I was 24 and had an incredible amount of acne scars and chicken pox scars on my back. I had not worn an open back shirt... ever. I was too embarrassed. I finally saw Dr. Hansen. He perfomed 3 TCA peels on my back. The results: unbelievable! I started wearing what I liked and got my confidence back! more
Had really great skin before the peel which I got compliments on all the time. Decided to treat myself to a peel because I'm turning 40 soon and had a baby last year. Well, had a HORRIBLE reaction to this peel. 7 days after developed dermatitus and had an itchy rash all over my face. I wanted to rip my face off it was so bad. I've since spent hundreds of dollars at dermatologist to... more
I did this peel at home. I did it only on my chest (decolletage) area, to test it first. It is peeling like it should, with no insane pain or regrets. Listen to your body, it shouldn't kill with pain. Just uncomfortable for 5 min.
My opinion is: you know your skin better than ANYONE, so it's best to start with a mild percentage TCA (8% or 12.5%) to see how tolerant your skin really is. Seems... more