Mandelic acid is an Alpha Hydroxy acid that is used to rejuvinate the skin by removing the top dead layers of skin. Once the old skin cells are shed, a whole new layer of fresh skin cells develops underneath.
The treatment help decrease facial redness, improve skin texture and minimize pore size with the downtime. Usually a series of peels is done for best results. For example a sample course of treatment might include 6 treatments, 3 weeks apart.