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Skin Culture 4000 Chemical Peel

Hello Everyone, I am having a chemical peel skin...

Hello Everyone, I am having a chemical peel skin culture 4000. I have just started on the 12.12.2009 and last evening afer i applied the 3 rd jar, my face has started to swollen up and I am very very red, burned, and I barelly can see. I called the company which sell the Skin Culture 4000 in UK and they said to stop to apply th jar content on my face (it would be the last one) and I should consult a doctor, that was all. Of course I will consult a doctor, I am having an appoiment tonight but I am really scared after all what I've read here that I will be left with scars on my face forever. I am soo scared now. They didnt say anything about swelling on the website. I found out myself. I have to put on a normalizer skin cream once per day for 90 minutes but my face still look like a pig skin in a fire. I know i should be more patient....Thank you

my face is very red, burnt, swollen, painfully. I know its still early to judge ow but ijust wanted to let people know its not like it is saying on the skin culture website.

skinculture.com

they wouldnt say about the swollen face and they saied in only 7 days your skin it will be perfect.i trusted them, what a mistake....

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Many people have allergies to salicylic acid which can cause swelling, inflammation etc. Salicylic acid is a form of aspirin and some people are allergic to aspirin and can have an anaphylaxis reaction to these compounds. Always perform a patch test before performing a complete peel treatment.
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Am doing Skin Culture 4000 now and on day 4. I simply look like I have a good tan. That's it. Do anticipate will peel next few days, but hard to believe all the negative I'm reading. Wish this were stronger!
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am now getting apprehensive as i jusr got the 4000 peel and im black which is making the whole thing more daunting. but will use and give detailed feedback
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Hi, after reading your experience, I thought I should share what happened to me when I used Skin Culture around August this year. I initally had some red marks (post inflammatory hyperpigmentation) on my forehead from acne. I thought that if I used Skin Culture 4000, it would improve these marks. After about two applications my skin had became swollen, bright red, infected and weeping. I continued with the product for the 4 days until I could see that it was impossible. My skin soon started to peel, not in nice layers as it says, but in flakes. The normalizer cream didn’t do a thing and hurt more when I put it on. The worst of it was because my skin had began to weep this yellowy- clearish liquid- it hardened forming some sort of yellowy pus crust thing. When this crust came off after about a week, the area was still swollen and hurt like hell. About a month ago when I emailed Skin Culture asking for a refund they declined because I apparently hadn't done the patch test properly. In reality, I had done a patch test, for one day on a small area on my neck. However, it got red but didnt’ weep with pus to a noticeable extent. However, I just assumed the redness and itchiness was normal. I had told Skin Culture, about what happened, and they asked how I recovered - I had to go to a doctor to get antibiotics. - this was Skin Culture International by the way. However, they still refused to refund my money. I paid around $250 for Skin Culture 4000. I believe it must be a scam or something, otherwise why wouldn't they return my money for a product that didn't work.
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well i was quite baffled to see wot happened to the ladies face im black and used the product years ago in the states when it was called cerate xxx or something and in fairness it worked only problem was cause it was burning so much i fell asleep in front of the fan and woke up like an hour or two later. however it says leave on for 35 minutes so i had exceeded the stated time. the result wasnt funny AT ALL! my skin went pitch black or like greyish black and stayed like that for close to a year! so my advice is do a patch test first very important for each of the various products in the kit as there all different in composition and most importantly follow instructions to the letter. best wishes
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Don't do it. I am going to write a review shortly about my experience. I bought this in 2010.
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Hi there. I really need some real guidance from you. I live in Uk aswell and i have just ordered the skin culture 4000 peel. I have a very bad acne skin and i desperately wanted to clear it. I was just curiously reading reviews and now im panicking after reading what had happened to you. Did u have skin patch test? Please reply me urgently. Thanks!
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And you got ripped off for that price! Wow! I'd be demanding a refund daily until the money was back in my hands.
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The author of "Acne free in 3days" claimed to have used this exact product. I checked out their site which led me to a review site about the company. Many, many people were having problems and were referred to the International office instead of the USA office. Anyway, I instinctively felt a problem in my gut when I realized that the company who marketed the author's book is the same marketer for the peel products. Buyer beware certainly applies here I'd say. Good luck, hope you heal ok. Let us know..
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What did your doctor say?
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