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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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Sunscreen is arguably the most important part of any skin care routine, but especially so after a peel. "You don't want to cause burning or hyperpigmentation, so sunscreen is important," Nussbaum said. But not just any sunscreen should be used post-peel: "Mineral-based formulas are great because it won't penetrate or clog the pores; it'll just block UV rays from the skin," she said.

We love Supergoop! Skin Soothing Mineral Sunscreen ($28). It has olive oil and polyphenols that will also keep your skin soothed after your treatment.

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