(1 oz / 30 ml) GLYCOLIC Acid 50% Skin Chemical Peel – Unbuffered – Alpha Hydroxy (AHA) For Acne, Oily Skin, Wrinkles, Blackheads, Large Pores & More (from Skin Beauty Solutions)

July 18, 2013 - Comment

Alpha-hydroxy acids are commonly found and isolated from fruits of all sorts. That is why they are referred to as fruit acids. For example, malic acid is found in apples, citric acid can be isolated from most citrus fruits and glycolic acid is commonly found in honey and sugar cane. Lactic acid is found in

Alpha-hydroxy acids are commonly found and isolated from fruits of all sorts. That is why they are referred to as fruit acids. For example, malic acid is found in apples, citric acid can be isolated from most citrus fruits and glycolic acid is commonly found in honey and sugar cane. Lactic acid is found in milk that has soured and Tartaric acid can be isolated from fermented grapes (wine).
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Glycolic acid works as an exfoliating agent because of its high acidity but easy solubility. When placed on the skin as part of an exfoliating cream or gel, glycolic acid goes under the damaged upper layers of skin and destroys the ‘glue’, which holds dead skin to the surface. As this dead skin is chemically burned off, the other ingredients carry the individual flakes away and a water rinse neutralizes the remaining acid. The result is a much-smoother skin surface and a more youthful appearance. A secondary benefit is glycolic acid’s ability to draw moisturizers into the newly exfoliated skin surface.
One study showed that topical treatment twice a day for 3 months with 5% glycolic acid cream at pH 2.8 affected surface and epidermal changes, while the same treatment, but with a 12% cream reached deeper and influenced both the epidermis and the deeper dermis layer, and resulted in increased epidermal and dermal firmness and thickness. Both showed clinical improvement in skin smoothness and in the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Another study showed that AHAs might thin the outer stratum corneum, but actually end up increasing the overall thickness of the epidermis. This thickening is accompanied by increased synthesis of collagen. It is apparent that alpha-hydroxy acids may do more than just increase exfoliation and skin cell turnover

Product Features

  • Chemical peels work by loosening and gently sloughing off the damaged, unattractive skin cells
  • Glycolic Peels can also work on the deeper layers of skin to accelerate the skin’s natural production of collagen and elastin
  • Glycolic Acid has been beneficial in improving dry skin, treating age spots, decreasing facial lines, and rejuvenating the skin’s surface
  • This is an Unbuffered LOW PH Glycolic Acid, this type is much stronger then our regular buffered Glycolic Acid. FOR BODY USE ONLY. IMPORTANT-PLEASE READ OUR FULL DISCLOSURE AT OUR WEBSITE
  • Full Instructions and Gauze Pads.

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Ce Ce Bloom says:

Good for shrinking pores, harsh on delicate/sensitive skin I am a 44 year old caucasian woman with fair skin and red/blonde hair. I have acne rosacea and my skin is very sensitive. The glycolic acid is good to use initially to shrink pores and do a thorough exfoliation. I find it a bit too harsh for repeated use. My skin tends to be drier and flaky even after the healing is done. I started using lactic acid and get much better results. I would use this glycolic peel every so often (maybe every fourth peel) just to keep my pores small. The price is right and everyone’s skin is different. Younger people with oilier skin may find this better suited for them. Read up on what each type of peel does for the skin before making your choice. Some are better for scars, some for acne, some for wrinkles.Any peel you use will initially make your skin look awful, like a bad sunburn and inflamed blemishes for a few days until the skin is done peeling and healing. Plan your activities accordingly for those days and always use a good moisturizer!

Callow says:

Yay! Just, yay! I’m a 20-something African American with hyperpigmentation from acne primarily on my chin and bottoms on my jawline and I decided to use this. It was my first peel ever and I did it by myself. Since I had never used any peels before I diluted it to a %12.5 solution and for my first peel used that. Didn’t feel much until I neutralized it with sodium bicar- Baking soda hah, I’m a chemistry major so I call things different names. Anyway!It stung a little and of course no immediate effects. I applied emu oil generously to my face and went to sleep. Woke up and (yes I know you’re not supposed to do this daily but) I repeated the process with a %25 solution this time. Started to see more visible results. Had some peeling, more like flaking, about two days later. Then I did the undiluted %50 the day after my flaking was over. I did a second layer of acid on the really dark places (there are about 5 I treated with a q-tip).Holy snot do I see a difference…

S. Rosa says:

A solution for eye bags!!! I used to have noticeable eye bags and dark circles. I used creams and serums which did not give me any lasting results. Then I came across the web that a women got rid of her eye bags and circles with a glycholic peel so I decided to buy this product. Wow, after a couple of months, my eye bags and circles were gone and I didn’t need cosmetic surgery after all. Even my friends at the job noticed. This product really got rid of my eye bags. I highly recommend this product.

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