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What will happen after my sunburn peels? Will color match skin?

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In brief: It may

Over time, if you don't burn further, the skin tone should return to normal.
I would recommend you use a sunscreen to protect you from further damage.

In brief: It may

Over time, if you don't burn further, the skin tone should return to normal.
I would recommend you use a sunscreen to protect you from further damage.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Yes...

...Eventually.
It may be lighter or darker than your normal skin color for awhile, however. Next time, apply a good sunscreen (spf 50) before going out in the sun - and don't try to get a tan all in one day.

In brief: Yes...

...Eventually.
It may be lighter or darker than your normal skin color for awhile, however. Next time, apply a good sunscreen (spf 50) before going out in the sun - and don't try to get a tan all in one day.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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