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Make Your Skin White and Bright: Understand Various Cost Effective Treatments in Andheri West, Mumbai, India

“A Good Skin is a sign of beauty that brings joy & harmony and accentuates by a Wheatish complexion.”

  • Are you feeling turned off due to dark complexion and looking for a fair solution for skin?
  • Do you need a fair complexion as it accentuates the beauty?
  • Are you feeling down due to dark complexion and getting self-conscious while choosing the dress color?
  • Do you need a good skin texture with a good toning?

If the above issues are your concern, then you should go for the skin whitening treatment. Choosing a good cosmetic clinic and an expert dermatologist always helps you to attain the desired treatment goal. However, it is mandatory to do some research & analysis while choosing the clinic or dermatologist for the skin whitening treatment.

A fair skin complexion is everyone’s wish is no more dream that has been proven by cosmetic dermatologists. At Allure Medspa, we are offering highly customized skin whitening treatment to improve the color, complexion, and texture for the patients who are not happy with their own skin.

The Key Agent for improving the color of the skin is molecule Glutathione, which is an excellent antioxidant and inhibits the enzymes responsible for melanin production in the body. It helps in improving the complexion of your skin both inner & outer.

What is Skin Whitening Treatment?

The skin whitening treatment is a dermatological process of enhancing the complexion of skin via the molecule Glutathione, a chemical substance that helps in inhibiting the enzyme that causes melanin production in the body. The skin whitening treatment helps in making your skin fair, glowing, brighter along with improving the skin texture.

The key agent, Glutathione that improves skin color has a high potential of antioxidant properties, which encourages immunity and detoxifies the liver as well. Glutathione also reverses the aging sign & effect and improves sun tan/exposure, pollution causes problems.
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What are the Causes of Darker Skin?

  1. Melanin: It is a skin pigment occurs in human body. Melanin content of the body has a key role in the skin color, and is what makes hair, skin, and eyes appear darker. If a person has high concentration of melanin in the body will have darker skin and the vice-a-versa.
  2. Racism: This is the geographical location that plays an important role in skin color. Racism is another responsible factor for changing skin color. The US people have a fair complexion, whereas Asian has a darker complexion due to the geographical factor. Since the US beauty ideal has been predominated worldwide, this becomes an ideal to get fair skin for a beautiful face.
  3. Sun exposure: Excessive sun-exposure induces melanin production results in darker skin.

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Fitzpatrick skin typing, a scientific scale to classify the different types of skin as per genetic disposition, melanin composition, and racism that heavily influences the color and type of the skin.

According to Fitzpatrick classification, there are the following 6 types of skin are seen is described in the given chart.

  • Type 1 : Highly sensitive, always burns, never tans. Example: Red hair with freckles
  • Type 2 : Very sun sensitive, burns easily, tans minimally. Example: Fair skinned, fair haired Caucasians
  • Type 3 : Sun sensitive skin, sometimes burns, slowly tans to light brown. Example: Darker Caucasians
  • Type 4 : Minimally sun sensitive, burns minimally, always tans to moderate brown. Example: Mediterranian type Caucasians, some Hispanics.
  • Type 5 : Sun insensitive skin, rarely burns, tans well. Example: Some Hispanics, some Blacks
  • Type 6 : Sun insensitive, never burns, deeply pigmented. Example: Darker Blacks
  • It helps in improving the fair complexion of the skin
  • Reduces melanin secretion in the body by inhibiting them
  • Encourages skin texture & color
  • It brightens the skin and keep away the signs of ageing
  • Rejuvenates the skin.

Skin whitening treatment is a method to deal with problems such as freckles, age spots, acne scars, acneand also to improve the complexion of skin for those wish to have fair skin. It can be done at any other body parts where it is needed to improve the skin color, but specially performed on the face, neck, back, arm, and legs.

