What Kind of Chemical Peel Should I Use to Lighten the Skin on Underarms?

I want to use a chemical peel to lighten the skin on my underarms and groin area. What type and what strength peel should I use?

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The type of chemical peel is not as who you choose to do it

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Many different treatment options can be used to lighten the skin including chemical peels and various topical regimens.  However, in the areas that you are wishing treatment, the risks and irritation concerns are much higher. Make sure you choose a provider who has the knowledge to develop a plan to treat your individual needs like a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon.

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