Skin Lightening Treatment
Skin Lightening treatment is currently 200$ per session.
a cocktail of lightening and brightening
Skin lightening, is a cosmetic procedure that aims to lighten dark areas of skin or achieve a generally paler skin tone. Only at Reimagine Clinic in Montreal.
skin lightening in depth
Hyperpigmentation refers to spots or patches of skin that are darker than the surrounding area. They develop due to several factors including sun exposure, hormonal fluctuations, inflammation, and with age.
Melanocytes within skin cells produce melanin which is responsible for providing skin its color. When overproduction occurs, excess melanin accumulates and forms hyperpigmented patches.
Microneedling involves piercing the skin with small sterile needles to produce a controlled skin injury. This triggers the skin’s wound-healing process which prompts skin cell turnover and allows fresh, new cells to replace damaged ones. At the same time, it boosts collagen and elastin production to remodel skin by altering tissue formation.
With our ampoule that primarily consist of hyaluronic acid, Vitamin C, Camellia sinensis leaf extract and Ginkgo biloba leaf extract.
After the first treatment you will notice a brighter skin.
When you arrive at the office for the procedure, you will have to answer a few questions about your health history and list any medications that you are taking. This is a precaution to make sure that you’re not at risk for any serious side effects from the procedure.
A topical anesthesia cream, such as lidocaine, will most likely be applied to your face and allowed to take effect. This can take 10 minutes or more.
Once the treatment area is numb, the person doing the procedure will stretch your skin gently in several different directions while using the microneedling device. You may feel some stinging or discomfort as the needles penetrate the upper layer of your skin. Any bread that you feel should be minimal.
The ampoule with all the lightening ingredients is then applied, the ingredients will go into your second layer of skin allowing for it to lightening and brighten.
There are a few possible side effects from microneedling that you should keep in mind. These side effects are common and short-term:
– Skin flaking
– Redness, and irritation
A 2021 systemic review of potential adverse effects of this treatment evaluated more than 1,029 people who had the procedure. The review found the potential for serious side effects to be extremely minimal.
With that being said, microneedling skin lightening treatment does involve small punctures to your skin. These punctures can become infected if they are not properly cared for. If you experience bleeding, yellow or green discharge, or a fever that’s more than 103°F (39°C) after any type of mesotherapy, you should seek professional medical attention
Recovery after this treatment is minimal. You can resume all of your normal activities pretty much as soon as you leave the office.
It may take some time to see results. The skin may look red, discolored, or swollen at first. In a couple of days, you may start to notice that your skin has more firmness and elasticity. With continued treatments, you may notice that your skin looks more lighten and brighten after each one. Within three to six treatment sessions, you will be able to see the full result.
You won’t need to make any major lifestyle changes to keep the results of your treatment. You will be advised to wear sunscreen on the treated area, and to avoid heavy makeup for the first few days after a treatment.
A common skin lightening question we get, we recommend an interval of 4-6 weeks between each treatment for 3-6 treatments.
Yes, you can. This treatment can be applied to any part of the body.
Warning: These photos are published for reference only to provide information on the nature of the treatment. They do not constitute a guarantee of results.