5 Ways to Soothe Skin After a Glycolic Peel


Don't Pick

The purpose of a chemical peel is to remove layers of skin, so it can be super tempting to start picking off the flakes as your skin starts to peel. Doctor's orders are to do everything you can to resist this urge. Your skin is in its most sensitive state after a peel, so not only do you run the risk of scarring, you may also heighten the possibility of infection. Be sure to keep your bacteria-laden fingers off your face while the peel does its job.