Chemical peel at home — instructions

Hence the desire of many to try to do the procedure independently.

To get this effect you need to make a few simple steps:

  • to determine which skin problems you plan to solve by peeling;
  • to choose the kind of peeling that suits your needs;
  • to take care of the preparation of the pre-peeling and post-peel skin care.

Means for carrying out

To perform a chemical peel at home you can use:

  • natural products which in their composition contain active components that have a peeling effect;
  • professional cosmetic products used for the procedure of peeling in the cabin;
  • pharmacy drugs and medications from the list of stores for soap making and making homemade cosmetics that contain active ingredients included in the products for exfoliation.

The main components that have an exfoliating effect on the skin:

  • enzymes (enzymes);
  • acid.

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Enzymes used in cosmetics, is a proteolytic enzyme (an active protein substances, which destroy the bonds between the molecules) vegetable (papain, bromelain) and animal origin (trypsin). They destroy the bonding of Horny scales of the skin substance and accelerate skin renewal.

Who is a enzyme exfoliation

  • young people with problem skin;
  • for those who want to get rid of freckles and light pigmentation spots;
  • people with keratosis;
  • to prepare the skin for uhodom procedures.

The simplest remedy is a cosmetic drug, «Enzyme-salicylic peeling Stopproblem». It is specifically designed for skin care at home, because it does not require special knowledge and skills, and the risk of side effects is reduced to zero.

By combining the exfoliating effects of papain and protivogribkova action of salicylic acid «Enzyme-salicylic peeling Stopproblem» gives a pronounced effect on the skin, it cleans the surface and prepares for the application of protective masks and creams. The number of professional funds can use the funds from the company Kosmoteros, Dermagenetic, You, Janssen.

Peels You are good that are suitable for sensitive, couperose skin. Dermagenetic you can buy without problems in many salons as beauticians often recommend it to my clients for home care.

If you have the urge to make face cream at home by yourself, you can buy papain in the online store for soap making. There you can find other components that you will need to work with.

The recipe may seem complicated for those who never made cosmetics at home. But the obvious advantage is that you can select the components for a recipe can be based on the needs of the skin.

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Option 1.

You need to take:

  • oat flakes 50 gr. (if necessary, can be replaced with maltodextrin)
  • green clay 20 gr.;
  • papain 4 gr.;
  • Niacinamide 1.5 g.;
  • L-arginine 1.5 g. (sold to retailers);
  • ascorbic acid 1.5 g.;
  • trypsin 2 vial 10 mg (pharmaceutical preparation);
  • pearl 1.5 g;
  • diatom (diatomaceous) earth 10 gr.

All components are mixed and ground in a blender or coffee grinder to a state of fine powder. Powder turns out quite a lot, but due to the absence of water for a long time can be stored without loss of useful properties.

For chemical home peels should be pour into the container a small amount of powder and mix it with water, oily and combination (flower water) or professional activator for breeding peels and alginates.

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The consistency should be such that no problem to apply the mixture to the face without strong spreading. Keep the mask on your face you need 7-10 minutes, then roll the mixture and desquamation of the epithelium of the hands, remnants rinse with warm water. This recipe is good for dry and chuvstvitelny skin. If you have rosacea, Niacinamide should be excluded.

Option 2.

  • the juice of one lime;
  • 3 tablets «Papaya enzyme» (BAD, taken inside, but outside too active).
  • mango 25 oz.;
  • puree pumpkin 25 g;
  • glycerin 1 teaspoon;
  • aloe Vera juice is 1 teaspoon.

This type of peel is prepared only immediately before applying and shall not be stored. Apply the resulting mask on face for 10 minutes, washed off with water.


Different acids have different effects on the skin and are used to correct various cosmetic defects.

Who shown acid peels:

  • individuals with skin problems like oily and prone to dryness;
  • those who have observed the first signs of skin aging: loss of firmness, elasticity, sagging skin, the appearance of the first shallow wrinkles;
  • those who have freckles, pigmentation, uneven skin color;
  • for those who have thick, bumpy skin;
  • for those who have acne, pimples, acne and post-acne.

All acids an excellent job with the exfoliation of the skin. Only one work from the Horny layer of the epidermis (superficial peeling), while others penetrate deeply into the skin (middle and deep peeling).

Salicylic acid is the most famous and most frequently used in cosmetics component with strong anti-inflammatory and protivoraket action.

Azelaic acid is suitable for sensitive skin with rosacea, perfectly whitens.

Retinoic and glycolic acids perfectly cleanse the skin surface of dead epithelium and accelerate skin renewal facial.

Lactic acid included in the composition of the surface moisture complex of the skin because of its moisturizing effect can be used to increase the degree of moisture of dry skin. From home remedies you can prepare excellent almond, glycolic, citric and lactic peels.


Almond peeling

You will need:

  • oat flakes 2 tablespoons;
  • crushed almonds 2 tbsp;
  • brewed green tea 50 ml;
  • heavy cream 1 tablespoon.

All components of the mask mix and let stand for 20 minutes. The drug is worn on the face, neck and decollete for 10 minutes and then washed off with warm water.


You will need:

  • 2 tablespoons cottage cheese;
  • 3 tablespoons of kefir, yogurt or whey.

The stronger pericolo milk or whey, the more lactic acid is formed, and the more effective procedure.

