Location: Boston, MA
Member since 8/10/2009


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30% (3 Pass) Glycolic Peel - Boston, MA

I had a 30% glycolic peel (3 passes) done by an RN. 48 hours after the peel my faced became very swollen and the skin turned a yellowish (pus looking) and began to ooze. The swelling is gone and most of the yellowish pus looking area has gone but now I see a somewhat wavy, bumpy reddish skin. It has now been 2 weeks. Has anyone had this problem? Does the skin smooth out eventually or... READ MORE

Recent comments from luvstodance

To all who have replied....thank you so much. My doc agrees with all of you. He says there is no way that a 30% glycolic acid peel should have affected my face like it did. The good news is that my face continues to heal each... READ COMMENT

I really appreciate your input and my dermatologist completely agrees with what you say. The one thing that she did is rub it in (rather aggressively) with a gauze pad or at least I think it was a gauze pad. I had been using... READ COMMENT

Thanks you for your response. I have seen a dermatologist and an esthetician. Both were shocked when they saw the damage. I was put on prednisone, an antibiotic, and a topical steriod. The consensus is that I was given a TCA, not... READ COMMENT

Like you, I have had a very scary experience with a 30% peel. My forehead turned a yellow pus like color and was oozy. While the yellowish stuff is gone, my skin looks awful. It is red, pinkish and in some places peeling. It looks... READ COMMENT