chemical peelFor those with rosacea and eczema, the winter months are hard on the skin. In fact, there’s less moisture in the air when temperatures are low, so even those with normal skin experience excessive dryness in the winter months. A chemical peel can effectively remove dry, damaged skin from the face to reveal more youthful, smooth, moisturized skin. After a chemical peel, it  is strongly advised that patients avoid the sun. The gloomy weather of the winter months is on your side when healing from a chemical peel, which often takes 7-10 days depending on the depth of the peel. To follow is some more information about chemical peels and why the winter months are the perfect time to rejuvenate your skin.

Chemical Peel

A chemical peel has many benefits for individuals of all ages and most skin types. Here are a few things chemical peels can do for your skin:

  • Removes dry, damaged outer layer of the skin
  • Reduces scars associated with acne
  • Can be customized for individual results
  • Different types available ranging from light to strong
  • Can be combined with other cosmetic procedures
  • Leaves skin smoother, and more youthful looking

Benefits of Having a Chemical Peel During the Winter Months

  • Chemical peels often provide the best results when performed in a series
  • The winter is harsh on skin in a different way than the Summer months are
  • Because it is less sunny in the winter, hyperpigmentation issues are better resolved by a chemical peel at this time
  • Having a peel in the winter will prepare skin for the spring and summer, and have you looking your best

Considering a Chemical Peel? Contact Dr. Balle.

Grosse Pointe Dermatology is the perfect practice for your cosmetic and medical dermatology needs. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Balle today, we look forward to meeting you. We can be reached at 313-886-2600.