The facts about skin peels

The facts about skin peels

At Sculpted, we often hear a number of myths about skin peels that need busting.

Sometimes your skin can look a little dull and requires a bit of a pick-me-up. Let’s be honest, who doesn’t want glowing skin? But alas, sometimes that “glow” just won’t make its appearance. Skin peels can be most helpful when it comes to giving your skin a bit of a boost, and at Sculpted, we have a few different peels on offer. Sadly, there are a few misconceptions surrounding peels and we’d like to set the record straight!


Myth 1: Chemical peels are all the same

Truth: Nope. Not all peels are created equal. There are different peels to treat different skin types and concerns. “Chemical peel” is actually just a general classification for a number of chemical treatments used to exfoliate and rejuvenate the skin. Some are stronger than others and they provide varying results.

Myth 2: Your skin will peel off

Truth: The term “chemical peel” can be incredibly misleading. Your skin does not actually ‘peel off’ during a chemical peel. In fact, the upper layers of skin are actually dissolved using a chemical solution.

Myth 3: Chemical peels are bad for you

Truth: Just like the word “peel” can be misleading, the word “chemical” can have all sorts of negative connotations. Why on earth would you want to slather chemicals all over your face? The truth is that most skin care products include chemicals in their formula and you should not let this word scare you off! when performed correctly chemical peels are a safe way to improve your skin. Not all chemicals are bad and many can work wonders to improve the appearance of your skin.

Myth 4: Chemical peels hurt

Truth: You may feel a slight stinging or tingling sensation during your treatment. Although chemical peels do not hurt.

Myth 5:  Chemical peels take a long time

Truth: Not always. Some chemical peels are actually pretty fast and at Sculpted, we offer chemical peels that can be performed in about 15 minutes. No time? No problem!

Chemical peels do not have to be a scary thought. They can actually be the solution to brighter and more beautiful skin.

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