Skin whitening

The perimeter of beauty differ in various cultures around the globe. In some cultures, the tone of the skin holds a lot of importance since it is thought to be the most important feature of beauty. The lighter skin tones most often get the preference and people are willing to try different options in order to get a fairer skin shade.

For this purpose, people have traditionally tried various home remedies some of which are effective to a certain degree. These remedies have different impact on different people. Nowadays, there are numerous treatment options available.

Skin whitening in Dubai like the rest of the world is in a fair bit of demand. There are numerous skin whitening treatments that can be employed for this purpose. Our doctors recommend and provide only the finest treatments that really work.

Topical Treatments

These are the first type of treatment for most skin related problems. A variety of skin whitening creams are available that work by inhibiting the production of melanin in the skin. The exact treatment used depends upon the nature of the skin of the given person. However, the common ingredients in these skin whitening creams include Kojic acid, Azelaic acid and Hydroquinone.

It is important that a doctor prescribes which topical cream you should use since they all have their own side effects. You should not try a product on the basis of it worked for someone else. The topical creams need to be applied for a fair amount of time in order to get the desired results so be sure to remain patient.


It is a highly invasive treatments that uses specialized wire brushes to exfoliate the top layer of the skin. It is a fairly effective skin whitening procedure. Once the damaged top layer of the skin is exfoliated, healing process starts and healthier skin come up on top over the next few days. At the same time the production levels of collagen are also improved which makes the skin supple and firm. An improvement in skin shade can be seen after the first treatment.

Multiple sessions may be needed to achieve the desired skin tone. There is downtime after the treatment so be sure that you do not have any engagements after the treatment. Pain in dermabrasion is also present and to numb it down, topical or local anesthesia may be administered prior to the start of the treatment.


Microdermabrasion works by exfoliating the top layer of the skin with the help of handheld device that sprays tiny crystals on to the face or any other part of the body that may be treated. The dead skin and the crystals are later collected into a chamber with the help of a suction pump. Over the period of next few days, damaged skin crusts away and healthier skin replaces it. The level of collagen in the skin is also boosted and the skin gets firmer as well.

There are very few temporary side effects and no downtime whatsoever. Pain is almost absent and to numb down any such sensations, topical anesthetics are used. Like all other such treatments, several sessions are required to achieve the desired skin tone. With each treatment, the complexion of the skin improves. The exact number of sessions needed can only be determined by your doctor.

Chemical Peels

Chemical peels are acidic solutions that are applied to the skin for the purpose of resurfacing it. The new skin the replaces the damaged skin is healthier and has a lighter shade. They also help boost collagen in the skin.

Chemical peels are easily available over the counter at drugstores. However, it is important that these are applied by experts in a controlled environment since an amateur can end up burning the top layer of the skin by getting the solution strength wrong.

There are three types of peels and their effectiveness and side effects are determined by their strength.

Light Peels

These are mild in nature and do not have any downtime or side effects. These need to be applied several times in order to get the desired skin whitening.

Medium Peels

These are very useful for the purpose of lightening the skin shade. Like light peels, several sessions of medium peels are also required for the best results. They have some mild side effects as well though generally there is no downtime.

Deep Peels

These are the strongest of all chemical peels and offer the very best results. They are usually applied once in a long time and have side effects as well as downtime associated with them. Along with other side effects, photosensitivity is developed so care needs to be taken when going out during the day including use of a hat and application of sunscreen to ensure that the skin does not get damaged.

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