Chemical peels are a simple way to help refresh your skin while reducing discoloration, acne scars, and sunspots. Dr. Flora Levin offers TCA chemical peels to her patients in Westport, Norwalk, Fairfield, and the surrounding areas.
What is a chemical peel?
Chemical peels are one of the more common non-invasive cosmetic procedures for making skin look healthier and removing blemishes. They deeply exfoliate the skin and can penetrate the skin to remove common types of skin blemishes including discoloration and scarring. Over time, the increased collagen production results in smaller pores, improved fine lines and wrinkles and overall more glowing youthful skin. Chemical peels are a great non-invasive way to keep your skin looking its best, especially as a maintenance between more invasive procedures such as lasers or microneedline.
Is there a recovery time after TCA peels?
After your TCA peel you will be given aftercare instructions from Dr. Flora Levin’s team. You will be able to return to your regular activities right away but should avoid the sun and heated activities such as hot showers or exercise while your skin is healing. You may also experience some redness after your peel.
When can I wear makeup after a TCA peel?
Depending on the specific instructions from your specialist, you may be able to wear makeup directly after your treatment. Follow all aftercare instructions to ensure the best possible results.
How long should I avoid the sun after a TCA chemical peel?
After your TCA chemical peel you should ideally avoid direct sun exposure for one to two weeks as your skin will still be recovering and healing. You should apply SPF every day, even while not in direct sunlight.