Signature Treatments: Lactic & Glycolic

Signature Treatments: Lactic & Glycolic

At SKINICIAN we recommend pairing your homecare routine with a signature SKINICIAN treatment from one of our SKINICIAN salons. 

There are a variety of professional treatments you can choose from, two of the most popular being the Intensive Glycolic Peel Plus and the Ageless AHA Lactic Acid Peel. However, how do you decide which treatment is right for you? This blog should help you make that choice with confidence! 

Intensive Glycolic Peel Plus

Our amazing Intensive Glycolic Peel allows you to target and treat all of your main skin concerns. It's hybrid formulation is mainly used to prevent skin ageing, slowing the onset of lines, wrinkles and dulling skin. It is ideal for those concerned with preventing or slowing down the ageing process. 

If you are a peel newbie, we recommend going for a Glycolic Peel as there is less risk of irritation from this particular treatment. 

 What skin concerns can be treated with this peel?

This treatment is ideal to target a range of skin concerns and issues. If you are worried about the onset of ageing, dullness, dryness and breakouts this peel might be a great choice for you. 

What does it do for your skin?

  • Slows the onset of skin ageing​
  • Resurfaces the skin - removing dulling, lacklustre skin cells to reveal a healthy glowing complexion​
  • Prevents skin ageing - by stimulating collagen production decreasing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles ​​
  • Smooths and brightens skin in just one treatment​
  • Targets and treats breakouts in combination with Salicylic acid ​
  • Increases ceramides for greater skin hydration

What is in the Intensive Glycolic Peel Plus?

The Glycolic Peel is made up of an advanced blend of Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA's), Beta Hydroxy Acids and Allantoin that encourage the removal of damaged, ageing cells. Results from the treatment are a reduction in fine lines, pigmentation and dryness to unveil a smoother, more even luminous complexion.


  • Glycolic Acid​
  • Lactic Acid​
  • Fruit acids & Enzymes​ (AHA's)
  • Salicylic Acid ​

Ageless AHA Lactic Acid Peel

This supercharged AHA acid peel combines highly potent ingredient technology to dramatically resurface the skin, diminishing all the signs of skin ageing.

Ageless AHA Lactic Acid

Take control and feel confident in your skin by reversing the signs of skin ageing with Ageless AHA Lactic Acid. Developed for clients that are already experiencing more visible lines, wrinkles and mottled skin colour. ​

What skin concerns can be treated with this peel?

This peel is perfect for someone concerned with ageing on the skin and perhaps has used peels before. The treatment is designed to help reverse the signs of ageing, even pigmentation and stimulate new cell growth to leave skin visibly more youthful. 

This intensive resurfacing treatment has been developed to provide a 3-in-1 approach ​

  • RESURFACING – removing damaged and ageing skin cells, ​
  • RENEWAL – stimulation of new cell growth & production of collagen, ​
  • REVERSES – slows down the removal of collagen & has a therapeutic effect on the production of skin pigment, skin is visibly more youthful. 

What does it do for your skin?

Ageless AHA Lactic Acid allows you to level up your professional treatment and see rapid results in just 30 minutes. ​

  • Provides a corrective treatment for advanced signs of ageing​
  • Targets, treats and corrects skin issues ​
  • Stimulates high levels of cell turnover and cell renewal ​
  • Provides an effective treatment for those experiencing mild scaring post breakouts​
  • Provides advanced resurfacing with less risk of irritation and stinging during and post-treatment​
  • Provides visible results when treating pigmentation​
  • Provides age-defying results with the inclusion of Retinol ​
  • Levels up the effectivity of Vitamin C, boosting absorption into skin for an immediate brightening effect and long term anti-ageing​
  • Maximises skin hydration for healthy, glowing skin​


  • Lactic Acid
  • Salicylic Acid
  • Retinol
  • Fruit acid and Enzymes (AHA's)

What are the key differences between the Latic and Glycolic Peels?


Check out our SKINICIAN salon locator to find your nearest salon. Each SKINICIAN salon has been professionally trained and your skin is in safe hands with our therapists. If you are still unsure which treatment is right for you you can rely on the expert advise and skin analysis provided by our SKINICIAN therapists.