Peels are chemical solutions used to exfoliate and enhance skin tutnover improving the appearance of the skin – for example, by reducing age spots and evening out skin tone. There are 3 types of peels: superficial, medium and deep. Superficial and medium peels are usually safe, as long as they're done correctly. Peels are not just for the face and can include a variety of chemical ingredients from retinol to glycolic acid. Peels can be done safely at home or at higher strenth administered by professional.