Avoid using retinols and glycolic acids for 10 days post peel. Do not use scrubs, loofahs, exfoliating sponges or other means of mechanical exfoliation on your face for 7-10 days.
How soon after a chemical peel can I use retinol?
Avoid using retinoids, topical acne medication, and Alpha/Beta Hydroxy Acids for 5 to 7 days after your peel because they can disrupt the healing process.
When can I use Tretinoin after VI peel?
These areas will take longer to peel (usually the week after the first day of when the peel was applied). Follow the same instructions as for the face. After the second night of using the retinoid towelettes, continue to use tretinoin at bedtime until the areas start to peel. This usually takes about 5 – 7 days.
Can I use retinol before a VI peel?
To get the most from your chemical peel, we recommend incorporating a Retinoid into your home care regimen. However, you must stop use of these products (Retin A, Tri Retinol Complex, etc.) five days prior to the chemical peel.
How long after VI Peel can I exfoliate?
When peeling is complete, you may begin using your regular skin care products at this time; however, avoid the use of exfoliating products for approximately 6 weeks. Sunblock is essential to maintain your results.
Can I use retinol after AHA peel?
Don’t Mix: AHA/BHA acids with retinol. “I strongly caution those also using retinoids for acne or anti-aging as the combination with various acids may cause excessive skin sensitivity, irritation, and redness. In fact, AHA and BHA should not typically be used together with retinoids on the same day,” explains Dr.
Can I use retinol after glycolic acid peel?
Can you use retinol and glycolic acid at the same time? Yes and no. You can use them at different times on the same day if your skin can tolerate it, but generally speaking it’s best to alternate days to avoid sensitivity.
Can I use retinol after the ordinary peeling solution?
Since this has a high acid content with an exfoliation that is quite intense to the skin, I would recommend avoiding any products with Vitamin C, retinol, or other acids in them after applying this peel to avoid further irritation.
Can you use Vitamin C after chemical peel?
Moisturize: Zinc-oxide lotions are exceptionally gentle to the skin after a chemical peel. Use a Vitamin C serum: Chemical peels enhance melanin activity. Therefore, it is always a good idea to apply a Vitamin C serum, which calms melanin cells.
Can I use niacinamide after a chemical peel?
Niacinamide and zinc are very soothing ingredients. Yes, you can use this product after using the AHA/BHA peel. With the peel, ensure you apply to freshly cleansed and dry skin and leave on for absolutely NO more than 10 minutes-5 if it’s your first time.
What is the best thing to put on your face after a chemical peel?
Gently apply a thin layer of moisturizer all over the skin multiple times throughout the day, as needed. You’ll be able to go back to your regular skincare routine once the peeling process is complete and skin no longer feels sensitive – generally within a week of receiving your chemical peel.
Can you use retinol after Dr Dennis Gross peel?
Do not use retinol or any other AHA products on the same night. Avoid contact with eyes.
Can I leave the VI Peel on longer than 4 hours?
Leave the peel on for at least 4 hours or longer, unless irritation occurs. Do not apply anything on top of the skin for 4 hours including sunscreen. You may cleanse after this time with a mild cleanser and water.
How long should you wait to exfoliate after a chemical peel?
Your skin’s (probably) just had the most extreme exfoliation of its life – it doesn’t need more. Wait at least 3 days after a light chemical peel before you exfoliate to give your skin a break.
How soon after a VI Peel Can I use hydroquinone?
This needs to be treated immediately with antiviral medication as it can cause scarring. Hyperpigmentation can develop 3-5 weeks after a chemical peel. Patients with dark skin should start on hydroquinone 4% three weeks after the procedure every other day and then begin nightly application after five weeks.