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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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Once you've made your appointment, Nussbaum recommended laying off retinol, acne treatments, and prescription topicals for up to seven days before your peel. "Stay away from irritating products because you don't want to aggravate your skin further," she said.

Make sure your skin is clean and free of makeup before getting a peel. "We don't want sebum or oil to prevent the peel from penetrating the skin," Nussbaum said.

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