Facial peeling at home
Peeling is the basis for quality facial skin care, because it restores her health and natural inner radiance, but only if the procedure is performed on a regular basis.Professional peeling in beauty salons and beauty parlors is a very popular and demanded service, but the same procedure can be carried out at home, and the effect will be just as good.Table of contents: How effective is the home peeling? Mechanical peeling at home? Chemical peeling at home? Fruit peeling at home? Deep( glycolic) peeling at home. Salicylic peeling at home. Enzyme peeling at home. Retinoic peeling at home. Home peeling-masks
How effective is the home peeling
Experts warn that home peeling can be carried out no more than twice a week, because moreFrequent procedures can lead to the loss of natural skin protection, and this provokes the development of various complications - at best, there will be a strong irritation of .But there are certain areas of skin on the body that can be exposed to literally daily peeling - for example, elbows, soles of the feet or knees.
Peeling is an excellent method of caring for problem skin with high fat content, prone to acne.It is this procedure that provides excellent purification and exfoliation of the keratinized cells of the upper layer of the epidermis.If the peeling is carried out regularly and correctly, then there will be an improvement in regenerative processes in the cells, an increase in the production of collagen and elastin fibers.In addition, peeling can also have a whitening effect, although for this, vitamin C, phytoic or azelaic acid must necessarily be added to the means for carrying out this procedure.
Please note: peeling at home is considered to be an excellent tool for long-term maintenance of the effect of a professional procedure in a beauty salon or beauty salon.
Mechanical peeling at home
To carry out this type of procedure, it is necessary to use the means, which contain microparticles of artificial or natural origin, in a professional environment called abrasives.Such particles can be crushed apricots, particles of sand or curative mud, nutshells, special wax.Such tools used to conduct mechanical peeling at home are called scrubs and on the shelves of specialized stores one can find their incredible variety. Rules for the selection and frequency of scrub use for mechanical peeling at home:
- When choosing a means for carrying out a home-made mechanical peeling, it is necessary to take into account the age and skin type.
- Young skin does not need to be cleaned with abrasive particles, but for mature it is appropriate to choose a tool in which abrasive particles will be increased.
- Dry and sensitive skin should be exposed to the procedure in question no more than once every two weeks, and the product should be made on a cream base.
- For women who have facial skin as a fat or combined type, mechanical peeling can be done 2-3 times a week.
- Special attention should be given to sensitive skin - mechanical peeling can be carried out not more often than once in 2-3 weeks, and the remedy for it should be with a low level of acid.
Please note: mechanical peeling at home can only be carried out on healthy skin, on which there are no inflammations, acne and scratches.If any of the above happens to be, then peeling can be carried out only by sparing means - for example, creams, foams or gels.
In general, the means for carrying out a mechanical peel at home is recognized as safe and easy to use. But it is important to follow clear instructions:
- One week before and within two weeks after the procedure, it is necessary to avoid exposure to the treated skin with ultraviolet rays( this also applies to the solarium).When entering the street it is necessary to use special cosmetic means with sun protection properties.
- If a woman is constantly taking any medications, then, before carrying out a mechanical peeling at home, it is necessary to consult with the attending physician - it is possible that the components that make up the medicines will react with the cosmetic product, and the result of this process will not be able to predictNot a single cosmetologist.
- If a woman uses daily products for facial skin care in the composition of which there are fruit acids, then a week before the procedure in question it is necessary to refuse them.
- Mechanical peeling is strictly contraindicated during pregnancy and during breastfeeding.
Chemical peeling at home
Special cosmetic products are used for this procedure. A woman should know and apply the recommendations of specialists:
- Before carrying out chemical peeling at home, it is necessary to thoroughly clean the face.Typically, the remedy for this is in the kit for carrying out the procedure under consideration, but, as a last resort, you can use a gel for washing.
- After applying the product on the skin of the face, there may be a slight burning sensation - this is normal.But if in addition to this sensation there is a strong reddening of the skin, then it should be urgently washed off the face.In the absence of any discomfort, the product intended for chemical peeling at home should be kept on the skin exactly as indicated in the instructions for use.
- After removing the product from the face, the skin is lubricated with a special restoring liquid( it is included in the kit for chemical peeling at home).
