chemical peeling


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chemical peeling

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a cosmetic process in which a substance containing a chemical (esp alpha-hydroxy acids) is applied to the skin of the face and peeled away to remove a layer of dead cells
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There just comes a time where you can't use enough Botox or filler or chemical peeling to do the same thing that surgery does and you should discuss it with your doctor."
in Room 146A during the hour dedicated to Advanced Chemical Peeling: Deep Chemical Peels.
Cleopatra in ancient Egypt used sour milk, now known to contain lactic acid which is an alpha hydroxyl acid, while old wine containing tartaric acid was used by French women to enhance the appearance of skin.3,4 Chemical peeling is the application of a chemical agent to the skin, causing controlled destruction of a part or entire epidermis, with or without the dermis, leading to exfoliation and removal of superficial lesions, followed by regeneration of new epidermal and dermal tissues.
Chemical peeling consists of the application on the skin of one or more exfoliating agents to obtain first destruction then regeneration of part of the epidermis and/or dermis.
Thousands of females and hundreds of males spent their time and money priming their looks last year with other popular procedures being chemical peeling and permanent hair removals.