267-687-2180

How Often Should I Get a Chemical Peel?

Are you interested in getting a chemical peel, but want to know how many times you’ll have to get one to see your ideal results?

The answer isn’t always obvious. Check out our recommendations for how often you should get a chemical peel, including why they vary based on peel type and skin tone.

 

Chemical Peel Plymouth Meeting

The Answer Depends on Your Peel

When we think of chemical peels, we tend to think of the stronger peels that can make skin look red and scaly for the first few days after treatment. While these peels certainly exist, the truth is that there are various levels of chemical peels, each with different strengths designed to achieve different results.

That’s why it can be so hard to give one right answer to “How often should I get a chemical peel,” as it really boils down to the type of peel you choose to get. Here’s a basic rundown of how long you should leave between chemical peels:

Chemical Peel Consultations Available

Request A Consultation

  • Light peel: These peels can be done about two weeks apart; most patients usually need about six peels to see ideal results.
  • Medium peel: You may need about four weeks before getting your next peel. Medium peels usually require four peels to see results.
  • Deep peel: This is the strongest chemical peel option; as a result, most patients only need a couple to see results. These peels should be scheduled months apart, based on your surgeon’s recommendations.

Chemical peels shouldn’t be a regular skincare treatment, as it can actually lead to additional pigmentation if done too often.

Your Skin Plays a Role, Too!

In addition to the type of peel you opt for, your skin’s tone and texture will play a role in how often you should get a peel. Folks with pigmentation should only get a few chemical peels, while clients with acne scarring may want to get more peels to see better results.

Your plastic surgeon will be able to give you the recommended number of peels you need, based on your skin and desired results. Other options, such as laser treatments, may also be recommended.

Words cannot describe how grateful I am for you. Thank you for taking such great care of me. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Happy Patient
EW

Take the Next Step

Want to see if you’re a good candidate for a chemical peel? Schedule your complimentary consultation at The Pennsylvania Centre for Plastic Surgery with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Scott Brenman in Philadelphia and Plymouth Meeting, PA. (267) 687-2180

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

On Key

Related Posts

Cheek and Lip Enhancement: A Guide to Facial Aesthetics

Cheek and Lip Enhancement: A Guide to Facial Aesthetics In the ever-evolving world of beauty and wellness, the quest for facial perfection continues to inspire cutting-edge aesthetic treatments. Advances in medical technology have paved the way for non-invasive and surgical interventions that promise to enhance every aspect of the human

Reclaiming Your Pre-Baby Body

After pregnancy and childbirth, women often experience significant changes in their bodies that can be difficult to correct with just diet and exercise. These changes can lead to a decreased sense of self-confidence, which can have a negative impact on their overall well-being. A mommy makeover is a combination of

Questions to Ask Your Plastic Surgeon Before Getting a Facelift

Facelifts are a popular option for facial rejuvenation. They can improve the overall appearance of the face by tightening and removing excess skin, as well as minimizing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. However, getting a facelift is a significant decision that requires careful consideration and planning. Before you

FemiLift: A Safe and Effective Solution for Postmenopausal Vaginal Issues

Menopause is a natural phase that every woman goes through, but it can be a challenging experience. One of the most common problems women face after menopause is vaginal dryness, pain during sex, and Urinary Incontinence. These issues can be incredibly frustrating and impact your quality of life. Luckily, there

CallEmail GalleryDirections
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Skip to content