The mask ingredients are mixed and applied on the face for 10-15 minutes, then wash off with warm water.


The most readily available sources of glycolic acid is grapes. Especially lucky those who have the ability to use unripe grapes, as it is in the green grapes, glycolic acid is very a lot, but with the maturation of its amount decreases.

Take the treatments home peels a handful of unripe berries of grapes, puree them in a blender and apply to face and neck for 10-15 minutes, wash off with warm water.


You will need:

  • juice of 1 lemon;
  • the juice of one orange;
  • 2 tablespoons of milk.

When mixing milk and juice, the milk should coagulate. Nothing wrong with that. And the benefits of milk proteins for the skin is invaluable. Mask is enough liquid, because it can be applied in several layers: apply a layer, wait a few minutes until it dries, apply the next.

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Total time spent mask on the skin 15 minutes, then it should be washed off with warm water.


You will need ascorbic acid 1 sachet (1 gram) and a few drops of water. Ascorbic acid should be taken in powder form without additives. Pour the contents of the bag into the container.

Add a few drops of water, stir and apply on the face evenly for 15 minutes. Wash off with warm water. After rinsing the peel can be applied to the skin solution of vitamin E (tocopherol acetate) and leave it on all night.

From the pharmacy means for carrying out a chemical peel at home you can use creams with azelaic (skinoren, finevin) and retinoic acid (retinoic ointment, cream Radevit, Differin).

These funds should unlike salon peels to use on a daily basis for a certain number of weeks or months. But they are softer, but just as effectively.

Thus the skin gets injured by a chemical burn, but receives constant stimulation for updates, expediting the exfoliation, rejuvenation and eliminate blackheads, acne and post-acne. If you want you can spend the «Hollywood peel» of calcium chloride. To conduct a salicylic peel, you can use salicylic acid or salicylic alcohol.

Buy pure salicylic acid in the free market is extremely difficult. But the 2% alcohol solution of salicylic acid (it is salicylic alcohol) can be found in any pharmacy. To carry out this procedure it is best to point the individual elements of the rash or dark spots, which are formed in the place of healed acne.

This salicylic acid applied to the skin in problem areas with a cotton swab. Some areas can be treated twice, but only if there is a need, otherwise, we will have to treat the local burn.

Continuous use of to ablate inflammatory cells in the skin gradually reduces the amount of acne and post-acne by reducing the number of pathogenic bacteria that cause inflammation in the mouths of sebaceous glands and eliminate this mechanism of dissemination of pathogenic bacteria as self-squeezing pimples.

Salon drugs

From the cabin of the funds for the home chemical peel, you can use the drugs firms GiGi, Mediderma, Arcadia and many others.

Feature of the salon peels at home is that the preparation and post-peel care required to obtain the desired result. For your peeling composition, each manufacturer has detailed instructions for use. Therefore advisable to to to drugs you will get you found and instructions, or Protocol, the procedures developed by the manufacturer. Usually such instructions and protocols to share with each other cosmetologists in specialized forums.

Much of the protocols are freely available on our website with relevant articles. You can prepare a homemade chemical peel on the basis of lactic acid, buying the right components in online stores for soapmakers. Usually the store is 80% lactic acid solution. For the home peels, dilute it by up to 30-40% solution.

To apply a more concentrated solution is not necessary, as to remove it from the skin you will need a Converter.

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To prepare the catalyst in the home from ordinary baking soda, but it is difficult to calculate the desired concentration of alkali in solution. Prepare the skin for the action of acids it is possible to use creams with retinoic or azelaic acid for 2-3 weeks.

You can make the simple cream and toner with lactic acid in the composition and boil the soap with the addition of lactic acid. For the first time, of course, have to Tinker, if you are going to prepare cosmetics for the first time, but then everything goes like clockwork.

Can be found in thematic communities of masters and order their homemade cosmetics and soap with the addition of lactic acid to completely repeat all the stages of salon care.

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Chemical peel at home lactic acid

Step 1. Cleansed skin on the face to wipe rubbing alcohol for degreasing. On areas of thin and sensitive skin around the eyes, transition of the skin of the nose mucosa and red border of lips and around the mouth is better to apply a greasy cream or vaseline.

Step 2. Lactic acid solution should be applied with a cotton pad in the following sequence: forehead, temples, cheeks, nose, chin. Leave the first time the acid solution on the skin for no more than 2-3 minutes. Solution you can wash off sooner if burning sensation becomes unbearable.

Step 3. Rinse the solution in the reverse deposition sequence from chin to forehead.

Step 4. After washing off the acid on the skin you can apply a hydrating mask or concentrate ampoule before modeling mask. After the procedure the skin is closed with a cream selected for your skin type. Such procedures can be performed 1 time per 7-10 days. On the course up to 10 procedures.

Limitations to keep in mind

  1. What would you not tell your esthetician, peels is a procedure for autumn-winter time. Any acids reduce the natural protection of the skin against UV damage, increase the risk of pigmentation and other signs of photoaging.
  2. During pregnancy and lactation peels can be done at your own risk, as the skin response to them can be unpredictable.
  3. Do not rush fanatically to make the peeling procedure, several per week, exceeding the permissible concentration of acid in the preparation, without proper preparation of the skin for the procedure. The best effect is the effect that comes gradually, and stays with you after you finish the course home peels.