Washing the Face with Warm Water After TCA Chemical Peel
- Asked by Rolando
- 4 years ago
When can I start washing my face with warm water going to the Sauna (85 degree heat for 15 minutes) after a TCA Chemical peel?
I would suggest waiting 2 weeks or until peeling and pinkness have fully resolved.
I prefer avoiding anything that can cause inflammation while your skin is healing from the chemical peel, as this can produce undesirable pigmentation in the skin. The healing phase can be up to 2 weeks, possibly longer if you had a medium depth peel.
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