Pigmentation is a skin condition that affects many every year. Pigmentation can be genetic or a result of poor sun safety or other environmental factors. While pigmentation can be covered with lotions or makeup, it can also easily be reduced or removed through a handful of safe and effective treatments. Here are five ways to get rid of your pigmentation, according to Dermal Skin Therapist at SSKIN, Amba Brennan. Keep reading to learn more!
Skin needling is a wonderful noninvasive clinical treatment for pigmentation. This heat-free treatment is perfect for all skin types. It uses microscopic needles to penetrate the epidermis and dermis of the skin, oscillating vertically and creating controlled micro wounds to stimulate skin cell regeneration and renewal.
Professional salon peels can target photo-damaged skin, even out skin tone, and treat hyperpigmentation. Peels work by eliminating the outermost layer of the skin and are best done in treatment cycles of 6 sessions around two weeks apart to notice significant changes, avoid extreme sun exposure, and use total sun protection.
Cosmelan is a depigmenting method that removes the visible appearance of pigmented spots on the skin’s surface and can also inhibit the formation of melanin in its deeper layers. This treatment consists of 4 phases and requires using their particular products 3 to 6 months after the initial cosmetic application. Therefore, it isn’t for the faint-hearted. However, this is one of the world’s leading depigmenting methods, and the results are worth it.
4) Correct skincare
Alongside salon treatments, it is important to back it up with skincare, including products that have ingredients such as Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and, most importantly, an SPF. These days we are spoiled for choice with our sunscreen! Over the years, sunblocks have become far more sophisticated, and I feel It is very much a personal preference for smell, texture, and the appearance of each skin.
5) Ingestible Beauty
Ingestible beauty products have really risen to the top over the years, and I particularly like the Radiance capsules by Vida Glow; their brightening formula creates luminosity to the skin, decreases the appearance of sunspots, post-inflammatory pigmentation, and, best of all, reduces darker under-eye circles.