Glycolic Acid Peel is one of the most popular peels today. It is an alpha hydroxy acid that was derived from sugar cane. It is a thin, water-like liquid that gets absorbed well into the skin. Glycolic acid peel helps to remove dead skin cells from your skin and make it look younger. If you want to know more about this peel, you can read our blog here: https:///blog/best-glycolic-peel-dublin
Glycolic peel Dublin is a procedure that is performed to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and brown spots on your face. It also helps to remove dead skin cells from the surface of your skin. The procedure may also be performed on other areas of your body such as the neck and hands. Glycolic peels are the most popular chemical peels for use on facial skin.
A glycolic peel Dublin is an acid-based solution that is applied to the face, neck or hands and left for a period of time before being washed off. It can also be used to treat acne problems by reducing the amount of oil in the skin and opening up clogged pores.
Best Glycolic Peel Dublin Review
The name Glycolic acid peel is somewhat misleading, in fact your skin does not peel- we are merely exfoliating the dead skin cells away, in fact we are merely speeding up a natural process undertaken by our skin on a regular basis, this makes the peels safe and effective. Some patients do report that their skin becomes flaky after a peel, this can happen and it will resolve over a few days. This will subside as your skin acclimatises to the glycolic acid products. But it is nothing to worry about!
What do I need to do after my peel?
After your peel you should;
- Avoid hot baths and showers
- Avoid touching the skin
- Avoid excessive exercise
- Apply glycolic acid products to the skin
- Avoid picking of scratching the skin if it becomes flaky
Who should have glycolic acid peels?
The short answer is everyone! We can all benefit from removing the dead skin cells from our skin. Although like every treatment they may not be suitable for everyone, but your practitioner here at the Slievemore clinic will discuss this with you if you feel that you are not suitable for the treatment.
We use glycolic acid peels for the treatment of:
- Aged skin
- Photo damaged skin
- Acne prone skin
- Excessively dry skin
- Thickened skin
- Prior to a course of IPL/ laser vein or laser skin treatments ( 2 weeks before)
- Acne scarred skin
- Uneven skin tones
- Dull/tired skins
- Patients with fine lines and wrinkles
- For effective skin rejuvenation
TCA (Trichloracetic Acid)
As we are affiliated with the Akademikliniken in Sweden, we carry their fantastic product range here in our clinic. The famous AK Peel is sometimes called the “lunchtime” peel as there are few visible side effects immediately afterwards. There are no side effects such as redness, burning, shedding or flaking of the skin with this facial peel. It is an excellent treatment for sun damage skin, or for problems such as hyper pigmentation, hypersensitivity, thin skin, acne or acne tendency. For best results we recommend that you use the Akademikliniken skincare products following, and in-between your peels. The AK Chemical Peels are offered as a stand-alone treatment or can be done in conjunction with other treatments.
The AK Chemical Facial Peels
The AK Peel consists of a mixture of glycolic, lactic and salicylic acid, which when used regularly, results in a visible improvement in fine lines, hyperpigmentation, sun damage and acne breakouts.
The AK Chemical Peel is a 21% strength glycolic acid peel which strips away the top layer of dead skin cells, leaving your skin fresher and brighter, improving lustre and clarity. It also promotes underlying collagen regeneration. It doesn’t remove layers of the epidermis or cause severe redness, burning, shedding and flaking of the skin for days afterwards. In fact, it is referred to as a lunchtime peel – if you wish, you can reapply makeup afterwards and head back to work without anyone noticing!
We recommend that peels are performed every 4-6 weeks – any more would be too much for the skin and may cause sensitivity. For optimum results, we recommend that you use the Akademikliniken skincare products following, and in-between your facial peels. The AK peel is offered as a stand-alone treatment or can be done in conjunction with other treatments.