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Scarring or Sun Spots? Here Are 3 Ways To Help!

care for your skinSkin care is one of the largest cosmetic industries, with a value of over 154 billion U.S. dollars projected by 2021. Millions of people, men and women are looking to get the best beauty tips possible for their skin. Getting the proper care for your skin can be difficult, as a lot of things appear to damage it.

Chemicals, some body washes, dehydration, even the sun has the ability to cause damage to your skin.

But what can be done for these things? How do you treat brown sun spots, discoloration, scarring and more? Well, there are a few treatments that can help.

  1. Microdermabrasion Treatments
    Microdermabrasion treatments make use of a minimally abrasive instrument and gently sand your skin, removing the outermost layer. This type of treatment is used to treat light scarring, discoloration, sun damage, and stretch marks. Microdermabrasion sun damage treatments are some of the most effective treatments for the discoloration.
  2. CO2 Laser Treatment
    Another powerful method of treating skin damage, CO2 laser skin resurfacing helps in the removal or lessening of scars, wrinkles, and discoloration. With this method, you get the best results from a single treatment of any skin care treatments. It is good to note, however, that this treatment is not recommended for darker skin. Due to the nature of the CO2 laser, it will instead be recommended that you partake in several, lighter, treatments instead of the major one. This is to prevent any sort of scarring or damage.
  3. Want to Avoid Medical Treatments
    If all the talk of office visits and lasers doesn’t appeal to you, you may find that some skin care products allow you to care for your skin at home. They may not be as powerful, or as fast acting, as a medically given treatment, but they can provide results. Generally, these treatments can take months, but through constant use (provided that they’re rated for such) and plenty of water, your skin could see dramatic changes.
  4. Taking care of your skin is vitally important. It’s the barrier between harmful radiations and chemicals and your insides. To help it remains strong and healthy, you should treat it right. Whether that be more sunblock, drinking more water, or just a moisturizer every now and then. Every little bit helps.

    If you have any skin care suggestions, leave them in the comments below! Contact us for more information!

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