What is Skin Peeling?

What is Skin Peeling?

Before we go any further with our discussion about skin peeling, let us first of all dig down to the basics to understand every bit of our learning process.

What really is skin peeling?
Skin Peeling is the process of shedding-off the top layer (epidermis) of our skin tissues. The word peeling is derived from the Latin word “Desquamare” which means to scrape-off. In the skin care industry, peeling is used for scrapping-off the top most layer of our skin to fix a particular skin problem or just to exfoliate the dead skin lying on the top most layer to reveal the new skin that is constantly produced by our skin cell.

What are the causes of skin peeling?

There are a number of reasons and causes why the skin is peeled off. One of the reasons is due to a skin condition. Some of the most common skin conditons are:

  • acne and pimples
  • skin aging
  • allergic reactions
  • skin infections (fungal)
  • skin irritation
  • rosacea 
  • immune system disorders
  • cancer and treatments
  • genetic diseases such as
    • acral peeling skin syndrome
    • dermatitis 
      • Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
      • Contact dermatitis
      • Seborrheic dermatitis
      • Neurodermatitis 
      • Nummular dermatitis
      • Stasis dermatitis
      • Dermatitis neglecta
    • psoriasis
    • eczema

Related Topics:

  • What are the Acne and pimple Treatments?
  • What are the Skin Aging Treatment?
  • What are the types of skin peeling in skin care?
  • What produces the new skin cell?
  • What is skin renewal?
  • What is skin exfoliation?
  • What is skin regeneration?
  • What layer does skin grow from?
  • What is our skin made of?
  • What are the layers of skin?
  • What is the proper way of skin peeling?
  • What are the benefits of skin peeling?
  • Is skin peeling safe?
  • What is the purpose of skin peeling?
  • What is the procedure of skin peeling?
  • What is the risk of skin peeling?
  • What is the result of skin peeling?
  • Where are the new skin cells produced?
  • How skin is formed?
  • How are skin cells replaced?

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