BEST AT HOME CHEMICAL PEELS
As you've probably surmised, At Home Chemical Peels are the most popular products on MUAC. And our variety is extensive:
Our Alpha Hydroxy Peels:
Mandelic - 25% and 40%
Glycolic - 30%, 40%, 50%, 60% and our versatile 70% adjustable peel
Lactic - 40%, 55%, 65%
Our Beta Hydroxy Peels:
Beta Hydroxy Serum (these are mini peels) 3% and 8%
15% Salicylic Acid
Our Combo peels:
5 Acid Body Peel
Our TCA Peels
12.5%, 15%, 18% (pre-mixed)
30% Adjustable (recipes included to mix a fresh peel with varying strengths... extremely versatile and our most popular TCA peel)
Our PhytX Peel
Derived from rice, this is a peel you'll leave on overnight... convenient with gentle exfoliation.
Non-Acid Triple Enzyme Peel
Exfoliate without harsh chemicals... our enzyme peel contains papain (papaya) bromelain (pineapple) and pumpkin enzymes.
Traditional Jessner Peel using 14% salicylic, 14% lactic acid and 14% resorcinol.
Our Micro Polish offers you an upgraded manual skin polishing using the same crystals used during professional microdermabrasion treatments. Super-fine crystals polish your skin to a smooth, clear, brighter finish.
Pumpkin Mask w/5% Glycolic Acid
Okay, so we know you're asking, which one do I choose? Well, that will depend on your skincare issues and your goals. Here's a summary:
Which At Home Chemical Peel Is The Best One For Me?
Chemical peels are effective for anti-aging benefits, to improve acne, acne scars, minimize pores, loosen blackheads, improve sun-damaged skin, improve the appearance of stretch marks, fade age spots and general hyperpigmentation, to rejuvenate and improve the tone and texture of your skin.
Doing your chemical peel at home is convenient and cost-effective. The best home chemical peel is the one which most specifically targets your problem. See all of our peels, below, and the problems they best target.
What Is A Chemical Peel And How Does It Work?
Chemical peels are exfoliants that either, gently or more aggressively, remove dead surface skin cells and "goopy dirt" from the epidermis, and with deeper peels, can help to diminish visible skin issues that begin more deeply into the skin. Chemical peels, when properly chosen, can refine your skin texture and skin tone by refining the look of pores, fine lines, wrinkles, scars, and discoloration. Chemical peels can help your skin to look younger and more luminous. Some chemical peels will simply exfoliate without visible peeling (superficial, light peels)... others will provide varying degrees of peeling (medium, deep), dependent upon your skin type and the strength and type of peel. Below is a guide that will help provide further education into chemical peels.
We offer multiple sizing options on all our products, so that you can test products before investing in larger sizes.
All of our skin care products are formulated in the USA at an FDA registered and inspected lab, manufactured under strict GMP guidelines. Our chemical peels are formulated with Reagent (ACS) acids... the highest grade... certified for percentage and purity. Our skin care products are *always* formulated with the highest recommended active ingredients for professional quality and results. Why have we been online since 1997? Because our products WORK.
Let's review the characteristics of our peels:
An alpha hydroxy acid derived from the bitter almond nut. This is a gentle acid because of its large molecule. It exfoliates the skin with very little topical discomfort. Excellent for inhibiting the formation of brown spots, and hyperpigmentation. Will not cause unwanted lightening of the skin in darker skin tones. Improve acne, melasma, sun damaged skin, large pores, blackheads, wrinkles, dull, sallow skin. Our 25% Mandelic Aid peel will cause little-to-no peeling, while our 40% may cause some light flaking for most clients. Contraindications: Do not use if you have nut allergies.
Milder than glycolic acid, and typically better for working on discoloration, our formulation contains licorice extract, an effective skin lightening additive. Appropriate for dry skin or oily skin. An alpha hydroxy acid, this is a great "first peel" for oily, dry, normal and sensitive skin types. The inherent properties of this peel make it ideal for clients with uneven skin tones and general hyperpigmentation. Some light flaking in most cases that becomes more visible as you increase the strength. Contraindications: Do no use if you have milk allergies.
