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I Got a Glycolic Peel Done Yesterday.... Can I Use Makeup or Some Face Mask After the Peel?

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Make up after glycolic peel

Make up 1 day after a glycolic peel should be fine. I would avoid using a mask for a week. I recommend just a bland moisturizer and sunscreen for 1 week post peel.


New York Dermatologist
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Post glycolic acid peel regimen

This may depend on the strength of the peel. Therefore it would be best for you to contact your peel provider and inquire about their post peel regimen and care.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Makeup after a glycolic peel

You may use makeup today, one day after your glycolic peel.  A glycolic peel is typically mild, so you should be fine.

Carmen Kavali, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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