Post Peel Tips


Post Peel Tips (Do's and Don't's)

Use the following guidelines until your skin has resolved peeling (approximately 7 - 10 days). For more sensitive skin or after a more intense treatment, consider following these guidelines for at least 10 days.

Immediately after your peel treatment your skin may appear red and flushed. As your skin goes through the renewal process, it is normal to experience dryness, redness and tightness, as well as some peeling or flaking within a week. You may also notice a temporarily more pronounced appearance of pigmentation as it rises to the skin's surface. These side effects will subside quickly with proper post treatment care.

On the night of your peel, you may rinse your face with cool water and a gentle cleanser, then moisturize the skin with a barrier protecting moisturizer. If you have just had a peel you should not necessarily expect to "peel", however, you may have light flaking in a few localized areas for a couple of days. Tonight your skin may feel "tight" and "pulled". Although you may not actually peel, it is likely that you will experience a light exfoliation. It may take two or more treatments for the surface skin to loosen and "peel". Everyone responds differently and most patients look quite normal the day after their treatment.

For the Next Two Day Period:

General Tips:

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