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At Home TCA Peel for Hyperpigmentations/melasma - Australia
I'll update this as the days go one- I've...
- 21 Jun 2011
I'll update this as the days go one- I've just done my first 12.5% TCA peel. I've been getting microderms for months and use AHA / retin A products so my skin was well-prepped.
- Cost: it's cheap I got my kit from MUAC. It will probably last a year's worth of peels.
- Directions for use: I was wary both because of the cheap cost and DIY aspect, but I was glad to see that instructions were clear and thorough.
- As other reviewers have stressed, you must follow instructions explicitly so it takes being very mindful.
- Prep Time: Optimal results seem to come from good skin preparation -retin A and AHA products over a series of weeks.
-Patience : The results are said to be gradual and I'm not a patient person so I saw this as a bit of a drawback.
I've finally completed three weeks. The end...
- 3 Jul 2011
Verdict: one peel is some serious work and there are no results. I'm going to try again.
Third times the charm! I did four peels actually,...
- 1 Dec 2011
Third times the charm! I did four peels actually, but it was the third when I realized it really was working! The stubborn band of discoloration that was on my upper forehead, my upper lip, and in two patches beneath my eyes is gone. All gone.
I was really about to throw in the towel on the third try, but after about 4 days ( the peel was 18% and it was really intense) the skin came off in sheets ... with the
What's funny is, now that I tell people I had pigmentation really bad, they don't believe me.
I've stopped because summer's coming, but this is definitely part of my winter regime.
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MUAC is easy to order from, comes with good instructions and is relatively cheap (I ended up here after doing a lot of research on other sites). The products took about 10 days to come so it wasn't too bad.
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