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The many uses of skin bleaching 2/10/11

There are differeThe many uses of skin bleachingnt uses for skin bleaching products. These can include fading or even getting rid of age spots (sometimes called “liver” spots) and minor blemishes, such as small areas of melasma (a discoloration of the skin caused by pregnancy or by over-exposure to natural or artificial sunlight) or birthmarks that aren’t too dark. It may also be possible to lighten freckles to some extent; however, as these are hereditary, there may not be much that can be done in this area.

Those who want to get rid of or at least reduce the appearance of dark spots, especially on the face, neck, and back of the hands may see the best results, especially if they use skin bleaching products as often as they safely can, and step up their use of sun protection. Both commercial products and those made with natural ingredients can be used on dark spots.

Some “home made” skin bleaching products can be especially successful, not only because they contain ingredients that can naturally lighten skin, but also because they can most likely be used more often than commercial products. This can be especially true of products with natural ingredients that do not include bleach or ammonia.

How to preform a skin Bleach

How to preform a skin bleachIf you are attempting to use skin bleaching products on large areas of skin, you will probably need to use those with weaker compositions. In addition, if you are bleaching certain areas such as under the arms or around the genital area, the skin may be more sensitive in these areas, which will require using a weaker solution.

If you decide that skin bleaching is right for you, you have a choice of using commercial products or those you make yourself. If you use a commercial product, you will probably be given a set of instructions to go along with it. If this is the case, then how to perform skin lightening in this situation is simply a matter of carefully following those instructions.

Following those instructions means not skipping any of the steps. For example, if the directions say to wear gloves when applying the skin bleaching solution, then you should do that. Not only will this prevent you from over bleaching the skin on your hands, but it will also keep your skin from becoming damaged from prolonged contact with the solution.

For both commercial products and those you make yourself, clean skin is a must. So, make sure you wash any skin that you will be treating well and pat it dry.

Once your skin is dry and you are ready to begin, mix the ingredients in your skin bleaching product. This may not be necessary if you are using a commercial product; however, if you are using one made with natural ingredients, you may have to wait until right before you are ready to apply it before mixing them.

If no mixing is required, simply smooth the product on the areas you wish to lighten. Leave it on or rinse it off, depending on what your instructions say. (You will most likely have to rinse off products you make yourself.)

If you are using products you make yourself, using natural ingredients (such as milk, yogurt, lemon juice, even small amounts of bleach or ammonia), you need to know a few things about how to apply these skin bleaching products. The first, and most important one, is to make sure the product does not get in your eyes. This is also true for commercial products, but in the case of natural ones, this can be very dangerous, especially if you are using caustic substances such as lemon juice or bleach or ammonia.

If you do use bleach or ammonia, make sure you add only the smallest amount possible, especially where bleach is concerned, and make sure you dilute the solution well. It’s best to avoid using these products if you can. When using “home made” products, again start with skin clean. If necessary, stir the mixture again before applying it to your skin with clean fingertips. Leave on for approximately ten minutes if using one with bleach or ammonia, or up to thirty minutes if using one without these ingredients. Then rinse your face well and pat it dry.

About Bleaching Your Skin ||

If you are thinking about bleaching your skin, you should understand that no matter how they are packaged and promoted, skin bleaching products are only meant to be used on specific areas of the face and body. They are not designed to be used as a full body skin treatment. Of course, this doesn’t stop many people from using them as such, but just be aware that the effect of these products are purely cosmetic in nature. There is simply no way to permanently lighten the skin, but you can keep using the treatments to maintain the desired results.

The active ingredients in many skin lighten preparations is hydroquinone. This has proven to be one of the most effective chemicals that blocks the production of melanin. Melanin is what gives your skin it’s color. Because studies have shown a link between hydroquinone and cancer, most non-prescription products contain only 2% of this powerful chemical. However, if you feel that you need something a bit stronger, you can get a prescription from your doctor for a skin bleaching cream with a higher percentage of hydroquinone.

There are also safer and more natural ways to bleach your skin. Your drugstore probably carries various skin bleaching products that are made with natural plant based ingredients. These are very effective in lightening the skin as well. You may also wish to make your own homemade skin lightening cream by mixing a real lemon with glycerin and rum.

No matter what type of skin bleaching treatment you ultimately decide to use, just make sure that you follow all of the directions carefully. Abusing these products could cause you to have severe reactions and skin damage. It’s also important that you remain realistic about what type of results to expect from any skin lightening method. They cannot create a more beautiful you – just enhance what’s already there.

The Need For Skin Lightening ||

There are creams and lotions available over the counter that will help improve the tone of your skin. Before using these products a person should take into consideration the condition of their skin and how severe the problem is. The use of skin lightening products has been linked to the increase in skin cancer. Skin bleaching creams can contain ingredients that are considered toxic chemicals and can cause serious side effects. No skin bleaching product should be used for more than four weeks and large areas should not be treated as this can cause discoloration of the skin.

Many of these products can also contain topical steroids and long-term use can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes and the suppression of the body’s natural steroids. The use of many skin lightening products can cause a decrease in melanin which will lead to a person being more likely to suffer severe sun damage to their skin. There are also pills on the market that say they will whiten the skin by using an amino acid found naturally in the human body. Since this pill is made of a product found in the body anyway it is considered safe by the manufacturers. It should not be used by people who suffer from vitiligo.

Exfoliating the skin will sometimes help lighten the dark areas of the skin. There are products available that contain both an exfoliating product and a skin lightening products. These products will not produce the lightening of the skin as much as other means but are not as harmful. Dermatologists are the best source of advice on skin lightening. They can recommend a product or procedure that will best benefit the condition and person. They do not recommend over the counter products since they feel they are too dangerous as many products may contain ingredients that should not be used on the skin.

The Need For Skin Lightening

Skin lightening is also known as skin whitening or skin bleaching and is used to lighten skin color and even out skin tones. Skin lightening may be used to make moles and birthmarks match the rest of a person’s skin. When vitiligo is the problem skin lightening may be used to give a more uniform appearance in the areas not affect by the condition.

The pigment, melanin is responsible for the color of a person’s skin and the darkness of that color. Melanin is also responsible for providing protection from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. All people, regardless of skin color can suffer from uneven pigmentation which is caused by too much or too little melanin.

Hyper-pigmentation which is increased melanin production can be the results of overexposure to the sun, hormone changes, injury or skin surgery, stress and even some autoimmune diseases.
The desire for an even skin tone will prompt some people to try products and procedures to lighten their skin by the removal of hyper-pigmentation. These treatments range from the use of creams to laser treatments.

Laser surgery is a drastic measure of treatment for hyper-pigmentation and is used only in cases where not else has worked. It is most often used for even out the skin when vitiligo is the problem. Vitiligo is a condition where the pigment cells are destroyed and white patches appear. The cause of vitiligo is not known but is thought to be an autoimmune disease and is often an inherited condition.

Another type of treatment that is used only when other treatments have failed is pulsed light treatment. It consist of directing beams of light milder than used in lasers to the affected area and are administered in pulses.

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