  • People who suffer from skin pigmentation or dark patches
  • If you experience age spot, sun spot, or stretch marks
  • The Individual who experience multiple scars like acne scars or other types of scars
  • People who have naturally tan or dark skin
  • Individuals whose skin has become darker due to sun damage.
  • Skin Whitening is not a Bleaching Treatment
  • Skin lightening is very effective for removing dark circles
  • There are no side effects of skin lightening/whitening treatment
  • People of all races can be given skin lightening treatment to achieve fairer complexion

It has been found out that about 56% of Indians prefer fair complexion and so undergoes the skin lightening/whitening treatment while a surprising about 25% of the Mumbai’s masses opt for the skin whitening treatment at Allure Medspa. Allure Medspa performing hundreds & hundreds of skin whitening treatment per quarter and responding to 30-50 queries about the same daily.

At Allure Medspa we believe in beauty and doing skin lightening treatment is wholly & solely decided by the patient’s facial texture and their need to opt for the skin whitening treatment. Only achieving the outcomes of fair skin shouldn’t be a single goal for the patient as maintaining the right texture and good skin tone is the main concern and we keep this fact in mind while doing the skin whitening/lightening treatment. However, at Allure Medspa, we tell you the best amongst all the options that you have for evaluation for skin whitening treatment.

How does Skin Lightening Treatment Work?

The principle of skin lightening/whitening treatment works on the basis of the chosen method, either it would be cream, laser, serum, chemicals, or oral medications. However, using the prescribed method by the expert dermatologist helps in reducing the melanin composition or controlled the regeneration results in making skin fairer.

What Is our Skin Composition?

Our skin is composed of 3 layers, i.e., epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous layer. The epidermis is a very outer layer of the skin that we see from our naked eyes, the dermis is a middle layer that lies below epidermis and the subcutaneous lies deep down and holds on the fat.

The types of skin lightening or whitening treatments are fall under 3 categories, i.e., topical oral, and injectable.

The types of skin lightening or whitening treatments are fall under 3 categories, i.e., topical oral, and injectable.

  1. Topical: Topical solution for skin problem is applied for maintaining the skin rather than cure as creams or serums work on the epidermis and doesn’t go under the dermis or subcutaneous layers. The properties of cream and serums thus restrict to bleaching or hydrating for the glow. Some topical medications are given to the patients for skin lightening such as Hydroquinone, Kojic acid, and Retinoid.
  2. Oral: Glutathione is widely used as an oral solution for skin whitening treatment.This reduces the melanin deposition or controlled the regeneration of the same and improves the color of the skin. Glutathione is an antioxidant in plants, animals, fungi, and some bacteria. It has properties of preventing the cellular components damage caused by reactive oxygen species such as free radicals, peroxides, lipid peroxides, and heavy metals. Taking Glutathione orally helps as it dissolves in the bloodstream and works.
  3. Injectable & Laser Treatment: The injectable and lasers are the most effective treatment for skin lightening as it directly goes directly into the bloodstream and get to work immediately. The injectable contains the Glutathione and vitamin C and the other are Laser treatment. The laser treatment breaks down the pigment or pigmentation as it works on the tissue to start the healing process. The injectable and lasers both have long- lasting results, but it may require booster sessions sometime.

Skin whitening or lightening treatment is one of the most important cosmetic concerns including the following method to offer the best results at Allure Medspa:

Skin Peeling

There are two types of skin peeling employed in cosmetic dermatology, i.e., Acid peel and Microdermabrassion. 

Benefits of Skin Peeling includes the following:

  • It accelerated collagen production and reduces fine lines & wrinkles
  • It enhances the moisture content of dry skin type
  • It improves the color, clarity, tone, and texture
  • Reduces the skin discoloration by sun damage
  • It helps in clear up breakouts
  • It helps in drying out of acne and also reduces their production
  • Exfoliates razor bumps
  • Minimizes acne scars

Brighten & Lighten Medi Facial

Visiting beauty parlor to have facials is a monthly routine for women as it is received as a beauty regime for skin rejuvenation. But, it is what that it says or causing a real effect what we most desire for! It’s a question mark because salon’s facials are not dermatologically approved and may cause harm rather benefiting the skin. However, Allure Medspa Medi facial comes to a rescue!

