Let’s try to understand what is happening to us and our skin during a chemical peel treatments and whether to accept it? Alkaline (chemical) hair removal cosmeticians recommend to reduce the amount of fine vellus hair on the face and other parts of the body such as the hair is difficult to remove by conventional methods of hair removal, such as laser.
Immediately before the procedure hair removal specially trained qualified personnel prepare a paste of highly alkaline powder (usually it is composed of calcium carbonate, magnesium oxide, and thioglycolic acid) and water. Cooked paste is applied to the problematic area of the skin for about 4-5 minutes on the skin should be no sores, warts or other visible manifestations of the disease.
Excellent results are achieved thanks to the fact that the alkaline paste improves skin pH to 12-13 units and dissolves any type of folded proteins, including the hair follicle, leaving skin smooth and very pristine. The procedure is absolutely painless. In some cases, a slight burning sensation, and redness may appear in chemical depilation. This is normal and should stop after a few minutes. Another advantage of using paste for alkaline hair removal is that not only the hair removed, are removed together with them and the upper dead skin cells.
As a result, your skin will look younger and fresher, like after a full exfoliation procedure. It’s forever? Alkaline hair removal is most effective in the treatment of fine vellus hair. It is especially suitable for areas of the face and the upper lip, which often grow thin hair, although, of course, applicable to any other area of the skin. After the first treatment the hair will grow back normally (3-4 weeks), but after a few treatments, with the passage of time, hair growth should slow down. That’s what satisfied customers of beauty salons, which will eventually notice a significant reduction in hair growth (the interval between treatments can last several months). Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that it will be at all, because the long-term consequences of the procedures depend on the hair type and the individual characteristics of the body of each individual.