A bit more aggressive than lactic acids, this is also an alpha hydroxy peel and will exfoliate the outer layers of your skin. Glycolic acid is a good all-around acid for normal-oily skin types to exfoliate and rejuvenate the skin, as well as addressing the issues of acne, acne scarring, wrinkles, and fine lines. 30% typically rapidly exfoliates the skin without much visible peeling/flaking... stronger glycolic acid peels may cause some flaking. The stronger the glycolic acid peel, the more flaking or peeling you may see.
A superficial peel with exfoliating properties. Desirable for skin types that cannot tolerate AHA's. Derived from rice, this product is excellent for anti-aging, skin smoothing, brightening, and general discolorations. If you suffer with breakouts, you will see improved skin clearing. Those with discoloration will see fading of those areas and brighter skin.
Oil soluble, thus making these acids perfect for oily/acne skin that needs deep pore cleansing and loosening of blackheads. Use this as a "first-step" when using alpha hydroxy acid peels to remove oils from the skin, or use alone 3-4 times per week for oil/blackhead control. A beta-hydroxy, this acid penetrates the upper layers of the epidermis only. For a stronger application, use our 15% salicylic acid peel once a week. Contraindications: Do not use if you have allergies to aspirin products.
Deeper peeling class of acids excellent for improving the look of acne, lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, acne scars, stretch marks, sun damage, lip lines, age spots, and general scarring. Longer lasting results, more intensive. Not advised for darker skin tones, as it may cause unwanted skin darkening. Please consult with our skin care professionals to determine which strength would be best for you.
TCX Fusion Peel:
We formulated this peel with a proprietary blend of acids to work on a number of skincare issues by including the following acids: Mandelic Acid, Salicylic Acid, TCA, Glycolic Acid, Lactic Acid, Citric Acid, Phytic Acid. Total acid content is 30%. Great for acne, softening of acne scars, anti-aging benefits, fading of skin discolorations. Consider this your all-in-one peel. Contraindications: Do not use if you have allergies to milk, aspirin, or nuts.
A peel that is layered until it frosts, it contains alpha and beta hydroxies along with resorcinol. This peel is ideal for clients with cystic acne and will produce visible peeling for most clients. Contraindications: Do not use if you have allergies to aspirin products.
Non-Acid Enzyme Peel:
All-natural enzymes safely dissolve surface skin debris and leave skin feeling soft, cleansed and refreshed. Our enzyme peels are professional strength, exactly what you would get in a very high-end salon. Use enzymes if you have sensitive skin that is non-tolerant of acid usage.
Pumpkin Mask w/5% Glycolic Acid:
Great exfoliation. It smells yummy and it's great for exfoliation.
At home microdermabrasion without a machine. A 5 star best seller.
Safe Handling Of Acid Peels And Retinoid Products:
- --Use Acids and Retinoids with care and caution.
- --Always patch test before use.
- --Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.
- --Should an acid/retinoid get into the eyes, rinse with cold water and consult a physician if irritation persists.
- --Keep these products out of reach of children.
- --Misuse of chemical products can cause burns or injury. Use as directed for safety.
- --Always store chemical peels in a cool, dry place for 12 month shelf life.
Instructions For Chemical Peels Are Listed On Each Product Page and a hard copy included with your order.
- Never use granular exfoliators, exfoliating pads, nor scrubbing brushes within 24 hours of using a peel.
- Stop Retin A, benzoyl peroxides, acne products, and any other drying agents 24 hours before and after using an alpha hydroxy or beta hydroxy peel.
- If you are allergic to aspirin products, never use a salicylic acid nor beta hydroxy peel.
- Never apply a peel without doing a patch-test first and waiting 48 hours for results.
- Never apply a chemical peel to inflamed skin.
- TCA Peels are a different class of peels and come with their own, unique, set of cautions in addition to the ones listed here. All acids, retinoids, and drying products must be discontinued 48 hours before a TCA peel and cannot be resumed for 10-14 days after a TCA application. No exceptions.
- Always read product directions in their entirety and don't take shortcuts.
- Use our BellEvolve Advanced Repair Cream for skin that has been chemically over-processed. It contains advanced healing agents that will quickly get your skin back to normal.
- When in doubt about a caution, please write or call us for more information.