CHEMICAL PEELS - A POPULAR EVOLUTION IN COSMETOLOGY- AN UPDATED REVIEW
Dr. Rajkiran Takharya, *Dr. P. Oudeacoumar, Dr. Jude Ernest Dileep, Dr. Lisa Jeniffer Dsouza, Dr. Ilakkia Priya Sadasivam, Dr. Gayathri Jayabalan, Dr. Divya Mani, Dr. Bhavana Sampadarao
Chemical Peels, a type of cosmetic procedure that has been increasingly used in today's time for conditions like treating acne, acne scars, facial wrinkles, skin tightening etc. Depending upon the depth of penetration, different types of peels are used. The selection criteria vary in other patients and carried skin textures. Selection of appropriate peel single or in combination gives better results. This review article is written to provide an insight into the evolution of chemical peels over time.
Keywords: Salicylic acid, acne, chemical exfoliation, trichloroacetic acid.
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