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Should I Try A Chemical Peel?

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I have huge pores on my cheeks/nose and redness along those areas too. I used to be on the regimen which did reduce my acne but did nothing for the redness on my face. Right now I just use the C&C foaming cleanser and Cetaphil moisturizer.

It seems that lots of people have had success with chemical peels. Are they prescriptions only or can one get it over the counter?

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It depends. Is the redness a result of inflammation, PIH or irritation? If it's not inflamed or irritated and it's just PIH than a chemical peel could help. Otherwise, a peel could cause further irritation.

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I've had chemical peels done before, but unfortunately they don't shrink your pores. I know, it sucks! The only they've for me was tighten my skin a little, but that went away after a week. They also made my chin break out.

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