The glycolic acids are also known as the 'skin rejuvenators'. Alpha Hydroxy Acids bring genuine improvement to the skin without causing any desirable side effects. The fruit acids counteract directly one of the main causes of wrinkles and dry skin: Excessively thickened, hard skin, brought on by a slow regeneration process. The acids loosen the intercellular glue that holds the dead cells, allowing them to be shed quicker and to clear the way for the growth of new cells which makes the skin look fresher and smoother.
Salicylic Acid Peels are effective in reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and improving overall facial texture because it exfoliates both the skin surface and within pores, without all the irritations commonly associated with the Alpha Hydroxy, Glycolic Acid." It has been found that Beta Hydroxy, Salicylic Acid is effective with as little as one-fifth the concentration typically found in products containing Glycolic Acid