Exfoliation is a great way to get rid of dead skin cells and lighten pigmentation, improve skin texture and overall health of the skin. Physical exfoliation removes dead skin cells by the usage of physical exfoliants like scrubs and scrubbing tools/brushes while chemical exfoliation uses specific acids that speeds up cell turnover and dissolve the bond that holds cells together thereby helping slogging off of dead skin layer.
If you have ever undergone professional chemical peel, you are aware of the process and skin peeling mechanism. Did you know that you can gently slog off dead skin layer gradually without the harsh and extreme skin peeling by using all-natural natural Glycolic Acid Peel? Keep reading to know more-
Jaggery- Jaggery contains AHA that is glycolic acid that helps reduce fine lines, age spots, pigmentation, skin texture etc. and speed up cell turnover that too extremely gently. Acids in natural ingredients are in very small quantity (approx 0.15%) and hence is super mild and super gentle and have gradual effects without harsh visible skin peeling, flaking or drying. Whereas the peeling solutions (AHA) used in clinics are 30-50% concentrated.
Rose water- You can use plain filtered water or rose water. Rose water adds on to the skin benefits like adding a rosy glow and control shine. Makes skin healthier and softer. READ MORE – BEST NATURAL REMEDIES FOR THICKER HAIR
RECIPE FOR DIY GLYCOLIC ACID PEEL (AHA PEEL):
Things you need-
- 1 teaspoon organic jaggery
- Very little rose water or plain water
In a bowl, add organic jaggery. Add in 1 teaspoon warm rose water or warm filtered water. Let jaggery completely dissolve; if jaggery stops dissolving, add in some more rose water/plain water until everything is 100% dissolved and until you get a thick and sticky solution. Do not dilute it more, the more the concentrated it is, the more effective. Apply this solution on cleansed facial skin using a brush or cotton ball and let it sit for 30 minutes and then rinse off. Use once daily. READ MORE – OVERNIGHT RICE WATER FOR FASTER HAIR GROWTH