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Pigmentation

Uneven skin tone is one of the most common complaints heard today. The presence of dark spots (known as pigmentation) on the skin can make a person look older than they really are, as pigmentation is associated with the ageing process. Unfortunately, most of the skincare products on the market today focus on moisturising or plumping up the skin, without paying attention to abnormal or excessive areas of pigmentation. We can treat this problem by minimising dark spots and restoring an evener skin tone.

  • Signs
  • Causes
  • Treatment

Darkened areas of the skin are the only symptoms of pigmentation. Patches can be various sizes and can develop anywhere on the body.

Pigmentation occurs in two different forms; passive and inflammatory. Inflammatory pigmentation occurs as a result of the activation of our skin’s natural defence mechanisms. Melanin moves up to defend against trauma caused by factors such as sun exposure, poor products or injury.

 

Passive pigmentation results from an internal imbalance which stimulates the melanin stimulating hormone. These imbalances can be caused by pregnancy, hormonal imbalances, the contraceptive pill and various medications.

We use DMK treatments to revise pigmentation, brighten and refresh the skin by removing dead cell build up, the accumulation of melanin (dark patches). DMK treatments also suppress further melanin production by inhibiting the enzyme tyrosinase in the skin. We analyse the individual case of pigmentation and tailors a targeted treatment program.

 

Recommended Treatments: DMK Enzyme Therapy