I want to use an at home phenol peel. What percentage do you recommend for me?

Yes I been using an at home 60% tca peel but not getting the results I want.

Doctor Answers 1


I doubt you have a true 60% TCA peel,  We use 25% sometimes and over 40% can result in burn scars.

Light peels are only good for age spots and other superficial discolorations by peeling off the dead layer of skin by exfoliation.

They do nothing for permanent removal of wrinkles.  
Fine wrinkles may improve temporarily due to swelling.

It is unwise to experiment with strong peels without medical supervision.

It requires a second degree burn to shrink skin and remove wrinkles by wound contraction.

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