The latter part of the 20th Century has seen the ideals of beauty shifted from the Jane Austen period of powdered white reflections to the tanned holiday kissed looks of Jessica Alba. It appears, more and more people aspire (perhaps on a subconscious level) for what is current. Very much like the times before us, [...]
All of us have scars, which are the result of the skin’s healing process after cuts, burns, acne, abrasions or other types of damage occur to the skin. However, some people are unlucky enough to develop keloid scars, which can be much more difficult to live with.
What are keloid scars?
Keloid scars are the result [...]
The physiology of black skin is very different to lighter skin tones, and it may be more vulnerable to some skin conditions. One of these is hyper-pigmentation, which can be caused by damage to the surface of the skin.
If you have acne, or have experienced scratches, scars, shaving bumps or other damage to the skin’s [...]
In its infancy, laser treatment wasn’t able to treat people with darker skin effectively or safely. The main problem was that the pathophysiology of ethnic and darker skin is very different to white Caucasian skin, and the same laser treatments can’t be used for everyone.
Now that skincare and laser treatment specialists have a better understanding, [...]
Every bride dreams of looking her best on the day she marries; The Laser Treatment Clinic can help you achieve this with a range of effective treatments:
• Ensure you really are a blushing bride with a radiant glow by treating yourself to a microdermabrasion. A deep exfoliation will remove damaged and dry superficial layers of skin [...]
Acne can continue to cause distress even long after the inflamed spots have subsided. For in their wake, the infected pustules and papules can leave behind pitted depressions in the skin as well as post-inflammatory changes to colour.
This darker skin can fade gradually over time, although, for some, exposure to the sun can cause [...]
When black skin is damaged by injury, inflammation or a skin condition the healing process kicks in in order to repair the tissue. This process can result in an increased production of melanin around the site of the injury, causing localised darkening of the skin.
Unfortunately, this can make the affected area more noticeable and the [...]
Excessive pigmentation can cause cosmetic problems in skins of all colours and hues, although black skin can be especially vulnerable to developing problems with hyper pigmentation.
When black skin is damaged, whether as a result of cuts or accidents, spots or rashes, it can darken as it heals, leaving the site of damage more pigmented than [...]
Black skin can be vulnerable to hyper pigmentation following injury or inflammation. Even relatively small lesions, such as those caused by spots or scratches can result in much darker areas of skin on the site of the injury that can be noticeable in contrast with the surrounding skin.
These marks tend to take a long time [...]
A combination of microdermabrasion therapy and laser treatment can be used to address a number of problems that can affect your skin.
It can be used to remove stretch marks, acne scars and for pigmentation treatment, but what does it actually involve?
Microdermabrasion involves using a hand-held device that directs a stream of very fine, medical-grade crystals [...]