Sun damage

Sun damage, pigmentation and discolouration

If you

  • find that sun-damaged skin makes you look older and less healthy than you really are
  • have irregular dark patches of skin or blemishes due to pigmentation or breakouts
  • feel you need to cover with more and more makeup or foundation

at Skin Perfection we have a range of treatments and products for skin discolouration, sun damage and pigmentation.

We can help to restore and maintain the natural, healthy and youthful tone and appearance of your skin.

See below for more about skin tone and discolouration, and the treatments and products we offer.

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Skin care and skin tone

What affects skin tone?

One of the main ways that we judge our appearance is by the colour and texture of our skin – our skin tone. The more even the colour and smoother the texture, the younger we appear and more attractive we feel.

But there are a number of factors that affect skin tone anywhere on the face and body, due to changes in the distribution of melanin (skin pigmentation or colouring) or the amount of collagen and elastin (which gives skin its volume and texture).

Sun damage

The effect of sun and free radical damage is a major cause of change in skin tone. Long periods of exposure to UV rays from sunlight can cause damage to skin cells. This may lead to darker patches called ‘age spots’ or ‘liver spots’ appearing particularly on the face and hands, and can reduce levels of collagen and elastin so that skin sags and wrinkles prematurely.

Other causes

There are other causes of skin discolouration or pigmentation, such as birthmarks and melasma (often called the ‘mask of pregnancy’) in which light or dark brown areas develop - particularly on the face - in a cluster or big patch rather than as spots or freckles.

Most such conditions are not harmful or uncomfortable in themselves, but they are important cosmetically and understandably can be upsetting for anyone affected by them.

While we can’t always stop some of the signs of ageing skin, such as fine lines and wrinkles, we can do much to maintain a healthy and youthful skin tone and reduce these unwanted signs.

Treatments for sun-damaged skin

We offer the following treatments for skin that has been damaged by sun exposure.

Laser photo-facial skin rejuvenation - improves skin tone and texture for a more youthful look, and is suitable for a range of conditions including sun damage, wide and localised areas of pigmentation (discolouration), rosacea, redness and inflammation, and visible (or broken) veins; with minimal downtime.

Laser pigmentation removal - targeted laser removal of superficial and deeper-lying (epidermal and dermal) pigmented and sun damaged areas, particularly on the face, forehead, shoulders and arms.

Skin peels or resurfacers - help to improve skin texture and redefine pores, and suitable for a range of conditions including pigmentation (discolouration), scars left by ingrown hairs, lines and wrinkles, redness or rosacea and acne; available in different strengths and with different downtimes, according to your skin condition as well as time, financial or social commitments.

A combination of any of the above treatments may be suitable - after your consultation, your Skin Perfection specialist may discuss combining some of these treatment options to maximize your results.

To find out which of these treatments is most suitable for you, please call us today to book your free consultation.

Products for sun-damaged skin

We provide a range of skincare products for sun-damaged skin:

  • Dermaquest SkinBrite range
  • Dermaquest Skin Brite serum
  • Dermaquest Skin Brite cream
  • Dermaquest Retinol Brightening Serum
  • Dermaquest Essential b5 serum
  • Epionce Skin Barrier Repair Kit
  • Epionce ultra shield SPF 50
  • Obagi Nu derm Kit and Vitamin A: a kit specially designed by Dr Zein Obagi to help remove unwanted hormonal pigmentation and discolouration as well as acne and acne scars. This kit is prescribed by your specialist doctor who will monitor your use and the results throughout your treatment plan
  • Skinade.

Please contact us for more advice about how these products can help you maintain the beautiful, healthy skin you deserve.


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Skin Perfection Ltd
Registered address: 21-22 Great Castle Street, 4th Floor, London, W1G 0HY. Registered number: 08037198
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