Clarifying Peel

What Is a Clarifying Treatment?

Clarifying treatments are designed for people with oily, acne-prone skin who need help removing excess oil, dirt, and other impurities that accumulate on the surface of their skin, causing breakouts, inflammation, and other problems.

There are many types of clarifying treatments, from cleansers and creams to toners and peels. Most include some combination of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta hydroxy acids (BHAs), which are chemical exfoliants that remove dead skin cells from the top layer of your skin.

But with so many choices out there, clarifying can be…confusing. Wondering how to use AHA/BHA clarifying treatment toner? Or if you’re a good candidate for a clarifying peel? Your Forefront skin care expert has answers about how to use clarifying treatments to your advantage.


What Is a Clarifying Peel and What Does It Do?

Anyone who suffers with acne, blemishes, or pigmentation issues should know about the power of a clarifying peel. A clarifying peel that contains the right blend of AHAs (glycolic acid), BHAs (salicylic acid), and retinoid provides a gentle, thorough exfoliation of your skin, removing the dead skin, excess oil, and dirt that compromise your skin’s health and appearance. Clarifying peels also help hydrate your skin while removing all that pore-clogging debris.

The result: softer, smoother skin, less blemishes, and a more even skin tone.

What Are the Benefits of a Clarifying Peel?

Perhaps the greatest benefits of a clarifying peel are how well it exfoliates and how deep it can get into your pores, thanks to the powerful duo of glycolic and salicylic acid. Both are skin care expert-recommended ingredients that help fight acne and brighten dull skin over time.

Other benefits include:

  • Boosts surface cell turnover for softer skin
  • Hydrates your skin while unclogging pores
  • Gentler on skin than some other types of peels

Who Is a Clarifying Peel Best Suited For?

Because clarifying peels are gentler, most skin types can use them. They are typically recommended for people with oily, combination, dry, or balanced skin. Whatever skin type you have, you will need to build any clarifying treatment into your skin care regime gradually. Before trying a new product or peel, always do a patch test to make sure it works with your skin. Your Forefront skin care expert can guide you through finding the clarifying treatment(s) that benefit your skin the most.

How Long Does It Take to See Results?

A survey of clarifying peel users found that after just four weeks:

  • 82% felt their skin texture improved
  • 86% felt their skin felt soft and smooth
  • 93% felt their skin was more balanced (not too oily/not too dry)

Ready for clarifying treatment results like these? Book a consultation with a skin care expert today.

Interested in Clarifying Peel? Request a consultation with a skin specialist today.

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*Age Restriction.
For patients scheduling who are under 18 years of age (19 in Alabama) please make sure you have permission from your parent or legal guardian to schedule this appointment.  Your parent or legal guardian must accompany you on your initial visit and on certain subsequent visits to provide appropriate informed consent.

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