Salicylic acid peel. (photo)

Hello today i applied salysilic acid 20 % today and my face is red and looks like burnt... Then afterwards i applied bio oil.. I am literally terrified by looking at my face Please help

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Post Salicylic peel redness

Hi,Dont worry.The redness will subside in a couple of days.apply a sunscreen,follow strict photo protection.apply a mild steroid based cream,for three days and a very mild face wash for sensitive skin.Stop all other ointments and retionic acid or benzoyl peroxide based creams till the redness subsides

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Elevase ceramide cream after a salicylic acid peel

Apply Elevase ceramide cream and Melarase PM cream to soothe the skin and prevent pigmentation after your peel. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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