Glycolic peel or anti tan peel
Anti tan peel
In this Glycolic peel is used in various strengths to remove the tan or discoloration.
Face is cleaned properly to remove all the dust and make up if done before the peel
It takes about 15-20 minutes for this procedure
There is little downtime in the form of dryness but it gives very nice results in removing tan and discoloration.
Proper moisturization is always required after the peel.
Good hydration and good sun protection add to the benefits and make the skin glowing and brighter.
What is Glycolic acid?
Glycolic acid is derived from sugarcane and is included in the group of substances called Alpha Hydroxy acids (AHA's).These are also referred to as fruit acids. The most beneficial property of Glycolic acid is its ability to penetrate the skin quickly and effectively making it the popular widely used chemical used for cosmetic skin peels.
Because of the milder effects, Glycolic acid peels are most commonly used as minimally invasive cosmetic procedure to improve the skins appearance.
It has the smallest molecule in the group(AHA) to penetrate skin deeply and easily making it the most effective for treating fine lines, acne, blackheads, dullness and oiliness.
How does it work?
It reacts with the top layer of skin, breaking it down by dissolving sebum and other substances that bind cells together.
Dead skin cells are sloughed off revealing smoother,brighter,younger looking skin.