What is TCA?
TCA is a popular non-prescription skin peeling agent commonly used by doctors, health spas and private individuals to remove fine lines, wrinkles and acne scars on the face. TCA has twice been medically tested and proven to fade and/or remove tattoos…more »
How does TCA work?
The process behind the most popular tattoo removal methods is actually very simple. A controlled inflammation is generated on the surface of the skin above the tattoo. This inflammation causes the pigment (ink) to naturally break apart and migrate to the surface with new skin growth…more »
Does TCA hurt?
Some people say it has a mild sting, others say it doesn’t sting at all. Ladies using TCA for facial peels will occasionally use a hand-held fan to cool themselves…more »
Is TCA a tattoo removal cream?
No it is not. TCA looks and feels like water and is applied with a q-tip. Many tattoo removal creams contain Hydroquinone, which is usually the active ingredient in skin bleaching creams. Over the counter sales of skin bleaching creams containing Hydroquinone are banned in the UK, France, Australia, Japan and several other countries because Hydroquinone is known to cause cancer and a debilitating skin disease called Exogenous Ochronosis …more »