This medium-strength peel features a potent 50% Glycolic concentration, specifically crafted to address stubborn anti-aging concerns. Tailored for experienced peelers, it targets a spectrum of issues, ranging from wrinkles to hyperpigmentation.
Recommended Skin Concerns
- Facial Lines
- Uneven Texture
- Adult Acne
- Age Spots
Skin Type Recommendations
Not suitable for sensitive skin or first-time peelers.
Recommends using a Level 1 peel with 30% Glycolic concentration before attempting this peel.
Ideal for those experienced with chemical peel applications, offering deeper surface peeling and effective treatment for challenging blemishes.
Application and Frequency:
Estimated 15-30 peel treatments per bottle. Emphasizes the importance of closely monitoring skin reactions and adhering to recommended frequency for optimal results.
Glycolic acid works to break the bonds between the outer layer of skin cells, including dead skin cells,
and the next skin cell layer.
Witch hazel contains chemicals called tannins. When applied directly to the skin, witch hazel might help reduce swelling, help repair broken skin, and fight bacteria.
Mainly as a moisturizing ingredient, panthenol hydrates the skin. As a humectant, it attracts moisture to the skin and holds water in the skin, allowing the skin to produce moisture and hydrate from within.
Wet your face and cleanse thoroughly to remove any makeup, dirt, or oils from the skin.
Application of the Peel:
Apply the peel to a cotton pad or swab.
Smooth the peel over your face, avoiding the eye area, ears, and lips.
Time Limit: For the first application, let the peel set for 3-5 minutes. Watch for any reactions and take note of the results. In subsequent treatments, you can extend the peel time to a maximum of 10 minutes. If the skin feels uneasy, a cool water gauze compress can help soothe the sensation.
First Time Users:
Perform a patch test before the first use.
Apply the peel for only 30 seconds during the patch test to determine skin sensitivity.
This step is crucial to understand how your skin reacts to the acid before gradually increasing the duration of the peel.
The longer the peel is left on, the deeper it penetrates, and the longer the recovery time.
Monitor your skin’s reaction and adjust the duration accordingly.
Flush and thoroughly cleanse your skin with cool water after removing the peel.
Moisturize your skin with Recast Aloe vera soothing gel.
Always wear a minimum of SPF 30 during the day to protect your skin.
Wait at least 4 weeks before applying another peel.
For the first 6-8 weeks, follow the recommended frequency.
After the initial period, apply the peel once a month for maintenance.
Monitoring Skin Reaction:
If you experience negative effects such as redness or burning, discontinue use immediately.
It’s important to note that everyone’s skin reacts differently to skincare products. If you have any concerns or experience adverse effects, it’s advisable to consult with a dermatologist or skincare professional. Additionally, following the provided guidelines for patch testing and gradually increasing peel duration can help minimize the risk of irritation or adverse reactions.