What are Chemical Peels?

Chemical peels are nothing but strong exfoliants that are capable of breaking the clusters made up of melanin that form the dark circles. There are various types of chemicals peels available in the market having different concentration.

AHAs like glycolic acid or BHAs like salicylic acid are some of the ingredients of a peel along with TCA. They are used to treat dark spots by removing the uppermost layer of the skin thereby allowing regeneration of fresh improved and healthy skin. It is recommended that use of lighter peels be made at home but deeper peels should always be applied from a Dermatologist. Consult Dr. Manas S.N., renowned dermatologist in Mysore

Why Chemical peels?

Many people lose confidence due to a blemish. Chemical peels are means of removing the unwanted layer of skin, usually from the face. It improves the smoothness and texture of the skin. It is also helpful in removal of scars and wrinkles on the skin. Chemical peel treatment helps you get a nourishing and healthy skin.

Are there any side effects of Chemical peel?

Although peels are beneficial for improving the skin, its side effects too should be considered. Side effects like redness, sun sensitivity and irritation can be experienced from all types of peels, irrespective of your skin type or the tone.

Out of the various types of skins, dark skins are more prone to reactions from use of chemical peels. Hence it is recommended that dark skins should opt salicylic acid as it anti-inflammatory and can reduce the chances of post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation to a larger extent. Dr. Manas S N, Dermatologist and Cosmetologist, have been providing chemical peel in Mysore since last 5+ years.

You may use weaker peels at home to remove superficial dark spots. For severe hyperpigmentation, deeper peels should be applied from an expert.

Can hyperpigmentation or Dark Spots be treated with Chemical peels?

Hyperpigmentation, also called as Dark Spots, are the patches on skin that are darker than your normal skin tone. They are formed due the clustering of excess Melanin, the pigment that gives colour to your skin. Hyperpigmentation is caused mostly due to exposure to sun, hormonal changes and inflammation.

Chemical peels are effective on dark spots besides acne, sun damage, and fine lines and scarring. The effectiveness in removal of the dark spots depends on the concentration and the type of peel used and the severity of the dark spot.

Reniu Clinic, one of the best skin clinic in Mysore offers various types of treatments to help you get rid of your skin problems.

How it work?

Peeling treatment removes the uppermost layer of the skin thereby allowing new healthy skin to replace it. The new skin reduces the appearance of the dark spots by virtue of removal of unwanted melanin from the skin. The new skin that is formed is much more evenly pigmented.

Peeling treatment

Dr. Manas S N, is one the renowned dermatologists for hyperpigmentation treatment in Mysore who provides his expertise in dark spot treatment.


Which Chemical peel is best for Hyperpigmentation?

Trichloroacetic acid (TCA) peels are the best for pigmentation or scarring issue. These are medium depth peels that penetrate deep compared to other peels. These features make them the most preferred peels.

Can Chemical peel cause Hyperpigmentation?

Chemical peels are likely to cause hyperpigmentation if the inflammation caused by them produces excess melanin. However weaker peels are less likely to lead to hyperpigmentation, especially with usage of sun screen after treatment. Being anti-inflammatory, Salicylic acid peels too are less likely to cause hyperpigmentation.

Skin Care

Skin is the largest organ of the body and the most visible too. Everyone is more conscious of its appearance. There are several types of treatments available for peeling of skin of different types. Cosmetology, Dermatosurgery, Lasers, and Acne Treatments are few of them. All of the skin treatments are available at Reniu Clinic in Mysore where Dr. Manas S N who is one of the best skin and hair transplant doctor in Mysore.

What is the cost of Chemical peeling in Mysore?

Chemical peel price depends on the treatment required. Hence it may vary person to person. However peel costs at Reniu Clinic are low and affordable

What are the different types of blemishes?

Acne, Rash, Age Spot, Birthmarks and Melasma are different types of blemishes that might occur. There can be different reasons for the blemishes to occur. Anti-blemish treatments are available for all types of blemishes.






Chemical peels help remove the uppermost layer of the skin and allowing regeneration of new skin; thereby rejuvenating the skin. The new skin is more evenly pigmented and reduces the appearance of dark spots.

There are different types of peels available. Depending upon the requirement, appropriate peels are used. Lighter peels can be used at home while deeper peels are to be applied by a dermatologist.

All peels have side effects irrespective of your skin type or tone. However dark skins are more prone to side effects of peels. Hence dark skin should avoid peels, salicylic acid being the best substitute to Chemical peels. Salicylic acids have anti-inflammatory properties that reduces the risk of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

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