We all have about same number of melanocytes. Yet, in few people cells make more melanin (the skin colouring pigment) than others. More melanin you have, darker your skin is. over production of melanin can give you, sun tan, acne spots, melasma, dark circles, uneven skin tone etc.
How do you know if you are suffering from skin pigmentation?
If you have uneven skin complexion. Darker skin around your mouth, moustache area, under eye, over your cheeks or hyperpigmentation after acne also known as acne spots. Tells if you are suffering from skin pigmentation.
Though it is normal to have darker skin around mouth, we can’t deny that it’s undesirable. From sunscreens leaving ashy white cast to being unable to use same shade of make up base all over the skin, the struggle is real and we at the Tender skin clinic completely understand you.
What you should absolutely not do.
DIY’s. It has been a while people claiming homemade remedies to work for hyperpigmentation. their effectiveness and the approximate duration to show results is still unknown.
When it comes to your delicate skin there are certain things which are a big NO NO!
Lemon in DIY, it can sometimes do more bad than good.
Bleaching skin for pigmentation, can even burn your sensitive skin
Toothpaste, well let’s use it twice a day, but for your teeth only.
Can my daily skin care help?
Well when you have a special concern in focus, you will have to put in some special efforts. Adding over the counter chemical exfoliation once a week can help. Religious use of sunscreen is a must to protect your skin from UV and pollution damage. proper hydration of skin with moisturizer , emollients, ceramides and peptides can definitely help.
What do I do now?
If you’re dealing with hyperpigmentation, know that you aren’t alone. Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition, and there are many treatment options available.
It’s highly recommended to see your dermatologist. High strength peels, Laser treatments, can provide drastic improvements in your concerns
A chemical peel uses acids at stronger concentrations to treat the desired area of skin. They reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation by removing the epidermis. Some peels may also penetrate the middle layer of your skin to produce more dramatic results
A laser peel treatment uses targeted beams of light to reduce hyperpigmentation. Laser therapy uses a pulse of light to remove top layer of hyperpigmented skin.
At the Wedding Clinic, we understand your skin is unique and deserves a unique treatment. Drop us a line or book a consultation with our in-house dermatologist for an in-depth understanding of your skin and how it can be aesthetically enhanced