Back Chemical Peel Treatment
From spaghetti straps to sarongs, head-turning looks require at least a peek of shoulder. But what if your back is like a connect-the-dots of dark marks or acne scars? Or, perhaps, zits on your back have you longing for days of sweater weather? Or, maybe, you’ve mastered the fine art of concealment, including a lifetime supply of coverups and makeup for bacne or dark spots? We think you deserve a better solution. Here’s how a back chemical peel works to get rid of bacne and fade back acne scars for smooth, ready-to-bare shoulders:
What Causes Back Acne (Bacne)?
Before we talk about the benefits of a back chemical peel for back acne or acne scarring, let’s talk bacne causes. It’s pretty simple: back acne and acne anywhere else are the same thing, just on different parts of the body. Interestingly, we have the most oil glands on the face, shoulders, back and buttocks. As a result, these areas of the body are more prone to breakouts.
In general, acne is caused by a cascading effect in the skin. Sebaceous glands start pumping out oil on overdrive. As a result, the skin cells along the hair follicle alters. This combination clogs pores and traps bacteria and debris. This process, then, leads to inflammation and redness. And, finally, you have full-blown acne — in the form of pustules, pimples, whiteheads and/or blackheads on the back or shoulders.
What are Common Bacne Triggers?
Ironically, clothing and makeup used to conceal acne on the back or shoulders can actually exacerbate it. Clothing can trap sweat and/or irritate skin through friction, while makeup can lead to clogged pores.
Will Acne Scarring or Dark Marks Fade on Their Own?
At Smooth Synergy, we often get asked if acne scars or dark marks can fade naturally. Unfortunately, acne scars are a permanent textural change to the skin. However, they can diminish significantly in time and with the proper acne scarring treatment, like a back chemical peel. On the other hand, dark marks generally disappear within 3-6 months, and acne treatment can speed up this process dramatically.
Back Chemical Peel for Bacne or Acne Scarring
Back chemical peels use acids at different concentrations to heal back acne and fade hyperpigmentation. The basic mechanism by which they work is exfoliating the skin and removing the top layer of skin. Typically, an acid is left on the skin for 3-5 minutes, then, neutralized and removed. The process signals skin cells to regenerate, which speeds up skin turnover, unclogs pores, evens out skin tone and improves skin texture.
Back Chemcial Peel Results
Smooth Synergy offers chemical facial peels in nine different formulations for various types of skin tones and skin of color. Each formulation makes use of a different acid, including Glycolic acid, Salicylic acid, Lactic acid, Pyruvic acid, Trichloroacetic (TCA) acid and Jessner solution. Research has shown that a chemical peel containing salicylic acid reduces acne by 45 to 75 percent. A Glycolic peel offered significant acne improvement to 50 to 95 percent of patients after three treatments. Sixty-five percent of patients with acne scarring considered a Jessner solution with a twenty-percent TCA solution highly effective for treating hyperpigmentation.
Back Chemical Peel Treatment at Smooth Synergy, NYC
Smooth Synergy offers a comprehensive menu of treatments designed to prevent, treat and deal with the after effects of back acne. Along with back chemical peels to heal bacne and fade back acne scarring, we also offer other highly effective acne treatments, including facials, LED LIght Therapy, microdermabrasion, and microneedling, Call us at 212-397-0111 to speak with an expert in beauty about which back acne treatment or which acne scarring treatment is right for you.