Kojic Acid is a powerful skin-brightening agent naturally derived from an array of organic materials (particularly fungus during the fermentation of sake). It is widely advocated as a healthier alternative to harsh bleaching agents, like Hydroquinone, which can ultimately wreck havoc on the skinís delicate pigmentation process.
Additionally, the AHA Kojic Acid Peel contains an extensive range of exfoliating agents such as Glycolic and Lactic Acid that can aid in the recovery of acne conditions.
The Natural Skin Lighten Serum with pure extracts of Bearberry (otherwise known as Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi Leaf Extract) and Licorice is recommended to be used as part of a daily routine post-peel to enhance the peelís overall effectiveness. The powerful combination of skin lightening ingredients provides a clear and even toned complexion without the irritation.
A Gentle Approach to Powerful Results
The AHA Kojic Peel inhibits melanin production (tyrosinase activity) while simultaneously reducing existing pigmentation disorders such as melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. The far-reaching lightening effects of Kojic Acid have been compared to the powerful chemical agent hydroquinone (a controversial treatment option for pigmentation disorders). However, unlike hydroquinone, the AHA Kojic Peel's delicate approach to skin clarity poses little to no risk. Due to its mild peeling properties, the AHA Kojic Peel is highly recommended for individuals with sensitive skin.
A sophisticated formula featuring the best of natureís brightening tools without the harsh side effects. This powerful, yet mild chemical peel lightens, brightens and tightens all in one simple step. In addition to its revitalizing powers, Kojic Acid also has anti-microbial properties. Due to its powerful blend of natural skin lighteners, the AHA Kojic Peel can treat even severe hyperpigmentation with repeated use.
AHA Kojic Lightening Information
Skin Type: AHA Kojic Acid Peel is generally safe for most skin types particularly normal to dry, hyperpigmented, sensitive/reactive, sun damaged, dull, and uneven skin. Sensitive skin should progress product potency over time. However, the AHA Kojic Peel is suitable for those who are new to chemical peels.
Standard Benefits: Improved skin tone, texture and clarity. Reduction of acne, clogged pores, shallow wrinkles, fine lines, melasma and hyperpigmentation. Increase in collagen and elastin production.
Side Effects: A slight stinging sensation has been noted upon initial contact as well as heightened skin sensitivity, flaking and minor redness. Vigilant broad-spectrum sunscreen use is crucial for post-peel success.
Level: Ranging from VERY SUPERFICIAL to MEDIUM skin penetration
Potency/Strength: Ranging from LIGHT (30%) MEDIUM (50%) and DEEP (70%)
The PH Factor: PH determines the acidity or alkalinity of a chemical solution. As the PH lowers, AHA Kojic Acidís intensity/strength increases.
Caution: Please read peel instructions! When proper direction is administered, risks are minimal. However, always protect the new skinís delicate barrier with MedPeelís Hyaluronic Moisturizer Serum and Age-Defy SPF 30 + Moisturizer.
Downtime: Mild/Moderate -Varies accordingly to individual skin traits. Superficial to medium depth peels approximately require a 7 to 10 day recuperation period.
Maintenance: Maintain long-term results of AHA Kojic Peel with regular use of MedPeelís Natural Skin Lighten Serum, as well as habitual use of SPF 30 or higher.
Available Strengths: 30%, 50%, 70% (Results will vary upon selected MedPeel solution)
AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid) Kojic peels are availabe in 30%, 50% & 70% strength peels with pH levels ranging from 0.9 to 1.2. A custom designed peel specifically to treat hyperpigmentation. Its a multitude of lightening agents including Kojic, Bearberry and Licorice extracts.
Suitable for all those who are new to peels and exfoliating agents. For optimal results use as often as every 14 days, for severe hyperpigmentation a total of 8 treatments is recommended. To maintain results take home products should be used daily.
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