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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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For more information on skin conditions and chemical peels, consult your physician or call the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery's toll-free hotline, 1-800-441-2737, during weekday business hours (CST) or visit our Web site at www.asds-net.org A referral list of dermatologic surgeons in your geographic area, along with chemical peel information, will be mailed upon request.
Even without recovery of the peels and surrounding tissues, some manufacturers find that the higher added value of their premium whole tomato products offsets the roughly 20 percent yield losses of the lye peeling process, says Rey A.
A phenol peel is used primarily to treat fine or coarse facial wrinkles; blotchy skin coloring caused by pregnancy birth control pills, viral illnesses, or sun exposure; and other forms of chronic sun damage, including certain pre-cancerous skin growths.
--Indications and applications techniques of superficial and medium depth chemical peels
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.
The scientists observed that during tomato peel separation under IR heating, the peel first loosened and then cracked.
--TCA and Croton Oil/Phenol Peels: JS + TCA; CO2 + TCA; Hetter and Phenol/Croton Oil
His study revealed that tomato peels can effectively remove different contaminants in water, including dissolved organic and inorganic chemicals, dyes and pesticides, and they can also be used in large scale applications.
The scientists worked with peels that were either fresh, dehydrated, or blanched and dehydrated.
Most pectin extraction is done in Europe using lime peels imported from Mexico and South America.
My fellow food Nigerian food blogger, 9jafoodie, has a version without the skin peeled and it looks just the same.