Keeping the face soft and smooth can be difficult. It naturally picks up toxins, dirt, and debris while also harboring its own dead skin cells…yuck! Luckily, a good face peel can help solve this dilemma by literally peeling away unwanted dry skin and hidden dirt. The following five best face peels were chosen for their powerful exfoliating ingredients that go deep down to clean pores, as well as for their smoothing qualities that leave the complexion looking even and healthy. Additionally, all of these products are powerful enough to provide lasting results without irritating sensitive skin.
This product utilizes a two step process that exfoliates with crystals and rejuvenates with a salicylic gel. Made with peptides and vitamin C, this face peel replenishes the skin while helping to remove dead skin cells. Read Full Review
Philosophy's The Microdelivery Peel helps to resurface the skin by taking dead cells away with its peel. The easy two-step process begins with the application of resurfacing crystals followed by a salicylic activating gel, both of which work to even out the skin's surface. The rejuvenating formula helps deliver vitamin C and peptides for new skin growth benefits, replenishing the areas that are being peeled. Additionally, containing sunflower seed oil, this revolutionary face peel also helps to moisturize the skin during exfoliation. Made by a brand know for its quality products, this peel will leave the skin feeling softer, younger, and more beautiful.
This product is the first of its kind to use an all-natural enzyme for exfoliation. This face peel also includes milk thistle and licorice root to help keep the skin from drying out. Read Full Review
O.R.G. Skincare Mineral Peel provides immediate results which will change both the look and feel of your skin. Milk thistle and licorice root work are the key ingredients in reducing dry areas and evening out the skin tone. This face peel uses an all-natural enzyme exfoliate to help rid the skin of debris and dead cells. Additionally, the product's formula is packed with antioxidants to nurture and revitalize skin during the exfoliation process. While this product works powerfully, it’s still gentle enough to use on sensitive skin.
This face peel can be left on over-night and used up to three times a week to help shrink pore size while softening the skin. Containing HEPES and urea, this product keeps the skin's pH balanced while naturally activating beneficial enzymes. Read Full Review
Kiehl's Over-Night Biological Peel helps to gently renew the skin with an overnight formula suitable for use on the most sensitive of skin types. Formulated with HEPES, this product keeps the skin's pH level balanced along with urea which works as a natural enzyme activator on the skin. With continual use this product will reduce pore size and help rid the skin of photo-damage and free-radicals. This face peel can be used up to three times a week to soften and smooth out the skin.
This product both eliminates dead skin cells and toxins while brightening up the skin and evening out the complexion. Made with papaya fruit extract and camellia leaf extract, this facial peel is as gentle on the skin as it is effective. Read Full Review
AmorePacific's Treatment Enzyme Peel comes with a higher price tag, but it's worth every penny. Formulated to help eliminate dead, dry skin cells and unwanted toxins, this product brightens your skin with continual use. Utilizing a water-activated exfoliator, this face peel is gentle on the skin while evening out the complexion. It contains papaya fruit extract and camellia leaf extract, this peel leaves the skin feeling invigorated and youthful. Perfect for toning the skin, use of this product will also improve the penetration of other facial lotions after use.
This product encourages the appearance of "new skin" while its peel removes toxins and helps to hide wrinkles. The three minute formula works quickly, gently exfoliating and polishing skin with salicylic acid and mixed fruit acids. Read Full Review
La Prairie's Cellular 3-Minute Peel may only take a few minutes to receive full benefits, but that doesn't make it any less powerful than its counterparts. This facial peel works as a "booster" to renew the skin and leave your face feeling refreshed. Made with salicylic acid and a medley of fruit acids, this product exfoliates the skin gently, providing a powerful peel that’s safe enough to use on even sensitive skin. With continual use, this product can shrink down pore size and make wrinkles less visible. This facial peel quickly polishes the skin, leaving beautiful, long-lasting results.