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Comparison of the chemical peeling of retinoic acid and mandelic acid on oiliness and hyperchromia after acne in adult women: a randomized clinical trial

Amanda Dos Santos Chita, Jainny Aniely Rocha De Oliveira, Aline Ortega Soloaga, Ana Paula Silva Ferreira Resstel, Silvio De Assis Oliveira Junior, Ana Beatriz Gomes De Souza Pegorare.


Aim: to compare self-satisfaction and discomfort in the application of two types of chemical facial peeling. Methods: Randomized and controlled clinical trial consisting of 30 women with moderate facial hyperpigmentation randomly divided into 03 groups M- mandelic acid 30%, Group R - retinoic acid at 05%, L- mechanical face exfoliation. The evaluations were performed in the 1st and 6th weeks by blind investigator in relation to photography and evaluation of skin texture. They were evaluated through self-report: self-satisfaction by the GAIS scale, and the discomfort index. Results: There was a significant difference in the M and R groups compared to the L group in relation to the GAIS scale (Kruskal-Wallis test, p

Key words: Acne vulgaris, Hyperpigmentation, Chemexfoliation

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