It's been 3-4 weeks now since the TCA 30% and my skin is still kind of red. There hasn't been much improvement after week 1. A week ago, I figured it might be a sunburn. I didn't use sunscreen because I'm never really exposed to the sun. Maybe 5 min. Of walking to the car - at most. I've been applying SPF 50 ( UVA 1,2 and UVB ), but it's still the same. I have not used anything exfoliating. I don't know how to get rid if this. I thought it would be all cleared up by now.
Skin Still a Little Red 3 Weeks After 30% TCA Peel
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Redness after 30% TCA peels usually lasts several days
Redness after 30% TCA peels usually lasts several days. If redness persists longer it is best to see a treating physician.
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