How should I choose an at-home skin peel?

Choose an at-home skin peel that targets your main concern. While experts believe that “cocktail” blends produce the best results, you’ll want to look for specific ingredients if your goal is to target one of the following concerns:

  • Wrinkles / fine lines: glycolic acid, lactic acid, malic acid, retinol
  • Active acne: salicylic acid
  • Acne and post-inflammation pigmentation: malic acid, lactic acid
  • Brown sun spots and patches: alpha hydroxy acids mixed with azelaic acid, licorice extract, or other brighteners
  • Dull complexion: lactic acid, malic acid
  • Best all-around for multiple issues: glycolic acid and lactic acid mixed with vitamins A, C, D, E or retinol

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