I had a Laser hair removal for my unwanted femstache that I had since I was young. It left me with hyperpigmentation and a manly stubble. How do I get all this under control? How can I get my skin back to its normal color, and minimize the amount of stubble left over from the treatment?
Hyperpigmentation and Manly Stubble After Laser Hair Removal
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Hyperpigmentation after laser hair removal
Before you spend $$ on peels or IPL, try these topicals.
This is called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH).
I recommend Melarase AM and Melarase PM creams from Kare Skin as well as a broad spectrum sunblock like Spectrase. Bothe are from Kare Skin. Scler-x post inflammatory hyperigmentation relief complex is a great supplement to take as well. See link below.
Spectrase is a wide spectrum sunblock SPF 50+that is also recommended to prevent ongoing inflammation.
Laser Hair Removal complications
Laser hair removal is an effective treatment for unwanted hair on the face and body. Patients should undergo pre and postoperative topical regimens to avoid hyperpigmentation after laser treatment. If you have developed hyperpigmentation, I would advise you to begin a prescription regimen for the pigmentation and for you to resume the laser hair removal treatments with a Gentle Yag 1064 nm laser.
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