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WONDERFUL TRICK to Help Peeling Skin with TCA 12% Peel
- updated 5 years ago
- Worth It
- Cost: $37
- New Jersey
Well, I've done the TCA peel twice and the first...
- 1 Jan 2008
well, I've done the TCA peel twice and the first time, nothing .. seemed as though all the pain and peeling was very much in vain. but because i bout it online for $30 [very credible company that uses many natural ingredients] I decided to give it another go months later. This time, I made sure to put a very thin layer of Vaseline BEFORE putting on the TWO coats of peel with a a cotton ball. I actually waited for the frosting .. [hint, as long as one area frosts, that's good enough] to occur and washed off with VERY COLD WATER - after compressing dry with wash cloth I made sure to lather with Vaseline AND sunscreen. I really don't know why they call the TCA the lunchtime peel because from days 3/4-9/10 you really shouldn't be outside!! anyway, when washing, i used Noxema [this time around] with cold water [every time] I just felt that everything was sped up 50% .. it turned the brown crust color and cracked sooner [remember to always wash with Noxema] as this led it to clear, fresh toned skin in between the moisturizing. All in all, I feel that this is the result I was supposed to come off with the first time. There is definitely a difference and people can clearly see and have commented on the fresh, clear, young new skin. I would always trust my judgment over some trained personal so I feel that this was the best choice for me [home kit] as I have the clear control on how much it's stinging and when to stop, plus, I get to try different remedies to have come up with the above mentioned combination to truly bring out the optimum results. Going through a TCA peel is the most frustrating and depressing experience because you actually believe and feel that you will stay in that state [peeling, discolored state] and you just can't see an end in site, but I recommend anyone that wishes to do it to follow my suggested regiment and please PLEASE please, do it when you're home from work on vacation, sick leave, whatever because there is nothing like working when your chin and nose is peeling on Tuesday and then to have your forehead and cheeks peel on Thursday during a staff meeting!! just stay home and 12 days is the time, from start to finish, that you will need to be home bound. Another hint, summer or warm weather works best to hydrating the skin and accelerated peeling. One more thing to absolutely remember, as soon as the frosting has occurred and you've finished with the ice cold water rinse [no soap] -- SLATHER ON VASELINE AND don't wash your face the next day .. good luck and for those that have heavy scarring like acne, you have to do more than 3/4 cross peels for you to even think of seeing anything ..