Can I Use Kojic Acid / Hydroquinone Cream when I Am Undergoing Salicylic Acid Peels?

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Kojic Acid/ Hydroquinone Cream

You can use Kojic Acid and Hydroquinone cream but it is best to wait about a week after doing a Salicylic Acid peel.

Austin Plastic Surgeon
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Prescription skin care products and chemical peels


It is generally advised to discontinue prescription skin creams 1 week prior to a chemical peel, and one week post. Mild soaps and moisturizers and and SPF of a 30 at least should be used during this period. 

Michael J. Brown, MD
Leesburg Plastic Surgeon
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