- It is recommended to perform 2-3 procedures within 10 days, and in the year of such courses there should be no more than three.
Fruit peeling at home
The fact that some fruits have bleaching, rejuvenating and cleansing properties is not a secret.That is why they can be used for peeling.
You can use for this pineapple and papaya - from the first fruit you need to take 100 grams of pulp, and from the papaya( whole fruit of medium size) you need to squeeze the juice .To these ingredients, a tablespoon of honey is added and everything is thoroughly mixed.The resulting mass is applied to a pre-cleaned face and allowed to stand for 5 minutes.
Another option - mix a tablespoon of olive oil and the same amount of rosehip oil, add 1 teaspoon of citric acid .Mix everything, apply mass to face, and after 5 minutes, rinse with cool water.
Note: , before carrying out the fruit peeling at home, it is necessary to make sure that there is no allergy to the components of the masks.Fruit peeling can not be done more than once a week.
Deep( glycolic) peeling at home
Glycolic peeling is recommended for specialists in the spring, the procedure uses glycolic acid, which is applied to pre-cleaned skin, excluding the area around the eyes and mouth.The mask is kept on the face skin for a maximum of 5 minutes, then it is washed off.
The procedure for deep peeling is accompanied by a slight burning, but this can be ignored - all within the norm.
Salicylic exfoliation at home
Everything is simple - 15% salicylic acid is used for the procedure.This peeling perfectly cleans the skin, qualitatively exfoliates the upper keratinized layer of cells, which causes the normalization of the sebaceous glands, improving the complexion and eliminating acne.
The acid is applied to the cleansed face for a maximum of 5 minutes, then it is washed off and applied to the skin with a nourishing cream on a fatty basis.
Enzyme peeling at home
This type of cleaning procedure is carried out using scrubs, which contain enzymes - enzymes that can dissolve and remove dead skin cells.The composition can be applied to the skin of the face only for 15 minutes, similar peeling experts recommend doing on the neck, and in the decollete zone.
Please note: enzyme peeling is strongly contraindicated if skin has acne or damage.
Retinoic peeling at home
This type of procedure is based on the use of a remedy with acid.This remedy must be applied to the previously cleansed face and last for half an hour.Retinoic peeling helps to improve the structure of the skin, eliminating pigment spots.
Specialists recommend to conduct this type of peeling no more than once a week for one and a half months.
Home peeling masks
For carrying out of a peeling it is possible to use not only professional means, but also usual products. Here are just a few recipes:
- In a coffee grinder you need to grind 2 tablespoons of oatmeal and mix them with the same amount of ground almonds.Then in a separate bowl, mix one teaspoon of fatty cream, as much brewed green tea and 1 drop of rose oil.The two mixtures must be combined and mixed thoroughly.
The ready-made compound should "brew" for 15 minutes, then it is applied to the cleansed face and after 20 minutes washed off with cool water.After drying the face, be sure to grease it with a nutritious cream on a greasy basis.
- Collect the cakes of any citrus, dry them and grind them in a coffee grinder.To prepare the peeling agent, you need to mix the dried and shredded citrus peel with yogurt or yogurt, but the latter should be natural, without any flavoring additives.The proportions are arbitrary, but after the swelling of the crust the mass should be a thick sour cream.
- The best exfoliating remedy "from the kitchen" is the coffee grounds - it can be used as an independent ingredient, but can also be combined with various sour-milk products.If the skin is excessively dry or is of the normal type, the optimum combination will be coffee grounds and cream / sour cream / vegetable oil( something one).But with oily skin, an additional component can be kefir or curdled milk with a low percentage of fat.
- Grind the rice and mix it( 1 teaspoon) with two tablespoons of cottage cheese, then add half a teaspoon of olive oil.This composition should not only be carefully grinded, but also slightly heated in a water bath.
- Turn fresh strawberries into puree, take a tablespoon of it and combine with ½ tablespoon of honey, adding 2-3 drops of almond oil.
It is impossible to describe absolutely all home peeling masks, but this is not needed.The presented recipes will help to quickly and qualitatively clean the face without resorting to expensive professional peeling procedures in beauty salons or beauty salons.
Tsygankova Yana Aleksandrovna, medical reviewer, therapeutist of the highest qualification category