TCA Peel

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The TCA chemical peel uses trichloroacetic acid to dry the top layers of skin so they peel off over a period of several days. The treatment is used to reduce discoloration, improve melasma, and reduce fine lines. LEARN MORE ›

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The Best Investment I Could Have Made in the Quality of my Skin Tone!! - Manhattan, NY

Dr. Zweifler suggested I get a TCA peel as the quality of my skin tone was poor...I trusted her suggestion. She told me that there would be down time so I was prepared to lay low for a while!!!! Well after approximately 10 days my skin looked radiant and years younger!! Thank you Dr. Zweifler... READ MORE

Aching with Acne Scars - Manhattan, NY

I have always been bothered by the scars left by teenage acne. I decided to do a TCA peel. It was performed in the doctor's office. As the liquid is being applied, you start to feel the heat. To help alleviate the doctor had fans blowing on my face. This helped tremendously. My face turned first... READ MORE

48 Year Old Sun Damage Skin - Geelong, AU

Great result skin smooth and Pores reduced skin lighter and less wrinkles fantastic result will recommend this for a refreshed look great follow up and dr was great explained everything followed all instructions and achieved a amazing result will definitely be getting more treatments for myself... READ MORE

Miracle Solution!!!!!!!

I have done a tca peel on my stomach because of my horrible stretch marks. I diluted the 100% down to 40% which I do not recommend it should be 25/30. I was burning for 2 days even thout the area was infected. After the 7th day all my dead skin and scars were replaced with pink skin. Still... READ MORE

TCA Peel! - Dark Skin, Hyperpigmentation, Frosting - Grand Rapids, MI

Ok, I am a 31 year old African American male, with some White and Native American in my genetic history. I had acne really bad in school and now that it has subsided, have set out to gain perfect skin tone. I have done Glycolic Acid Peels in the past with no substantial results. I felt that I... READ MORE

Great for Acne Scarring! - Detroit, MI

I am a 29 year old female with very fair skin. I had horrible acne as a teen which has left me with very deep acne scarring. I have tried almost every at home or professional treatment for acne scarring that is available, with little to no improvement. In fact, some of the laser treatments I... READ MORE

TCA 50% Necrosis my Skin! Third- Degree Burn

HELP ME! I did tca cross 3 days ago- i think its go ok but i did a stupid thinks! I put 50% tca on my big but flat scar at my forehead! it frost it but dont go to red/brown. for 2 day it was WHITE. i put on it wit A, colagen, elastin and vaseline but it worst! im afraid tca 50% make necrosis... READ MORE

Eh...why Not! -Beverly Hills, CA

So I was in a semi conscious state as my liposuction surgery was coming to an end and somebody said chemical peel. I think I would have done anything anyone said at that stage but I have been wanting a chemical peel for some time now so I'm glad I got it done when I was semi sedated because it... READ MORE

Junior Residents Doctors Are Stupids to Apply 50 % Tca over my 1 Mm Mild Scar After Diluting It in NS - India, IN

I am a master in pediatric nsg. i went to the dermatology department in my hospital where i was prescribed 15 % tca application over dark point on my nose. i had a 2mm scar on my nose since my childhood which i tried to vanish with the help of dermatologist. the stupid doctor, she applied 50%... READ MORE

I Do my Own TCA Peels and Am Loving It!

My motivation for doing a TCA peel was to remove some old sun damage, scaring etc etc....the pros are my skin looks lovely! The scaring has faded to a bit of nothing, the sun damage, hyperpigmentation are history! The only con to a TCA is the burn, but I'm a tough one and can handle it for... READ MORE

15% TCA Peel - Fantastic - Puyallup, WA

57 years old. Dark spots VERY annoying and getting worse! 15% TCA peel stung for about one minute and then instant relief with the application of something (not sure what it was) My dark spots got worse and even MORE came out! I was scared! But, by day 5 the skin peeled them right off! Miraculous! READ MORE

I Love my Home TCA Peels!

I'm constantly looking for ways to improve my sundamaged skin. At 42 I've tried IPL, Active/Deep FX, Microdermabrasion etc. I started doing home peels a couple of years ago from MUAC. After spending so much money and noting no matter what the cost the results were always temporary I've gone more... READ MORE

Bad Pores from 20% TCA Peel

I had a peel similar to a Jessner Peel then topped with a 20% TCA peel (one coat). The esthetician told me it was a self neutralizing peel and to wash it off in the morning. I followed her instructions. I noticed that I didn't peel except for a small area of my chin. The rest of my face peeled... READ MORE

Post Peel Hyperpigmentation - Texas City, TX

I had a TCA peel 1 month ago and now i noticed that the color of my skin had changed. The outer part of the peeling area turned darker than the rest of my body. While the inner part of the peeling area is a bit redness with light brown spot.I have consulted to my doctor and he gave me... READ MORE

Don't Ever Do Strong Peels - India, IN

Very bad I burnt my face now it's going thought PIH am feeling damn shy to go out of the home. Please suggest me some treatment to get out of PIH, am currently applying heavy steroids and the doctor is telling this is common reaction of skin to the sun after peel it will fade away with time. But... READ MORE

Is It Worth It? NO! NO!! NO!!! - Los Angeles, CA

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... READ MORE

To Dilute or Not to Dilute...- Australia, AU

Im about to do my first ever TCA peel and purchased a 25% solution. The common trend seems to be that most people start with a low % solution and after being both underwhelmed by the results and confident with the process, bump it up to a 20% or 25% solution and start seeing some real results.... READ MORE

Ethical and Excellent - Sudbury, ON

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1st Time 20% Tca Peel - New Jersey, NJ

I just received the skin obsession 20% peel today along with the emu oil. I am so excited to try it! My skin has been prepped for at least three months by using prescription Ziana and I've had minimal peeling with glycolic and salicylic peels in the past. As a 40yr old woman that takes good care... READ MORE

Way Too Much Frosting, Way Too Much Burning - United Kingdom, GB

Would appreciate any sort of advice from fellow users of TCA 50% peels. I did one last night with extreme burning effects. My whole forehead frosted with what looked like plastic paint. I could not neuralize it nor would water cool it or rid it of the horrendous frosting. The burn lasted a good... READ MORE

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