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what is a chemical peel?

At-home peels vs. professional peels At-home peels generally are self-applied and use such exfoliants in lower concentrations. Professional chemical peels are applied by skin therapists, estheticians or medical practitioners who use highly-concentrated exfoliants. Both at-home and professional peels use exfoliants like Alpha Hydroxy Acids (e.g., Lactic Acid), Beta Hydroxy Acids (e.g., Salicylic Acid) and enzymes from natural ingredients like Rice, Papaya, Pineapple and Pumpkin, to reduce the appearance of premature aging such as age spots, as well as rough skin texture and acne.

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