Which chemical peel would suit me the most and how regularly should I have it and should I do a light peel to follow it?
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Which Chemical Peel Will Work on Darker Skin Tone?? Ask Dr Ellen
There are a wide variety of chemical peel solutions with effects that range from mild, all the way to deep peeling. When the skin tones are variable, it is a bit more challenging to settle on just one peel solution.
Sometimes it makes sense to use a range of solutions to maximize the outcome.
First and foremost however, is to try a test spot in a place that is not widely visible. If you have had the experience of hyperpigmentation in the past due to sun exposure/burns, there is a chance that you will
not have a favorable outcome from a peel.
A consultation is your best bet for ensuring a safe and satisfying result.
Thanks for asking!
Dr Ellen Mahony
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