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Skin Brightening & Skin Rejuvenation - What Should You Expect?

Written and reviewed by
Dr.Sumit Agrawal 88% (89ratings)
MCh - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Mumbai  •  20years experience
Skin Brightening & Skin Rejuvenation - What Should You Expect?

A healthy and flawless looking skin is probably a dream of every woman, whether you admit it or not. Keeping in mind this very need, cosmetic skin treatment options have come into popularity. When it comes to revitalizing the skin, lightening up the tone or removing the spots, non-surgical skin treatment options like skin brightening and rejuvenation can greatly help if you look forward to tha perfect skin.

What is skin brightening?
Skin brightening refers to the process of restoring the vibrancy to the skin. Cosmetic products that come with ingredients like vitamin C, alpha & beta hydroxy acids, and retinol are considered to be great skin brightening formulas. It is by consulting with a cosmetic physician that one can opt for ideal skin brightening products which will not only provide a flawless skin but keeps the skin healthy as well.

What is skin rejuvenation?
Skin rejuvenation is a cosmetic procedure that helps to erase or remove the irregularities on the skin of the face or the body. Whether it's textural irregularities like acne scars and wrinkles or changes in the skin pigmentation like freckles or simply sun spots, skin rejuvenation technique ensures excellent results. In simpler words, it refers to skincare treatments such as skin resurfacing or cosmetic products for making the skin look better. Chemical peels, laser therapy, and microdermabrasion are some of the ways of accomplishing skin rejuvenation. Sclerotherapy and dermal fillers, too, help in achieving skin rejuvenation.

Are there any side-effects and downtime?
There are no severe side-effects to these treatments. However, depending upon the sensitivity of the skin, some people may feel slight discomfort. Swelling or redness can sometimes be some minor side effects of these cosmetic skin treatment which usually vanishes within a few hours.
And when it comes to opting for skin treatments like skin rejuvenation or skin brightening, the biggest advantage is that they involve no downtime at all and resume normal day-to-day activities instantly.

Is there any special care required?
Except avoiding direct sun exposure for about a month prior opting for skin rejuvenation, there’s son such special care that needs to be practiced. And for skin brightening, depending on the creams or other cosmetic products one chooses, the cosmetic physician can suggest necessary care tips, if there’s any.

When to expect the results?
It takes two to four-week maximum to witness the changes and seeing one’s skin becoming flawless as a result of having skin brightening and skin rejuvenation treatments. A clear, even, and smooth skin enhances one’s appearance in ways that applying tons of make-up often can’t. And with cosmetic treatment options like skin rejuvenation and skin brightening, getting a flawless looking skin has become easier than ever. However, consulting with a cosmetic physician is a must before deciding upon anything, as they know exactly what’s best for one’s skin.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!


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