What is the best way to rejuvenate my skin in the winter?
The cold and dry winter air can make your skin feel itchy and irritated. It can also strip your skin of all its moisture, leaving you with worn, aged, wrinkled, and flaking skin. However, non-surgical cosmetic treatments can rejuvenate your skin, reverse the signs of environmental damage, and keep your skin supple all through the harsh winter. This article describes the best skin rejuvenation treatments to improve your skin’s texture.
CO2 Skin Rejuvenation
CO2 skin rejuvenation is a non-surgical laser treatment wherein carbon dioxide beams remove the damaged uppermost layers of the skin to reveal the smooth, supple, and even-textured skin underneath. The new skin is naturally smoother, clearer, and free from winter damage. Besides revealing the younger skin underneath, the treatment also facilitates collagen and elastin production to increase your skin’s overall strength and flexibility. This ensures that your skin has stronger barriers against the harsh winter cold.
Peels are special products comprising chemicals that provide deep exfoliation, removing the damaged uppermost layers of the skin’s surface to reveal the smoother and younger skin underneath. They also infuse your skin with essential nutrients that improve your skin’s natural barriers to a harsh environment and ensure year-long suppleness. The chemical peel process starts with a skincare consultation — the aesthetician reviews your skin type, skin concerns, and cosmetic goals to curate a unique skincare regimen.
At Montilla Plastic Surgery, we offer the following peels to protect your skin from the winter cold:
- ZO-3 Step Peel: This is an essential epidermal peel that reduces melasma, acne breakouts, sunspots, enlarged pores, wrinkles, dullness, roughness, and other textural problems. You need 3 treatments for optimal results.
- ZO Stimulator Peel: This peel is made of salicylic acid, trichloroacetic acid, and lactic acid, a formulation that removes the uppermost layers of the skin, activates skin cell regeneration, and soothes the surface inflammation and irritation. As such, this peel reverses the effects of harsh winters while soothing your skin.
PicoSure Skin Rejuvenation
PicoSure is an aesthetic laser technology that delivers ultra-short pulses of energy to your skin’s surface in a picosecond, i.e., one trillionth of a second, to remove the textural problems on your skin’s surface without harming the surrounding skin tissues. This non-surgical and non-invasive technology rejuvenates your skin by reducing acne scars, hyperpigmentation, fine lines, winter-based skin roughness, etc. The treatment is entirely painless and involves no downtime.
Microneedling is a collagen induction therapy that encourages your body to produce new skin cells and restore your body’s depleting collagen reserves. The procedure involves making tiny micro-punctures on the skin’s surface with small needles that activate your body’s natural healing processes. The controlled micro-injuries encourage your body to produce new skin cells to replace the older skin cells. And the additional collagen and elastin strengthen your skin tissues, giving you smooth, firm, and supple skin.
Each cosmetic skin rejuvenation technique addresses different types of skin concerns. If you have dry, cracked, or worn skin tissues due to harsh winters, schedule an appointment at Montilla Plastic Surgery to discuss your treatment options.