Chemical Peels

Chemical Peel vs. Laser Resurfacing: Which Skin Rejuvenation Treatment is Best for Me?

  Let’s face it: There are a lot of treatments out there that can help your skin look better. But when it comes to dramatic and noticeable rejuvenation, two procedures stand out from the crowd: chemical peels and laser skin resurfacing. These two procedures are designed to help address a range of skin issues, like hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone, and even common signs of aging (say goodbye, wrinkles and fine lines!). But which procedure should you pick to treat your specific skin issue? When it comes down to it, which skin rejuvenation treatment is best for you? You May Want a Chemical Peel If: You have light hyperpigmentation, scarring, and fine lines. A chemical peel uses a concoction of different acids, which is designed to remove the topmost layers of dead and dull skin. After your [...]

By | 2018-05-24T09:09:15-07:00 October 16th, 2017|

Top Skincare Tips For Fall

  Summer has come and gone – and that means it’s time to break out the cozy sweaters, Halloween decorations, and pumpkin spice everything! But these fall favorites shouldn’t be the only things that emerge once the days start getting shorter. Now’s the time to retire your summer skincare routine in favor of one that prioritizes TLC, heavier moisturizers, and lots of prep for the holiday season. Here are the top techniques to do just that, straight from the skincare professionals at South Coast Plastic Surgery in Irvine, CA: Erase summertime damage: Fall is the best time to help skin recover from any sun damage that may have occurred during the summer. Without some serious TLC, it’s possible for skin to develop age spots, uneven skin tone, and other signs of sun damage. That’s why, at [...]

By | 2018-05-24T09:41:35-07:00 September 16th, 2017|

Are Chemical Peels Safe For All Skin Tones?

If your skin suffers from imperfections including hyperpigmentation, wrinkles,  acne scars, and more – a chemical peel could be a great solution to minimizing these skin woes.  Chemical peels remove top layers of the facial skin, which fades the appearance of imperfections and speeds up cellular turnover.  With consistent use, chemical peels can be a great tool for revealing smoother, younger, and even-looking skin. However, not all chemical peels are made alike – and those individuals with darker skin shades should avoid chemical peels that may lead to a bleaching effect. So which chemical peels are safe for all skin tones – and which ones should you avoid if you have darker skin?  Take a look at our helpful breakdown: Mild chemical peels: Think of this as the beginner’s approach to a chemical peel.  Mild peels [...]

By | 2018-10-18T03:06:50-07:00 May 9th, 2016|
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