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What is a Glycolic Peel Best for Treating?
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Glycolic acid peels are superficial but can be important for regular skin care
Glycolic acid peels are superficial but can be important for regular skin care. They are superficial peels and the aggressiveness of the peel is dependent on the percentage of the glycolic acid in the preparation. They are fairly safe and it is very difficult to make them deep and thus complications are much lower as compared to other peels. One thing to remember is that sometimes the more aggressive you are the more results you will get for the most part. Glycolic acid peels that are from...
Glycolic peels are mild peels. They do not penetrate very deeply into the skin so they do not typically cause wounds. For this reason they are some of the safest peels. They are best to treat surface imperfections, for example, light skin discolorations, freckles, acne/blackheads. Glycolic acids also stimulate collagen building, so over time multiple glycolic peels may help with very fine wrinkles and acne scarring. Most patients who get glycolic peels get a series of them every 2-4 weeks...
Glycolic Peels Best to treat?
It is to target photo aging. The benefits of a glycolic peel are to improve skin tone, increase the radience of the skin and diminish fine lines and wrinkles.
Glycolic acid a good place to start for basic skin care routine
Start with 30% glycolic acid (GA) peel with an aesthetician under supervision of a board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Subsequent GA peels can involve greater concentration, e.g. 50%, 70%. Regular superficial GA peels can bring about 'baby steps' for rejuvenation.
Glycolic peels are superficial. A series of glycolic peels may help eliminate damaged skin cells, unclog pores and impart a healthier glow.
Glycolic peels can be used for a variety of skin problems
Hi there- Glycolic Peels are great for treating hyperpigmentation, a dull tone, rough texture and general aging of the skin. Whether you are concerned about brown spots, fine lines, enlarged pores or simply wanting a smoother, brighter skin tone, glycolic peels can be extremely beneficial for many skin types and patients of all ages.
Glycolic peels beneficial for superficial discolorations
Glycolic peels are superficial and have mixed results. A regular regimen of peels is probably beneficial for minimizing superficial discolorations. I do not think glycolic peels will work well for wrinkles.