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Melasma, photoaging, and pigmentation – Your treatment options with us

Melasma, photoaging, and pigmentation issues are common skin concerns, and several treatment options are available. It’s essential to have a skin consultation where we will us specialised lamps to assess the most suitable approach and advise you on your specific condition and skin type. Here are some treatment options for melasma, photoaging, and pigmentation:

1. Topical Treatments:

  • Topical Bleaching Agents: Prescription creams containing ingredients like hydroquinone, tretinoin, or corticosteroids may be recommended to lighten dark spots.
  • Vitamin C Serums: Vitamin C can help reduce pigmentation and brighten the skin.
  • Retinoids: Retinoid creams, such as tretinoin, can promote skin renewal and improve texture.

Please note that the correct use of these cream is essential and you need to keep your skin under review of an advance skincare therapist to ensure that you are following the protocol. Skin changes from season to season and what will work for you in winter may not in spring or summer.

2. Chemical Peels:

  • Chemical peels involve applying a solution to the skin to exfoliate the outer layer. This can help reduce pigmentation, improve texture, and promote collagen production.

We offer a range of chemical peel options and treatment packages. We have in salon before and after photos available for you to see visible results in following our treatment protocols.

3. Laser Therapy:

  • Intense Pulsed Light (IPL): IPL treatments target pigmentation issues and can help reduce sun damage.
  • Q-Switched Laser: This laser is effective for treating pigmentation issues like melasma and sunspots.

4. Microdermabrasion:

  • Microdermabrasion involves gently exfoliating the outer layer of the skin, helping to improve texture, reduce pigmentation, and promote a more youthful glow.

5. Cosmeceuticals:

  • Skincare products with active ingredients like niacinamide, alpha arbutin, kojic acid, and licorice extract can help address pigmentation issues.

While these are all popular options, not all skin types may benefit entirely. Your lifestyle, skincare routine, working and living environment play a part. A correct consultation is a must. We believe in step by step approach to skin problems. If you have not done anything before start with a basic treatment and give your skin chance to respond before going in for more invasive options.

Strict sun protection is crucial for preventing further pigmentation. This includes using broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF, wearing protective clothing, and avoiding excessive sun exposure.

Combination Therapies:

When to come to us we will try a few options and may recommend combining different treatments for more comprehensive results. For example, a combination of topical treatments, laser therapy, and chemical peels may be used.

It’s important to note that results can vary, and multiple sessions or a combination of treatments may be required. Additionally, maintaining a good skincare routine and practicing sun protection are essential for preventing further pigmentation and maintaining healthy skin. Always consult a qualified advance skincare therapist and have a skin consultation before buying skincare products. With a personalised approach you can reach your skin goals faster and in a safer way.

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