What Is Hydroquinone? It is a skin-lightening agent or skin bleaching agent used to lighten/bleach skin by decreasing the number of melanocytes (melanin-producing cells) present. Other skin bleaching agents commonly used in skincare products are Steroids and Mercury. When Should Hydroquinone Be Used? Hydroquinone should be used when treating different forms of hyperpigmentation, uneven skin…

Vampire facial refers to microneedling with PRP. The procedure involves repeatedly puncturing the skin with fine sterile needles while applying platelet rich plasma, with the aim of ‘tricking’ the cells into ‘thinking’ the skin’s surface is injured. This triggers an acceleration of the healing cascade and subsequent stimulation of collagen production. How Is The Blood Used…

Keratosis Pilaris (follicular keratosis) is a common but harmless skin condition that causes painless, dry, rough and tiny dark bumps on the skin. It is usually seen on the upper arms, forearms, thighs and buttocks. These bumps may also have a red, brown or white colour and can also be skin-coloured.  This skin condition is…

What Are Varicose Veins? Treatment of varicose veins in Nigeria cannot be properly discussed without first understanding what varicose veins are and how they come about. Varicose veins are enlarged, swollen and twisted veins. This is a common condition caused by weak or damaged vein walls and valves. For many people, varicose veins and spider…

Nowadays, IV Glutathione therapy is all the rave, especially in aesthetic medicine. These intravenous glutathione shots can be gotten in almost every aesthetic clinic that offers IV therapy services. What is glutathione and what does it really do in the body? let’s find out. What Is Glutathione? Glutathione (GSH) is a substance (an antioxidant) produced…

Eczema is a general term for dermatitis, a group of conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed, itchy and/or have a rash-like appearance. These rashes may appear red in lighter skin tones or grey/ashy in darker skin tones. Types Of Eczema Atopic dermatitis is the most common type of eczema which usually starts in childhood….

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