Are at home chemical peels effective?

Chemical Peels . 3 answers . 5 years ago

Are chemical peels safe to do at home? Will they deliver good results?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS


5 years ago by Celibre Medical Corporation

It depends on what your goals are. Chemical peels come in many
varieties. If you wish to get rid of fine lines and wrinkles and 25
years of sun damage a phenol peel may work great (up to a couple weeks
of downtime), but an at home peel will not solve your issues. On the
other hand if you are just looking for very superficial exfoliation
(removal of surface dead skin cells) then an at home option might be a
good one.

Regards,

5 years ago by Celibre Medical Corporation (View Profile)

It depends on what your goals are. Chemical peels come in many
varieties. If you wish to get rid of fine lines and wrinkles and 25
years of sun damage a phenol peel may work great (up to a couple weeks
of downtime), but an at home peel will not solve your issues. On the
other hand if you are just looking for very superficial exfoliation
(removal of surface dead skin cells) then an at home option might be a
good one.

Regards,


5 years ago by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

I would not recommend doing chemical peels on yourself at home. You can get into a lot of trouble doing this procedure on yourself. You need to have a qualified person performing them on you. You need to have the procedure discussed with you on what to expect and it's
risks and possible complications. Not everyone is a candidate for chemical peels..

5 years ago by Esta Kronberg, M.D. (View Profile)

I would not recommend doing chemical peels on yourself at home. You can get into a lot of trouble doing this procedure on yourself. You need to have a qualified person performing them on you. You need to have the procedure discussed with you on what to expect and it's
risks and possible complications. Not everyone is a candidate for chemical peels..


5 years ago by Forever Young MedSpa

At home peels are not as affective, reason being they are not as strong. Chemical peels should be done at a MedSpa, Dermatologist or Cosmetic Surgeons office. There are many different chemical peels and the medical teams at these establishments can offer you the best one suited for your needs.

5 years ago by Forever Young MedSpa

At home peels are not as affective, reason being they are not as strong. Chemical peels should be done at a MedSpa, Dermatologist or Cosmetic Surgeons office. There are many different chemical peels and the medical teams at these establishments can offer you the best one suited for your needs.


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