The basic peels are AHAs (alpha hydroxy acids) and BHA or salicylic peel and TCA, Phenol (carbolic acid).
The most favourite amongst AHAs is the Glycolic acid (from sugar cane), others being Lactic acid (milk) Citric acid (from citrus fruits).
The BHA or salicylic acid is one of the anti acne peel and is used in combinations with others as cocktail peels.
The medium and deep peels are with TCA and carbolic acid (phenol).
These are helpful in treating acne, scars, dark spots, pigmentations, dull skin, smoker's complexions, fine lines and wrinkles and can also be done for glow.
There is variety of peels available; the basic few are:
Skin peels can give you the best of benefits if performed by a trained skin care physician. Different peels help different skin problems and they are highly specific.
If wrongly done, can cause double the harm like burns, pigmentation, scarring etc.
Consult Dr. Sharvari Pandit to know the skin peel that can help you at its best!