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What to Know Before Getting a Peel

What a Dermatologist Wants You to Know Before You Get Your First Peel

What to Know Before Getting a Peel
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Anyone who's seen Sex and the City can understand that the thought of a chemical peel can be, well, intimidating. But peels don't have to be scary. In fact, they can actually work wonders for your skin.

The perfect cocktails of exfoliating acids can obliterate acne, fine lines, and hyperpigmentation, but before you hit up your dermatologist (or esthetician) for a treatment, there are a few important things to keep in mind. Below, we asked dermatologist Marnie Nussbaum, MD, to break down all the basics to know before a peel so you can put your best face forward.

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