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A 23-year-old female asked:

I left tea tree oil on a cotton ball, on my face overnight. it's dark brown and wrinkly. will it heal soon? i'm very concerned...

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Tea tree oil dries: out the skin. Your wrinkly skin will likely just peel off. I would just use gentle cleanser and aquaphor ontment to keep skin moist. It should heal fine, but don't pick off the dry skin or you can scar. Hope that helps

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