Melasma and peels

hi, i have melasma in my face(6 years)i'm gonna try the 25%tca peel home is the best way to prepare my skin before and after the peel. i'm a latino olive skin uk resident but on holydays now in mallorca spain i'm pretty brown can i do this peel immediately? thanks giulia

Hi Guilia  –  I hope this reaches you in time because I’m really concerned that you’re trying to do this peel at home.  You have olive skin too which makes peels like this more likely to cause problems.  And, on top of that, you have melasma which can sometimes get worse if the peel and the pre and post care for the peel aren’t done correctly.  Please, please, please let a professional do your peels and don’t take the risk of making your skin a mess!! Dr. Irwin

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