The use of chemical skin peels is a cheap and effective way to improve the appearance of scars and also enliven the appearance of dull-looking skin. These days, so many beauty salons are offering skin peeling with the use of chemicals, but you may also simply rush to your favorite local pharmacy or supermarket for home application.
Chemical peels work by getting rid of the topmost layer of the skin, which is primarily made up of dead skin cells. Once it is removed, a fresher layer of skin is revealed, one that looks and feels younger. Repeated chemical peeling helps improve the appearance of dark-colored scars because every fresh layer of skin that is exposed has less scar material, resulting to blemish-free complexion in the long run.
Did you know that it’s actually easy to make chemical peel from scratch? Instead of paying for a bottle of it, you may simply procure some very simple ingredients for you to be able to come up with it.
Numerous perks can be enjoyed for choosing to opt for homemade chemical peel. For one, it allows you to save hard-earned cash because the ingredients needed are easy on the pocket. Some of them may already be in your kitchen or refrigerator, saving you from having to shell out any sum of money just to deal with scars and lifeless skin.
Another very important benefit to enjoy is the fact that you can spare your face from being touched by harsh chemicals. A chemical peel created with your own two hands is so mild that it’s great even for sensitive skin.
Since looking fantastic need not be delayed, let’s check out the steps for making homemade chemical skin peel:
1/2 cup of pureed cucumber
1/2 cup of pureed papaya
1 tablespoon of unflavored gelatin powder
A pinch of cinnamon powder
-In a small bowl, combine pureed cucumber and papaya. Mix very well.
-While still mixing the ingredients, add unflavored gelatin powder little by little.
-If the gelatin powder doesn’t seem to want to dissolve, you may add a little water at a time.
-Add a pinch of cinnamon powder and mix. Do not add a lot as it may leave your skin irritated.
That’s how quick and easy it is to make chemical skin peel at home. As you can see, there are no harsh chemicals involved in its creation, giving you utmost peace of mind that nothing untoward will happen to your skin the moment you apply this homemade beauty solution.
If you are quite sure that you do not have sensitive skin, you may replace 1/2 cup of pureed papaya with 1/2 cup of pureed pineapple. Being acidic, it allows for a stronger chemical peel, resulting in much noticeable results. But since it’s just papaya, you can be certain that your homemade chemical skin peel is still much milder than a commercially-available counterpart, so you don’t have to worry about any unfavorable side effect.
Instead of pureed papaya and pureed pineapple, you may also opt for 1/2 cup of tomato juice instead. Being acidic and high in vitamin C, this ingredient will surely provide stellar results. However, it is a good idea for you to perform a skin patch test beforehand to ensure that’s it is perfect for you.
So to use this homemade chemical skin peel, wash your face thoroughly to remove dirt and grime that can prevent the peeling solution you just created from working optimally. Afterwards, spread on your face and neck, carefully avoiding the areas around the eyes and mouth.
Allow the product to stay there for 15 to 20 minutes or until your face feels taut. Carefully, remove starting from the jaw line to your forehead. Splash water on your face and pat dry, and then marvel at your new complexion in front of a mirror. Just make sure that you do this no more than once a week.