Can you do a facial after a chemical peel?

How long after a chemical peel can you get a facial?

Good chemical peel aftercare is all about the healing. Give your skin some time to repair itself before rushing into another skincare treatment – wait a minimum of 1-2 weeks. But, as always, follow your practitioner’s advice on this. So, there we are!

What should you not do after a chemical peel?

Do NOT use any acidic products such as retinoids or tretinoins, acne medication products such as Retin-AⓇ, TazoracⓇ, RenovaⓇ, AtralinⓇ, ZianaⓇ, VeltinⓇ, DifferinⓇ, the antibiotic Doxycycline, AHAs (lactic, glycolic, tartaric, etc.), BHAs (salicylic), benzoyl peroxide, vitamin C products, lightening agents such as …

Should I get a facial or chemical peel?

Generally speaking, chemical peels are better for more advanced skin problems or signs of aging, as facials tackle more superficial issues. When used together, both skin treatments promise lovely, younger-looking skin.

Why does my skin look worse after a chemical peel?

A chemical peel can cause treated skin to become darker than normal (hyperpigmentation) or lighter than normal (hypopigmentation). Hyperpigmentation is more common after superficial peels, while hypopigmentation is more common after a deep peel.

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Can I put Vaseline on my face after a chemical peel?

Immediately following the peel

Mueller will coat your face with a petrolatum such as Aquaphor or Vaseline.

How many chemical peels are needed to see results?

It is generally advised to get a chemical peel every four to six weeks. However, if you suffer from acne, there are some peels that you can do every two weeks until you find the expected results. Most people buy a series of four or five peels up front to achieve the treatment results wanted.

How long does it take for a chemical peel to start peeling?

Peeling will generally start 48-72 hours after your treatment and can last 2-5 days. It is very important not to pick off peeling skin; peeling is minimal and easily controlled with moisturizer. Premature peeling of the skin will result in dry, cracked, raw skin that may develop into hyperpigmentation.

Are chemical peels worth it?

Chemical peels can reduce skin damage, giving the skin a more youthful or unblemished appearance. A dermatologist will recommend the most appropriate chemical peel depending on a person’s concerns and skin type. Superficial peels are the safest for all skin types.

Are facial peels safe?

A chemical peel is usually a very safe procedure when performed by a qualified and experienced board-certified plastic surgeon. While very rare, infection or scarring are risks of from chemical peeling treatments.