Chemical Peels are Best Performed from November to May

Let me start by saying, we love chemical peels for the many skin benefits they can provide. While we highly recommend getting a professional chemical peel, do know that it is best performed from November to May, when less time is spent outdoors, to prevent exposing newly peeled skin to the sun.

Chemical peels help to:

-Fade post-breakout dark or red marks

-Reduce the appearance of lines, wrinkles, acne scars and chicken pox marks

-Lighten brown spots and freckles

-Create a smoother, brighter skin…

Note: For those with skin of color (African-American in particular), it’s best to have only light peels to prevent the risk of post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation. It’s always best to get a thorough consultation before having any chemical peels performed.

At Renée Rouleau, our professional peels offer very little downtime. Most clients will experience dryness and flaking for 4-7 days, but it won’t interfere with your day-to-day activities.

Since chemical peels give a great result, many people think getting them more often will make their skin look even better. Peels are best done in moderation and most types should not be performed more than once a month.

Contact our skin care spas to schedule an appointment for a Skin Repair Program.

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Read: How to Care for Your Skin After a Chemical Peel

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