[fusion_text]Peeling agents are important in Chemical Peels Oklahoma City because they promote the softening and shedding of the outer layer of the skin. Here are the different types of peeling agents commonly used in different techniques.
- Glycolic acid – This most commonly used peeling agent comes in different strength and pH levels, ranging from 30% to 90%. It is used to treat fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage and dull skin texture.
- Salicylic acid – This type of hydroxy acid penetrates deeper into the oil glands. This is the right exfoliating agent for those with oily and acne-ridden skin.
- Lactic acid – This is less irritating than other peeling agents and has moisturizing effects on the skin. It is ideal for skin brightening, treating pigmentation and rosacea.
- Carbolic acid – This is the strongest among all the peeling agents and is used for deep peels. It can be used to treat deep lines and wrinkles, scarring, severe sun damage.