Skin is an incredibly robust part of the body. It can withstand the outside elements like the sun, protect against infection and act as a barrier to keep moisture inside of your body. Despite being an incredible form of organic armor, it does eventually undergo wear and tear. The skin begins to degrade as soon as your body becomes less able to begin repairing minor imperfections, which in turn results in everything from acne to age spots.
The good news is that modern science has developed a plethora of ways to keep the skin healthier in appearance and form. The glycolic peel represents one of the more robust and simple ways to see an improvement in the complexion and texture of your face. There are a number of advantages to getting a glycolic peel.
Removing Dull and Dead Skin
Glycolic peels are designed to be stronger than their over-the-counter counterparts. They are capable of using acid to remove dead skin, contaminants, dull skin cells and a long list of undesirable problems that could impair your face’s ability to be beautiful. This benefit can immediately take off years from your face’s apparent age. It can make your skin look more youthful directly following treatment.
Treating the Pores
The pores of the face need to be open to ensure proper function, but there are so many things that can clog them. Everything from dead skin cells to makeup and bacteria can cause pores to become clogged, which in turn can lead to the development of acne and pimples.
The good news is that glycolic peels are designed to open the pores while removing the many contaminants that could clog them. The glycolic acid also tends to make the pores smaller, which in turn has a beneficial effect on your face’s overall appearance.
The main use of glycolic acid is to fight acne. It does so by making the face a less hospitable place for the bacteria that can cause inflammation in the sebaceous glands. By cleansing the skin in a deeper manner than other facial cleansing agents, glycolic acid also has the unique benefit of soothing the sebaceous glands. This can deter further episodes of acne outbreaks while treating active ones.
Reversing Sun Damage
Another major benefit getting a glycolic peel is the fact that it can be used to reverse some of the damage that occurs as the result of your skin’s interactions with the outside environment. This can help to reverse everything from sun-induced wrinkles and fine lines to the appearance of sunspots and age spots.
As an added benefit, the skin that replaces the skin cells removed by the glycolic peel will typically be healthier than their predecessors. This means that they are more resilient to further age- and sun-related damage.
A Glycolic Peel Can Improve Your Appearance
The bottom line concerning glycolic peels is that they help to improve your face’s overall appearance. They can detract years from your apparent age without the undesirable effects that stronger peels can have on the skin. To determine if a glycolic peel is the best option for your skin, visit The Institute of Aesthetic Surgery, with offices in Celebration and Altamonte Springs. We can assess your skin’s unique needs before devising the best treatment plan to make your skin look beautiful. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.