Is it ok to shave the day after you have a 20% Salicylic peel? Or will the skin be too sensitive?
Can I Shave After a 20% Salicylic Peel?
Doctor Answers (4)
Wait To Shave After Salicylic
It is best to wait at least 2 days after having a salicylic acid peel to shave. If you have any areas that have scabbed over you want to continue to avoid those areas until they are completely healed.
Shaving after a salicylic acid peel
It should be OK
This is a very light peel. You should be able to shave, using a very emollient shave cream, after 24 hours. As always, check with your doctor to make sure they agree.
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