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aziza786
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Vitalize Peel
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I am a olive complected persian woman and I am 26 years old , I have been getting laser facial hair removal and have had my entire face treated , I have responded well to the treatment and have had seven sessions and now am on "touch ups" I have infrequent acne but whatever I do get turns into hyperpigmentation. I have been using 4% hydroquinone (obagi #3 clear) and this does work , my aesthetician is trying to get me to purchase a series of 6 vitalize treatments , given my skin that discolors easily and that breaks out easily I dont know if its a good idea , I was also to it "would remove my wrinkles" but I dont really have any. I dont have any pitting , my skin discolors after acne but the hydoquinone takes care of ( albeit after four of five months).Should I go ahead with the peels .also the disclaimers sound horrible ..any advice anyone?? thanks so much

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