My Skin is on the Way to Becoming Flawless! - Garden City, NY

After trying out the glycolic peel (which made my...

After trying out the glycolic peel (which made my skin very oily), my esthetician switched me to a salicylic peel. I will be getting them every two weeks-- my 2nd appointment is in six days.

My esthetician started me off with a lower-percentage solution and will work her way up after each additional appointment. She applied the solution and let it sit for a few minutes (until the tingling has stopped). There was no pain involved. Unlike other peels, washing the solution off was not irritating/painful. My skin was instantly soft and looked better as the day went on. By the next day, it looked smooth and had a nice texture-- it kinda looked like a real-life photoshop procedure LOL. I also had a cystic pimple on my chin that reduced in size and redness the day after my appointment.

I cannot wait for my next appointment!!!!!! I am 20 and take good care of my skin. I only suffer the occasional breakout during that time of the month or if I had slept in makeup (hey, it happens ...). I always had used a daily exfoliant, but my skin always had a certain roughness to it. I used to get facials every month which helped, but it has nothing on the results I've experienced with peels. It's a very quick and easy procedure that will even out the color and texture of your skin.

What was the percentage/concentration of acid for your first treatment? What is the highest percentage solution you can get?
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Hey its great to see how well this worked for you... am having my first ever salycilic peel on wednesday, i need to knw wat to expect n how good will this make my skill feel... i dont do the peel on my own i have it done as i wouldnt try anythin on my own... just wanna knw the results of a mild peel n wat to expect
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So glad to hear the Salicylic worked well for you! I'm assuming the $120 you have listed was just for 1 peel. Is that correct, or did that cover a package?

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