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Chemical Peel for Acne Scars

I've got scars due to pimples but not too much. I want permanent solution to get rid of the scars. Is chemical peel a permanent solution? If not, what... READ MORE

Chemical Peel Side Effects

I would guess that a chemcial peel would have some complication or side effect risks.  what should i be aware of before getting a facial peel? READ MORE

How Long Before Chemical Peel Scars, Hyperpigmentation Clears?

I have brown patches and hyperpigmentation from Chemical Peels. If these can still be corrected, how long will it take for them to be cleared or... READ MORE

Can a Chemical Peel Cause a Cold Sore?

I have a tendency to get cold sores and I was wondering if having a chemical peel can bring these out.  I am thinking about starting a series of... READ MORE

If Skin Turned Black 5 Minutes After Chemical Peel, is It Damaged?

I used 1 layer of 12.5 TCA Peel about 3 weeks ago. I'm brown skined and it barely did anything. This time I used 2 layers and it frosted in a few... READ MORE

Acne and Whiteheads from Chemical Peel?

I got acne spots and whiteheads after I had a 7% TCA and 2 % Salicylic chemical peel for pigmented scars. Were these caused by the chemical peel? They... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation or Scarring After Chemical Peel

I am unable to get a dermatologist appointment until May. I recently had a VI Peel done and have some splotches on my skin. This is the 2nd day after... READ MORE

Botched Chemical Peel Job

I had two chemical peels: first was 20% AHA peel + microdermabrasion, which went well; the second one, done 2 months later, was 30% Glycolic peel +... READ MORE

What Can I Do for Redness Post-Chemical Peel?

I had a chemical peel under my eyes in November. I have fair Mediterranean skin, and I have melasma on my cheeks. I was red for much longer than I... READ MORE

Brown Spots After Medium Chemical Peel

I had a medium Chemical Peel done 8 weeks ago, but I went out 10 days after the peel with sunblock and since then I have some red/brownish spots and... READ MORE

Is Hypopigmenation After a Chemical Peel Permanent?

I had a medium peel a month ago on a scar/ hyperpigmentation after having a tattoo removed by laser. The skin is now very pale, and I am worried this... READ MORE

Extremely Itchy Rash on Face and Neck After Chemical Peel

I have been having a series of chemical peels over the last year to treat severe acne. I schedule the peels at least 6 weeks apart. The last peel, my... READ MORE

Pumpkin Peel Gone Wrong - Burning Side Effect?

I had a microdermabrasion done and my doctor applied a pumpkin peel afterwards. I felt a burning sensation immediatly, she said it was normal. I... READ MORE

Vitalize Peel Side Effects?

Hi im a 31 yr old puertorican, white complexion, i just had a vitalize peel a little more than a month ago, at the beginning was fine but like a week... READ MORE

My Face is Red, Scabby and Swollen After a Chemical Peel. Is This Normal or Should I Put Something on It

My Face is Red, Scabby and Swollen After a Chemical Peel. Is This Normal or Should I Put Something on It READ MORE

Chemical Peel Causes Fever Blisters

I get fever blisters on my lips after Chemical Peel, and was warned I couldn't have any at the time of my Obagi Blue Peel. READ MORE

Is It Necessary to Repeat AHA Chemical Peeling 4 Times?

I've done an AHA peeling on my face.MY physician ask me to repeat it 4 times.But I don't want though.It's so annoying until recovery.I... READ MORE

What Can Be Expected from Chemical Peel Home Kits?

I did an at-home 30% TCA/14% Jessner's Chemical Peel at home and an hour later my face still burns. Is this normal? I followed the instructions to... READ MORE

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