Blog: Everything about Skin

Lactic Acid Peels

Lactic acid peel has become more and more popular with women who want healthier skin, mainly because of the gentler nature of this treatment. Look at it this way: while there is a number of ways for people to achieve younger looking skin as they work with a skin care specialist, many procedures that are performed at clinics and at the doctor’s office are often invasive and painful. As a result, many individuals are looking for alternative ways to look and feel younger, and the lactic acid peel, has become the treatment of choice for many patients and dermatologists. This chemical peel can be performed at home in just a matter of minutes, with almost no side effects.

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DIY TCA Peel

Trichloracetic acid (TCA) peels are pretty popular chemical peels right now in UK and US. While they are considered medium depth peels, it's only true for concentration above 15%. At 10% to 15% they produce a nice light peel. Unlike, a glycolic peel, they produce a nice even peeling. Bu that, I mean, the skin actually peels off. With glycolic and salicylic peels, the skin sheds off very lightly and unnoticed. With light TCA peel, it comes off as if you have a bad sun burn. That's because TCA peel goes a little deeper within your skin.

 

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Snail extract creams

What is the snail extract and why should it we use it on our face? Well, it does sound pretty crazy. But I guess, there is some scientific basis for it after all. So what's in that stuff? It is a thick fluid that was gathered from live snails. It is suppose to be a very complex mixture of different proteoglycans, glycosaminoglycans, glycoprotein enzymes, hyaluronic acid, copper peptides, antimicrobial peptides and even glycolic acid. Lots of stuff, if you believe people who sell it.

 

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Sugaring Recipe

Sugaring is an inexpensive, easy way to remove unwanted hair. If you know what you’re doing, it’s a process that you can easily do yourself at home. Because of its non-toxic ingredients, it’s great for sensitive skin, and the results last much longer than shaving. Many people confuse sugaring with waxing with sugar-based wax but it’s a different process altogether. Unlike waxing, sugaring paste doesn’t require the use of cloth strips, and it’s used at room temperature. Once you get the hang of this, you’ll probably never go back to regular waxing again.

 

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When to use Retinol

Retinol has become a very popular anti-aging product lately. It has also found a way into almost every skincare lotion and cream. You may have noticed that retinol has made its way into an increasing number of skin care products. So the question is “When should the retinol be used and when should it not?”

 

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