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)-- Winter Park Laser & Anti-Aging Center is now offering the Gloss Peel-a revolutionary TCA chemical peel that makes TCA sexy, from Young Pharmaceuticals that can improve the skin in as little as one treatment.
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.
Jan Wozny, RN, a licensed esthetician at Deerfield Dermatology Associates, has said that mineral-based cosmetics offer a great make-up solution for women who have sensitive skin following chemical peel and microdermabrasion treatments as well as some surgical procedures.
MYTH 6: It's fine to get a chemical peel at a spa, beauty salon or at home FACT: Your risk of complication rises significantly in the hands of a non-medical professional.
We're thrilled to offer another interactive, educational training using the highest standards in chemical peel education," said Prof.
Considering all types of chemical peel treatments, he discusses the practical application and scientific background, and reflects the new classification of peels as a medical rather than cosmetic treatment.
There are various types of chemical peel - superficial, medium and deep.
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.