This listing is for 100ml of pure unbuffered 20% Mandelic/Malic Acid AHA Skin Peel. I am an industrial formulation chemist by trade and have derived a pure grade of 20% Mandelic/Malic Acid AHA Skin Peel which uses pharmaceutical grade Mandelic Acid, food grade Malic Acid and pure distilled water as the only ingredients. There are no chemical preservatives or additives. A chemical peel is a body treatment technique used toimprove and smooth the texture of the facial skin using a chemical solutionthat causes the dead skin to slough off and eventually peel offAlpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) are naturally occurring carboxylic acids, Mandleic acid isan extract from bitter almonds and MalicAcid is found in apples and many other fruits/vegetables.
Mandelic Acid / Malic Acid is known in the cosmetic industry for its line treatment with blemishing reduction properties. This makes it the perfect choice of peel for those with oily or combination skin who want the maximum line treatment benefits and blemish reductionproperties of an Alpha Hydroxy Acid peel. Mandelic Acid has been shown to be lessirritating than other AHA such as Lactic and Salicylic Acid. Also, MandelicAcid has anti-bacterial properties making this type of peel very suitable for acne prone skin types. Which encourages skin cell turnover and boosts collagen production. Malic Acid can open and clean blocked sebaceous glands which excrete an oily/waxy substance used for lubrication in the skinThis skin peel can treat the following conditions;
Areas of Dryness
Rough & Dry Skin
Ageing Skin & Wrinkles
Rosacea Psoriasis Actinic Keratosis
Directions for use
First Timers - It is advised for first time users to begin with a lower strength 5% Mandelic/Malic AHA skin peel treatment. Initially cleanse the skin with a suitable cleanser/ toner. Take a cotton pad and dampenwith the solution. Apply the damp cottonpad to a small area of the cheek and wait 1-2 minutes, and then wash with plenty of warm water to remove the peel. Then access your skin tolerance for this % of Mandelic/Malic Acid skin peel.There should be no redness, burning or formation of blisters during the treatment. If this is the case discontinue use as your skin type is too sensitive for the Mandelic/MalicAcid peel treatment. But, the skin canturn light pink during the peel process, after 48hrs the skin colour will return to normal.
GeneralProcedure β Wipe a dampened cottonpad over the face with 20% Mandelic/Malic AHA Acid Sking Peel. Leave for 2 mins then wash off with plenty of warm water. Repeat every week increasing the time periodof the peel on the face by 1 min each time for a period of 6 weeks intotal. After the 6 weeks it is advised to allow the skin to rejuvenate for at least 2 weeks before beginning a further treatment regime. After each treatment use moisturizer to ensure the skin does not dry out. During sunny weather wear the appropriate sunscreen to protect the newly exposed skin cells (SPF15 is recommended). During the treatment phase the skin will peel andappear flaky after 1-2 days after treatment.This is a part of the treatment removing the dead skin cells. Further information can be found here;
The 100ml of 20% Mandelic/Malic AHA Acid Skin Peel treatment will be supplied in a 100ml HDPE heavy duty bottle.
Health and Safety
I hold an MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) for compositions used in the formulation and it isavailable on request as a pdf file which I will send to you. All my products come with the appropriate labels indicating correct handling and safety.