I applied 12.5 tca. I'm african american. Experience some flaking around the mouth, a little on the cheek and forhead. I want to apply two layers this time, 1 week after. Is it too soon?
Is Re-applying a 12.5 TCA Peel After 1 Week Too Soon?
Doctor Answers 1
Wait at least 2 weeks before repeating a chemical peel.
You need to let your skin heal completely after a chemical peel before you reapply. It may appear that your peeling is over but give yourself another week before reapplying. I usually say wait 2-4 weeks for repeat peel.
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