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peel

 [pēl]
1. the outer covering of something.
2. to remove such an outer covering.
chemical peel chemabrasion.

peel

(pēl),
To remove the outer layer of something by a stripping or flaying action.
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We're thrilled to offer another interactive, educational training using the highest standards in chemical peel education," said Prof.
It is recommended for both young and the elderly as the deep penetration offered by glycolic acid peel is long lasting and is perfect during this festive season.
Furthermore, there has been no information documented on the different fruit peel formulation, fermentation time, ageing time, color and flavor characteristic and degree of acceptability of the wine made from fruit peels.
Chemical peels cause controlled exfoliation, followed by regeneration of epidermis and dermis.
OUR VERDICT: Although the Glycolic peel is a milder form of chemical peel (when not left on too long or at too high a concentration) the decision to have one should not be taken lightly.
I was then advised that I could go home with the peel still on my skin and then wash my face the following morning.
Jet Peel treatments require no down-time which means that immediately post treatment one may return to normal activities without any discomfort.
As the heat intensified, Gill fanned me down and pointed out that the peel must be kept on for a minimum of four minutes and a maximum of 10.
Spurred on by both provincial recycling goals and practical cost-benefit reasons, the Region of Peel has begun collecting and processing not only traditional residential recyclables (bottles, cans and newspapers), but also materials such as yard waste and organic food scraps.
Alphahydroxy acids (AHAs) such as glycolic acid are used in the most common peels - superficial ones - and these treatments are suitable for people who don't want to have to spend time "recovering".
and the list goes on, it is my favourite peel of all time.
Most of the homes are older - built before 1950 - so the original paint likely contains lead that can be ingested or inhaled if it peels or chips from the walls.