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5 Ways to Soothe Skin After a Glycolic Peel

Cool Compresses
Keep it cool to heal it faster.
Keep it cool to heal it faster.

Typically, glycolic peels are mild enough that you shouldn't have a ton of discomfort. But if your face feels a little raw, a cool compress may help soothe your irritated skin. You don't need anything fancy to make a compress -- all you need is a soft cotton cloth dampened with cool water and applied to the sore areas. Do this intermittently until your skin starts to calm down.