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How To Use Glycolic Acid In Homemade Soap
Glycolycic soap: It depends what you are using them for. Glycolic acid can cause irritation to the skin and can cause the skin cells to shed faster. If you want to use Hydrocortisone to decrease this irritation it is not particularly a good idea. It would be better to decrease the dose and application frequency of the glycolic soap. If the Hydrocortisone was to treat a different condition then it might be ok to us. ...Read more
It depends: Glycolics work fine if you only need a mild peel, or only have a limited amount of downtime. Tca peels can do more, but require a longer recovery. The hetter (croton oil) peel is, in my opinion, tremendously powerful and useful, but has the longest recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would avoid: Using those together as they could irritate your skin, especially if in the sun. Try alternating between the two daily. Best of luck. ...Read more
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Chemicsl peel: Chemical peels, also known as chemexfoliation or derma-peeling, are a technique used to improve the appearance of the skin. In this treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the skin, which causes it to. ...Read more
I was using kojic acid soap but haven't for a week and don't plan on using anymore, I had a reaction. How long until I can go in the sun again? I'm 21
May be: Glycolic Acid is an exfoliator. It safely removes the outer layer of dead skin cells on the surface your skin, bring fresh new skin to the surface. This is beneficial for those who are looking for ingredients that help with anti-aging. Glycolic acid can also help lighten discoloration of the skin, such as sun spots or age spots and help those with acne-prone and blackhead-prone skin. ...Read more
Glycolic acid: Generally speaking, glycolic acid is considered safe. Avoid using products used for chemical peels as the levels of glycolic acid are much higher and are designed to penetrate much deeper. ...Read more
Glycolic acid is one of the 5 alpha hydroxv acids- (AHA)
Excellent for reducing hyper pigmentation & acne marks.
Improves skin tone & texture.
Exfoliation exalts the proerty for acne.
Dr. Perricne has written a book on acne incorporating diet etc. Try to get it from the library. ...Read more
No matter: Should not matter either way.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Care must be taken as to the strength of the peel, but should be able to tailor to your skin type. Make sure a physician is involved-not just a cosmetologist. ...Read more
Post-facial extraction is it ok to use a glycolic acid serum several days after or should I wait after a week?
72 hours: I reviewed post-facial advice from several Derm sites and found that all agreed on at least 72 hrs rest for anything on your face after extractions to avoid redness and overreacting skin ...Read more
Will hyper pigmentation disappear with Glycolic acid peels? It's been 1 yr and I still have a couple! Will they disappear? : (
May: It may lighten up a little bit. Course depends on underlying cause. ...Read more
Is it really necessary to wear sunscreen 50+ indoors when applying glycolic acid 25% or can I skip the sunscreen step at home?
Glycolic acid: You can skip wearing sunscreen at home, but if you have a skylight, are going outdoors or have lots of windows you might want to be safe rather than sorry. ...Read more
Can: Put one on wait one half hour then put the other on. ...Read more
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