How can skin dyschromia be treated?
type of blemish, localised or extensive. It must also be borne in mind that this treatment always takes some time, as its effects are only visible after the completion of the skin’s normal renewal process, which lasts about 4 weeks.
Moreover, any treatment of skin blemishes must be combined with adequate protection of the skin from UV rays.
It is possible to avail of cosmetic dermatology treatments, such as laser therapy, peels and pulsed light treatments, for example. However, these must always be recommended and carefully monitored by a specialist, and in any case do not always succeed in completely resolving the problem. A more realistic aim, therefore, is to achieve a notable decrease in the visibility of the blemish and to restore a more even complexion with greater radiance.
The main piece of advice which can help in achieving this goal is to follow a specific daily routine from cleansing to treatment, combining a variety of effects:
- stimulating cell turnover to regenerate the surface layers of the skin
- effective protection from UV rays
- inhibiting melanin production and distribution.
In the short term, however, it can also be very helpful to use corrective make-up with a camouflage effect to minimise or simply disguise the presence of skin blemishes.
For more details on how to treat dyschromia, read our article: Skin Blemishes: how to treat them
To learn more about corrective make-up, read the article: Camouflage, what it is and how to apply it