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How to Care for Your Skin after a Chemical Peel

Chemical peels are popular skin rejuvenation treatments that can address a wide range of common skin concerns, including uneven skin tone and texture, acne scars, lines and wrinkles and sun damage.

As their name suggests, most chemical peels cause the outermost layer of skin to peel away, revealing the fresh new layer underneath. This process can take anywhere from a few days to a week, depending on the depth of the peel. During this time, it is important that you take special care of your skin to protect it while it heals and to ensure you get the most out of your treatment.

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Can I Resume My Normal Skincare Routine after Injectables?

While injectable treatments like BOTOX® and dermal fillers generally require little to no downtime afterwards, there are a few things you can do (or not do) to get the most out of your final results. Follow these tips to properly care for your skin after your BOTOX or filler treatment at the MSpa to see your best results.

Avoid Rubbing or Massaging Your Skin for 24 Hours

For the first 24 hours after getting fillers or neuromodulators like BOTOX, try to avoid touching your face as much as possible, and do not vigorously rub or massage it.