Location: UK
Member since 3/30/2010


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Phenol Peel for Hyperpigmentation - Severe Pain & Gross but Worth It - United Kingdom, GB

I had hyper pigmentation below my eyes- nothing huge but I was tired of wearing such heavy makeup to hide them. I tried a few treatments (inc. tretonin and Obaji Clear) with no real change; therefore my dermatologist recommended a phenol peel to bleach my skin lighter. The treatment itself was fine, I had the solution put just below my eyes- a half moon under each eye. Mild-ish pain but... READ MORE

Recent comments from phenol87

Any 'shiny' results are likely to be from thick layers of vasaline covering the area during recovery. READ COMMENT

No, Phenol just bleaches the skin, which is fine for me as I have a light/fair features. It is unsuitable for individuals with dark skin but I've been told my skin should (hopefully!!) be the same/slighter shade than th rest of my skin.... READ COMMENT

I'm guessing she hadn't had the procedure before the photo was taken, which is why it's listed as "before"... READ COMMENT