I get Vitalize peels in the fall/winter months.
Pros- quickly, not very painful, great skin afterwards (no acne, less wrinkles, overall glowing complexion) I don't know for sure but I feel it helps sun damage (teen years in Arizona sun and tanning beds- yikes)
Cons- on day 2 or 3 you start to resemble a molting snake and do not want to go in public, it's pretty sick, the peel... more
Medium depth peel was done to remove a small lentigo (skin discolration) on my upper lip. The result is a large darkened area where the peel was done which is much more noticeable than the lentigo that was supposed to be removed by the procedure.The Dr. could have chosen a different method to remove the lentigo that may not have caused me to have this problem now. more
I am a little confused about how my chemical peel went.
I had a few pimples on my face some months ago.I don't have an acne problem and i am sure these were just pimples. Paraniod to see so many pimples spring up suddenly on my chin area, i applied alot of acne creams and lotions and instead of just drying the pimples up, they left bark brown spots on my face. I think my skin got burnt with... more
I got a TCA medium peel done in 1992 at the Dermatologists's office, Atlanta. Payed a whopping $500 and am happy with the results. The pain was bearable and it did sting and burn. The doctor kept fanning me to provide relief.
I did not know enough back then to be too scared. I trusted my doc, he is very well known and has written books and pioneered in chemical peels. It was fast (the... more
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