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Skin Resurfacing at Home

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Updated April 16, 2012

There are many home treatments for skin rejuvenation. They can be divided into two main categories.

  • At-Home Skin Resurfacing with Medication or Chemicals
  • Improving the texture of your skin can be done with the application of medication to the skin in the form of retinoids, applying chemicals in the form of a glycolic acid peel to your skin, or by ingesting medications such as isotretinoin.

  • At-Home Skin Resurfacing with Scrubbing Agents
  • The appearance of your skin can also be improved by using home microdermabrasion kits or facial scrubs to exfoliate the face. This option is particularly good for people who are worried about applying chemicals to the face or ingesting medications for skin rejuvenation purposes.

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