Skincare and Beauty

Photoaging Treatment with Retinoid

Skin aging is a very intersting biological process. There are two types of aging: intrinsic or biological one and photoagin. While intrinsic or chronological aging is an inevitable process, photoaging involves the premature aging of skin occurring due to cumulative exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Chronological and photoaging both have clinically differentiable manifestations.

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Best Melasma Treatments

Melasma is one of the most common and distressing pigmentary disorders the cause lots of grief to British women. The precise cause of melasma remains unknown. However, there are many possible contributing factors. Melasma is characterized with brown, dark brown to grey pigmentation most commonly on face and sometimes on extra-facial areas such as forearm. Although no systemic involvement is known for this condition, it imparts significant psychological stress on the affected individual. Women are more commonly affected right after child birth. Various aggravating and precipitating conditions are known to be related, but none has been proven. Hormonal factors, pregnancy, oral contraceptive pills are frequently reported to be intimately associated. Sun exposure, like all pigmentation, aggravates the intensity of pigmentation.

 

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Doing Chemical Peels at Home

What’s a chemical peel? Well, a chemical peel a procedure that involves exfoliating your skin with different acids. While it sounds kind of scary, it’s actually pretty safe and easy procedure that can be done at home. There is a number of different chemical solutions on the market right now. Many people wonder which one of them to try. Most of them do pretty much the same thing, however, it is best to pick one based on how aggressive you want to be with the actual “peel”

 

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Glycolic Pees in Your Skincare

Chemical peels have been time-tested and are here to stay. Alpha-hydroxy peels are highly popular in the dermatologist's arsenal of procedures here in UK. Glycolic acid peel is the most common alpha-hydroxy acid peel, also known as fruit peel. It is simple, inexpensive, and has no downtime. Basic glycolic peels can be used to treat acne, acne scars, melasma, post inflammatory hyperpigmentation, photoaging, and seborrhea. Very often glycolic peels are combined with micro-needling and other skincare treatments in order to achieve the best possible results.

 

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Using Trichloroacetic Peel

Trichloroacetic peel or TCA peel is a very effective chemical peel. It is used exfoliate and renew the skin on a superficial to deep level. TCA is commonly applied to the face, neck, décolleté, hands and legs. In addition, TCA is also an excellent “spot treatment” and can be used to exclusively peel isolated areas of the skin. Unlike fruit acids peels, TCA peel is a lot more effective because it goes slightly deeper into your skin. It’s a pretty popular peel in UK right now due to it’s effectiveness and the face that it can be done safely at home.

 

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