Since antiquity, women used dairy products as
skin care and anti-aging products.
Many have heard of the famous procedure called “bath
Cleopatra “. Over time, the adoption of milk baths changed
using special exfoliating mixtures and solutions –
peelings. Today, milk peeling is famous for its popularity,
the main active ingredient of which is milk or
lactonic acid. Due to the fact that this compound is an organism
man is able to produce independently, it does not cause
immune response, so the exfoliation process is completely
- How does milk peeling
- Stages of the procedure
- Effect of milk peeling procedure
- Contraindications for milk peeling
How does milk peeling
The procedure of milk peeling of the face is recognized as the most gentle and
less traumatic, unlike all other chemical peels.
It is ideal for dry, hypersensitive.
skin prone to irritation.
Lactic acid (lactate) contained in dairy
products, beneficial effects on skin cells, without causing
this allergic reactions.
Lactic acid or lactate – α-hydroxypropionic acid,
the formation of which occurs as a result of the breakdown of glucose. This
organic product is safe because it is actively involved in
metabolism of carbohydrates in the human body. Lactate
is a type of fruit acid and component
Natural skin moisturizing factor (NMF).
Lactonic acid – the main active substance of peeling –
promotes renewal of the dermis cells, improvement of microcirculation, and
also accelerated the formation of likosaminoglycans in it or
mucopolysaccharides and connective tissue basics – collagen.
Acid moisturizes the skin, enhances its protective function
lipid barrier, increasing the synthesis of lipid molecules.
Lactate has the property of soft destruction of dead cells.
skin, intercellular connections that initiate a gradual exfoliation
and cleansing of the skin. A beneficial effect of lactic acid on
deep layers of the epidermis, activating the production of elastin, thanks to
which the skin of the face remains elastic and smooth.
Stages of the procedure
Like many other procedures, milk peeling begins with
prepare the workspace for subsequent actions. Via
special lotions or creams the surface of the skin
cleaned, removing dirt and grease.
Often milk peeling is used as the first.
stages before carrying out more serious and deep
Prepilling! If the procedure is performed for the first time, professional
cosmetologist always applies a solution with a lower percentage
lactic acid to, first of all, check for any
negative reactions and prepare the skin.
After the preparatory manipulation of the skin
cover with peeling agent.
The concentration of the drug, as well as the duration of its
skin contact is determined and established by a specialist in
depending on the problems to be solved.
At the end, the solution is removed from the face and
neutralize the action of lactic acid by
special tool that provides quick recovery
skin, its regeneration, while eliminating irritation and
inhibiting inflammatory processes.
Postpeeling! After removing the acid mixture from the face
applying a cream or mask with regenerating properties. It serves
something like an ambulance for slightly damaged skin, soothing
her and helping her recover.
During the period of rehabilitation serum and high-quality moisturizers
required. At this stage, use cream with SPF-30 and
above. Sometimes for best results
buy a whole series of skin care products
face after peeling.
Effect of milk peeling procedure
The moderate effect of lactic acid on the skin contributes to its
transfiguration. After peeling, there are many visible
Initial effect after dairy
peeling is already visible after the first procedure: the complexion is evened out,
skin becomes smoother and velvety.
- The renewed surface of the skin becomes smoother
stained with blush.
- Deeply hydrated and cleansed skin looks healthy and
- There is a lifting effect – fine wrinkles are smoothed. AT
derma occurs enhanced production of collagen and elastin.
- Fat release is regulated, pores are narrowed.
- Milky peeling removes acne marks and prevents them
- Skin color becomes lighter.
Contraindications for milk peeling
Despite its effectiveness and popularity, the cleansing procedure
and lactic acid rejuvenation is not for everyone. Exist,
as indications for its implementation, and a number of contraindications,
which should pay attention. So, milk peeling is undesirable.
- individual intolerance to the components of the peeling
- exacerbation of the herpes virus;
- pregnancy and lactation;
- acute inflammations of various origins;
- skin lesions;
- photosensitivity of the skin associated with taking certain
- skin irritation after recent epilation or sunburn;
- oncological diseases, diabetes;
- Colds and colds;
- vascular diseases (telangiectasia and kuperoz).
In conclusion, I would like to remind you that milk peeling is
cosmetic procedure using high lactic acid
concentration. Therefore, in order to avoid adverse effects
dosage and preparation of the solution should be carried out by an experienced
a specialist. Cosmetologists recommend performing the procedure once.
per year (3-6 sessions with a break of 2 weeks). Number of procedures
caused by the condition of the skin and the problems that the patient wishes
solve this way.