A Series of High-Concentration Superficial Peels Works Well for Improving Pigmentary Irregularities, Melasma, & Fine Wrinkles
My understanding is that most estheticians, for safety concerns, limit themselves to using a maximum of 30% alpha hydroxy peels. 15% and 25% concentrations are frequently used by them.
I have been using all kinds of alpha hydroxy peels since 1984 and have found that concentrations below 50% do little for the skin. For this reason, for more than twenty-five years, I have used full-strengh (70% is the maximum concentration) glycolic acid peels. In properly selected patients, these peels,...