Melasma

Improve Dark Spots with this Perfect Pair

Finding your perfect pair can be as simple as an in-depth consultation with a skin care specialist. Your skin is very unique and has specific needs. Identify your skin goals and find your perfect pair to fight dark spots.

Sometimes a magic duo is required including laser treatments along with an active serum to get the most dramatic results in the shortest amount of time.

What is Hydroquinone?

The term Skin Brightener has an extremely broad meaning ranging from an exfoliating scrub to a product that inhibits the production of melanin in your skin. What they all do, to some degree, is lighten and brighten your skin.

Hydroquinone is a topical skin lightning ingredient commonly used in skin care products. It is best known for its ability to lighten and reduce the appearance of brown spots and improve overall skin tone.

“Skin Brighteners”

The term Skin Brightener has an extremely broad meaning ranging from an exfoliating scrub to a product that inhibits the production of melanin in your skin. What they all do, to some degree, is lighten and brighten your skin.

Treatments and products for evening out skin tone have never been more popular and anyone who hopes to get a jump on aging should start to consider using them.

Hyperpigmentation: The Whys and Hows of treating Melasma

One of the most common conditions seen today by skin health practitioners is melasma. Melasma is also one of the most stubborn and toughest-to-treat pigment disorders.
This type of hyperpigmentation presents itself in dense patches, often in a symmetrical pattern. It is usually seen on the cheeks, forehead, upper lip and chin, and occasionally on other sun-exposed areas, such as the arms and chest. Melasma is often called chloasma or pregnancy mask when it occurs in pregnant women.

Does Micro Needling Help with Pigmentation?

Hyper-pigmentation is when there is a darkening of the skin. Microneedling, using a needle pen, can help to reduce this hyper-pigmentation by breaking up the pigment below the skin surface. This collagen induction therapy (CID) another word for micro needling, can easily aid the skin without removing or damaging the epidermis. Several treatments are required along with some skin lightening products and your skin tone will be evened out.

Hyperpigmentation – Learn How to Better Brighten Your Dark Spots

Hyperpigmentation, aka brown spots, are one of the most common skin conditions we see in clients of all ages. It is best to offer targeted treatments for that specific concern but the first step is to try to figure out what is causing the hyperpigmentation. Once the root is determined we then decide what the right treatment protocol would be for that specific patients lifestyle, budget and timeframe. It is extremely important to teach the client not only how to correct uneven pigment but also how to prevent further development.

Microneedling, A Great Treatment for Acne Scars

Acne scars caused the skin to thickened while they were formed, so we first need to brake up that thick scar tissue and then stimulate the collagen again to get that smooth skin back. Microneedling does just that by penetrate dermis with fine needles.

What are Growth Factors?

What aging skin really needs are growth factors. Even the use of stem cells in plastic surgery is primarily with the hope that they will become growth factor production cells. The research shows that growth factors have the potential to increase collagen production and improve wound healing, among other benefits. Growth factors are very powerful and are an important part of a comprehensive approach to reverse aged skin.

Micro Needling – Collagen Induction Therapy (CID)

Micro Needling or Collage induction Therapy as it also is called, is done with a small hand held devise that makes tiny controlled punctures called a micro-wounds, or channels. These micro-wounds trigger the bodies healing process to produce new collagen and elastin within the dermis, (lower layer of the skin). Also new capillaries are formed for improved blood supply.