Skin: Fruit acid peel reaction recovery

This is a case of a young woman who suffered a severe reaction soon after fruit acid peel treatment to her facial skin. Application of wheatgrass extract returned her skin to almost normal after only three days. (See figure below). The mild eczema seen on the right was present prior to the skin peel facial.

The patient’s mother reported: “My daughter is amazed by how quickly the burn and blisters healed as well as healing her pimples using wheatgrass. She said they completely dry out and form a crust, which simply washes away in the shower. She then uses wheatgrass like a moisturizer. Truly a miracle. Thank you.”

Rapid relief of fruit acid peel allergic reaction
Rapid relief of fruit acid peel allergic reaction after 3 days wheatgrass treatment.

Doctor's note:

This case questions the wisdom of skin peeling as a means of improving skin quality. After all, peeling only removes superficial layers of skin, but the root causes of blemishes, pimples etc. remain in the deeper layers waiting to redevelop. This redevelopment can happen quite quickly by using wheatgrass extract - sometimes within a day or two.

My approach to restoring and maintaining good skin quality is to “normalise” it with wheatgrass extract, and persevere. It is also important to avoid soap and too much warm water, as this washes away the skin’s natural oil, making it prone to dryness and scaling.

Because facial skin is highly sensitive, I recommend avoiding moisturisers and other cosmetics as much as possible. Instead, apply a little wheatgrass extract daily, let it dry, then apply light makeup.

Dr. Chris Reynolds.

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