Medi facial at Allure Medspa is performed under the strict supervision of an expert dermatologist, using ingredients (enzyme) that are skin-friendly and medically proven to benefit the skin in the long run. Medi facials are based on the antioxidants, vitamins, and alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs). These ingredients are helpful in skin brightening and improve aging signs in the long run.

Benefits of Brighten & Lighten Medi Facials:

  • Lightening the superficial skin pigment spots
  • Reduces the dark circles caused by sun exposure
  • Improves the sun damage
  • Improves acne scars.

Photo Facial

The visual energy-based technology is used to treat brown spots, sun damage, and broken capillaries and at the same induces collagen growth via the photo facials. Depends on the type of skin the photo facial is administered as it is a highly customized dermatology regime for skin rejuvenation.

Benefits of Photo Facial:

  • Helps in reduction of pore size
  • Improves the skin firmness & elasticity by accelerating the collagen production
  • Evens out skin tone by eliminating brown spots, age spots, sun spots, and blotchy areas
  • It gives a smoother skin texture
  • It helps in removing the facial hair above the lips and around the sides of the cheek.

Skin Hydration Method

Skin hydration in an innovative technique in the cosmetic dermatology that uses specially prepared hyaluronic acid for Mesotherapy, which is linked to a specific injection technique. The skin hydration injection allows a dermatologist to directly inject hyaluronic acid into a larger area of skin and improves the skin quality, texture, and hydration process.

Benefits of Skin Hydration:

  • The skin hydration method improves the condition of the dermis and stimulates the collagen production
  • Enhances body immunity against free radicals
  • Improves cell function results in a more youthful and radiant skin appearance.

Glutathione for Skin Whitening

Glutathione has antioxidant properties that help in the following functions:

  • Brightening the skin
  • Rejuvenating the skin
  • Reduces the signs of aging.
  • A Mixture of Lemon juice & Honey: Apply the paste of lemon juice and honey in an equal quantity to improve the skin fairness.
  • Honey & Cinnamon: Make the facial paste with a teaspoon full of honey with a pinch of cinnamon and apply on the face to get fair skin.
  • Apply cucumber juice & lemon: The mixture of cucumber and lemon juice is also a good skin lightening agent that must be tried to improve complexion.

It is always recommended to undergo the skin whitening/lightening treatment with the expert cosmetic dermatologist as it requires a lot of pre-treatment preparation, safety measure, and quality care with US-FDA approved label products as well as advanced technology for performing the skin lightening treatment.

The chances risks can be seen if the treatment is received at a salon or with a novice practitioner and if the products are not labeled with US-FDA approved may be carcinogenic or contain mercury to some extent results in many unwanted side effects.

  • At Allure Medspa, Dr. Shweta, a renowned & reputed cosmetic dermatologist in Andheri West, Mumbai whose services happily satisfied thousands & thousands of patients, including many Bollywood celebrities
  • Allure Medspa has made redefining excellence by providing world-class services with her remarkable work being a cosmetic dermatologist, skin specialties, and aesthetic dermatologist.
  • Shweta has 14+ years of experience in cosmetic dermatology and is constantly upgrading their skills and staying abreast of the newest developments in skin lightening/whitening treatment. She wants to be able to offer the most natural and safest results to their skin lightening patients.
  • Shweta gives special concern for the consultation process as it is a very individualized procedure that needs listening & understanding the case for every patient separately.
  • Shweta will also instruct you on how to prepare for treatment in order to achieve the best result, including guidelines on eating, drinking, and taking certain vitamins and medications.
  • At Allure Medspa, we have updated facilities and standard measure to control risk and complications associated with the treatment
  • We have a strong staff support system to follow up the patients after the procedure who take care of every concern of the patients
  • You will receive faster healing as we monitor every progress and recommend needed medications to control swelling, bruising, and infections followed by post-op measures
  • One will have a homely feeling at our hospital stay adhered to the standard facilities and care, including sterilization, fumigation, and advanced technology to operate the treatment/procedure.

