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pigmentation solutions

Out Damn Spot, out!! Top 3 hyperpigmentation Cures

Hyperpigmentation typically occurs because the body produces too much melanin in response to inflammation. This inflammation is usually caused by acne  and the sun. Below are my top 3 hyperpigmentation treatments

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Top 5 chemical peels myths

The Top 5 Common Myths about Chemical Peels

It is important to be well-informed about the cosmetic procedure you intend to undergo. However, as the outcomes of these procedures depend on numerous factors, you will find a lot of bogus and even contradictory information regarding the same procedure. Following is a list of the most common myths associated with chemical peels

  1. Chemical peels don’t have a downtime

While the previous statement is true for light or superficial peels, the same cannot be said about medium and deep peels. As a matter of fact, for the latter type of peels it is perfectly normal for patients to experience facial redness and flaking for the next few days following the procedure. In addition, there is a fair chance that some patients could also experience swelling and discomfort. More often than not, the downtime lasts between a few days to two weeks, depending on the patient. Read more…