Peeling is a facial skin care procedure. Human skin has the ability to recover. During the peeling dead cells on the skin are removed, new ones are formed. This procedure helps to narrow pores, normalize the sebaceous glands, get rid of pigmentation. Peeling improves the condition of the skin, gives it elasticity, removes fine wrinkles. Today, this procedure is in demand in expensive salons. But few people knows that it can be done face peeling at home.
Types of facial peels
There are several main types of facial skin peeling:
Laser peeling requires the use of special equipment, so can not be carried out independently. To clean the skin in this way, will have to visit special salons.
Chemical peeling is carried out using acids and, as in the case of laser, affects the deeper layers of the skin. In this way, women are trying to return to its former beauty, entering into a difficult struggle with age-related changes. Their goal is to reduce the number of wrinkles, rejuvenate the skin, give it freshness and attractiveness.
At home apply mechanical and chemical peels. During this procedure, the middle or upper layers of the skin are affected, dead skin cells are removed. This allows you to refresh the face, improve its color, make small wrinkles less noticeable.
Mechanical peeling at home is based on the addition of abrasives in cosmetics. This can be salt, ground cereals and so on. Thanks to this approach, the effect on the skin, like a scrub. After the procedure, it is washed off with water. Chemical peeling is carried out using agents containing acids. They penetrate the surface and middle layer of the skin, removing dead cells. At home, chemical peeling is carried out using low-concentration acids, which are also washed off with water. Deep cleansing of the skin should be carried out exclusively by a specialist, taking into account contraindications and individual characteristics patient's.
For normal skin peeling enough to hold 1 time a week. If it is fatty, it needs cleansing more often, 2-3 times a week. On dry skin scrub should not be applied too often, after 15 minutes immediately rinse with water. Rather than 1 time in 10 days.
Preparation for the procedure
To make a superficial facial peel at home, special training is required. You only need to wash to wash off makeup if it present and then use the tonic to remove impurities and excess fat. After that, it should be applied to the skin of the face prepared for peeling, withstand a certain time and rinse with water. After the procedure, it is recommended to treat the skin with a fat cream.
In the case of deeper cleansing of the skin, the preparation will have to be given more time. It consists of the following stages:
- Holding micropeeling, consisting of several procedures'. The main goal is to level the stratum corneum. Fruit or glycolic acids are used for micro-peeling.
- Whitening face skin with special sunscreen to avoid hyperpigmentation.
- Conduct a course of antiviral therapy to prevent viral skin diseases.
And although peeling at first glance seems to be a completely safe procedure, it also has contraindications that should be considered before the procedure.
Face peeling recipes at home
There are many peeling recipes at home. To choose one of them, you need to decide exactly what goal is pursued, what result you want to achieve. Below are the basic recipes for cleansing the skin.
Peeling with salicylic acid
Salicylic acid perfectly cleanses the skin without acting too aggressively. With it get rid of greasy Shine, remove impurities, dead cells, clean pores. In order not to harm the peeling, you should follow certain recommendations. For example, do not apply too thick layer of the product on the face, use low-concentration acids, do not withstand the mixture for a long time.
For the procedure for this recipe you will need:
- salicylic acid as aspirin – 2 pills;
- water - 1 tsp;
- honey – 1 tsp;
- egg yolk – 1 PC.
Aspirin tablets should be thoroughly crushed, mixed with water, add the remaining components. The resulting mixture should be evenly applied to the skin, using a cosmetic brush. After enduring the mask for 5 minutes, it can be removed. To do this, mix the soda with water, soak in the resulting solution a cotton swab and gently wipe the face. Thanks to the addition of soda will be able to neutralize the acid. After that, you can wash the skin with ordinary water and apply the cream.
Peeling with fruit acid
Fruit acid allows you to clean the middle layer of the skin by acting it is not too aggressive. The prepared mixture should be applied on the face, as it tends to rapidly deteriorate. Peeling mask with fruit acids makes the skin clean, whitens it, makes it silky, eliminates acne rashes.
To prepare the mixture for this recipe will need the following components:
- kiwi – 1 PC.;
- semolina – 1.5 tsp;
- vitamins E and A – 1 capsule.
This mask is better to whip using a blender. It will help to quickly get the mixture of the desired consistency, which is immediately ready for use. Pasty mass is applied on the skin. For the first time it is enough to withstand the mask for about 15 minutes. If allergic reactions are not manifested, the next time you can carry out the procedure for 25 minutes. As usual, the mask is washed off with water, then the cream is applied.
Peeling with salt and soda
Soda has the property of purification, it can rid the face of the code from greasy Shine, remove dead skin cells of the epidermis. Thanks to its use in combination with salt, a home-made scrub is obtained. It is designed for mechanical peeling.
To prepare the scrub for this recipe you will need:
- baking soda – 1 tsp;
- sea or table salt – 1 h. l.;
- sour cream – 1 tsp
The Ingredients are mixed and the resulting scrub is applied to the skin. It is enough to give the procedure 10 minutes, and then rinse with water, producing massaging action, apply the cream. With regular peeling with soda and salt, the skin becomes softer and softer.
Before using one of the recipes, it is important to read the General contraindications peeling's.
Peeling of the skin of the face, regardless of its type, is not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Also contraindications apply to the following conditions:
- elevated temperature due to ARI;
- skin diseases;
- diseases of internal organs in the acute stage;
- vascular diseases and hearts;
Contraindications also apply to people with a predisposition to the appearance of keloid scars.
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