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By Jacqueline Silkey, M.D.
September 08, 2016
Category: Skin Care
Tags: Chemical Peels  

Learn more about chemical peels from your Kaysville cosmetic dermatologist.

Having flawless skin every day isn't always easy, and even the healthiest lifestyle and skincare routine can leave you with a ruddy or dull complexion. Dr. Jacqueline Silkey is a cosmetic dermatologist in Kaysville, UT that offers various types of chemical peels. If you Chemical Peelswant to improve your look without surgery, chemical peels could be the secret to getting flawless skin. Here are the top four benefits of chemical peels.

1. Get Rid of Acne Fast

If you are suffering from acne, chemical peels may be a valuable part of your treatment program. Lighter peels such as glycolic acid peels and AHAs are more appropriate for acne-prone skin. These types of chemical peels help clear up acne scars and inflammation after a few months of treatment.

2. Reverse Sun Damage

Sunshine makes us feel amazing, and in the short term, makes us look amazing. But our love affair with the sun's rays isn't a two-way street. Exposure to sun causes most of the fine lines and wrinkles on our skin. Chemical peels remove the layer of skin that may be affected by sun damage to leave behind a smooth layer.

3. Remove Blotchy Patches

Has blotchy skin got you down? Could it be the soap you're using? Or perhaps that second glass of wine? Skin blotches can create a dull complexion and don't usually clear up on their own. A chemical peel can penetrate deep enough to remove skin blotches and even out your skin tone.

4. Lighten Your Skin

A lack of rest, poor diet, and the change of seasons can leave you with a ruddy and dull complexion. Chemical peels made with phenol acid are used to treat fine lines and wrinkles, and can lighten your facial skin as a side effect. Chemical peels will make your skin glow and appear fairer than ever before.

If you have ever wondered how some of your favorite Hollywood stars seem to look so perfect all the time – whether they're laying on the beach or shopping at the mall – they likely owe their ageless, glowing skin to chemical peels. If you want to look and feel more beautiful, call (801) 882-2200 right now to book an appointment with Dr. Silkey.