Ole Henriksen POWER Peel
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Anyway, before you use any more than 10% glycolic acid or 10% aha acid at all, you need to be preparing your skin the previous one or two weeks with a glycolic product such as a face wash or moisturizer or daily pads with glycolic in it or some 5% glycolic / 2% salicylic pads, or they have 10% glycolic / 2% salicylic acid pads, that you can get online very cheaply and it will prepare your skin to accept the chemical in a better way. The two companies that will come up when you search, home face peels, both have great phone customer service and after hours emailing. They also send out directions with their products so that even if you get a sample size which has lasted me many peels they still send directions and you can apply it with a Q-tip and not even make a dent in the sample vial with each face peel.
These are the people ( I have used acid samples from both companies and find them both very credible and helpful and knowledgeable), that gave me the information I am passing on to you. The reason this face peel burned so bad for me was because I had not prepared my skin in the previous weeks with glycolic like I said and it had 20% a aha in it which burnt my skin too much and made me never want to try it again and return it. So if you use this be gentle with the manual exfoliation..I would even do the manual exfoliation a day or two before the chemical part, to make sure that you don't irritate the skin and have it so raw that the acid burns because when you have to wash it off immediately it is a waste and a disappointment. I was very disappointed with this and even now I would not use it again. I had used other glycolic products before I used that and the manual exfoliation totally made my skin fresh and new skin which is what the glycolic acid does and you do not want to put glycolic acid on fresh new skin. Whoever created this did not think it through. I know it has a lot of good reviews, but I have more knowledge on face peels now and would not do a manual exfoliation if I'm doing chemical exfoliation as well.
I would like to try again, i just think i would benefit from understanding what I’m actually doing/benefiting from this product!
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