Blog: Everything about Skin

Skin Lightening and Kojic Acid

Kojic acid is a very popular skin lightning and bleaching agent right now. It is a natural crystal like substance that is used in a lot of cosmetic products. It is usually found in a cream form and mixed in at different percentages with the cream between 2 and 4%. As far as commercial skin lightening products go, kojic acid is one of the better substances to use to whiten your skin. So if you are wondering how to lighten scars or how to bleach skin on your face or other parts of your body than kojic acid may be a solution for you.

 

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Which Chemical Peel is Best?

 

Chemical peel is a body and face treatment technique used to improve and smooth the texture of the facial skin using a chemical solution that causes the dead skin to slough off and eventually peel off. The regenerated skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin. Thus the term chemical peel is derived. There are many different types of these peels. Each type is designed to treat a specific skin problem or to simply improve one's look.

 

 

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TCA Peel and Precautions

TCA peels are become very popular in UK right now. But, before you get a TCA peel, it's very important to understand what you're getting your skin into. Some skin types are not suitable for TCA peels , such as darker or almond colour skin. Other people find that TCA peels make their skin worse instead of better. So before you decide to buy tricholoroacetic acid solution and perform a chemical peel at home, there are something that you you should be aware of.

 

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How to Lighten Armpits and Bikini Area

What causes dark coloration on underarms and bikini area? Most of the time they are caused by chronic irritation due to constant shaving and chronic use use deodorants. This condition is actually called dermal melanosis. It's pretty harmless, but obviously it's not very attractive. Dark underarms are a big problem for the women, who like to wear open outfits or just spend a lot of time on a beach. Same deal is with darkening bikini area around vagina (this does not get seen often, but still, it is not something you would really want). While some “experts” might say: “just love your body the way it is”, It is clearly not the answer that most women want to hear.

 

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Retinol in UK Skincare

Retinol is a derivative of vitamin A, which is naturally found in skin. Vitamin A’s wrinkle-fighting prowess was first discovered in the early Seventies, when doctors found that acne patients who were being successfully treated with prescription Vitamin A (known as tretinoin) were soon experiencing newly soft, less pigmented, line-free skin. The advantage of vitamin A is that it works fundamentally on cells’ DNA, helping them to function in a healthy way while repairing damage from ageing. But other side effects weren’t quite so welcome: namely peeling, itching and irritation. And so retinol, which is a less potent ingredient than tretinoin, was born. Since its discovery, it’s been the gold standard; the anti-ageing ingredient to live up to.

 

 

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