By now the skin of the lightly
peeled areas is dry and beginning to
come off. It is like a mild sunburn.
But this type of peel does not
involve the harmful uv rays of
This peel was done with phenol very
lightly applied. No peel is really
good for the skin. It is used to
remove fine lines and brown spots.
A thorough peel or deep peep with
laser or chemical can leave
the peeled areas with thin reddish
pink skin. And this is usually
undesirable and best avoided.
Unless there is definite
objective reason for the peel, it
should not be done.
Most of the chemicals such as retinA
and light tca peels that are used to
"freshen up" are irritants that only
reduce wrinkles while the skin is
red and irritated. And they are also
not good for the skin.