnant women or patients with immunodeficiency should not undergo this treatment.

- When you do peeling treatments, does your skin turn red? No doubt. After a peeling session, the skin tends to become red and even inflamed, with a little burning and sensitivity. At this time, it is essential to apply post-peeling care recommended by your doctor.

- When the peeling treatments does not flake off, is it because it was not done well? not all peeling peels. Some chemical exfoliants promote peeling two days after treatment and some do not. This choice should also be made according to the evaluation of the health professional.

- Can peeling people be exposed to the sun? the recommendation is to avoid exposure to the sun for at least 10 days, as the skin is very sensitive.

- Can you only do peeling in winter? It's a myth. The rationale for this myth has to do with sun exposure, but if avoided, it can be done in the summer. Thus, the procedure can be carried out at any time, as long as all the necessary protective measures are taken for the skin to recover.

- Can people who do peeling treatments drink alcohol? Alcohol can increase skin flushing and lead to loss of water reserves with dry skin. Therefore, it is not recommended to consume alcohol when performing a peeling.


Not all skins react in the same way to the effects of Peelings, so we recommend that some types of treatment are only carried out by doctors with specific training and experience in this area. Do not choose just any treatment and, above all, be careful when choosing the health professional who will apply the treatment!

Always schedule an appointment with an aesthetic medicine doctor to understand which treatment is best for you.

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