You know how Koreans always nail it in the skin care department, right? Straight from their land, comes yet another skin care obsession—milk peels. As the name suggests, this treatment uses milk to aide the skin. Curious to know more on the milk peel treatment? Here’s a low-down...
 

What are milk peels?

What are milk peels?

Milk peeling is when lactic acid from milk is used to even and brighten one’s skin tone. Along with lactic acid, an infusion of botanicals is used to hydrate and soothe the skin.

 

How does a milk peel help?

How does a milk peel help?

The milk peel helps one get rid of dry skin, redness and also makes the skin taut. It is perfect for everyone looking to brighten and even out their skin tone.

Here’s how the process works—through fermentation, lactose is converted into lactic acid which is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid aka AHA. If you’ve been actively involved in caring for your skin, you would know that AHAs are chemical exfoliants that clear the skin. Moreover, lactic acid also helps you get rid of dead skin cells.

 

How is it done?

How is it done?

One of the prime features about the milk peel is that an applicator is used to conduct the process. Each peel comes with a pre-soaked Q tip. This Q tip is then rubbed on the face so the product is distributed perfectly on the skin. The main reason why these swabs are used to distribute the solution is so that they can target each and every part of the skin including the nose and chin.