Alpha Hydroxy Acid
The PCA Skin Perfecting Peel is a blend of mandelic acid, lactic acid, indian gooseberry, and silymarin. This peel is perfect for breakout or acne prone skin, or skin with pigment/pigmented scarring. It also helps to improve skin texture and fine lines. This peel is also particularly safe for treating dark skin types.
Mandelic Acid (20%)
An alpha hydroxy acid, or AHA, found naturally in bitter almonds. It dissolves the bonds (desmosomes) between skin cells to allow exfoliation of keratinised surface cells. Mandelic acid is particularly beneficial in treating hyper-pigmentation, and is safe for use on dark skin types.
Lactic Acid (10%)
An alpha hydroxy acid, or AHA, found naturally in milk. It is a hydrating acid, because it facilitates the release of the skins NMF (natural moisturising factor) onto the surface of the skin. This process also helps to smooth the skin texture, and soften fine lines and wrinkles.
A botanical that contain a high concentration of tannins, which have been shown to be effective in reducing discoluoration in the skin.
Found in the milk thistle plant, Silymarin is a powerful antioxidant and has a calming effect on the skin, while preventing oxidative damage.
- Enlarged Pores
- Acne scarring (pigmented)
- PIH (Post Inflammatory