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Feb
25

Alpha hydroxy acids (AHA)

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Alpha-hydroxy (Alpha-hydroxy-acids), AHA or fruit acid. The main sources are fruits , sugar cane and milk.

ANA has long and successfully used in dermatology. In the 70 years of the twentieth century in the United States began to use them in cosmetics as active substances .

Scientific research in chemistry allowed synthesized in the laboratory , these ingredients . But transcend nature efficacy failed. Particularly sought after in cosmetic clean , highly natural, especially organic ingredients .

Alpha hydroxy acid peels to show the effect : they dissolve intercellular connections or ” sticky substances ” that bind dead skin cells , allowing the dead cell layer to peel faster . Due to this the epidermis becomes tenderness and softness. In addition, the exfoliation process prevents pores from clogging and makes the skin more susceptible to the action of other cosmetic products . ANA stimulates the emergence of new young cells , increasing the synthesis of collagen and elastin . Fruit acids have the ability to bind and trap moisture , whiten and align skin texture. As a result of alpha – acids in the skin increases firmness and elasticity , wrinkles . Skin filled with vitality and visibly rejuvenated.

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Cosmetics with fruit acids – the most effective and popular means to combat aging of the skin and other serious cosmetic defects .

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Jan
4

Chemical peels – pros and cons

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Pros and cons

Unfortunately, during the life of the skin remains intact. Speed cell renewal decreases and wrinkles . Dead cells influence the color. But if you regularly remove the top layer of the epidermis, then slow down the signs of aging skin and can remain young for a long time .

To help you come to such a procedure as peeling. If you do not forget about skin care , you know that it is peeling and helps gently remove dead skin particles. But peel performed at home is not enough. And then you had better turn to a professional beautician, who hold high-quality chemical peels . What is it?

Chemical peels are one of the most popular treatments for skin rejuvenation . For it did not require special equipment and it is available for the price of most women. The point of it is to use phenol or acid.

Around the end of the last century, the mass production of drugs for effective exfoliation of the skin with the addition of AHA – Alpha Hydroxy Acid . Usually , this is an extract of sugar cane, triple fruit acid , glycolic acid.

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The standard tool for chemical peels is phenol. The procedure of applying it is quite painful if you get up a wizard that will do everything correctly – you will be amazed with the result. But remember , which is not applied in the processing of phenol decollete , neck and hands. In these places especially easy form scars. And with deficient services you can not rejuvenate the skin, but rather much damage .

That’s why most beauticians prefer to use acid. Not as toxic as phenol, allowing the acid to clean the skin a lot less painful. But there is a danger of uneven application of acid. And, therefore , the appearance of significant damage in areas where the skin has a thin layer or hypersensitivity. To avoid such problems, the drugs added heleobrazuyuschie matter.

Before deciding on a chemical peel , please note that the safest procedure to conduct glycolic acid. However, at a concentration of no more than 30 %. But it will not save you from age spots and wrinkles. In this case, skin rejuvenation is better to use tools with a strong performance . Simply peel should pursue in this master and use the following procedure special features to help you avoid problems associated with the recovery period.

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Nov
25

What is a chemical peel?

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Chemical peels – a procedure for removing the surface layers of the epithelium of the skin by means of weak acid solutions with the purpose of rejuvenation. Acids provide even exfoliation of several layers of dead skin cells that helps to rejuvenate the skin , stimulates collagen and elastin synthesis , leads to young cells. As a result, a sort of stimulation is an increase of skin tone and elasticity.
How do acid?

The action of acids on the skin surface there is a chemical burn. The depth of the burn depends on the concentration and type of acid on exposure and individual characteristics. There is superficial, middle and deep peels. Talking about chemical peels usually mean and median surface .

What are acids used ?

Now for chemical peels using fruit acids ( glycolic ) and three hlorotstovi acid and phenol. The action of acids on the skin surface there is a chemical burn. The depth of the burn depends on the concentration and type of acid on exposure and individual characteristics.

What features of a chemical peel ?

Chemical peeling is used to good effect for oily skin, acne , demodicosis . Peeling is used as omolozhuyucha action and action to prevent skin aging. Also, chemical peel is used for hyperpigmentation ( darkening of the skin locally ).

How is peeling ?

Chemical peeling is performed in a beauty salon or clinic of aesthetic medicine. Held peel dermatologist or dermatologist . Indications, number of sessions , the concentration of acid solution can be determined by a doctor after examining the patient. Immediately before the procedure, the skin is cleaned with special solutions for degreasing and normalization of pH . Even layer applied acid solution and a couple of minutes on the skin causing solvent converter . Then put on your skin moisturizer. Superficial chemical peels carried out in multiple sessions (4-10 ) in 10-15 days. In addition to peel patients may recommend use weak solutions of acids to maintain the effect. Mid-peeling trichloroacetic acid produced in 1-3 sessions over 1-2 months. There is an option peeling of Sunday (the action is carried out before the weekend and the beginning of the workweek facial skin has recovered ). Acids provide even exfoliation of several layers of dead skin cells that helps to rejuvenate the skin , stimulates collagen and elastin synthesis , leads to young cells. As a result, a sort of stimulation is an increase of skin tone and elasticity.

How painful action?

The chemical peel using glycolic acid action painless. The patient may feel a slight burning sensation , which usually decreases when placed in a stream of cold air. When neutralize the acid is burning . With sensitive skin burning sensation can last for hours. In conducting peeling trichloroacetic acid burning may take 10-20 minutes after neutralization.

After the procedure?

After the procedure, the use of glycolic acid skin is usually reddened . The redness fades in a day. Sometimes there swelling of the skin , which is so for several days. If redness and swelling does not decrease after 24 hours after the procedure you need to contact the doctor who performed the peel .

When the chemical trichloroacetic acid peel skin edema is present. During the procedure, the skin , a thin film , which is white . The skin turns pale at first , but then turns red. Within 1-2 days of redness increases, followed by a peeling of the surface layers . Usually, all these effects last 4-6 days , with moderate redness may persist for two more weeks.

How to care for your skin after peeling ?

After a chemical peel should be applied moisturizers that will eliminate the feeling of contraction and prevent fluid loss. Crusts that occur after the peel on its own can not be deleted , they need to be lubricated cream.

What are the complications ?

In some patients after a chemical peel may appear hyper cells – skin with a darker color. Also after a chemical peel may appear exacerbation of skin infection.

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