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Chemical peel 101

Chemical peel 101

Aesthetics superwomen fill us in on how chemical peels can treat our wrinkles, clogged pores and many other problems our faces go through … count us in!

Dr. Fatima Bhabha & Dr Zaheda Bhabha are the superwoman trying to make a difference in the Aesthetics and Medical Industry for women, by women! Their aesthetics practice, Beauty & Curves offers a wide variety of treatments, including chemical peels. A chemical peel is a technique used to improve and smooth the texture of the skin and scarring and is intended to remove the outermost layers of the skin. We chat to them…


What are the benefits of a chemical peel?

The non-invasive aesthetic treatments are designed to enhance the quality of skin by applying a clinically approved chemical solution to exfoliate the surface layer of the skin and to stimulate the metabolism of the cells beneath. Depending on your individual skin condition, skin type, and the desired result there are several different types of chemicals used. Chemical Peels can be performed on the face, neck, chest, arms, hands and the back. The peel helps to restore your skin, resulting in a more radiant and healthier skin complexion. Chemical peels are the ideal treatment for fine to moderate lines and wrinkles, certain types of scars, brown spots, sun damage, clogged pores,  acne scarring, rough skin, skin blemishes,  age spots, and so much more


Are chemical peels safe?

Chemical Peels vary from minor, superficial peels with little or no downtime, to more serious, deeper peels that will require sedation and some time away from work. Chemical peels are contraindicated for pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers.


What can you expect?

Treatment consists of the layered application of the peel product. After the peel is removed, a soothing moisturizer, as well as a sunscreen, will be applied. In some cases, slight swelling, redness, mild itching or stinging can occur, depending on the strength of the peel, but usually ends between three to seven days after the procedure.


Beauty and Curves integrate different forms of medicine to offer you many solutions to the same problem. With over 100 different treatments set in place for face, body or general wellness, their dedicated and passionate doctors will cater for any budget and will go the extra mile to give you that 5-star experience. It’s no wonder they look after the likes of actress, Dineo Moeketsi; Mrs SA, Candice Abrahams, and DJ Zinhle. Details:


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