Recently, online searches for “where to buy chemical peels” and “steps for at-home facials” have been majorly trending.
Here at Glo Skin Beauty, we’re always innovating new products to help you achieve professional-level treatments that are not only effective and safe to use from home, but also affordable. Meet Retinol + C Smoothing Peel in a Box.
This box has everything you need to achieve a spa-quality glow at home!
Let’s start with the basics:
By definition, a chemical peel is a controlled skin burn with the intent to remove skin cells. Don’t worry, while this might sound a little scary and technical, peels have been around for a long time and are recognized by experts as an effective way to reveal clearer, brighter, smoother, softer and younger-looking skin.
Everyone! Considerations like the level of your sensitivity and specific skin concerns come into play regarding the type, amount and frequency of the chemical peels you’d be best suited to receive from your local skin professional. However, our Retinol + C Smoothing Peel in a Box is appropriate for all skin types and has been tested safe to use at home, with or without pro supervision.
The Peel in a Box advantage
We’re huge proponents of seeing your skin therapist or dermatologist for regular professional treatments, but we also believe in the value of an at-home option.
Typically, professional treatments can range anywhere from $100 to more than $450+ per treatment. While absolutely a worthy investment for your skin, Retinol + C Smoothing Peel in a Box is an affordable alternative for first-time chemical peel users, or to tide you over between your scheduled appointments to help amplify results.
This peel in a box has all the products for a precisely curated and effective at-home facial peel.
The hero ingredients of Retinol + C Smoothing Peel in a Box are right there in the name: retinol and vitamin C.
We absolutely love both of these ingredients by themselves, and here’s why:
The magic happens when we combine them together in our anhydrous peel (which means there’s no water in the formula, providing a more potent dose of ingredients) for a powerful, yet gentle, experience. The combination of these ingredients helps smooth skin by stimulating cell turnover, while also providing antioxidant and brightening benefits.
And in our unbiased opinion, the peel step in this treatment comes in the most adorable little glass bottle, making it highly Insta-worthy.
How do I use it?
Retinol + C Smoothing Peel in a Box comes stocked with all the steps to complete this full at-home treatment in just 20 minutes. So grab your blanket, a glass of wine, fire up your favorite Netflix binge, and let the skin treatment begin.
Will I actually peel from Retinol + C Peel Smoothing Peel in a Box?
When we refer to downtime in skin treatments, this is “the expected time to return to normal lifestyle.” More intensive procedures can result in redness, skin flaking or peeling and in more aggressive treatments, skin bruising or swelling.
This peel causes little-to-no downtime. It’s possible you’ll see some slight redness post-treatment, but expect visible improvement in skin condition and texture after just a single use.
If you regularly use retinol or other chemical exfoliants (think: glycolic, lactic, salicylic and other alpha, beta or poly hydroxy acids) your skin may be accustomed to active ingredients and might not peel at all.
Have no fear though, there’s nothing wrong with a little sloughing (the slight peeling or flaking of the skin). Just make sure to not pick at or scrub off this skin, as that could lead to irritation and scarring. Once the sloughing has subsided, you can expect smooth, clear and bright skin.
Some do’s and don'ts to keep in mind
DO use SPF: While sunscreen is a must every single day, it’s especially important after a chemical peel since skin will be more sensitive and susceptible to sun damage.
DON’T overdo it: Avoid using intense treatments for a few days while skin is healing to avoid irritation from over exfoliation.
DO upkeep with products: Use Beta-Clarity BHA Drops or Hydra-Bright Alpha Arbutin Drops in the days following your peel to help enhance the results of the treatment.
DON’T hesitate to talk to your physician: If you have extremely sensitive skin or are pregnant, we recommend avoiding this kit. If you have any questions, you can always reach out to your doctor.
With Glo Skin Beauty’s Retinol + C Peel in a Box, it’s possible to achieve incredible, glowing results after just one use, or every couple weeks for even more effective results. Get your at-home glow on with this easy, at-home facial peel!