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20% Glycolic Chemical Peel
20% Glycolic Chemical Peel

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Light-Level 20% Glycolic Lunchtime Chemical Peel

30ml (1fl oz)
Enough for 8-10 full face peels

Amber glass

Skin Types:
Suits most skin types
A spot test is always recommended, no matter your skin tone.Fitzpatrick Skin Color Scale

Medical quality



  • Dull skin
  • Uneven pigment

  • Precautions

    This is an ideal peel for beginning peelers. After peeling your skin will be feel softer, look smoother, with improved texture and tone and reduced sun damage. With a peel of this strength, a full course of peels (8-10 peels) are needed to see optimal results.
    On most skin types no actual peeling will be observed; the increased cell turn over occurs at the microscopic level and no down time should occur with this peel. You can resume normal activities after this peel is complete.

    Our 20% Glycolic Acid Peel is a mild Glycolic acid peel and is suitable for all skin types and both beginning and experienced peelers who would like to maintain their results from stronger peels. There may be some redness right after the peel, but generally there is not much if any actual peeling (hence the name Lunch Time Peel, you can go right back to work after you have it done). The 20% is very safe when used as directed, but is a strong, professional strength peel (pH 2) and should be used only as directed. As with all products, a patch test is always recommended to see how your skin reacts to the peel.

    Derived from sugar cane, this important AHA is the smallest of the fruit acids and is able to penetrate the skin, allowing it to effectively dissolve the 'glue' that holds dead cells on the surface of the skin. The dead skin cells are what cause a dull, uneven skin tone, and the blocking of pores leading to blackheads and acne. This dissolving action of the Glycolic Acid allows the dead cells to slough off, leaving behind a smoother skin surface with clear pores. This also helps stimulate collagen formation under the skins surface which helps plump up the skin from beneath, smoothing out fine surface wrinkles and superficial scars.

    Chemical peels are versatile tools that are used to resurface the upper layers of your skin by loosening the bonds between the dead skin cells that dull your skin, while stimulating the collagen beneath the skin to form and align, which in turn plumps up the fine lines and scars from below the surface. They have been around since Cleopatra bathed in milk (contains lactic acid!) to make her skin smooth. Fortunately, science has made a lot of progress since then and the chemical peels available now are sophisticated and effective.Peels vary in strength and provide different benefits.Glycolic Acid is a naturally occurring chemical belonging to the Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) family.

    This peel is very easy to use, you simply cleanse, apply, time it, neutralize (baking soda (Sodium Bicarbonate and water) and rinse. We include very clear instructions on how to use this peel After you have applied the peel, your skin may be red, this is normal and will fade quickly. You may wear makeup to tone in down if you would like. About 2 days after the peel your skin may start to flake and peel slightly. You can encourage peeling by using warm compresses and taking hot showers, but you cannot pick at the skin! It must come off when it is ready to, not when you are ready for it to!
    By peeling off the skin you risk scarring by exposing skin that is not ready for the world yet, so allow the skin to shed on its own.As with all exfoliating products, the use of sunscreen is essential to obtaining the results you are looking for. If you are not able to commit to using a sunscreen, this is not the treatment you should choose as you will just damage your skin all over again!

    Chemical peels should not be used on any sensitive areas of the body, including but not limited to the underarms and groin/genitals.

    • Lunch Time Peel
    • No downtime or heavy peeling
    • improves tone and texture of skin with continued use
    • softens fine lines
    • improves sun damaged areas
    • Safe
    • Suitable for all skin types
    • Easy to use

    Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 7 Write a review.

      0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
    20% chemical peel August 14, 2018
    Reviewer: Leigh Waite from York , PA United States  
    Quick service,pleasantly packaged,instructions easy to follow.

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      0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
    Not much change May 9, 2018
    Reviewer: Alexandria Ellis from Plymouth, MN United States  
    All it did was make my skin smoother. But does nothing for hyperpigmentation. Going to have to try a stronger peel.

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      2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
    Good start!!! ***Worked as promised*** April 11, 2014
    Reviewer: Megan from Antioch, TN United States  
    Thought of giving this a try after reading the reviews here. The product arrived quickly. I read all the instructions provided.  I worked this chemical on my face and have seen a noticeable positive change. I plan on using this product at least once every two weeks from now on.
    Thank you Skin Obsession!

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      1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
    Not what I expected April 2, 2012
    Reviewer: Brittany from United States  
    I have some acne scars on my face that have left me feeling insecure for years.  A friend recommended trying a chemical peel so I went with this one as it is recommended for beginner peelers.  The first peel, I expected my face to feel like it was on fire but I was surprised that I only experienced minor stinging.  After the peel was finished my face was red as if it was sunburnt but the redness was gone the very next day.  Now the reason for the 3 stars is after multiple peels, I still have acne scars so the results that I'm noticing are very minor compared to what I was hoping for.  I believe this peel is good, just not the best for getting rid of acne scars.

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      0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
    Awesome!!!! December 11, 2011
    Reviewer: Amy matthews from Lubec, ME United States  
    This product is simply amazing!!!!This was my first peel EVER so I was a bit nervous..I have had alot of pimples on my chin and the sides of my face that would just  not go away...I have used just about every product out there and nothing worked..I am counting down the days until 2 weeks is up so I can do this again..lol...

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