Tanning

Tan is the process of an increase in the skin pigment called melanin due to sun exposure. Tanned skin is caused due to continuous exposure to the sun. Sunrays consist of two types of ultraviolet rays – UVA and UVB. The UVB rays burn the skin and the UVA rays darken the skin.Sun exposure is common for every Indian irrespective of their age and gender. While it is a popular belief that tanning is an irreversible condition, there are several products, treatments and solutions to reduce dark and tanned skin.

Treatments

Laser toning

Tan is the process of an increase in the skin pigment called melanin due to sun exposure. Tanned skin is caused due to continuous exposure to the sun. Sunrays consist of two types of ultraviolet rays – UVA and UVB. The UVB rays burn the skin and the UVA rays darken the skin.

Chemical Peels

Peels help in the quick exfoliation and regeneration of skin cells by removing dark and tanned skin layers. Based on your skin type, a peeling agent is selected to ensure you secure optimum results from the treatment. Some of the common peels that are used are Salicylic Peel, Glycolic Peel, and Lactic Peel. Usually, chemical peeling is used to remove the tanned skin from the face, forehead and neck region.

Microdermabrasion

This is an exfoliation treatment for reducing tanned skin. It removes the tan, dead cells, and debris from the skin’s surface. It also stimulates collagen growth and opens clogged pores. This allows for deeper exfoliation that is not possible using regular scrubs. It treats skin problems like dull skin, pigmentation, brown spots, and age spots.