The least invasive way to improve the appearance of the skin is to resort to chemical peeling. When applied to the skin, this type of treatment not only enhances, but also smoothens the texture of the skin by eliminating damaged areas. The immediate results are why chemical peels have grown so much in popularity over the years. However, how much skin is removed and the level to which the chemical solution penetrates the skin depends largely on the type of peel used. The chemical peeling treatment Toronto is of three types: superficial, medium and deep. All of them have varying percentages of ingredients that indicate just how much active agent is contained. So, how do you know which treatment is the right one for you?

Lunchtime peels

Superficial peels are procedures suitable for every skin type and they can be defined as being aesthetic procedures. They are most commonly referred to as “lunchtime peels” owing to the fact that they are performed very quickly. The solution used for the procedure is made up of acids. These acids are left on the surface of the face for a couple of minutes, after which they are wiped off.  The cosmetician will only remove the top layer of the skin and give the it a brighter appearance. Not only will the skin shine, but it will also feel smoother. The procedure is used for treating issues such as fine liens, wrinkles, acne scarring and so on.  The cosmetic treatment is fairly painless, the patient experiencing only a mild stinging sensation. It is needless to say that anaesthesia is not necessary and that you can get back to work in no time. To get the best results possible, six to ten sessions are required.

Medium peels for dramatic results

Patients with darker skins should opt for medium depth peels owing to the fact that they offer dramatic results. This means that they penetrate the skin to a deeper level and this is why they are most typically used for treating sun damage and wrinkles. The main difference between the light and medium procedure is that the acids are left on the skin for a longer period of time. What are the drawbacks of this therapy? As opposed to light procedures, this peel will require more recovery time, not to mention that the stinging sensation can last up to thirty minutes. Pain will not be an issue and despite the long recovery time, the treatment will completely eliminate skin damage, blemishes and wrinkles.

Achieving amazing results with deep peels

Last but not least, deep peels penetrate the skin to a really deep level and is a bit painful. The strong treatment is the only one capable of producing dramatic results for people who are struggling with confidence issues. To be more precise, the procedure has long-lasting results, reason for which it is used with success for the treatment of lesions or growth on the skin. Since the procedure can bleach the skin, it is not recommended for people with darker skin tones. It is also important to find a dermatologist that has experience with such therapies