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Got a sunburn and now my face is peeling. Any home remedies to heal/speed up peeling process? Tried face scrubs & Cetaphyl & Aveeno (oatmeal) face lotions

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology

In brief: Avoid face scrubs

for sure as this will just irritate your healing skin.
I would be very gentle using only cetaphil like non-soap cleansers, and vaniply cream. Skin will heal but if you remove peeling skin you can have scarring.

In brief: Avoid face scrubs

for sure as this will just irritate your healing skin.
I would be very gentle using only cetaphil like non-soap cleansers, and vaniply cream. Skin will heal but if you remove peeling skin you can have scarring.
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dr. Glynis Ablon
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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics

In brief: Vitamin e

I like to open vitamin e capsules and use them to rub on the healing sunburn to help speed up healing process.

In brief: Vitamin e

I like to open vitamin e capsules and use them to rub on the healing sunburn to help speed up healing process.
Dr. Lori Semel
Dr. Lori Semel
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