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Post Care Instructions

Chemical peel


  • Avoid any sun exposure for 10 days before your treatment. ​

  • Do not apply products that are potentially irritating for 10 days before and after treatment (examples- tretinoin/Retin-A, glycolic acid, benzoyl peroxide, hydroquinone) 

  • Inform your provider if you have a history of cold sores to receive advice on antiviral therapy prior to treatment


  • Avoid the sun for 10 days after the procedure  

  • Avoid topical sunless tanning products for 10 days 

  • Follow the instructions given to you for your specific peel  

  • Do not peel or pick peeling skin  

  • Avoid any other type of skin treatment for 2 weeks after the procedure 

  • Slather on the sunscreen daily, at least 30+ SPF 

  • Due to skin sensitivity avoid excess heat for 24-48 hours such as hot showers, saunas, hot tubs, or heat packs 

  • Avoid make-up or other topical creams other than what is in your post care package unless otherwise instructed by your provider




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