Chemical Peel Questions & Answers


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How often can we use these home made peels? Is it supposed to do once a week or daily ? And wearing a sunblock with these is a must or not ? Any precautions other than avoiding sun ?
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Hi - I'm 29 years old. I started getting acne on my face a few months back. I've always had clear skin up until that time.When I consulted with adermatologist, she recommended a chemical peel. I read in an article onlin...
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I have some melasma. I only learned what it was recently after searching my symptoms. I thought maybe it was liver spots at first but it's not. At least, not yet. Though most of the patches are on my forehead, fairly c...
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Not that I don’t want to go to a doctor’s office, but I was just wondering if there are any do it yourself chemical peels out there that are proven to be safe and effective? There are at home facial and hair removal pr...
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I have what I would consider moderate sun damage on my face. I’m constantly working outdoors for work, and although I wear lots of sunscreen nowadays, I can’t say that I was always the best at remembering (or caring) t...
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I have old white stretch marks in several areas of my body. Can chemical peels be used to help treat them, or would I need to use some type of laser? If the chemical peels are an option, are they effective and how many...
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Does a chemical peel work for stretch marks? It sounds like a chemical peel can help diminish the visibility of stretch marks but not get rid of them. Is this true? If it is, does that mean that the stretch marks will ...
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I got a Chemical Peel last week and was interested in how long these results will last. When should I go get another Chemical Peel? I love the results so I do not want to mismanage how I look over time. Are future chem...
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Is it safe to have a chemical peel on your neck and upper chest? I have some dark spots and wrinkles in these areas that I’d like to treat with chemical peels. Seems like the skin on and around your neck is pretty thin...
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My grandfather always had very dark circles under his eyes. He was 100% Italian so he had a fairly dark complexion. I guess he passed it on to me. Would a chemical peel be a good way to get rid of them, or at least mak...
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Should I believe the hype that deep chemical peels can actually help get rid of wrinkles? To me that seems like a more natural approach than using fillers like botox. If it’s true I think I might consider it. I guess t...
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As an African American woman, I would like to know which types of chemical peels are recommended for people with dark skin. Is one better or more safe than another? What should I be considering?
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I have uneven skin tone and some sun spots on my forehead, nose and cheeks. What should I consider when deciding between microdermabrasion and chemical peels? Based on my concerns, what do you think would be a better o...
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I haven’t had a cold sore in a while. Prior to that I used to get them a lot but I take vitamins to keep them under control for the most part. I just had my first chem peel (medium TCA) and almost immediately after I d...
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This may be a stupid question, but do you have to continue to get chemical peels to see results or are they immediate? If they are instant do you need to go back for follow up peels to maintain the results? I guess not...
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I’m a middle aged white woman who lives in Florida. I’m really good about applying sunscreen now, but I can’t say that I was as smart a few years ago. Are there specific chemical peel options to help correct brown spot...
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I've had several Botox treatments on my face (forehead, brow, crow's feet) but it's been at least six months since my last Botox injections. Am I still eligible for a chemical peel? If so, how much longer should I wait...
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Before I schedule an appointment for a chemical peel on my face, I need to know how long I'll have to wait before I can apply makeup again? Is it a matter of days, weeks, months? It depends on the type of peel I'd get, ...
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My question is whether there are side effects that result from a chemical peel? I expect that there would be redness and sensitivity from the nature of the treatment but is there a chance for harm to major organs?
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How much can I expect to pay for a chemical peel for my face? My skin is not so bad that I'd need several treatments but perhaps once every two years would be helpful. How much should I factor into a long-term budget? ...
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How much time should I put aside for recovery after I have a superficial chemical peel? The superficial chemical peel is the least invasive one.
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Is price decisive in terms of deciding the efficiency of an at-home peel? They range from 20$ to 230$, and I don't have any idea which one is best, but I imagine a doctor should know which brand uses the right ingredien...
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Is there a chemical peel that you recommend for hyperpigmentation? I've been living with this condition for about 7 years now, due to the fact that my skin is very white and sensitive. The worst part is that, every summ...
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What exactly is meant by chemical peel? When I hear of it, it is usually in relation to the face. I don't associate it with anything positive. For example, when I envision the procedure I picture a very harsh chemical s...
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