20% salicylic acid peel healing process (Photo)

Hey i did a 20% salicylic acid peel 3 days ago it peeled all ready i think its very fast , and its very red and sensetiv never had that reaction before should I expect any pigmentation and how long the redness will remain will I peel again?

Doctor Answers 2

Elevase ceramide cream after a salicylic acid peel

I would recommend a combination of Elevase ceramide cream and Melarase PM at this point to sooth the skin and reduce pigmentation. 

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Salicylic Acid Burn -- PLEASE SEE BOARD CERTIFIED MD

This type of peel shouldn't burn the skin. I suggest you see an expert for formal skin care at this time.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 166 reviews

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