TThe cost of the treatment varies depending on your skin color and the strength of glutathione injected at each injection(varies from 3000mg-4200mg),the cost will vary if additionally N acetyl cysteine(antioxidant booster), and vitamin C is added. The cost will range from INR 6000 to 9000 per session. There are special offers on packages and happy hour offers.
The skin whitening treatment cost depends on various factors in which the following are the mandatory inclusion:

  • Dermatologist’s Fee
  • Medicines during the treatment
  • Centre facilities
  • Technology used
  • Immediate post-treatment follow-ups.

Q: What is the best treatment for skin whitening?
A: The best treatment for skin whitening depends on your skin condition and overall health. There are many treatment options available that can help whiten your skin. Consult your dermatologist first before undertaking any of the following options:
– Microdermabrasion
– Chemical peel
– Dermabrasion
– Laser
– Skin whitening injections
– CO2 fractional laser
– Microneedling
– Medicines like whitening serums and creams.

Q: Can skin whitening be permanent?
A: Skin whitening can be long lasting but not permanent. Skin whitening treatments like bleaching agents and chemical peels do not have long-term effects. Laser treatments, on the other hand, provide a relatively long-term solution for skin lightening. Tattoos and birthmarks can be permanently removed with laser treatment, but tan and melasma cannot be removed.

Q: How can I whiten my skin very fast?
A: You can try some home remedies like applying lemon juice or face masks for instant glowing and fair skin. However, these home remedies do not last for long and do not produce considerable change in your skin tone. Consult your dermatologist to know more about long lasting skin whitening treatments and select a suitable treatment for your skin condition.

Q: What are the side effects of skin whitening treatment?
A: The side effects of skin whitening treatment are rashes, redness, allergies, dizziness and nausea. These are rare and dependant on how deep is your pigmentation. Selecting an experienced dermatologist is therefore important as it can reduce your risk of developing side effects.

Q: How can I reduce melanin permanently?
A: Some home remedies like applying aloe vera or green tea bags on your pigmented skin may reduce your melanin. Eating certain orange coloured fruits and vegetables high in beta carotene are also believed to reduce melanin levels in your skin. However, to reduce melanin permanently you will have to consult your dermatologist for various in-office procedures done by them.

Q: Can a person really become fair?
A: Yes, it is possible for you to become fair. You cannot get fair skin with just makeup, it is a gradual process which often needs several advanced skin treatments performed by your dermatologist. However, it is important that you know that you cannot completely change your skin tone like it is portrayed in several fairness creams ads.

Q: What skin tone is fair?
A: Your skin tone is fair when you have very light tan skin. It looks very close to white without actually being white. You might also have porcelain and sensitive skin i.e. you burn very easily. Along with it you might often have freckles along with some redness.

Q: How can a person become fair?
A: To become fair you will have to ditch your fairness creams and consume proper intake of healthy foods. Skin whitening is a gradual process and needs professional guidance to achieve the best results. Along with home remedies, ask your dermatologist for some topical creams or serums that can be applied to whiten your skin. Your dermatologist can also suggest some in-office procedures for better results.

Q: Which food whitens skin?
A: Certain food can reduce the melanin concentration in your skin and lighten your skin. These are:
– Egg white
– Strawberries
– Pineapple
– Lemon juice
– Tomato
– Avocado
– Garlic
– Walnut
– Spanish
– Kiwi

Q: Which country is best for skin whitening treatment?
A: Asian countries like Korea, Malaysia, India etc. have more than half of the population vouching for skin whitening treatment. Therefore, these countries can be said as best for skin whitening treatment. Among all Asian countries, India is the only one that provides quality treatment similar to the west at a very lower price.

