Vitamin C Peel After Photofacial?
- Asked by SuzyAv8trix in Phoenix, AZ
- 4 years ago
Photofacial and chemical peels
A vitamin C peel 10-14 days after a photofacial is absolutely fine. It will help peel off any scabs left over, if there are any, from the photofacial, and give your skin a nice glow and more even coloration and texture. ~ Dr. Benjamin Barankin, Toronto Dermatology Centre.
Photofacial and vitamin C peel
If there is no crusting or bruising left from your photofacial, you can have a vitamin C peel with an experienced aesthetican. Mention the photofacial to her and be sure to use sun protection.
You should have no problem getting your peel.
Thank you for your question.
You should be fine to get a Vitamin C peel 10 days after your IPL treatment. I don't foresee any problems at all, but if you had excessive inflammation, burning, crusting, or other IPL side effects, then I would wait. If not, go ahead with your peel!
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