Every woman desires to have flawless clear skin and a perfect complexion. But factors such as hormonal changes, free radicals, and sun exposure can damage your skin, which may lead to patchy pigmentation and dark spots. 

How does the sun damage our skin? The sun emits two types of traditions – UVA and UVB. UVB radiation burns the upper layers of our skin, leading to sunburns. So, if your lifestyle involves majorly outdoor activities and causes exposure to the sun, this can gradually contribute to your pigmentation and aging. You might want to undergo Skin Whitening Treatment for your desired skin tone and complexion. Therefore, we are discussing skin whitening treatment, its side effects and cost  in this article. 

Skin Whitening Treatment 

The quantity of melanin determines a person’s skin color, and people with dark complexion have more melanin. And melanin quantity in a person’s screen depends on the genetic build-up. Exposure to the sun or exposure to chemicals affects the production of melanin. So, what does skin whitening treatment do?

Skin whitening treatment

The skin whitening treatment is a dermatological process of enhancing the skin’s complexion via the molecule called Glutathione; this chemical substance inhibits the enzyme that causes melanin production in the body. Skin whitening or lightening products such as bleaching creams, fading creams, chemical peels, etc., work by disturbing the tyrosinase enzyme that is instrumental in the production of melanin, thereby reducing its amount in the skin. 

Skin whitening products improve your skin and also help in making your skin white, glowing, and brighter. The treatment also improves your skin texture. 

Glutathione for skin whitening  

Glutathione is antioxidant and very useful for the human body. It improves your skin complexion, both inner and out. It improves skin color and has a high potential for antioxidant properties, encouraging immunity and detoxifying the liver. 

Are there any side effects? 

The laser whitening treatment can cause side effects such as bruising, skin dryness, sensitivity to sunlight, tightness, swelling, skin infections, skin texture difference, pigmentation, and irritation. 

Deep chemical peels can cause permanent damage, such as hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation. It may become rough if you undergo aggressive treatments to whiten your skin.

People with really dark spots are advised not to undergo deep chemical peel treatment. Similarly, people with a history of heart-related disorders, recurring fever, etc. should also not undergo chemical peel treatment for skin whitening. 

Skin whitening creams provide only temporary solutions and do not have lasting effects. But laser treatment or chemical peel treatment methods promise to give permanent solutions.   

Skin whitening costs in India

The cost of skin whitening treatments ranges from 200 to 3000 Rupees in India. Laser treatment costs somewhere between 30,000 to 60,000 in India. The price of skin-related treatments depends on the type of treatment you undergo. 

Best fruits for skin whitening

skin whitening treatments

  1. Lemon: lemons are one of the safest ways to whiten your skin as they act as a natural bleach. Lemons make your skin tone better and lighter and also remove acne marks. One should drink lemon water with honey every morning to get better results.
  2. Papaya: Papaya being an antioxidant, can be used for skin treatment in the form of lotions, soaps, or facial peels. One can eat it regularly or apply it to the skin. 
  3. Apple: Apple is rich in malic acid and helps renew your skin cells without causing damage to any layer of your skin. Apple can also make your skin pimple free. 
  4. Bananas: Bananas keep our skin hydrated and moisturized as they are a rich source of potassium.

A couple of the ways for fast skin whitening 

  • By using skin lightening cream
  • Fresh lemon juice 
  • By applying a facial mask
  • Drink enough water
  • Follow healthy diet
  • Do not smoke 

Bottom line 

One who desires a fair complexion can undergo skin whitening treatment after proper consultation with a dermatologist. Once you have discussed with your dermatologist what kind of skin tone you wish, the dermatologist can take the process forward. However, you shall be prepared for proper recovery time according to the type of treatment you want. 

For skin whitening treatment queries or to book appointments, visit us at Essence Aesthetic. And if you live in Vadodara, you can come to our clinic directly.