Hyperpigmentation is one of the biggest skin concerns most people have as it can occur as a result of sun exposure, eczema, wounds, acne, ingrown hairs and many factors we encounter on a daily basis including medications. When treating hyperpigmentation on darker skin tones, it is more challenging, as darker skin produces more melanin naturally….

When it comes to having laser treatment in Nigeria, people often assume there is only one kind of laser for all types of skin disorders and concerns requiring laser treatment. In this post, we would discuss common types of laser machines, laser treatments, skin conditions and skin concerns treated with laser and laser skin treatment…

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…

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