Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)
Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics
Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
How often can i have a salicylic peel for acne
Most commonly we perform this at about 1 month intervals (minimum time between treatments). The recovery period is usually from 3 to 7 days for each peel, depending on a number of factors including skin type, and the strength of the salicylic peel. Salicylic peels are especially effective for acne as they are more oil soluble than similar peels, and can penetrate further.