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Hyperpigmentation Vs Melasma & How To Successfully Treat It

Posted by Andrew on 09-Aug-2018 12:18:56

Freckles, age spots, solar lentigines and post-inflammatory discolouration following an acne breakout, all come under the umbrella term of hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation can refer to any darkening of the skin and can be instigated by numerous factors. Sun exposure is a leading cause for many pigmentation concerns, however hormonal influences are the key driver for melasma, a type of hyperpigmentation that is in a class of its own. 

Melasma typically develops during pregnancy, whilst taking the oral contraceptive pill, or during hormonal therapy. Melasma is identified by blotchy, hyperpigmented areas on the face, typically appearing on the upper lip, nose, cheeks, jawline and forehead and can develop symmetrically on both sides of the face. Melasma is exacerbated by heat and sun exposure and is more common for those with darker skin tones.

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Topics: Pigmentation Removal, Melasma, Cosmelan Professional Treatment, PicoWay

How To Get Rid Of Freckles & Other Pigmentation

Posted by Andrew on 08-May-2018 22:01:49

A splash of freckles can be endearing, nevertheless many people with freckles long for skin without pigmentation and find that constantly covering up their freckles becomes a frustrating chore. Freckles appear as small spots of light brown to dark brown pigmentation, typically on the face, chest, shoulders and arms, that become more pronounced with sun exposure.

If you feel that freckles are impacting your self-esteem, you may like to consider speaking with a skin therapist or pigmentation removal expert regarding how to get rid of freckles. We discuss three of the most common reasons why people consult with a pigmentation removal expert and the various treatment solutions. 

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Topics: Pigmentation Removal, PicoWay, Cosmelan Professional Treatment

How Does Cosmelan Professional Treatment Work?

Posted by Andrew on 09-Mar-2018 11:47:31

Many women and men suffer from pigmented lesions that are difficult to manage with standard skin care and chemical peels. Cosmelan Professional Treatment is a breakthrough procedure that eliminates and controls hyper-pigmentation through a process of intense depigmentation, continuous depigmentation, control of hyper-pigmentation and preventing reoccurrence.

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Topics: Cosmelan Professional Treatment, Pigmentation Removal, Melasma


 

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