One of the most popular salon procedures are a variety of peels.
All types of peels are based on the unique ability of the skin to regenerate in response to damaging external influences. Peeling triggers the natural mechanisms of skin regeneration and allows for several procedures to significantly improve the condition of the epidermis, even out the structure of the skin, get rid of dead cells, fine wrinkles, age spots and other skin problems. Recently, milk peels have become increasingly popular due to their high efficiency and gentle effect on the skin.
Benefits of milk peeling
- It acts gently and gently – suitable even for sensitive skin.
- The possibility of an allergic reaction is practically excluded.
- There are no undesirable effects in the form of redness, peeling or cracking of the skin after the procedure.
Who is milk peeling suitable for?
According to the depth of exposure, milk peeling refers to superficial procedures, therefore it will be effective as a rejuvenating procedure for mild signs of aging, that is, approximately at the age of 40 years.
If you have:
- dull, earthy, unhealthy complexion;
- skin that has lost its tone, with slightly pronounced wrinkles and age spots;
- dry, flabby skin, skin with scaly patches;
- the skin is prone to inflammation and redness;
- enlarged pores, acne, acne;
- excessively sensitive skin, allergic reactions to other types of chemical peels were previously observed;
- there is a need to quickly tidy up the skin of the face, –
then milk peeling is exactly what you need!
How milk peeling works
Milk peeling is a rejuvenating cosmetic procedure based on the action of lactic acid obtained during the fermentation of milk. In addition to lactic acid, the concentration of which in salon products reaches 90%, the active components of milk peeling are glycolic and salicylic acids.
The complex action of these acids allows you to significantly even out the structure of the skin, reduce the depth of fine wrinkles, increase the barrier functions of the skin, reduce the severity of age spots and acne. After the procedure, the skin is freed from dead cells, its relief is evened out, in addition, lactic acid stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, due to which the skin becomes more elastic, acquires a healthy color and looks younger.
Like any chemical peeling, milk peeling is contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation, inflammatory and infectious skin diseases in the acute stage, feverish conditions, diabetes, oncology and a number of other serious diseases.
How milk peeling is performed
Milk peeling procedure takes from 15 to 30 minutes. The duration of one session, their frequency, the duration of the course of procedures are determined by the cosmetologist based on the individual characteristics of the patient’s skin, the nature and severity of skin problems.
On average, a course of milk peeling includes three to five procedures, which are carried out once every 10-14 days. During the course and for two to three weeks after it, you should avoid exposure to direct sunlight and refrain from visiting the solarium, if you need to stay in the open sun, the use of sunscreen is mandatory.
The effect of milk peeling will be noticeable after the first procedure – the skin will smooth out, the complexion will even out. For the most pronounced and lasting effect after the course of procedures, it is necessary to use special supporting and restoring cosmetic products for home skin care and follow other recommendations of the cosmetologist. It is advisable to repeat the course of milk peeling procedures 1-2 times a year.