Using your phone's internet browser
go to:  qna.rediff.com
Click and drag this link to
the Home icon in your browser.
Q.

What is glycolic peels? Is it done by Dermatologist? Is it safe? what is the benefits?

Asked by raji, 31 Jul '08 11:32 am
  Invite a friend  |  
  Save  |  
 Earn 10 points for answering
Answer this question  Earn 10 points for answering    
4000 characters remaining  
  
    
Keep me signed inNew User? Sign up

Answers (2)

1.

Vitamin C & Glycolic Acid Facial Skin Care

Alpha Hydroxy Acids, or AHAs, also known as fruit acids or vitamin C peels, are the most commonly used rejuvenation treatments for facial skin care. Members of the AHA group, glycolic acid, lactic acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, and citric acid, are all chemically composed of carbon backbones with one or more carboxyl groups and a hydroxyl group on the adjacent carbon to the carboxyl group. As naturally occurring chemicals, the AHA based treatments can be included in the category of natural skin care products.

Effective oily skin care, natural skin care, acne skin care etc. are some of the common benefits achieved by the use of AHA facial skin care peels.

Obtained from sugar cane, Glycolic Acid is the most popular and commonly used form of Alpha Hydroxy Acid based natural skin care available.

The other AHA treatments helpful in stabilizing oily or acne-prone skin and improving skin tone include:


lactic acid (from sour mil ...more
Answered by always fresh, 31 Jul '08 11:33 am

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received
2.

Best, take advice of the Dermatologist.
Answered by Srijith KP, 01 Aug '08 03:33 pm

 
  
Report abuse
Useful
 (0)
Not Useful
 (0)
Your vote on this answer has already been received

Ask a Question

Get answers from the community

600 characters remaining

Related Answer

Q.
A

BIPOLAR DISORDER IS A CONDITION IN WHICH PEOPLE EXPERIENCE ABNORMALLY ELEVATED (MANIC OR HYPOMANIC) AND, IN MANY CASES, ABNORMALLY DEPRESSED STATES FO..more

Answered by Josna