I had an Illuminize Peel (my first peel ever) 10 days ago. Skin is very rough and red. Any suggestions ?
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Redness after a peel
Thank you for your question praytell. The Illuminize Peel by SkinMedica is a great chemical peel. It is the lightest one and a good one to start with for the first time patient. Redness and flaking are common after a peel. This can last a week or two. For my patients I recommend using the Avene Thermal Spray water followed by the Elta MD Intense Moisturizer every couple of hours to help recovery. Alternatives include tap water and Vaseline or Aquaphor. Please consult with a doctor for specific recommendations. Good luck!