How to do Your Own Lactic Acid Peels 40% Strength


lactic acid peels

One of the primary Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) peels, lactic acid peels are great for beginning DIY peelers because it is a very mild peel and in addition it works well on all skin types. Watch the video below for a nice overview – learn about the benefits, concentrations and intervals, what to do post peel and you’ll also be able to see a live demonstration of the whole peeling process.

To copy the idea from the video:

1. Superficial peel so is not going to do much for pronounced wrinkles

2. 40% concentration is recommended, especially if this is your first peel

3. Recommended interval is once a week for newbies, but can be done more frequently by experienced peelers

4. Do a patch test before doing the full peel

5. If this is your first peel, only leave the solution on for about 3 minutes

6. You do not need a neutralizing solution

7. No downtime, flaking or redness

Things you’ll need:

  • Lactic acid solution
  • pH prep solution
  • Fan Brush
  • Glass cup
  • Face Wash
  • Face Brush
  • Timer
  • After peel moisturizer

Lactic acid peels are great at combating skin discoloration and you can see results from just 2-3 peels. So if you’re looking to freshen up and brighten your skin or you’re a newbie looking to do your first diy peel, then this peel is a excellent choice.

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