ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

TCA Tattoo Removal With InkBusters

Updated on May 17, 2015

Disclosure

In the interest of full disclosure, the author of this article received financial compensation for writing and publishing it here on hubpages.com.

What is TCA Tattoo Removal?

Most people are familiar with laser tattoo removal. Some people are familiar with tattoo removal creams. Few people are familiar with TCA tattoo removal.

TCA tattoo removal is a very unique method that some people use in an attempt to fade their tattoos. TCA is an acronym for trichloroacetic acid.

The TCA solution used for tattoo removal is advertised to be a skin peeling agent. TCA has been used in the cosmetic industry. You may have heard of health and beauty spas that offer chemical peels.

This treatment is sometimes used for treating acne scarring, uneven pigmentation, blemishes, sunspots, fine wrinkles, and damaged skin.

When one receives a TCA treatment, the solution is applied to the skin which causes a peeling away of the top layers of skin.

When TCA is used for tattoo removal, a specially diluted solution of TCA is applied to the tattoo. This application is supposed to result in a slight inflammation of the skin. The TCA is then supposed to gently break the ink particles down. These particles supposedly then work their way to the surface of the skin and are removed from your body when the skin sheds.

The process involves several sessions of treatment. It's reported that the number of treatments really depends on factors such as size of the tattoo, the amount of ink in the tattoo, the depth of the ink, and the darkness of the tattoo. Faint, fine, outline tattoos may fade faster than deep black tribal type tattoos.

One popular brand of a TCA tattoo removing product is InkBusters. InkBusters.com, LLC is a company located in Kingman, Arizona.

You can find TCA solutions in varying strengths. Caution should be used in buying concentrated bottles of TCA for TCA tattoo removal. The risk of getting the potency incorrect is very high!

TCA Tattoo Removal Disclaimer

The author of this article is not a medical professional. Get your doctor's permission and instructions before using any tattoo removal products.

If you do purchase and use any products designed for the removal of tattoos, be sure and follow the manufacture's directions precisely.

The information contained in this article is not an endorsement for any tattoo removal products.

Comments on TCA Tattoo Removal

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Patty Hahne profile image
      Author

      Patty Hahne 3 years ago from Oregon

      You can order it online at www.inkbusters.com.

    • profile image

      Nishen 5 years ago

      Where can you order this from?

    • profile image

      Me2 8 years ago

      TCA really does work. I tried it for the 1st time a few months back to finish fading three letters on my arm. I had already went through 3 treatments of laser removal but couldn't continue because of my RA medication. I found TCA on the inkbusters website, a little skeptical but I ordered it anyway. It actually faded more than I expected it to. I just applied another application, hopefully this will be the final app and will fade the rest of the tattoo completely.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)