What Every Skin Conscious Should Know About TCA Peeling

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TCA peeling is an abbreviation for trichloroacetic Acid peeling. It is a kind of skin treatment that involves an application of this certain acid so as to burn the outer layer of the skin for aesthetic purposes. Every dermatologist is adept to do skin peeling using this agent. Although there are a lot of varieties of peeling treatments that can be done to include skin peeling such as glycolic peeling, blue peeling by Obagi, and diamond peeling using a microdermabrasion machine, this TCA peel is known as the most popular and reliable treatment to diminish skin imperfections nowadays.

What Do They Use In This TCA Peeling?

This kind of peeling is very easy to do. There are no special machines to be used, just the solution of trichloroacetic acid with varying concentrations from 10% to 50%. These concentrations are indicated for specific skin conditions as they may vary in the depth of skin peeling and burning. 50% concentration is mostly used for warts, skin tags, and mole removal and not for lunchtime or medium or moderate peeling.

What Conditions is May Need TCA Peeling?

The following skin imperfections can be remedied if not totally, partially by several sessions of … Read the rest


Top 5 Ways to Remove Pimple Scars Without Surgery

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Pimple, after they are gone, leave a certain mark. The minor zits, after healing, may leave a hyperpigmented or slightly dark area. Those pimples which have been squeezed and pricked by an untrained hand, almost always leave either a deeper grove, a crater with an unusual skin texture and hyperpigmentation. Although these may fade away after years, it is still annoying that every time we look at the mirror, the residue of the pimples is still there. There are several ways by which we can get rid of these marks at the comfort of our home and here are the following:

 Use A Good Bleaching Cream To Decrease The Dark Spots Or The Hyperpigmented Areas

Bleaching creams does lighten the scars by reducing the melanin over the area. These creams can be obtained from the dermatologist’s own preparation, or from any cosmetic store. Most of these creams contain a substance called “hydroquinone”

Exfoliate Manually

A diamond peel can remove the outer layer of the skin revealing a brighter and better-textured skin below. You can do this at home by using skin exfoliants such as “facial scrubs”, “polish peels” and some rough facial wash with lemon extracts. The scar … Read the rest


Vitamin C and the Top Health Benefits You Have to Know

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Vitamin C is well known as ascorbic acid.  It is a type of micronutrient that is water-soluble, unstable, and easily be destroyed by light and extreme heat. Nowadays, there are a lot of preparations in a form of capsules, concentrated juices, syrups that promise to give a certain amount of Vitamin C to increase the level of our immune system by taking them regularly. Indeed, Vitamin C is one of the most effective nutrients as well as the safest vitamins everyone can take.

What Are The Benefits Of Taking Vitamin C?

  1. It strengthens the protection of the body against infectious or communicable diseases and cancers.
  2. It prevents prenatal problems in pregnant women.
  3. It prevents eye diseases and cardiovascular diseases.
  4. It prevents skin wrinkling and promotes younger-looking skin as it acts as a very potent antioxidant as well.

How Much Vitamin C Should I Take Daily?

There are a lot of schools of thought that dictate the required amounts of vitamin C one should take on a daily basis. The RDA or the Recommended Daily Allowance for Vitamin C says that a normal individual should take about 75 to 90 mg of Ascorbic Acid in a day. These can be … Read the rest