Brown flaky patch with acne turned little red after peeling

i got salicylic peel yesterday. After peeling, I can see dark patches. It is brown in color with uneven surface. When I touch , I can feel the patch. My skin is not peeling. My acne turned little red. Please suggest.

Doctor Answers 2

Post salicylic peel dryness

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Sometimes this kind of brown spots and redness,dryness is common post salicylic peel.Just need to use a moisturiser two to three times a day and sunscreen application before going out 

Salicylic acid peel and Elevase ceramide cream

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I usually suggest a ceramide cream such as Elevase followed by Melarase PM to soothe dryness after a salicylic acid peel. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

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