Chemical Peels in Chicago, IL

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What are Chemical Peels?

If you have visible problems on your skin, such as scaly patches, flaky skin, fine lines, sun spots, and more, you may greatly benefit from a chemical peel! To provide your ideal results from chemical peel treatments, Body Werks Chicago provides you with numerous choices. Your individualized chemical peel will reveal healthier, smoother skin. At our Chicago, IL office, we offer chemical peel treatments that decrease skin irregularities, including fine lines, wrinkles, scars, rough patches, hyperpigmentation issues, and more. Chemical peels remove damaged and dead skin cells, causing the top layer of skin to peel off to reveal a clearer, smoother complexion. Chemical peels at our Chicago, IL office are a noninvasive technique to help you have a bright and glowing complexion on the face and neck.

What Can I Expect from My Chemical Peel?

Before your chemical peel, we will have a private consultation to discuss your chemical peel options. We offer a varying degree of chemical peels, from light peels to deep peels. The difference between these peels is the strength of the peel used, as well as the recovery period. On the day of your procedure at Body Werks Chicago, we will have you relax in one of our comfortable procedure rooms while we administer your peel. We will ensure your skin is cleansed prior to applying the customized solution to your face and/or neck. We will spread the solution onto your skin and allow it to set for an appropriate length of time. Next, we will wash the peel off your face and put on a neutralizing agent. You are encouraged to bring a light sunscreen and a hat to wear outside after your treatment to avoid sun exposure. Depending on the level of the chemical peel you choose, you can expect your skin to peel and itch, from a few days to a couple of weeks. Someone from the team will explain how to treat your face after your procedure. Please remember that no matter how much your skin itches after your chemical peel, it's not good to pull the skin off, as you may create scarring to your skin.

Chemical peel FAQs

What level should I choose for my chemical peel?

Everyone's needs are different, so Body Werks Chicago will examine your skin and listen to your treatment goals before making a recommendation. If you have a sensitive complexion or this is your first chemical peel, we may provide a lighter peel to see how your skin reacts. Patients who want dramatic results and have gotten chemical peels before may benefit from a deeper treatment.

Will my face hurt after a chemical peel?

Patients don't experience a great deal of discomfort after a chemical peel. Of course, your skin will be more sensitive depending on the level of treatment provided. Our staff can provide you with tips and advice for reducing discomfort, such as avoiding sun exposure and keeping your face clean and moisturized during recovery.

Can I combine a chemical peel with other treatments?

Chemical peels can be effective when used in conjunction with other skincare treatments. However, it's best to get one procedure at a time at Body Werks Chicago. We want to make sure your skin heals properly before we treat it again. Remember to ask about options like dermaplaning and microneedling for amazing results.

Silky-Smooth Skin Starts Here

If you're looking to refresh, rejuvenate, and brighten your skin, Body Werks Chicago can help you choose the ideal chemical peel to help you meet your goals. After your chemical peel, your freshly revived skin will respond by looking healthy and smooth. Contact our office in Chicago, IL to make an appointment for your skin assessment today for a personalized chemical peel.

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