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Why You Should Add At-Home Peels To Your Beauty Routine?

If you are a beauty addict like us then you dream of trying every little product or procedure that promises glowy youthful-than-ever skin. Peels are one of the greatest finds of the beauty world as they peel away damaged skin allowing glowy healthy skin to appear. While we tend to seek professional chemical peel treatments as it is a harsh procedure that many of us avoid doing on our own, at-home peels are in fact way easier to use than many of us think. Yep, they use harsh acids like AHAs or BHAs to exfoliate the skin, but when used in mild forms and in the right way there is nothing to worry about. They are so popular for their ability to reduce signs of aging, hyperpigmentation, acne, uneven skin tone, what not to love, really!

How do At-Home Peels work?

They peel off only the upper layer of dull, dirty, and dead skin revealing the healthier and more radiant one underneath. The acids found in at-home peels are used to remove the dead skin cells allowing fresher and brighter skin to show and maintaining healthy skin by boosting cell renewal while also maximizing the benefits of your other skincare product.

What’s The Difference Between Peels And Regular Exfoliants?

Using a scrub or acid to exfoliate the skin can be too aggressive on it as you will need to use it more frequently to achieve the result you want. Here where the regular use of at-home peels comes in handy. When used regularly (weekly or monthly) they give us the instant and ultimate radiance we seek for.

These peels only remove the top layer of the skin, which makes them much gentler.

What Are Over The Counter Peels Types?

Peels come in three types; superficial, medium, and deep peel. However, you should never do a deep peel at home. Save that for the top-of-the-line professionals. Most At-home peels fall under the superficial or light peel category.

Superficial peel

If you have mild skin problems such as fine wrinkles, uneven skin tone, acne, or dry skin then light peels are for you. They penetrate minimally and exfoliate gently by only removing the topmost layer of the skin.

Keywords: Peels using mandelic, lactic, and low-strength salicylic acid.

Medium Peel

These are used for moderate skin problems such as scarring, fine lines, wrinkles, and annoying discoloration, like melasma or age spots. They penetrate more deeply targeting the middle layer of the skin.

Keywords: High-percentage glycolic acid, Jessner, and TCA peels.

Deep Peel

As the name suggests, these penetrate deeply into the skin targeting moderate to severe scarring, wrinkles, and discoloration. This one you should leave to professionals and never try at home.

Keywords: High-percentage TCA and phenol chemical peels.

What Are The Benefits?

1 || Removes dead cells in a controlled manner.

2 || Reduces skin dryness giving you the smooth and plumpy texture you dream of.

3 || Reduces discoloration, even your skin tone, and brightening your skin.

4 || Reduces fine lines and wrinkles leaving you with tighter and more youthful-looking skin.

5 || Decongests skin from blocked pores and breakouts.