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Are they worth it?

Who has it worked for? They're kind of expensive... but is it worth they money?

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I've had a couple of chemical peels in the last two weeks. But I think that chemical peels are different from glycolic acid peels. Stronger, or something. Anyway, it sucks so much. So does the skin peeling the next couple of days. It's a little upsetting if I think about it, because it's really just someone burning the skin off my face. But...it works. My skin has improved drastically in the last two weeks--its condition, the red marks, no more breakouts. The peel is no fun, but it's worth the results.

My dermo charges me $35 per peel, which I hear is a steal.

Good luck!

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I had one lactic peel (I think this is a weaker peel than glycolic?), which smoothed my skin out for a couple of days. It didn't irritate at all, no redness or anything. I'm not sure that the effects lasted more than a couple of weeks though. I just had a glycolic peel a couple of days ago. This one did irritate my skin afterwards. It kind of felt like I had sunburn, especially on my forehead. My skin got a little red and flaky/crusty in spots, but nothing too noticable. It has taken a couple of days to calm down, but I think I like the results at this point.

I think they are worth it if you do them on a regular basis (every 4-6 wks). I'm not sure how much benefit you would get from just doing them once and awhile.

And $35 is definitely a bargin price! I pay $75 for mine.

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I've had a couple of chemical peels in the last two weeks. But I think that chemical peels are different from glycolic acid peels. Stronger, or something. Anyway, it sucks so much. So does the skin peeling the next couple of days. It's a little upsetting if I think about it, because it's really just someone burning the skin off my face. But...it works. My skin has improved drastically in the last two weeks--its condition, the red marks, no more breakouts. The peel is no fun, but it's worth the results.

My dermo charges me $35 per peel, which I hear is a steal.

Good luck!

So are you acne free right now? Does insurance cover peels?

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I am currently getting the glycolic acid peels and my Mom's insurance does cover it.

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