Most of us tend to stick to the same skin care routine: cleanser, moisturizer and sun protection (if we remember). Sure, a lot of women splurge on expensive masks but there is one important step many tend to forget too often: exfoliating. If it’s a radiant skin you are after, then just cleansing and moisturizing is not enough. By adding exfoliation to your skin care routine helps the natural shedding process of the skin and encourages healthier, smoother, more even-toned, and clearer skin. So, what are the benefits of exfoliation?
Chemical peels first gained popularity in the 1960s when skin-care options were few and far between. Chemical peel treatments have remained a favorite because they can resurface and refresh the skin by diminishing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, enlarged pores, hyperpigmentation and acne scars. Today, chemical peels are often coupled with other skin-enhancing treatments for maximum benefits. It is extremely important that the person administering these treatments is an experienced skin practitioner. If the peel is not left on long enough there will be no effect on the skin; if it is left on for too long, it can cause damage to the living cells. Read More