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peel

vt 1  :  to strip off an outer layer of  2  :  to remove (as skin or a blemish) by stripping vi  1  :  to come off in sheets or scales <sunburned skin s>   2  :  to lose an outer layer (as of skin) <his face is ing
n :  the surgical removal of skin blemishes by the application of a caustic chemical and esp. an acid to the skin - called also chemical peel  .
 
 

 
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