What is a facial chemical peel and why would you want one? My name is Desta and I’ve been using an at home glycolic peel for a few years. These treatments have helped me to effectively exfoliate and improve the condition of my skin, and maintain a more youthful and healthy looking complexion.
Types Of Glycolic Facial Chemical Peel
There are many types of facial chemical peel with varying degrees of potency and effectiveness. This site is dedicated to chemical peel reviews, focusing on the ‘at home’ variety of facial chemical peel. I will also inform you of tips and helpful ideas for dealing with those skin issues that cause us to need a facial chemical peel. continue reading
Glycolic acid is derived from fruit acids and is considered to be the most active and beneficial of the alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs).
As with all glycolic acid peels, Skin Laboratory’s Glycolic Acid 35% Gel Peel boosts the production of collagen in the skin, helping to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles.
It also loosens the bonds that hold together the dead skin cells that can make your complexion look dull and lifeless.
Best Facial Peel For Peel Beginners
Glycolic Acid 35% Gel Peel is an entry level professional strength chemical peel from this popular brand of chemical peel products. For most people this is a very safe beginner peel that any skin type can use to start their chemical peel journey.
At 35% concentration, this glycolic gel peel is strong enough to be active on the skin of most users, but not so strong that it’s likely to cause irritation to peel beginners, or those with sensitive skin and dark skin. continue reading
Is 40% Glycolic Acid Skin Obsession’s Best Chemical Peel?
Skin Obsession claim that their 40% concentration glycolic acid ‘Lunchtime Peel’ will leave your skin feeling softer, looking smoother, and improve its texture and tone. They also claim that this product will reduce visible hyperpigmentation on your skin, while increasing the invisible collagen production under the skin (in turn smoothing out your fine lines and wrinkles).
This product has had some great reviews from both experienced peel users and complete peel beginners. So, with regard to peels of an equivalent strength and type, is this the best chemical peel for home use that’s currently on the market? continue reading
In an attempting to optimize the benefits of a chemical peel for your skin, Skin Laboratory, one of the most popular brands of at home chemical peels on the market, have created a mid-level professional strength peel, which combines 25% glycolic and 35% lactic acid. This 60% glycolic lactic acid peel come in 30ml and 100ml bottles, and contains approximately 15 to 50 full facial peels respectively.
Who Are Skin Laboratory?
Skin Laboratory have manufactured a range of medical grade skincare treatments with active ingredients that jumpstart the production of collagen in you skin, reduce free radical damage, exfoliate dead skin cells, and speed-up cell turnover, equaling healthier, younger looking skin.
As the makers of what they describe as aggressive result-oriented products, Skin laboratory claim a reduction in acne conditions with continued use of this product. With the moisturizing properties of lactic acid, and the exfoliating properties of glycolic acid, this combination glycolic lactic acid peel (sometimes also referred to as a glycol-lactic peel), works on different levels of the skin simultaneously hydrating and increasing collagen. continue reading
Absolutely The Best Chemical Peel For Acne?
Skin Obsession claim that their Alpha Beta Combo Peel will stop acne in its tracks! But after hearing similar claims from many products saying they can get rid of acne and cure you of this confidence sapping skin condition, can you really believe this bold claims made about this beta hydroxy acid (BHA) and alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) product.
It is true to say that this is a different type of chemical peel, and the user will benefit from the results of an uncommon combination of both alpha hydroxy acid (glycolic acid) and beta hydroxy acid (salicylic acid). Could combining these two acids be the key to actually producing the most effective chemical peel for acne? continue reading
Enhance Your Chemical Peel Results
How can you get even better chemical peel results after using your alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) peel?
You cannot talk to regular chemical peel users without them emphasizing the importance of neutralizing your peel and good aftercare. As well as maximizing your results, this can ensure your skin stays safe after the peel process.
So what products beside the peel itself can help enhance your skin after your peel?
It is debatable whether or not you need a professional neutralizing product when you use an AHA peel such as glycolic or lactic acid. However, there are many claims made by makers of these products (such as Cellbone Technology) about the benefits of using these products post peel. continue reading