Chemical peels are a popular treatment for people trying to minimize or get rid of inconsistencies in their facial skin. It is very important to keep your skin well moisturized after a chemical peel to aid in healing and to avoid unnecessary scarring of the facial tissues. Regular moisturizing routines can take effect after your follow-up appointment with your doctor. Until then, a gentle moisturizer must be used to prevent marks and scarring.

Things You'll Need

Wash your hands with an antibacterial soap, and dry them.

Dip your fingers into the Vaseline container, and remove a small amount.

Gently cover your face with the Vaseline, using just your fingertips in a circular motion. Keep Vaseline on all the time to speed the healing process.

Apply a gentle moisturizer instead of Vaseline in the same fashion five to six days after your chemical peel.