Q: How can I whiten my skin overnight?
A: To whiten your skin overnight, you will need to dip a cotton ball in some raw cold milk and dab it all over your skin. Leave it undisturbed overnight and in the morning wash your face with cold water. This will help you in getting rid of your dark spots, whitening your skin.

Q: How can I get fair in one week?
A: Skin lightening is a gradual process, therefore it takes some time for your skin to recuperate. To get fair in one week, you can try some home remedies like rubbing lemon juice on your face or applying face masks of honey and lemon. Home remedies may give you an instant glowing skin but the results are often short lasting and not significant also.

Q: What is permanent skin whitening treatment?
A: There is no permanent skin whitening treatment as your skin continues to wear and tear with age, which can affect your skin tone. However, treatment like laser therapy gives long lasting results which if maintained properly, can be considered as permanent.

Q: Which cream is best for skin whitening without side effects?
A: There are many creams available for skin whitening but you should not use them without consulting with your dermatologist. Not every cream is suitable for every type of skin. Such creams, if not used judicially, can do more harm than good. Ask your doctor for dermatologist approved skin whitening creams for better results and less side effects.

Q: How do dermatologists get fair skin?
A: Dermatologists can get fair skin by assessing your skin condition and then prescribing medications according to your skin. After your skin assessment, they can also suggest some in-office treatments like chemical peels, laser, microdermabrasion etc. to achieve your desired results.

Q: Can you lighten your skin?
A: Yes, you can lighten your skin. With time your skin gets darker from your natural tone due to exposure to dust and pollution. With dermatologist approved treatments, you can gain your natural lighter skin tone back without any complications. Skin lightening is a gradual process and takes few sitting or multiple treatment modalities, according to your pigmentation.

Q: Which skin tone is most attractive?
A: Every skin is beautiful and attractive. The goal of skin whitening treatment is to create an even toned skin throughout your face by removing blemishes and dark spots. In that process your skin tone gets even and fairer. It does not completely change your natural skin tone (complexion you were born with).

Q: What is the cost of skin whitening surgery?
A: The cost of laser skin whitening procedure is roughly around INR 6000 to 9000 per session. The final price depends on your skin condition and the amount of sessions required to achieve your desired results. Your price will also get affected if you require any supplemental procedures along with your treatment.

Q: Are skin whitening injections permanent?
A: Yes, skin whitening injections have glutathione, whose lightening effects are permanent only if you take care of it. Refrain yourself from sunlight or other harsh chemicals to avoid getting your skin tan or dark.

Q: Is laser skin whitening painful?
A: Laser skin whitening procedure is completely pain-free, effective, quick and has long lasting results. The laser beam may feel a little hot on your skin causing some discomfort, but it should not be painful. You may experience minor pain for 1-2 days after the procedure, which can easily be managed by medicines.

Q: How can I get fairer skin?
A: To get fairer skin, you will have to visit your dermatologist. They can prescribe you medicines like serums and creams according to your skin condition. You might also need to undergo dermatologist performed skin treatments like microdermabrasion, chemical peeling, microneedling, laser therapy etc. to achieve your desired results.

Q. Does IPL lighten skin?
A: Yes, IPL laser has a skin whitening effect on both pigmented and normal areas.

Q. Can Glutathione increase fairness?
A: Yes, Glutathione has antioxidant properties that reduce the melanin deposition and increases the fairness of the skin by lightening the skin texture.

Q. What age can take Glutathione?
A: It is okay to administer Glutathione on people as early as the age of 12. The best time to take Glutathione is when your stomach is empty, like before going to bed or early in the morning.

Q. How long does glutathione take to whiten?
A: It takes 6-7 months to see the effect of Glutathione as the results may vary from one patient to another depending on the patient’s body constitution.

Q. Is Glutathione Anti-aging?
A: It is a powerful antioxidant that has the capability of reducing melanin formation and improves the signs of aging.

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