Chemical peels can improve the skin's appearance. They help even out the color and texture of skin and can help clear acne, fade acne scars, hyperpigmentation, melasma, and age spots. This can be used for the face, neck or hands. Sun damage and scars also improve with chemical peels. A chemical solution is applied to the skin that causes it to exfoliate and eventually peel off. The new regenerated skin us usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. The new skin is also temporarily more sensitive to the sun One peel isn't magic, usually a series of peels over time lead to more dramatic improvement.