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