Can I Wear Make Up 2 Days After A Jessner Peel?

I am day 2 after my jesner peel and my skin has darkened and started to crack I have been applying papanthen cream is it ok to put make up over the top ?

Doctor Answers 2

Make-up after peel

I recommend that my patients wait until there is no "raw" skin or weepiness before they wear mineral make-up.  The skin can still be peeling but there shouldn't be "wet" areas.  

New Orleans General Surgeon
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Chemical Peels in Los Angeles

I have my patients begin mineral makeup once the skin has reepithelialized or the flakiness of the peel has worn off. Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 94 reviews

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