What should to avoid before getting a chemical peel or skin peel. Red Lotus Skin and Lash Salon in Portland, Oregon talks about peels.
What products or procedures should I avoid before a chemical peel?• One week before the peel avoid waxing, electrolysis, depilatory creams, and laser hair removal, anything that can cause broken or irritated skin.
• Two to three days before the peel discontinue using any prescription topicals such as Retin-A, differin or Tazorac, as well as any products containing retinol, alpha hydroxyl acids (AHA), beta hydroxyl acids (BHA) or benzoyl peroxide. If they make you sensitive or if you have been instructed differently by your esthetician.
• Patients who have had any medical cosmetic facial treatments or procedures such as Laser treatments, cosmetic fillers or other surgical procedures should wait until skin sensitivity has completely resolved before receiving a peel.
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