A lactic peel is derived from milk and it is mostly composed of alpha hydroxyl acids and they are no way similar to glycolic acid peels. This acid is derived from alpha-hydroxy acid, which is similar to glycolic acid and is always helpful for maintaining the skin and the PH factor it deals with. Furthermore, this acid helps to remove the germs, dead cells and toxins from various parts of the skin. Those who have taken this treatment believe that their skin always feels much smoother and always looked more toned than ever before. Lactic acid is good for people who also have very sensitive skin, which might not be able to cope up with the slightly more intense glycolic acid, and in addition lactic acid peels are very simple. Lactic acid peels usually help provide many benefits being less intense. However, various type of lactic acid peels demand many precautions. After the treatment the patients should use sunscreen for few weeks as the skin will always be much more sensitive to the sunrays. One should remember that if there is any kind of redness one should be sure to report to the dermatologist or aesthetician. There aren't many side effects and the skin will begin to glow in a few days after the treatment is done.