I'm an African American woman with brown spots, due to acne and hormonal changes from hysterectomy, and facial hair. How many peeling treatments will I need to achieve a clearer complexion? Please help. Thanks.
How Many Peels Needed for Clearer Complexion for African Americans?
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Chemical peels in darker skin
A series of 5-6 glycolic acid chemical peels spaced 3-4 weeks apart is a good starting point. Your dermatologist may complement this with a good topical cream regimen for bleaching the brown spots and/or laser treatments.