Everyone’s wish is to look fair and beautiful, isn’t it !!
Skin is exposed to a variety of things like sun rays, dust, pollution, vitamin deficiency, drugs, and many more which leads to increased melanin production causing skin tans or darker skin. Skin hyperpigmentation normally referred to as Skin pigmentation or Skin Darkening
DO’s and Don’ts for skin pigmentation or tanning:
Do use waterproof sunscreen with SPF 50+
Do not overexposure yourself to sunlight
Do use physical sun protection like wide-brimmed hats, umbrella or protective clothing or scarves
Do not go outdoors without sunscreen or any physical protection
Do contact your skin doctor at initial stages of tanning or pigmentation
Do not excessively consume unhealthy food and hot climates
Do consume lots of fruits and vegetables containing vitamins A, B, C & E
Do not ignore the sunburns as it may lead to skin cancer
Do keep yourself hydrated to avoid blemishes
Do not wax or exfoliate before going out in the sun.
Do opt green tea which has anti-oxidant property
Do not drink lemons and celery contain psoralen, can make your skin more sensitive to the sun
Do use the medication as prescribed regularly
Do not forget to moisturize, if you’re using a tanning bed to rehydrate your skin or protect the skin
Do choose the reputed cosmetic centre for de-tan or colour improvement
Do not miss your scheduled appointments for the procedural treatment
Do follow post procedure instructions
Treatments used for skin tanning or pigmentation
Treatment depends upon the cause of your skin pigmentation and needs expert dermatologist opinion and on how to treat it, then you should visit Clear Skin Centre which is meant to give you the best treatment options and results to your pigmentation, as almost all variety of option treatment available.
Topical & Systemic medicines:
Topical lightening creams such as kojic acid, azelaic acid, glutathione, etc are prescribed to apply in particular limited areas of the skin. They are typically prescribed by a dermatologist physician for treating hyperpigmentation of exposed skin. Retinoids are one of the most common ingredients of OTC products used for the treatment of hyperpigmentation. It is derived from Vitamin A, their small molecular structure allows them to penetrate deeper into the skin at the layers below the epidermis, thus allowing for an effective treatment. Retinoids are potent enough to treat hyperpigmentation, and in combination inhibit melanin production. However, if the dermatologist suggests retinoid in a different form or as a treatment aimed at maintenance, significant results can be seen.
Systemic glutathione is an antioxidant and prevents melanin deposition to sun damage. As we age, the body’s efficiency in generating glutathione decreases, and hence, we observe a subtle darkening of our original skin shade. Glutathione intake in form of either oral shots or as injections boosts the glutathione levels in the blood thus helping in diminishing the melanin deposition and hence lightening the complexion.
A chemical peel involves the use of mild to strong acids made from a natural component such as fruits, to remove the epidermis and thus helps in faster collagen production and skin rejuvenation. Once the peel is applied, the outer layers of the skin either comes off immediately or over some time giving way to fresh and healthy skin from beneath and help in the reduction of pigmentation.
A lunchtime procedure, microdermabrasion involves exfoliating the skin using tiny particles or diamond burrs to remove dead skin. There is no downtime with the procedure and dermatologists generally recommend once every 2 -4 weeks to achieve the best results. The treatment is more suitable for people with mild pigmentation and in all improves the appearance of skin discoloration.
PRP is a facial rejuvenation treatment that uses your own plasma to stimulate collagen production and cell migration, allowing for the elimination of excess pigmentation, lines, folds, or wrinkles. The results are long-lasting and are natural-looking.
Lasers are used to treat skin darkening and don’t have any untoward effects. It is fairly painless and a non-intrusive treatment. There are various types of laser treatments available, depending on your skin type.
Intense Pulse Light Therapy
IPL non-ablative laser therapy involves directing high-intensity laser pulses to the targeted areas. It is a proven fact that it is concentrated on specific areas; the overall effectiveness of this treatment is way more than the others. IPL is the best photo-rejuvenation treatment for sun tanning.
Q switched Nd: Yag laser:
Q Switch is the gold standard laser for skin darkening treatment. We at Clear Skin Laser Centre have both Q-Switch nanolaser and pico laser to effectively treat all the hyperpigmented problems. It emits a highly focused beam of laser light, which passes harmlessly through the upper layer of the skin and is absorbed primarily by the excess pigment or tattoo ink within the lesion. As the light is absorbed, it is quickly converted to heat. The sudden rise in temperature within the treatment target fractures the ink or pigment into tiny particles. Tattoo ink fragments are carried away by the lymphatic system, while pigmented lesions are naturally shed from the skin one to two weeks after treatment
Laser skin resurfacing:
Laser skin resurfacing treatment can involve the usage of ablative or non-ablative lasers depending upon the extent of damage done to the skin, such as Fractional Co2, Erbium Yag, Erbium glass laser. The method is standard and involves targeting the laser beam at the target spots in order to break down the pigments which then get removed through the usual bodily systems.
Note: Treatment depends upon the cause of your skin pigmentation and needs expert dermatologist opinion and on how to treat it, then you should visit Clear Skin Centre which is meant to give you the best treatment options and results to your pigmentation as almost all the variety of options available.
Clear Skin Hair and Laser Centre provide the time-tested treatments for skin color improvement such as:
1. Face rejuvenation peels
2. Microdermabrasion & Yellow Peel
3. P.R.P therapy
4. Fractional Q-Switch or Pico laser
5. IPL Photo-rejuvenation Laser
We at Clear Skin Hair & Laser Centre are specialized in providing de-tan or color improvement with above the mentioned treatment in the cocktail regime to provide effective results in a short span of time.