Pigmentation is the skin’s response to excessive exposure to the sun. The skin produces excess melanin when it senses overexposure. Other skin disorders that could be caused by overexposure to the sun include cancer in its worst form and aging wrinkles in the mildest form. This melanin production is usually not uniform across the skin and results in pigmentation on the skin. There are many types of pigmentation treatment. Pigmentation treatment would include both chemical and home remedy options.
Prevention is of course pigmentation treatment that could be used by people all over the world. Using sun screen and staying covered when in the sun for large parts of time will always work in good stead. If you feel a sun burn coming along, you should even take protective and preventive measures.
Acne Pigmentation Treatment includes lasers and chemical peels. Microdermabrasion is an effective technique to get rid of pigmentation due to acne. Chemical peels and laser resurfacing are other ways of pigmentation treatment as a result of extreme acne.
Facial Pigmentation Treatment as well as skin pigmentation treatment includes treatment for age spots which includes cryotherapy. If you are not sure what treatment works for you, a dermatologist will definitely be able to help you. Lasers help burn away dark spots. Cryotherapy freezes this burnt skin. Acidic peels also gently help the spot fade away. In the case of facial pigmentation, microdermabrasion is an effective technique that helps remove discoloration and pigmentation. You can even microdermabrasion at home with kits that are available for home microdermabrasion.
Home Remedies for Pigmentation Treatment
There are peels from aluminium oxide crystals which are also called the power peel and known to have very good results in eliminating pigmentation. There are even chemical peels that burn the skin but have been known to cure pigmentation. Hydroquinone is a common cream available at all chemists and is considered the most effective for any kind of pigmentation.
• Applying lemon juice repeatedly on pigmented areas has also been known to help. A mixture of lemon juice and honey is also very beneficial for these scars and marks.
• Application of tea tree oil on affected areas, especially those areas affected by acne, is beneficial. Tea tree oil has anti bacterial oil and if also very effective in reducing the redness or irritation of the skin.
• Oils like olive oil and lavender oil are known to be very good for the skin and its fatty acids work very well with the skin.
Combining vitamin E with these oils is another effective home remedy that works very well.