Skincare and Beauty

Lactic Acid and Your Skin

Lactic acid belongs to the group of organic acids formed from the breakdown of glucose. It is a alpha hydroxyl acid (just like a glycolic acid).  It is a natural and biologically safe product  which is involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates in human body.  It is also a component of the natural moisturizing factor of the skin (NMF).  Lactic acid for industrial purposes is produced by the enzymatic reaction - by lactic acid fermentation of glucose. In nature lactic acid is found in sour milk, fermented and pickled vegetables, ripened cheese, with wine and beer fermentation. The lactic acid molecule is very small and easily passes through the cell membranes, which ensures uniform penetration of acid into the skin.

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Jessner Peel and Your Skin

Home Jessner’s Peel solutions are now becoming much more readily available in UK. They are not as well known as glycolic acid peels yet. However, they are pretty safe and can even be perormed at home. Jessner's Solution is a combination chemical peel.  It contains salicylic acid, lactic acid, and resorcinol.  These 3 compounds work in unison to creat a very effective and safe peel.  

 

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Glycolic Peels and Your Face

Chemical peels have become a very poppular procedure in UK and other countries. They can improve the skin's tectures and appearance . During a chemical peel, an acidicl solution is applied to the skin, which makes it "blister" and eventually peel off. After that, a new skin is usually formed, smoother and less wrinkled than the one.

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How to Get rid of Wrinkles With a Chemical Peel

A chemical skin peel is a popular procedure used to treat various skin problems, like acne, age spots and wrinkles. A chemical solution is applied to the skin to improve and smooth the skin (usually on the face) by removing the damaged outer layers. It sounds like the answer to a lot of people's problems, but it is important to remember there might be risks or side effects.

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Glycolic Peel at Home for a Younger Looking Skin

You’d really like to start doing your own glycolic acid chemical peels, but you are a little bit nervous about the process right? Should you start off with 20%, 30% or higher concentration? How often should you repeat the process? What should you do before and after the peel? Should you purchase a peeling solution or make or own? These are just some of the questions that you may be asking yourself right now.

 

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