I want to use an at home phenol peel. What percentage do you recommend for me?
Doctor Answers 1
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.