How To Chemical Peel For Acne At Home


How To Chemical Peel For Acne At Home

Chemical peels are amazingly effective way to get rid of pimples. The main ingredient of anti-acne peels is salicylic acid. Salicylic acid is considered to be one of the best treatments for acne. It is a type of Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA). BHA peels are milder but work very well against pimples. Here are some tips on How To Chemical Peel For Acne At Home-

Ready-made Chemical Peels for Acne


chemical peel for acne

There are some ready-made salicylic acid peel kits available in the market. You can use them as per the requirement of your skin. Always follow every instruction given on the pack or you may end up harming your skin. These kits work quite well but it is advisable to do a patch test before using it on your face.

DIY Chemical Peel For Acne with Acetone

You can make your own BHA peel with simple ingredients. Here aspirin tablets are used as a source of salicylic acid. Do not use these peels if you are allergic to aspirin.

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You will need

  • Acetone
  • 5 uncoated aspirin tablets
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • cotton balls/ wash cloth/ paper towels
  • bowls


  • Mix together water and baking soda. Keep aside this neutralizer solution.
  • Dissolve aspirin tablets in lemon juice in a bowl.
  • Cleanse your skin and dry it.
  • Apply acetone on face avoiding eyes and lip area.
  • Then apply the aspirin and lemon juice mixture on face. Leave for 10 minutes.
  • Wipe off with baking soda solution.
  • Moisturise your skin after washing off the face peel.

Your skin may appear a little reddish after this peel but that is completely normal and will subside soon. This peel should not be used more than once a week.

DIY Salicylic Acid Peel For Acne with Honey


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You will need

  • 1 tbsp Baking Soda
  •  1 cup water
  • Honey
  • 5 uncoated aspirin tablets
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • cotton balls/wash cloth/ paper towels


  • Mix together water and baking soda. Keep aside this neutralizer solution.
  • Make a solution of honey and water in the ratio 3:1. Add lemon juice to it.
  • Dissolve aspirin in a few drops of water.
  • Add in the aspirin solution to the honey mixture. Mix well.
  • Apply this mixture on face and wait for 10 minutes.
  • Wipe off with cotton balls dipped in baking soda solution. You can also use plain cold water for the purpose.
  • Moisturize your face.

Have you tried these chemical peels for acne?

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  1. hey. I wanted to know if this is as effective as a chemical peel one would get done by a doctor. Does it get rid of acne scars effectively?
    Also, is applying acetone directly on the face a safe option? Pls let me knw. Thanks a lot.


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