chemical peel


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chemical peel

n.
1. The removal of skin blemishes or wrinkles by applying a caustic chemical, such as an acid, that produces a mild, superficial burn.
2. Any of various treatments used in such removal.
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com)-- The VI Peel[R] was the first chemical peel that synergistically combined major acids in a pain free formulation and launched the next generation of chemical peels.
Second, apply a light natural moisturizer after a chemical peel and whenever the skin seems to need extra moisture.
With the promise of brighter skin, finer lines and a clearer complexion, I couldn't wait to try my first Image Signature chemical peel.
EVERY Sex And The City fans remember the episode when Samantha Jones gets a chemical peel for Carrie's book launch and looked as if she was severely burned with sheets of skin falling off.
A RADIO DJ who had severe acne as a teenager has undergone a chemical peel to remove ugly scarring on his face.
The Harley Medical Group said its Obagi Blue Peel was dubbed the Recessionista's Facelift by clinic staff as the number of chemical peel treatments, which start from pounds 95, tripled last year compared with 2008.
It has seen the number of chemical peel treatments, which start at pounds 95, triple in the past year.
But when the magic involves a brow lift, eye-bag removal, full face lift, chemical peel and rhinoplasty, it's a wonder they didn't just trade her in for a newer model.
A chemical peel works by applying caustic chemicals to the skin in order to even out pigmentation, reduce scarring and smooth out lines and wrinkles.
Smith will focus on skin care, including new products being offered, facials and microdermabrasion, and will also demonstrate the benefits of chemical peels with a live chemical peel procedure on one of the event participants.
Now, two prominent scientists have revolutionized the procedure with the invention of PHA, a virtually risk-free deep chemical peel that achieves outstanding results and can be performed in a doctor's office without general or local anesthesia.
When a client is not ready to drop $10K for a facelift, she'll opt for a filler (such as Radiesse, Restylane, or Juvederm) to the cheek area along with an advanced chemical peel over the face.