What is a TCA peel?
The concept of peeling the skin to remove the outer layer of dead skin cells, to improve its smoothness, texture and beauty has been used since time immemorial. In ancient Egypt, some societies used lactic acid from milk (AHA’s) to treat some of their skin conditions. In ancient France, women used tartaric acid from old wine (also an AHA’s) to improve the appearance of their skin. Chemical peel is basically a process of safely eliminating the outer layer of dead skin cells from the surface of your skin. Most commonly used types of peels are glycolic acid peels, salicylic acid peels, Jessners Peel, TCA peel and several many others. TCA peel is therefore is a type of chemical peel that sloughs away the dead cells by the use of Salicylic acid.
Platinum Skin Care TCA is soluble oil that works best on acne prone faces. This acid dissolves any underlying dust that clogs the pores causing the formation of acne. This oil works by peeling off the outer layer of dead skin caused by acne. After a salicylic acid peel procedure the superficial skin layer is gradually dissolved. TCA peel also works on blemishes, dilated pores, age spots and comedones. It also rejuvenates the skin by revealing a healthy skin underneath.
TCA peel work best on oily acne-prone skin. It cleanses the skin by removing the oils, debrils and dust, and can act as anti-inflammatory or antiseptic. This type of chemical peal also works well on acne scars and sensitive skin type since they cause little irritation. If you are looking for accelerated healing of your blemishes and acne,TCA peelis where to start from.
Whenever you plan on getting a TCA peel, you should visit your skin care specialist 15 days prior to it. Your specialist will decide if Salicylic peel is suitable for your skin or not. They will also advise you on ways to prime your skin prior to peeling.
Most important part of post-peel care is sun care. After TCA peel, your new skin is susceptible to sunbath.Your dermatologist can also advise you on how to protect your skin 15 days after a chemical peel.