As an Aesthetic beauty salon, we are saddled with the task of making your skin seemingly flawless and making the dark spots go away.
Needless to say, almost anybody would definitely want to go all-natural and not turn to heavy make-up to look beautiful.
Terrible acne without proper facial treatmentis the number one cause of dark spots! The good news is, there are a number of ways to get rid of your dark spots! These include acne facials as well as extraction facials in Singapore.
Firstly, you need to be aware of what dark spots are and how they are caused.
What are Dark Spots?
Dark Spots which in its technical form is called hyperpigmentation is caused when melanin is over secreted by your face.
Certain factors such as Hormones, Aging, variations in skin irritation as a result of acne, cream reactions, scrubs and Face Waxing.
Below we would be sharing with you, processes that would help get rid of your Dark Spots!
- Chemical Exfoliation
This process is also known as a chemical peel, it involves extracting the top layer of dead skin cells so as to reduce the tiresome look and give you that sun glows you’ve always desired.
The long-term effect of chemical peeling stimulates collagen production which clears your dark spots making your skin look seemingly flawless.
It is important to note that Chemical peel should not be done frequently as it would burn your skin due to active ingredients like; salicylic glycolic, lactic acids and trichloroacetic acid.
Additionally, Home therapy for chemical peel most times does not produce the skin glow result you desire.
The process of Microdermabrasion is a quite common exfoliating process for pigmentation which stimulates the removal of your dark spots.
Unlike some other process, it doesn’t destroy the skin cells, even in the case of a frequent routine.
Microdermabrasion is the best for small scale black spots, as an even skin tone is guaranteed overtime.
It’s recommended to have three to six microdermabrasion routine every two to four weeks.
This process is literally going to have your face punctured.
The process involves the use of a stellar grade roller steel covered with numerous tiny spikes that puncture your skin in order to build up the skin collagen productions and firmness.
Safety Tip: The level of penetration of the microneedles should be about half a millimeter or a maximum of 2.5 millimeters.
Looking to get awesome results and quick disappearance of your dark spots? I would advise you to consider the laser treatment, even though it’s a bit on the high side.
Laser treatment involves the use of a beam of light directed to a specific dark spot until it breaks and clears of the pigments in the skin.
It’s important to note that Laser treatment that delivers an optimum result is not supposed to burn or scar your skin, as it’s usually accompanied by a cooling effect during each laser blast.
- Kojic Acid
Kojic acid is majorly derived from the fermentation process of rice or mushrooms.
They are mostly found in skin lightening products, for best results they are usually combined with hydroquinone.
The acid works by reducing the rate of pigmentation on your skin, which in turn reduces your black spot formation and eventually clears off.
It is important to note that topical Kojic Acid has the probability of causing skin allergies, if you happen to have sensitive skin it’s advisable that your application is minimal, as the adverse effect can be skin irritation and inflammation.
Kojic acid doesn’t magically work in days, it takes several months before a major improvement would surface.
Hydroquinone has been known for its dark spot miracles from time immemorial.
Biologically Hydroquinone fights against the production of a hormone called tyrosinase, which allows for melanin secretions.
It’s been recorded that Hydroquinone is said to have worked it dark spot removal within 8-12 weeks, the length of time in results depends on environmental factors and the degree of your dark spots.
With the various facial treatments mentioned above, it is therefore crucial to go for proper facial treatments regularly. One tip is to look out for facial promotions and regular facial deals!